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The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Guys. Life the last year and a half has been crazytown. In September 2015 we packed up two giant containers filled with all our stuff and moved from Ohio to Nashville without anywhere to live (or a job for moi). Our VERY kind brother and sister in law opened their beautiful home to Mike, Riley and … Continue reading

2014 in review

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,400 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people. Click here to … Continue reading

I’ll Have the Marsala Please!

I’ll Have the Marsala Please!

So, there have mixed reviews to the announcement from Pantone that 2015’s color of the year will be “Marsala”. Personally, I’m pretty jazzed about it.  Not necessarily for the color itself but the bigger picture of what it works well with in home decor and fashion.  We all know that now this announcement has come … Continue reading

Home Away From Home, Away From Home

Home Away From Home, Away From Home

In the morning we’ll take the next step on our journey. Until we close on our new house we’ll be residents of the local Staybridge Suites.  I’m really impatient so having to move one more time before we get into our house is painful. We had to get a storage unit for the few things we had with us at … Continue reading

Why Rust Belt Beautiful?

Why Rust Belt Beautiful?

The comforts of home. Growing up my family lived in a hockey town, on a one way street surrounded with families that had as little as we did. It was great. We would hear our parents talk about the good ol’ days of Buffalo when Bethlehem Steel was booming and everyone had jobs, people went … Continue reading