November 28, 2017

The holiday season is also the giving season; and I’m not just talking about gift giving. Although we see charitable causes throughout the year, the weeks leading up to Christmas seem to be filled with good deeds, festive cheer, and people going out of their way to hel...

October 6, 2017

“Main Street is dangerous”

“Downtown is dying, it’s just a matter of time”

“Nobody shops around here anymore”

“Main Street won’t ever be what it used to be”

Habits are hard to break. I know from personal experience that habits involving language and the tones that we use a...

June 2, 2017

Three years ago, while at the Beer Cheese Festival in Winchester I saw signs that an absolute auction would be taking place for one of the buildings on North Main Street. When we invested in that property later that month, we did so knowing that we were not just invest...

May 3, 2017

I hear it all the time: "My mom is so hard to shop for - she has everything!" And I can say without a doubt that I feel ya on this one. I happen to have a Mom who is just about as kind-hearted and low maintenance as they come, which means that she doesn't require much...

April 19, 2017

Much like the Derby, a Louisville tradition is the Hot Brown – originally served up by the Brown Hotel in the downtown area. It’s a warm, open-faced sandwich with turkey, toast, tomatoes, cheese sauce, bacon and a little bit of heaven in it. I had never actually had on...

March 30, 2017

Spring is always such a wonderful, magical time for me – and I suspect for us all. It is the time of year that inspiration comes barreling at me like a train and I cannot help but let it collide.

This year is no different – though I have more outlets than ever for my cr...

November 12, 2016

Hello Dirty Southerners! We have found ourselves at the start of the holiday season once again, and like always it has taken us by surprise. Who knew that August, September and October went by so quickly?

We are currently in the midst of the Holiday Hop, a 4-day shoppin...

June 24, 2016

The collective 'they' in this world always say that you will never be completed with a renovation. ‘They’ are correct.

I’ve been waiting to take our official ‘after’ photos for the day that our apartment is magazine ready. With the year anniversary of our move approachi...

March 5, 2016

I love running my own business. It enables me to set my own pace for work, lets me take half days (as long as I am willing to work late the next day) and has allowed my deep rooted desire for purpose to come forward. It’s a great feeling to wake up and know that you ar...

February 10, 2016

Creativity is based on innovation. One must succeed in thinking of a new idea before one can succeed in creating. Artwork without innovation is nothing more than a carbon copy. If you’re not first, you’re last….

 

These are some of the beliefs that I have held onto about...

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