happy place

Do you have a happy place? A spot on this earth where you feel most at peace, or joyful, or zen, or brimming with glee? Where you feel most like you? At the moment, I have a few: In my kiddos' arms, With my head on Kenny's shoulder, St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and, Haverford College. For years, I would visit Haverford ...

“In Our Time” and on my night table.

“What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.” -T.S. Eliot, one of my favorites. Last night before bed I scanned my night table for my glasses, and took a minute to note what I keep there, next to me, ...

The holy (nail) grail.

I have written before, many, many times, on both this site and over on the other, about my obsession with color. I am obsessed with the color of my hair. I am obsessed with the color of my rooms (and yours). And I am Ob. Sessed. With nail color. And it's weird. Because it has nothing to ...

Magic with Lindsay Docherty (Another Sneak Peak)

Originally published on 511 Ever After Another little taste of my magical experience with Lindsay Docherty. Her ability to get down on my daughter’s level, both literally and figuratively, amazed me. She put my daughter at great ease, and she was instantly comfortable with Lindsay in our home and a camera in her space. We decided to hang ...