Does pretty taste better?

July 24, 2014
  If someone had suggested to my mother that culinary presentation mattered, she'd have had no idea what they were talking about. The table was set and the meal...

Pretty things

July 17, 2014
Sometimes, we just need to look at pretty things... eye candy....inspiration--just pure pleasure. I fell in love with this adorable bird cage that combines traditionally...

What’s the inside of YOUR brain look like?

July 4, 2014
I know. You're tired of red, white and blue posts today. So here's something to keep you entertained for a couple minutes. Promise: no flags, fireworks or parades. No...

About friendship & public snorting

January 6, 2014
CurlyGirl Designs does it again! I texted a Florida friend last month, asking "Hey, wanna snort tomorrow afternoon?"  She knew I didn't mean cocaine. I meant snort...

India: The women of India

December 20, 2013
Even going about their daily chores, the women of India in their beautiful sarees epitomize beauty and grace. Even when they're just sitting in front of a massive pile...

Wear your plumage proudly + soar!

November 1, 2013
This is the season for taking risks. For new beginnings. Actually, every season's appropriate for spreading our wings and flying. Feathers are there--you look...

Picture post cards were tweets & emails of the day

July 7, 2013
Here's something I didn't know. Back in Edwardian and Victorian times, mail was delivered several times a day in big cities--sometimes as many as six. Now, the postal...

Living with an open heart

September 21, 2012
Image: Curly Girl Designs People are often unreasonable and self-centered Forgive them, anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior...

Cake & eat it, too

June 11, 2012
Curly Girl DesignsWhy do we think this is impossible?There's absolutely no reason whywe can't have our cake and eat it, too.None.Speaking of cake, today is my darling...

Shelter from any storm

January 7, 2012
Curly Girl DesignsIt seems so obvious, doesn't it?And yet, how often do we mess it up?Or take it for granted?A good friend gave me a plaque this year that...

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