Sunday Edition: Topics Of Interest From Around The World

I am finally seeing a light at the end of the tunnel, in terms of this bug/flu thing I managed to get caught up in this past week – the entire event being kicked off by a stiff neck,  followed by an achy body, fever, headache and a huge knot in my throat, or more […]

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Boutique Hotel Pick – L’Hotel Particulier – Arles, France

Mondays are a great day to start with daydreaming – about places you wish you could go or ones you hope someone would whisk you away to – for a bit of rest and relaxation, and romance – kind of like this place in Arles, France. Details are everything   

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Travel: The English Countryside Is Highly Recommended

Last year, I was fortunate enough to travel throughout the English countryside by car. Let me rephrase- I was lucky enough to have a family member live in England who was kind enough to take me around the island from east to west, and North to South. I still think about that trip, and I […]

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Love Is In The Air…

It’s raining/hailing/lighting and flooding in California, so staying indoors is highly recommended and swooning over a few lovely things is suggested: {featured image taken by yours truly}

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Lifestyle: Art Matters Doesn’t It

Several framing shops and art galleries are closing around the greater San Francisco bay area, and that idea makes me sad. Because I keep assuming the worst – that art is becoming a thing of the past. Or maybe folks are simply creating their own works of art, and ordering-on-demand from a number of online […]

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Decor: Simply Chic For Those Craving Coastal Living

My home decor is very earthy and peaceful. I live near the coast in San Francisco so my aim was to embrace the weather in the city, foggy mornings, with a touch of sun peaking through, all blended across the skies and reflected against the changing hues of the Pacific Ocean, some greenery inserted along […]

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Decor: If Renovation Is Your New Year Goal

If  renovation – minor or major – is the goal for 2019, then you might appreciate what’s trending or simply just ideas to incorporate in your own style.   {Lake Tahoe home tour} – Screened in porch or outdoor dining – is the key in this wonderful home in Lake Tahoe as if from a fairytale […]

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Lifestyle: Are You Curious about the future?

I came across this article the other day and immediately thought, where and what would I be doing in 2039? And although the article covers design in architecture, transportation, travel, media and entertainment, I feel as though I may hesitate to adapt. I am a fan of some good-old-fashion approach to some things and human […]

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Travel: From Affordable Luxury Vacations to UberBOAT Island hopping

As I stated earlier this week, we are coming to the best travel months of any year – you know, past the summer rush with college students and lots of families and group travelers crowding every city or town, most anywhere in the world. Driving the prices for accommodations to high season rates, and the […]

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