No Stone Left Unturned

I’ve never been much of a collector, but I do have some Battersea boxes, most of which were given to me as gifts. One–my first–has a single rose on it with the words “I Love You.” Another depicts a hot air balloon, and others are part of...

Goals: Game On!

Only one week has passed since New Year’s Eve (doesn’t it seem longer?), a night I hope you enjoyed as much as we did. Just before nine o’clock we decided to not stay home as planned, but instead to head to The Notch, a local establishment featuring live music...

Sleeping with the Accountant

My husband enjoys fruit with his breakfast, but I often find the frozen kind we buy hasn’t been defrosted enough for my taste; strawberries akin to icy ping pong balls just don’t cut it in the morning. So, Keith buys a variety of fruit juices for me. For...

Difficult Times

“Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.” –Isak Dinesen I’ve been...

“Hear No Evil . . . “

I’ve been a fan of Colin Firth ever since he played the tortured Mr. Darcy to Jennifer Ehle’s Elizabeth Bennett in the BBC production of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. So when I had a chance to view The King’s Speech last Sunday, I jumped...

New Year Notes

Though the date of January 1st is of no cosmic signficance, the reality is many people do view it as a fresh start. We hear a great deal about looking back—in the form of Year in Review commentaries—and looking forward, as in New Year’s resolutions....

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