Where Is Eden? — Grumpa Joe’s Place

Dear Diary: Aug. 12: Moved to our new home in Illinois. It is so beautiful here. The scenery is wonderful. Can hardly wait to see it with snow covering the landscape. I love it here! Oct. 14: Illinois is the most beautiful place on Earth! The leaves have turned all colors with shades of red […]… Continue reading Where Is Eden? — Grumpa Joe’s Place

Unsettling — One Woman’s Quest

Have opted for a minimalist existence – efficiency dependent on accessibility – still suffering the effects of disease, age. Used to dwell in the sarcasm of fixed roots, keep-up-with-the-status-quo, thought that swapping furniture equated with renewal Now the only fitting-in we do relates to rig size and whether or not the next stop on the […]… Continue reading Unsettling — One Woman’s Quest

Dear Hot Mess Mom: To me you are perfect. — WONDEROAK

It’s tempting to pretend that there aren’t ritz crackers hidden deep inside my shag carpet, along with some other things I probably don’t want to know about. It’s tempting to pretend my four-year-old doesn’t rock the same “favorite” dress three days in a row, and that I don’t currently smell like men’s Old Spice deodorant. […]… Continue reading Dear Hot Mess Mom: To me you are perfect. — WONDEROAK

Spring and the Summer — Annas Art – FärgaregårdsAnna

Jim gave me this video as an answer in a talk at his blog. So I answered with this one That means the Spring/Summer song search is on. If you have a Spring or Summer song you like to share. Leave the link in the comments. I bet Leslie have a Spring song. She always […]… Continue reading Spring and the Summer — Annas Art – FärgaregårdsAnna

HANDLING THE PRESSURES OF THE WORLD — 50 IS NOT OLD

Pressures, they seem to be everywhere. There is not a single day that goes by that some amount of pressure is applied to you. Maybe it is the pressure of being on time to work and making sure that the alarm is set correctly. That one is easy for me since we now have an… via… Continue reading HANDLING THE PRESSURES OF THE WORLD — 50 IS NOT OLD

Organizing/Purging ~ 3.8.18

As a professional organizer, I am constantly going through and getting rid of things. I also group things that are similar together in the rooms in which they work best.  This is especially true of the family’s beloved collections amassed during trips, whether shells in jam jars clustered on shelves or sculptures and pottery arranged… Continue reading Organizing/Purging ~ 3.8.18

Apartment therapy

A photographic tour of the lovely and well-decorated bungalow of Elizabeth Hall Conley and family, who live in trendy Highland Park, California. via Our House Tour on Apartment Therapy — Discover