The Couch

The story of the couch is filled with examples of disrespect, misplaced trust, infidelity and just awful behavior but I don’t want to relive it through the retelling.   I want to focus on gratitude and happy days and the good that is to come! I am grateful for my survival instincts in the last few years. I…

Joseph Eichler on NPR

PHOTO FROM NPR There’s a great  Eichler story this morning on NPR. You can find it here. I love hearing from the original home owners of the 50’s.  I find the same person who bought these different homes then buys them now; artistic, creative, well-traveled, nature lover. There’s an Austrian woman in our neighborhood who I adore and…

12 Days of Christmas

Letterpress greetings card by designer Erin Jang of The Indigo Bunting. Did you know that the official 12 days of Christmas begin December 26 and end January 6th with the coming of the Wise Men. In my Latin culture January 6th is another day of gift giving, as the Magi came bearing gifts.  I personally love…

A Mid-Century Renovation

  I see a home renovation in our neighborhood and I can’t help but be politely curious. However, if it’s a Mid-Century home I am an all out stalker.  This house is about 5 blocks away from us.  I’ve been watching it for a while. It went on the market for about a day and…