Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Role models come in all shapes, sizes, ages and hair colors. Madeleine will always be one of mine. Ludwig Bemelmans, too, for dreaming her up and bringing her to life on paper. The scary tigers of life will always lunge and roar. A little Parisian girl helped me learn how to respond.  

Monday, February 9, 2015


Hello first Valentine, essence of Italy, gift from my friend who loves Florence as much as I do. Wish the heavenly soft scent could waft over the internet so you, too, could be swept away.