Everything’s coming up roses

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The roses are popping all over town. Everything looks good, smells good and feels good. Last Sunday we took part of the day off the go to the beach. All in all Summer is here.
We had our first beach day last Sunday and it was glorious. Of course Jon “found” perfect photos. The shadows of the fence at Surfside created the perfect pictures. Jon says, “the photos are always there, you just have to find them.” So if you’re out and about this is a great time to look for what’s all around us – a picture perfect island! Read More

Wicker Furniture

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Lately I’ve had attitude about wicker furniture. I thought I was kind of over it as a style of outdoor furniture. Maybe that’s because, in my last three books, it seemed the “go to” furniture on every porch we photographed. It became a cliché symbol for a romantic, throw back to the great Gatsby era. So I was off it – until this morning. What changed my mind? Read More