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  Sparkle and shine are two of my favorite things. Everywhere in town, lights are coming on. Homes and businesses are glowing with holiday charm…tonight seems especially beautiful because it’s actually a little misty and rainy outside. (Just my favorite kind of relaxing night…) That twinkle means the holidays are getting close! I can’t believe […]


With the fast pace of this world and all it’s modern stuff; sometimes I get inspired to let a little bit of old-fashioned into the everyday… A real teacup with a saucer, a cloth napkin at a set table, a colorful quilt folded at the end of a bed… Charming little touches that make my […]


There are reasons for everything. Case in point, my funny love for fruit flies. For many years I studied the genetics of the wild fruit fly, D. melanogaster.   While working with them for real “scientific” reasons, somehow I also became infatuated with their persistence and ability to find the fruits they love. They’ll travel […]


Spring is on the verge… My butterfly weed has the proof. The new generation’s found its time in the sun. What a cool promise of great things to come. Hoping your Thursday went away with a smile! Friday is just about here, and I think I’ll celebrate early… Here’s a fun way to make your […]