Some people have requested that I republish a few of my blog posts! I decided to start with this one!! I hope you enjoy! In 1961, my very talented mother was in Paris on a trip. She had admired an artist throughout the 40’s and 50’s. His name was Marcel Vertes; and he was an […]
This is an updated version of a post from 2011! Our house was briefly on the market then. Then we took it off! So glad it didn’t sell! I have always been a lover of gardens, especially the wild ones! I love statues, birdbaths, and accessories (although when overdone; I am reminded of […]
One of my readers wrote me today that she was thinking of how “dashing” my father was in my little film we found of my parent’s wedding in 1934! She gave me the idea to run it again on Father’s Day!! I ran this last year on Mother’s Day, and for anyone who didn’t see […]
“Joie de Vivre!” Pretty much describes the owner and spirit behind Indigo Seas: founder and owner of the shop: Lynn von Kersting. Lynn is the personification of the expression: “Joie de vivre”. It means “joy in life”; it is a rare and beautiful thing! she is the walking ,talking epitome of it!
I published a blogpost about this garden in 2011! I am repeating the pictures here; and the garden has grown and I will take more pictures when I am there again! This morning my friend Kate Stamps published a picture of it on her instagram and I wanted to share with you again if you […]
6 years ago I published a post on Arlington Garden in Pasadena. This morning Kate Stamps of Stampsandstamps posted a picture on instagram and I decided to repost on this amazing public garden in Pasadena! As you may have seen, last week I posted about the Pasadena Garden tour, and while it was fabulous and […]