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What’s in your house?

What and interesting word, downsizing. Originally it was more commonly used to describe a business reducing it's size. Now it's usage includes referring to reducing the size of our homes/belongings. I learned that our main source of decor is framed family photos and kids ceramics. We are in the midst of downsizing and cleaning out our home: 20+ years of collected stuff.  You learn alot about what ... Read the Post

Pantone Color of 2018 is…..

I AM FINALLY VALIDATED. Pantone has declared the Color of the Year 2018 to be Ultra Violet.I became aware of the power of the Pantone Color of the year in 2012 when it was Tangerine Tango. We couldn't keep orange in the shop all that year. It was "tangerine tango this" and "tangerine tango that".Since then I have watched the parade of colors go by, just shaking my head in disbelief. They almost ... Read the Post

A Random Act of Kindness

The Granola Bar of WestportEarly one morning, I was walking across the parking lot to my favorite coffee shop. I greeted a man leaving the coffee shop (he had a cup of coffee in each hand and an envelope).He headed towards me and held out the hand with the envelope and asked if I could help him out. I answered, "of course".He asked me to take the envelope.  I did and he walked away.  Puzzled, I ... Read the Post