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The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton


Living Small

I grew up in a home that was 1800 square feet. My parents grew up in larger families, but less living space than my childhood home. Then the 1980’s came and homes started getting bigger. By the twenty first century, 3000 square feet seemed normal. I have noticed recently a shift back to a smaller living space. With construction costs high and re-sale low … Read More Living Small


Sculptures and Busts

Lately I have gotten quite a giggle in the wonderful ways that people use sculpture when decorating. I thought that busts could be quite staid and serious. Since this is not my library, but at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, I never thought much about bringing one home. But this year, I have found some of the most amusing examples of how to use … Read More Sculptures and Busts

Beautiful Georgian Architecture

Have you seen the 2009 BBC production of Emma? I just love the beautiful home they use for Hartfield in the film. It’s actually Squerryes Court, located in the county of Kent, England. This house dates back to 1681 and is early Georgian. Magnificent!   Now look at this delightful Georgian home here in Atlanta. Wow, the beauty is in the details!  This is … Read More Beautiful Georgian Architecture