I ran into a good friend the other day and asked how she was enjoying her summer. She’d moved into her new home just about the time I did my downsizing move, and I thought I’d commiserate with her about the trials and tribulations of settling into a new place. But she didn’t seem as
As I’ve mentioned, we sort of unexpectedly sold our villa, our own dream home. We were in a downsizing mood, and some buyers appeared, and the next thing we knew we were out on the street. It is a very nice street, though. We ended up in the Whitland area on West End, where we
This week, I asked my friend Mara Papatheodorou — master foodie, and international tastes and traditions expert — how she entertains in her own back yard. For someone with global tastes, her response was deliciously uncomplicated. — MS As George Gershwin so aptly pointed out, it’s “Summertime and the livin’ is easy.” Heed his advice
My husband Michael and his antique collection. We’ve downsized a bit since this picture was taken, but we kept the things we love. And so, I have downsized. This was one of the goals of moving, and because I had a strict deadline and had to be organized about the whole thing it wasn’t a
I’m heading back to Kentucky for the 4th, and I’m very excited to be going there. There’s my family, of course, and I know we’ll be gathered around tables loaded with food, catching up with each other. And there’s the farm where I grew up, which seems to get more beautiful every time I visit.