Binged Series Two of “The Crown” this week. Greedily. Gladly. Gloriously. Riveted by how Claire Foy has grown from a young, trusting Elizabeth into a shrewd, formidable Queen. Brilliant. Bold. Beautiful. History on such a sumptuously compelling and gorgeous scale.
We kicked off our Christmas shopping with hilarious Joan Cusack at her zany Old Town store, Judy Maxwell Home. If you’re in Chicago for some holiday lights, dining, and reveling, do pop in for fun gifts galore. And please tell Joan hi from us. 🎅🏽
Revelry. Sovereignty. History. Pageantry. Regality. Intrigue. Royalty. Regency. Monarchy. Here is my illustrative architectural nod to the Royal Backdrop of her Majestys Reign. The Crown on Netflix. Series Two. Cheers!
My loves. The best birthday present, year after lucky year, are happy times with these kookie, wonderful, hilarious, intelligent, sassy, kind, generous, goofy and incredibly thoughtful rascals. As I blow out the candles for yet another new year’s worth of wishes, you can be sure that I’m also counting my blessings, each and every one. …