Baby, I got your number.

Baby, I got your number.

Don’t laugh, but I didn’t like the font of my house numbers: I found the style too traditional –  fat and fancy – for my liking. I know. Such a stupid thing to worry about, but at the beginning of my career I spent over six years in a design...
DIY Garden Shoji Screen

DIY Garden Shoji Screen

Although they are incredibly beautiful and serene, there are a lot of ugly things about having a pond. The list includes cleaning out slimy, smelly muck each spring, dead fish, water slug/leechy things and ugly hoses and equipment. It’s not all sunshine and lily...
Spring has sprung, deck is done.

Spring has sprung, deck is done.

I’m excited to share a project I  finished a couple of weeks ago. It was first on my spring to-do list, and I’m very pleased with myself – getting the job done, before the Solstice arrived, because it was the biggest job on my list for the summer,...
WAY before. And after.

WAY before. And after.

Ok…so this is fun. I was cruising around on Google Maps street view the other day and realized that you can click a button and go back in time to see the historical photos from when they first started mapping the ENTIRE EARTH. For my particular address they have...
A funny little post.

A funny little post.

This morning, I was staring off into space looking at, and thinking about nothing in particular…except maybe coffee and laundry. …and I realized the little post attached to the lattice privacy screen looked a little funny. It was just kinda, uh, there. Not...