GARDEN of the GODS

I believe in you And in our hearts we know the truth And I believe in love And the darker it gets, the more I do Try and fill us with your hate and we will shine a light And the days will become endless And never, and never turn to night And never, and never turn to...

The 144th KENTUCKY DERBY

What a whirlwind this past weekend was! Mint juleps, feathers galore and of course, the rain. After photos on the red carpet, I never stayed in the same place for long. Having so many friends to find and visit amongst a crowd of 157,000+ is quite the task. You’d...

DAWN at the DOWNS

“The Sun Shines Bright on my Old Kentucky Home” There are many traditions that take place during the week of the Kentucky Derby. One of those traditions is Dawn at the Downs. On the Thursday before Derby (or, ‘Thurby’ as it is becoming known)...

THE GRASSLANDS: Boots & Embroidery

Embroidery can often be seen as a bit old fashioned, but took a walk out into the beautiful expanse of desert grasslands in Cottonwood Arizona to bring you my take on the current trend. As always, black is the new black and mixing textures adds interest. This...

PRACTICAL MAGIC: Autumn Florals

The Crescent Moon area of Sedona is one of the most beautiful and mysterious places I’ve ever been, and I am always lured back. Even with thunderstorms brewing in the distance, it has a haunting peace about it. I adore the twisted old juniper trees. The breeze...

JUST the TICKET

You may have noticed that I took a personal break for a few weeks recently. Life dealt several blows – the way is does from time to time – and I lost someone incredibly dear to me. It was important to allow myself the time I needed to adjust, to breathe...