Can of Worms

It’s hard.  That sums it up.  I could wrap it up there, but even if you don’t move to a new home/city/state/country often, you instinctively know that it isn’t an easy process.  All our belonging are (sometimes) neatly organized into a living, breathing home life, and at first glance, placing all our goods into boxes […]

I am a Magpie

“I am such a magpie”, my British friend always says.  She isn’t an obnoxious talker, as the phrase sometimes implies.  She is refined and careful in speech, but she does embody another definition of the phrase–one who collects indiscriminately.  She loves beautiful things: clothes, jewelry, flowers, scents, bags, decorating… She notices beauty and is quick to inquire about […]