Marking the Days

Those stairs.  Those beautiful stairs.  They were one of the main reasons we chose our house.  I had seen them once or twice before as a child and was enthralled.  Shortly after the for sale sign went up in front of the two-story colonial home in my parents’ neighborhood, my husband and I had an … More Marking the Days


Gathering – to bring together or assemble from various places I love period novels, television shows or movies where the characters participate in house parties.  Pride and Prejudice and Downton Abbey come to mind.  Historical estates such as the Biltmore House in Asheville, North Carolina were the venue for such parties as well. I like … More Gathering