The season of summer visiting has arrived. Open the summer cottage, set lawn chairs out in the shade, and invite friends and family for barbecues, picnics, parties–and yes, afternoon teas. Last week, my husband and I were privileged to share in a four-day, 90th birthday celebration with the extended Loring family. As you might guess, … More It’s the Season of Summer Socials!
Spring is here, and with it come new starts, new projects, new energy. It’s time to clear away last year’s leaves, cut back the plants that need it, and prepare the soil for planting. It doesn’t matter that there is more dead than alive just now, or that soon I will–yet again–do battle with weeds and … More Spring is Here, and I’m All Agog
There is a Mary Engelbreit card that says, “We are always the same age inside.” It’s a sweet idea, and I’ve given the card to friends approaching their decade birthdays–30, 40, 50. Then my dad told me, when he was in his sixties, “I am still the exact same inside, like I was when I … More Enthusiasm is the Fountain of Youth