Zhuzh Up Your Outdated Banister

Tired of walking past those round wooden spindles pre-turn of this century? Ashamed to have guests notice that yellow brown color that dates your abode? I wouldn’t even want to visit a home with this shade of devil’s stain. Why, it’s the shade of nicotine teeth. Sure, you could replace them with wrought iron balusters,Continue reading “Zhuzh Up Your Outdated Banister”

Little Trailer Court Christmas

I’ve never lived in a trailer court or hauled a camper or driven inside a 50s car, or even seen more than three inches of snow in my life. So perhaps that’s the appeal here to me. It all looks so campy and fun! I may not ever build a real snowman before I getContinue reading “Little Trailer Court Christmas”

Saturday Santa Sightings

Santa appears to be hanging by his fingertips beside this browning magnolia tree. Either reindeers are growing or Santa is shrinking. With mistletoe on his cap, Santa goes in for a peck at Mrs. Claus. One Santa drives an ice cream truck with peppermint candy wheels, while a Florida Santa shows his midriff without shame.Continue reading “Saturday Santa Sightings”

Not So Spooky In Daylight

Saturday afternoon, eighty degrees, not a cloud in the sky. But Halloween is in the air, and there are decorations to be found. Clap if you dare! Witches seem whimsical. Except for the Snow White kind, with her chinny-chin-chin. Hey, y’all. This witch looks like she belongs with the Peanuts gang. A pint-sized Dracula gave me a hankering forContinue reading “Not So Spooky In Daylight”