Monthly Archives: July 2011

He kept a studio in the corner of the ballroom

I saw “The Royal Tenenbaums” at (appropriately) the Byrd Theatre when it came out years ago. Ever since then I’ve wanted to have a wall of portraits and family art in my house. We have one started, but its got … Continue reading

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Music You Should Know About

My husband and I went to hear Nettles play earlier this year. (Full disclosure; we are friends with some of the people in the band and went to a free show they were giving.) But being the effete snobs that … Continue reading

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Peaceful Moments

  We just returned from a long break and I’m feeling refreshed but pretty down. I’m missing time spent in quiet places. Time for really soaking in the minutes of the day; reading, enjoying the outdoors. Time really does fly … Continue reading

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Local Favorite: Montgomery Design

One of our favorite local furniture design firms is Montgomery Design. Principle designer Andrew Montgomery first caught our eye on the tinyhouseblog a year ago with his pallet chair design, and we were delighted to see he was still designing, … Continue reading

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It’s Hot.

In this heat, it seems the only sensible thing to do is wear your nightgown all day long. Above: my summer uniform.

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Weekend Farmers Market Flower Arrangement

I am just so giddy introducing this guest post today. You guys are going to just love this. Margaret did a guest post for us on Tuesday as well, so be sure to check that out if you didn’t see … Continue reading

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Greenwood through a Holga

Today’s guest is the author of my favorite Charlottesville blog. Simply put, Sean Santiago is just too cool. His impeccable style and quality writing make KanKan visually stunning, a source of inspiration but also intelligent and witty which is a … Continue reading

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