Living Reflecting

My Dad

In October of 2020, my dad died from COVID. Dad was the Emergency Management Director of his county, and so he was constantly on the front…

Growing Sharing

Pass-along plants

As a gardener, I love plants. All sorts, really, but especially pass along plants – plants given you by a friend or a neighbor, plants that…

Living

Designing for Hospitality

When we were looking for houses to buy, we had a hard time explaining to the Realtor what we wanted. It wasn’t as simple as “We…

Living

Invest in your joy

A friend who is between jobs told me the other day that she had really curtailed her discretionary spending. “Well, except for the pajamas.” “The pajamas?”…