Home Staging and Decorating thought activism at its most passionate! Snappy answers and reasoned resets for your space and your stuff, and why it all matters so darn much.  

Small Parts

“There are no small parts, only small actors” . The  words of  famed Russian actor, director and Konstantin Stanislavski. Russian theater’s modern founding father, his remark is thought to inspire actors to make the most of every role, every opportunity. Discouragement over … Continued

Ancient History

Our appetite for the future is voracious;  our appreciation and tolerance for the present moment, minimal. True for Christmas trees in late December, kids on car trips, adults waiting on line for the newest phone, and home buyers looking for … Continued

End of Summer 2018: Search for Fun and Meaning

Originally published August 2014, refreshed and reposted for 2018 Remember that white-hot and very worthwhile Ice Bucket Challenge of 2014?  The way it exploded confirmed many of us search for fun and meaning  this time of year. As part of my end … Continued

What (Else) to Do in the Rest of Summer 2013

Hear that tick-tick-tick?  YUP, it’s Summer 2013 winding down.   In May, the promise of summer stretched out in front of us, as bright as the sun, and as far as they eye could see. But now, with only three weeks til Labor Day, you may be inclined … Continued