Tag Archives: Decluttering


Mutual friends had introduced us. Edith Wharton was in Rome and we were having tea at Babington’s near the Spanish Steps. Edith was not only a writer but also a crusader against the “Thermopylae of bad taste”. Having written a … Continue reading

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A New Year…once again

I’m easily distracted by new ideas and the desire to make something new. But I spread myself too much like butter on hot bread…I’m everywhere but without structure. So this year’s resolution, like last year’s, is to declutter my list … Continue reading

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4 Days in Paris

“If your vision of the world is of a certain kind, you will put poetry in everything necessarily.”    Georges Simenon I thought  my trip to France, the birthplace of photography, had provided me with the perfect setting for the debut … Continue reading

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A Space of One’s Own

  We spent the morning working on our Resolutions List. I have a list of “standards”–the same things listed every year simply because I lacked committment. This upcoming year will be different. Life is constantly transforming us but, like a leaf … Continue reading

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Boro-like reparations for the studio

This is the bottom of my Parian beach bag. Every year it’s a victim of more wear and tear so I add another patch boro style. This means the more the bag is worn, the more it will be repaired thus the more … Continue reading

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