My Husband’s Jugs

You can tell a lot about a person by their bookshelves. My husband and I were keenly aware of this when we moved into our house and unpacked our collection of books into our built-in shelves, which take up almost an entire wall in our … Read more

Love It, Not List It

When we visited the 55 and over new construction carriage house last spring, I thought it was the perfect place for my father, who was overqualified by 20 years, to live in. After checking out the brand new state of the art kitchen, open floor … Read more

The Story Behind The Story

I love a good story. But I really love the story behind a good story. Perhaps that’s why I am a writer? A storyteller of sorts? Perhaps that’s why the tagline for my new venture, Accessories & Memories is “behind every cute necklace is really … Read more

Quiet Time, A Cup of Coffee and My Brother

I don’t think anyone who knows me now would describe me as a shy person. I’m often the first to admit that I’m pretty chatty and extroverted. My son once famously told my husband that he thought my mouth was going to fall off because … Read more