On Friendship

On Friendship

My best friend needed to leave me six weeks ago today. It was both a moment ago and an eternity gone by since we said our final “I’ll be seeing you”, “I’ll never forget you”, and, of course, “I love you, Henry” over and over and over again. He responded by looking...
Channeling Franck Eggelhoffer

Channeling Franck Eggelhoffer

So, yeah, I’ve been channeling Franck Eggelhoffer my entire life. You may not think you know who I mean, but you do! Franck was the wedding planner, played brilliantly by Martin Short, in the 1991 movie “Father of the Bride”, starring Steve Martin and Diane Keaton....
Crosswinds Design

Crosswinds Design

Although my business, Crosswinds Design, is new(ish), it has been in the making for many years. I cannot remember a time when I was not overly curious about houses, and how some homes encapsulated the souls of their owners until they became extensions of each other....
Window Sill Real Estate

Window Sill Real Estate

True confessions:I love deep windowsills. They are prime real estate for designing, decorating, collecting, curating, adding whimsy, showing off gathered natural treasures, and a whole plethora of little things that would otherwise appear lost on a grander scale of...
Shelter from the Storm

Shelter from the Storm

We have made it through 2020. We are one month into 2021. What have you discovered over the past several months? What have you learned? What have you had to endure, and what have you realized out of your epiphanies? What has served you best to make it – day by...