Chifferobe is Profitable AF

Chifferobe is Profitable AF

I have the world’s greatest accountant. I bring her sloppy folders with my month’s receipts and she makes sense of them. Without her I would have to close the store because I would not know when or how much to send the government in sales tax, and I would probably be...
Don’t travel with me!

Don’t travel with me!

It’s almost time for our September trip to Mexico, and I was reminded about how anxious I get when I am between places. I am a terrible backseat driver on car trips, and exhaust myself bracing for impending car crashes. Ron is a great, safe driver, but I worry about...

Visit Betsy Davis’s Garden

You might remember when I wrote a series about Handmade Homes, houses of people I know who have unique, personal homes. Nothing cookie-cutter about them! They were each different from the others, but all were warm and welcoming. One of the first homes I featured was...

Go See Humans

Puppets created for the show help tell the story No time today for a normal (abnormal) newsletter today, but I want to update you all on the upcoming opening of Humans at Diana Wortham in Asheville. Here’s the link to get your tickets...

I’m No Fun to Travel With!

Adorable mismatched socks for kids and adults So, we just got back from our trip to Mexico. When people ask me, “How was your vacation?”, I always answer “Amazing,” for “Fabulous,” or something similar, because nobody likes a whiner. Truth is, I love traveling, but I...

So you think it’s hot here?

It is full-on, high-season in Black Mountain, and the town is bustling with life. Youth retreats have resumed in Montreat and the young campers bring their youthful angst to town every Wednesday afternoon. I ache for the girls who flutter around the lone boy in their...