Category - For the Joy of It

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Birthday Animals

I believe everyone should enjoy their birthday month, and not just the day (personally, I find it impossible to fit all necessary celebrations of myself into 24 hours). So, even though...

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Back To Pilates

Although John’s attendance has tapered off, I have tried to keep up with the weekly Pilates class. My diligence was rewarded with my photo being chosen for the cover of the class schedule...

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Inspired Color

The color of our kitchen cabinetry sometimes seems to be a soft and mellow yellow. John calls it ‘primrose.’ However, depending on the lighting and time of day, and perhaps your mood...

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Landscrapers

The landscrapers arrived yesterday afternoon! The view out our back windows of the stone yard is finally going to change. One by one, the stones will be employed to build patios, steps...

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Painter’s Quarters

Over the weekend we had some good Friends visit: Maureen, Steve, Cameron, and Julia. Their visit was scheduled some weeks ago, and we expected to have our new bedroom painted and carpeted...

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Spring Feeling

We had a real dose of spring feeling today (not the gin and chartreuse cocktail version that I made a few postings ago – see Certified Occupants posted April 5th). Around 6:00 PM...

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Certified Occupants

You probably know already that Dan and I need little reason to get the cocktail shaker out. Yesterday evening, however, we had real cause to celebrate . . . we received our FINAL approval...

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Table Decor

John and I saw some very colorful table settings at the Architectural Digest Home Show recently. The ‘Dining By Design’ installations were a feast for the eyes and great conversation...