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How to Cuckhold Covid

How to Cuckhold Covid

How do I start this post. I love writing because I love words. I possibly love words because as a child I was told “children are to be seen but not to be heard”. The written word is still silent. Unless you read out loud. This humbling but warmly coated paternal...

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I’m known to pick a book by the cover

I’m known to pick a book by the cover

Luxe Magazine has really elevated the game in the Capital of Canada with their Christmas Cover. Absolutely love the chocolatey canines and crisp pops of red. Over the next days I hope to entice you to buy and share the issue as well as visit the Clarendon with my...

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Loving one’s self is a blood sport

Loving one’s self is a blood sport

Wouldn’t you know yours truly has made a Joni Mitchell splash in Luxe Mag. Being a centerfold at my age is harrowing but I will give you all the tiny ways to get through it: first, put lots of clothes on; secondly choose mostly black; thirdly have a nice editor to put...

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These books are sentinels to my spirit

These books are sentinels to my spirit

Remember the childhood book where this very large family of bears each lived in tree trunks with different interiors? I would pore over it page by page stressing over the fact I couldn’t pick out a favorite and the fact that Henrietta was the only bespectacled bear...

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Process makes the perfect projects

Process makes the perfect projects

A big part of my journey is meeting clients who fully embrace the process of design. The process makes the perfect. This longest of phases is a whisper and a wail, a full throated siren call to the gleaming jagged rock that can easily shred our destiny into a million...

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This is inner me

This is inner me

This is inner me. The me I wish I was every day. The strong me. The brave me. The in-your-face me. I love that me and have used that me. All women have that me inside of them. That me in you is most oft awoken by loss, fear, pain. That me in you has been called...

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Be my magician

Be my magician

A friend on a visit from Los Angeles asked me why I haven’t posted more pictures of our house. It isn’t finished was my reply. The fact I face daily may be that a designer’s house is probably never going to be finished. My point in time where I come close to...

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There’s only one life. There’s only one you.

There’s only one life. There’s only one you.

After a late breakfast at the revered Maxwell’s in Venice, my son Leo took Charlotte back to his place in Orion’s two seated car leaving me the opportunity to walk with him the long way home. Talking arm-in-arm was a treat beyond this mom’s happiest dreams. Walking...

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That’s me trying to keep it together

That’s me trying to keep it together

That’s me trying to keep it together in the presence of greatness within the walls she created and layered to the level of her exquisite iconic perfection. When I heard my son Orion was coming home from back-to-back deployments in the Middle East and South Seas I...

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Great design is about perspective

Great design is about perspective

Great design is about perspective. The ability to see past the way things appear to be is a gift. If a teacher has said about your child that their head is the clouds, be proud. Daydreaming is unchecked, unforced and unbridled manifestation in the making. As a very...

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I understand this is a triple toilette shot

I understand this is a triple toilette shot

I understand this is a triple toilet shot but it also happens to be one of the greatest achievements of this year for me. I was approached to redesign this concept aptly named “Dreamy Daycare” two years ago before our times got ..complicated. Never mind the once in a...

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A hand that breathes life into stone

A hand that breathes life into stone

My twelve year old daughter casually handed me her latest drawing last night. I nearly jumped out of my skin. I know I screamed. First out of sheer excited awe followed by bubbling doubt then gnawing tenacity to get to the bottom of it. She then hands me what she drew...

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Dragon Slayer

Dragon Slayer

I know y’all pretty much down to a T. Those who listen, but even more those who read. The few who know me know that I post and archive. Specifically when I write a post sensitive in social commentary. This is the latter, so on you go at your own risk with no warning...

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