Category Archives: house design

Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be preferred before uniformity.

#3 for my daughter, Lauren who appreciates nature. #12 for my husband, whose nature bears an uncanny resemblance to Peter Pan. #22 for my daughter, Allie who works from a home office. #23 for my cat, Bobb who hasn’t worked a … Continue reading

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You can’t find me here.

I make lists. I cross things off my list.  I add things to my list. Today I found an entire site of already made lists.  List25 Daily.  Take a peek at my favorite: 25 of the most secluded houses; betting … Continue reading

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“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” Haruki Murakami

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Finding your Soulmate at the Hardware Store

I believe in aromatherapy. Yet, I’m not your typical scent seeker. I like the smell of glue. I like that thick white paste from kindergarten. I like gasoline, not picky here. I like the smell of fresh paint. What I … Continue reading

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…”Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.” Jim Rohn

My daughter, Lauren is in the process of redecorating her apartment. I’m in the process of giving her ideas, (cheaper than actually giving her furniture). Lauren is doing what most people in their 20’s do/trying to furnish her place with a … Continue reading

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Why Yes; I would Like to Hang some Family Members.

Here is where I found my inspiration.

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“…it came with the house.”

I have my coffee. I have my  newspaper laptop. In my mind, I’m enjoying it all.   Sitting in a kitchen like this.  Join me? Oh, and please leave the kids home.  Note the white.  Everywhere. Related articles Homemade Home: Great DIY Projects … Continue reading

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Keeping my Head Above Water.

Shut down the laptop. Turn off the phone. Lock the door. Reach for the Calgon. Escape. Take a peek at a few others…

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The Puuurfect Home

Everyone has an idea of what their dream house would look like; take a peek at mine: http://www.inman.com/news/2011/09/16/a-home-thats-fit-a-cat

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