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HAVE PEN, WILL TRAVEL

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” William Morris   Remember when buildings, decor, transport, and machines were built to last longer than the weekly rumble of the recycling truck? I sure do. I lament the mass manufactured invasion of replaceable, temporary, cheap, bland …

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“I would venture to warn against too great intimacy with artists as it is very seductive and a little dangerous.” — Queen Victoria      

I just took out a pen to do a little bit of math. 2017 minus 1999 equals 18. So, 18 years ago when my little home business became one of Oprah’s Favorite Things, I had a tussle with the producers over whether or not I would be able to attend the taping. And by taping, …

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