Thursday, June 26, 2014

Guest Posting at Tone on Tone and A Giveaway

Please pop over to Tone on Tone where I am thrilled to be guest posting at one of my favorite blogs. Loi is sharing my tour of Bunny Williams' exquisite Connecticut gardens and offering the chance to win a signed copy of her beautiful book, An Affair With A House.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Scent, Memory

My grandmother loved a party and she threw several spectacular ones at her house in Rhode Island during the summers I spent with her. The hall was invariably filled with Oriental lilies and to this day their scent transports me. With a fragrance so strong it can travel through rooms - just a few stems are enough to induce a reverie.