Nothing Special

…Now, there is a particularly unique American problem I’d like to discuss. It’s at the heart of the current political climate and it’s hard to write about or talk about without making someone very upset. We’re a fairly new country, here in the US. When you compare this country to many others it’s almost frightening…

…”Those Sort” of Neighbors

Yesterday when I wrote about my new neighborhood I used the phrase, “those sort of neighbors”. I didn’t mean that in a derogatory way so I think I need to clarify. What I meant was that there are two sorts of people. There are the people who were born into a “background” and those who…

Neighbors

Today it was a treat when I was invited in to see my next-door neighbor’s house. And I was intrigued to discover that his great great grandfather was the one who built it. The house belonged to his family’s estate and was being sold decades ago when he gave his wife a tour of the…

Favorites

I do love beautiful things. Currently, my signature “pretty things” have been the Louis Vuitton Noé, Chanel No. 22, Houbigant Orangers En Fleurs (recommended to me this spring by a stunning soul and a real friend who is sadly now deceased), pink lipsticks, and aquamarines. Now, I’m also strongly considering adding one more top-handle handbag…