After 25 years in Austin, we're moving to San Francisco. Before we go, I say good-bye to the home that's given us so much these past six years.
Hello there! Since I last wrote about my plan to make over my office nook, I've made progress! I thought you might like to see how it's going. I bought the shelves (Vittsjo), as well as the trestle legs (Lerberg) for my desk, from IKEA. Assembling them was easier than I had feared. I think… Continue reading Office Nook Makeover: Update
Parents are constantly faced with many challenges; one of the less serious—but still maddening—is how to display all the art their kids create. Our children come home from school with a seemingly endless stream of art. Of course, sometimes this "art" is just a huge smear of so-mixed-that-it's-now-brown paint, but sometimes the stuff is wonderful—vibrant… Continue reading The ($2) Children’s Art Wall
When I was young, we had a plaque hanging up in our house that said "THINK" in bold block letters. It was my dad's, and it came originally from IBM. I don't know how he got it, seeing as how he never worked for IBM; he vaguely remembers something about an antique auction. But the… Continue reading THINK v. feel
My husband and I recently experienced a freakish anomaly, an outlier event, an aberration of epic proportions . . . we cooperated over home decor. Odd, disorienting even. It all has to do with a problem that's been plaguing us since we moved into our home two and a half years ago: what to do… Continue reading Beauty, Beauty, on the Wall