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Elephant in the Room

The expression “elephant in the room,” according to the internet, means a big issue everyone is aware of, but which is being ignored, because everybody …

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Shiplap Fireplace

This story takes you back to a beautiful time of year in southwest Florida. It was December 1, 2020 and believe it or not, it …

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Not Your Average Home

Do you remember what it was like to travel before Covid?  I’m looking forward to flying somewhere—anywhere—when this pandemic is over. Today’s story will take …

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Mysterious, shadowy stranger.

Never Stop Dreaming

Today I want to talk about why I started this blog website. About 10 years ago I took time off to write my memoir. But …

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Where I Work

I work in a countertop and cabinet showroom that’s located in a busy industrial park, that’s tucked away from major shopping areas. Just Counters & …

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Heavenly Oasis

This week’s short story is a continuation from last week’s blog. Please enjoy! Every room in your house should make an impact and show who …

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Making a Fresh Start

There’s something irresistible about a fresh start. The opportunity to reset feels like a breath of fresh air, especially after a particularly stressful year. I’m …

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What if the Vacation Never Has to End?

These exterior shades of blue are colors you might see in Key West. The colors seem to shout out a warm welcome to visitors. This …

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Simple, Clean, Modern Look

This is tried-and-true advice: Live in a space for a while before you remodel it. For Guy and Darlene, waiting two years seemed to have …

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Last But Not Least

I often see the phrase “Throwback Thursday” on social media. And since this blog began its practice of regular postings on Wednesdays, I’m going to …

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Sylvia’s Master Bath

Dear friends. This rumination is of my dear friend, Sylvia. It is part of our last face-to-face conversation we had before she passed away. Her …

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Dreams for a Basement Guest Bathroom

This week’s short story is a continuation from last week’s “Ottoman” story. Enjoy! … About seventeen years ago, a dear friend of mine, longed to …

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Raves

“You have a special gift of being able to see beyond the ordinary and making a room look extraordinary.” – Jeff & Beth M.

“Our search to find the right designer ended when we found you! .” – Matt & Lee Z.

“You have a “first class” way of doing business that is hard to find these days.” – Lynn B.

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