Setting Out the Welcome Mat for Myself

What do these two photos have in common? Other than being doors, of course. These two vastly different images are the entrances to my little home, and guess which one gets used the most?  I recently had a visitor who brought me one of those great aha moments. I...

Home Sweet Home

I used to cringe when I walked into a home that displayed the phrase Home Sweet Home, either cross-stitched on a little pillow somewhere or framed on the wall. But then I moved for the umpteenth time to what I hope will be my final nesting place, and this move has...

You Home is Your Sanctuary – June ’06

Memorial Day is often a time when you want to take off for some R&R; you’ve worked hard, you deserve it. The trouble with this is… everyone else is thinking the same. I know this because I now live in a tourist destination. Planning getaways on non-holidays...