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Month: October 2016

The Lil Miss

“It is the nature of babies to be in bliss.” ~ Deepak Chopra A week ago Tuesday, after much anticipation, I got the sweetest call from my precious three year old nephew and aunt could receive. In his sweet little voice he exclaimed “Auntie Kate, Pip Jacquelyn!” Which he then repeated several times. Carter phoned me with all his exuberance to tell me ….


Wanderlusting Deuxième Partie: The Japanese Gardens and Pond

“In Japanese houses the interior melts into the gardens of the outside world.” ~ Stephen Gardiner Once we paid our admission and I was still flying high on the fact I looked like the student I was, we made our way through winding trees decades old until we arrived at a place I was eager to show my friend my favorite ….

Wanderlusting in the Botanic Gardens Partie Un

“Every time I imagine a garden in an architectural setting, it turns into a magical place. I think of gardens I have seen, that I believe I have seen, that I long to see, surrounded by simple walls, columns, arcades or the facades of buildings – sheltered places of great intimacy where I want to stay for a long time.” ….

Play by Play of a Sister’s Grief

“Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister.” ~  Alice Walker I lift my head up off the toilet and make my way over to the sink. I wash the residue off my face and stare in the mirror. Sunken cheeks. Hollowed eyes. Water dripping off. I am a disaster a pitiful mess. An empty ….

What Do I Wear?!?! Leather and Lace

“Leather and lace is such a sexy combination.” ~ Brad Goreski Leather and lace might seem like a misnomer. One invokes images of bad-assery and bikers while the other brings to mind demure and tea party gloves at least to my inventive mind. Yet the two go together like donuts and coffee. They tone each other down making it less ….