It’s time to downsize. I’ve talked quite a bit about downsizing in the past year, though I didn’t think it was an itch I was going to scratch. But on a whim, Michael and I decided to put our house on the market and we very quickly got an offer. We’re moving soon and we
Image Sources: Left | Center | Right It was a hard winter, weather-wise, and though things are in bloom again here in Nashville, I still feel a little bit of a hangover from months of the winter blahs. So I am using Easter weekend as my launchpad for spring fever. The beautiful pastels of Easter
Ask people to imagine Nashville, and I bet 90 percent of them get the same image — right down to the sequined suits. But that isn’t the only picture our community paints. In fact, beyond the Opry and the honkey-tonks, beyond the guitars and old-time gospel harmonies, Nashville is a great city for visual arts. Downtown
My two favorite cities (not counting Italian ones) are my long-ago-adopted-hometown of Nashville, and the fun-to-visit-wouldn’t-want-to-live-there New York City. If they have anything in common — beyond great tomatoes at farmers’ markets — it’s the energy they throw into Christmas. It seems to me that the perfect holiday would blend the two of them together.
I’m on a bit of a downsizing binge at the moment, which means I’m doing my best not to bring anything into my house that I don’t absolutely love. It’s a tough battle, because part of my job is to shop for things that other people will love, and sometimes I just can’t help myself.