Liar, Liar!

Liar, Liar!

The most recent Dutch Amaryllis to bloom at Chifferobe Lying seems to be all the rage. We are used to politicians telling lies, and we are in fact surprised when they tell the truth, but this guy from Long Island, George Santos, is such a liar that his lies are making...
Grinding into a lower gear

Grinding into a lower gear

At the risk of mixing metaphors, I have gone, seemingly overnight, from being the Energizer Bunny to being The Little Engine That Could. Within the past few days I lost my voice and have felt my life shift into low gear. Not only have I lost the vigor to do everything...
What is the worst part of the holidays?

What is the worst part of the holidays?

Taking down Christmas decorations is like unpacking your bags after a much anticipated trip.There has been so much build-up, so much anticipation, and like a flash both are gone in seconds. They combine a sense of exhaustion with sadness and regret. I am slowly...
Gluttony

Gluttony

This large ceiling tile is decorated with a painting by the talented Lucy Miller. About 2′ square. $200 I am a Quaker, but I fail at the Simplicity Testimony. Quakers uphold certain ideals and work to live lives imbued with these. Simplicity is the first,...
Demon

Demon

Yeti ornament: handmade felt I just finished reading the  last pages of Demon Copperhead through tears. Barbara Kingsolver wrote this novel emulating Charles Dickens’s renowned David Copperfield. Dickens wrote that novel in the 1800’s to expose the mistreatment...