Saturday, April 28, 2012

Weekend getaway??

Why not…
Raleigh Hotel 
Head to  Miami Beach
and the height of South Beach art deco
for a visit to the legendary

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It is said that Ester Williams swam here…
Of course. Makes sense…LOOK at that iconic pool!

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I want some plain old black inner tubes for our pool
…remember those?
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Great outdoor oasis…
throwback actually.
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Maybe enjoy a dirty martini
it is the weekend for Heaven’s sake.

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The Raleigh…
learn more here

Beat ya there…

Sunday, April 22, 2012

I have always said….

That if I were to have a place on the ocean…It would have to be ON
the ocean
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Not big or pretentious
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But maybe a place where you are reminded where you are…
through site and sound...and smell

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Nothing futzy….because this is my escape home.
are ya with?
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Simple furnishings

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Hear it? See it? Feel it?

Hmmmm. Do ya?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             images from here

Friday, April 20, 2012

Sometimes {often} I am a part of something…

…That reminds me that everything else is little.
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…And I am humbled.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Small changes…

I’ve always thought that when you have a fairly large garden

it is easiest to work on one

“room” at a time...

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The reality to me is that the WHOLE picture can be overwhelming.

So we worked on a room…

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A den…maybe the coat closet.

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pulled ginger…pink shell ginger that was 5 feet tall,

until there was nothing left.

It was raggedy and needed to go to greener pastures…

SO

we added and added and added a bit more. Then more.

I give you the….

Coat closet

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Happy Gardening

Monday, April 9, 2012

Still thinking of pools….

You know how one’s mind can wander…

or

is that just mine?

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Then….

SCREECH…

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I find THIS guy….who makes it his hobby to photograph dogs jumping in them.

To catch balls!

Fascinating….really.

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Happy Trails.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Flowers are a bloomin’

...Around these parts…

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You too?

Monday, April 2, 2012

Drive by photo shoot…

Have camera…will travel.

Darling little cottage down the road…couldn’t resist…

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Great tree lined street (above) and Jasmine training below…

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Carry on…

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