Life is a Party: Mrs. Whaley’s Garden

One of the highlights of my summer was a shared job that kick-started my own home-front creativity at a time when I needed it most.  My dear friend Kelly Campbell, of Charleston Makeup, asked me to collaborate with her for makeup and hair on a series of videos...

She Got It From Her Mama

This year, I’ve been super-interested in photographers.  What their back-stories are, where they come from, what got them interested in their field, and their other outlets of creativity.  Last month, I was able to go a step further, by meeting and making up...

Bird Songs 2017, Honoring Pete McKellar III.

Three weeks ago, Jim and I were invited to attend a special honorarium for our friend’s dad.  The event was held at the avian conservatory, Center for Birds of Prey, and was sponsored by our dear friend Peter McKellar of Harbor Contracting, in honor of his dad,...

Pimm

This is a story of thoughtfulness, mindfulness, growth, near-destruction, and perseverance. This is the story of Pimm. It was early summer 2016 and I made a random post on Facebook asking where I could purchase a tree that normally grows in the wild: a mimosa tree....

Jug o’sunshine: Switchel

File this one under “Potions” or “Concoctions.”  Maybe even “Mixology.” I’m looking to change things up a bit in my daily habits.  At the top of my list is drinking more water and staying hydrated in every area of life....

22 Years Ago: A Birth Story

February 10, 1995, we were living, working, and going to school in Baltimore, Maryland. It was my last day at work before beginning maternity leave with child #2. We didn’t find out gender with either of our sons in utero, so we had the fun and mystery awaiting us:...

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