The Grays Have It

I’ve found that just the word “gray” can put some people off from using it in their decor. This may be because the word gray (grey) has long been associated with looking sick, tired or just plain old. It is also an adjective we use to describe a dismal day or something that is faded, […]

Less stuff, more life

Recently, I pared down to the bare essentials wardrobe-wise resulting in a deposit of four very large bags to a local church. This resulted in so much free space in my closet that I made the rather radical conclusion that I no longer needed the chest of drawers in my room. Now, in its stead, I have nothing more than a simple table holding a lovely hydrangea […]

Travel Journal: Nesting Instinct

I was looking through some of our vacation photos today and I began to think about travel and who we are when we travel.    There’s a famous quote (attributed to Confucius) that translates to something like:  “Wherever you go, there you are.”    While there is the deeply spiritual aspect to this observation, I was musing […]