Tag Archives: Urban Living

     When the weather gets cooler, and the days shorter, it’s just a darn good idea to visit a big hothouse space to soak up the artificial light and smell the dirt (Ya gotta take what you can get).      So don’t get S.A.D. (Seasonal Affective Disorder), get G.L.A.D. (Gorgeous Light All Day) […]

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      This is probably not the best way to start this post, but, don’t you just love the feel of something pliable in your hands?     I’m talking clay, or dough, or dirt, or maybe a bit of molten metal (smelting under a torch, chamfering the rough edges, forming the burning malleable mass into […]

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       There are very few ‘new looks’ in retail that surprise me.      Not that I’ve ‘seen it all’- not by a long shot.      It’s just that unless I’m in another country (and exploring indigenous items) I’m pretty accustomed to seeing beautiful things smartly displayed. After all, I live in New Orleans.   […]

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     Farmer’s markets are not a new idea, but the recent interest in urban farming, and field-to-table products (that eliminate far-reaching distribution and secure a more organic product) are popping up everywhere!     Here in New Orleans there are several, but a new one (for me) is the Crescent City Farmers Market which I […]

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