Peacock tail feathers up close.
Peacock tail feathers up close.

Tag: decorating

  • The Peacock Wedding

    We were all nervous about my cousin’s outdoor August wedding. First of all, it could rain, or better yet, be hurricaned-out. It could be 110 degrees and someone might keel over from heat stroke. Or, perhaps by the end of it, there might be a murder. I am not saying who, but the pool was […]

  • Decorating with Maps!

    I love maps. Old maps, new maps, inaccurate maps, it doesn’t matter. I love how useful they are and yet they have a certain decorative appeal. The colors are generally soft blues and greens, or even vivid browns, yellows, and deep blues. Ever since my husband started bringing home expired airplane charts from the Air […]

  • A Very Expensive Fig Tree

    I have just chosen the colors for my new house. I know this may come as a shock to you, since you didn’t know we were getting a new house. But we are and I am very excited. The best part is, it is just across the driveway, only next door. I no longer have […]

  • SpongeBob and the Pineapple

    My mouth is watering as I write this. All because of a tropical fruit, the pineapple. The pineapple has a uniquely American history and somewhat sordid past as a symbol of hospitality. It’s arrival in the colonies dates as far back as Christopher Columbus. This exotic fruit, which has a strong flavor both tart and […]

  • Blogger’s Remorse and a Formula

    So one day, I woke up and thought, “What the hell am I doing?” I have had an affair with a blog. Or maybe this blog is just another crazy scheme like my Dad gets when he thinks he found a winning formula for the racetrack. Something like this: size of horse + length of […]