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Friends and Handbags

I have a new gray handbag and I love it! A new bag is like a friend. You never know how it will work out till you get into spending more time together. It is not always love at first sight, Read more …

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Sitting Pretty

Want to improve your look and your health all in one simple step? Change your posture. Stand and sit up straight. It’s just about that simple, except is has to become a habit… and that will take two weeks. You Read more …

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Imagine

  As I thumb through my Pinterest account  I realize the photos of the women posted on there are the women in my imagination.They are relaxed, in jeans and a fabulous handbag, sipping coffee at a Paris cafe. Sometimes they Read more …

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On The Fringe

Funny how things go in and out of fashion… My guess is that if you live long enough you will probably see it all. When I was in eighth grade fringe was very in. I am from a family of Read more …

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I Am My Only Hobby

We arrive back home after several weeks of vacation trips. For a brief moment I am overwhelmed with the unpacking, laundry, and all that needs to happen to reenter my regular life. “Stop!” I say to myself. “Make a list.” Read more …

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Jeans, Jeans and More Jeans

This is a little fall fashion school on jeans:It’s funny how much jeans are a part of our lives. They are items we can wear to the club for dinner or on an airplane and still look sophisticated. Add some Read more …

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Pretending It’s Fall

It poured down rain here last night… One of those Florida rain storms that I have grown to love. I ran from a restaurant to my car and splashed into a big puddle, soaking my favorite coral colored sandals.Oh well, Read more …

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Hands: Our Untold Story

I spent the week with my grandchildren recently. Their giggles and laughter filled our beach place from before the sun rose, some mornings, until we watched it set over the west coast. As we sat reading one evening, baby on my Read more …

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What To Wear? What to Wear?

Some days when I am a bit overtired, perhaps pushing my schedule a little to hard, I cannot find one single thing in my closet that I love.I know it’s only that I am too tired to choose something. So what Read more …

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Some things never change…and that is a wonderful thing!

Last week Pam and I were in NYC working. We had an appointment that was running a bit behind and found ourselves with 15 minutes to kill on Madison Avenue… Not a bad assignment! I poked my head into the Read more …

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Contemplating the Color of Fall

The air is thick this morning. I take my coffee outside and soak in a few moments as the sun rises and the world is quiet, except for the chirping of birds. I have just returned from the last fall Read more …

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Home Again Home Again… Jig It Jig.

Re-entry into life after a trip can be tricky. You need to hit the ground running, get back to work, catch up with the grand kids… (And of course laundry and email are waiting.) I packed for this trip so Read more …

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A Full Stomach and A Happy Heart

We are leaving Alaska. What a great adventure it was all the way around… The food was hearty yet healthy. Grilled Halibut, Salmon on ragout of white beans and tomato stew,  homemade yeast rolls, fresh jams made from salmon berries… Read more …

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The Greatest Color Combo

It’s another chilly morning here in Thorne Bay, Alaska. As usual we layered up and headed out… This time for a day on the pacific. Quickly we were in the perfect fishing spot. King Salmon and Silver Salmon stacked up Read more …

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What A Day!

We geared up in waders and special boots …. Clipping water guards to our boots to keep the rain out. We then topped our gear with rain jackets, loaded into a suburban truck and headed out. Staney creek was our goal.We Read more …