Archive for the 'Mississippi' Category



Remembering Katrina – Ten Years Later

Published on August 29, 2015

Tweet On this weekend in 2005, I had just met my husband. I had just started back up with a beloved client again to finish more of what we started. I also had just finished designing my mother’s new Gulf Coast house and was there in Gulfport, enjoying the sultry breezes, a few cocktails and […]


Holiday Events and Inspiration

Published on December 29, 2011

Tweet I can honestly say that this has been the best holiday season ever – I have enjoyed so many wonderful sights, tastes and sounds this year that I feel like I have lived a visual feast and I am SO thankful. It seemed that Christmas started the week before Thanksgiving and didn’t stop until […]


Today I am grateful…

Published on November 25, 2010

Tweet …for my wonderful Mississippi friends for sharing their amazing Thanksgiving table with us. I am very fortunate to be here in my hometown with my fabulous husband, my little Critter, and his lovely Grandmother on this beautiful November Day. We have reminisced, laughed and feasted on the greatest Southern turkey day I could have […]


More green from back home!

Published on March 18, 2010

Tweet This is a terrific video explaining the insane festival of St Paddy’s Day that happens in my home town every year. As you also know, I have been posting a lot about children’s television programming lately, and this coincides with the Jim Henson exhibit at the Mississippi Museum of Art. Kermit was the co […]


If I can’t find glamour here in Beverly Hills…

Published on March 28, 2009

Tweet …I can always find it in my hometown of Jackson, Mississippi. Just a casual tea party in the Belhaven neighborhood – thanks to the Wiggintons for the party and Dr Edwin McAllister for the photo!


Abundance of riches – torpor of spirit

Published on August 3, 2008

Tweet Right now I have a couple of hours to do anything I want to do. I have before me: • Beverly Hills Community Services Bulletin – and pore over pages six and seven – I can stress about whether the Critter is properly stimulated prior to entering preschool. • Read I, Rhoda Manning, Go […]


Artist / Mom?

Published on April 18, 2008

Tweet When I was expecting the Critter, I was haunted by the voice of Louise Nevelson in a documentary I saw in design school. I can’t quote her, but she was talking about having children when you’re “on this search” for art and that it’s unkind to put children in in the position of coping […]