Sharing Spaces

Sailing Kismet

  Jeff and I just hosted our first company aboard Kismet. After seven days sharing approximately 200 sq. ft. (that’s less than 50 sq. ft. p/p, if you count the 2 boat dogs), I am happy to say that it was a successful endeavor. Sharon, an old friend from our early Atlanta … Continue reading


St. Simon’s Island, GA

St. Simons Island house

  Long ago, in a faraway land I lived in this cottage, set snug in the sand. St. Simon’s island was “home” for a spell While I dug at Fort Frederica, excavating a well. An archaeological dig was my job at that time Searching remnants of homes built of oysters … Continue reading


Men of a Certain Age

My favorite show is back on for the summer. Have you seen “Men of a Certain Age?” It’s about 3 men facing midlife and the everyday life crises, both good and bad. If you haven’t watched it, give it a try. Anyway, recently,  a very good friend of ours celebrated … Continue reading


Taking Chances, Again

“Julie, do you remember Beverly Barlow?” My Mom asked when she called to wish me Bon Voyage on my upcoming trip to Norway. It was more of a statement than a question. “Mary George’s niece, from Louisville. Remember her?” The name was familiar, and I vaguely recollected a freckle-faced red … Continue reading