Sunday, September 30, 2012


A well planed workspace makes all of the difference in the world. There are many aspects to consider. Here, I like that there are many levels of lighting. I often work late into the night on projects and find that exclusively using overhead lighting doesn't work because of the shadows that are cast onto the work so I especially like the idea or adjustable, portable lamps. Must get some of my own...
A Feminine Tomboy

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Note to Self

Need indoor plants like these; wispy and wild.
Daily Tonic

Tuesday, September 11, 2012


Today my first born child turned 16, tomorrow our oldest daughter leaves for her freshman year in college. The way that time moves is something that will always confound and amaze me. It's full of contradiction. All at once fast and slow, fluid and frozen.
Lyla & Blu 

Monday, September 10, 2012

Day Dreaming

An Alabama beauty.
The New York Times


I spent the last 8 or so years complaining about a sectional we had upstairs. I went on and on about how much I wished we could squeeze a new one from Ikea into our budget and made everyone around me nuts until one day I realized that it was never going to happen. I needed to do like I do for most everything else we acquire and look secondhand. Then I found a couch like this (but different) and brought it home to be my own for only $30 and moved on...