The Arrest of the Statue of Liberty

This framed photo may not mean a great deal to anyone else but me, but here it is. This photo was the result of a project, started several years ago, while my parents were still alive. It is a photo of a ship named the Martha Washington. In 1906, my grandmother, who was 6 years… Continue reading The Arrest of the Statue of Liberty

From Excessism to Minimalism: Futile or Freeing?

Recently, my 12 year old has been bitten by the "I want everything" bug. She's beginning to come of age and with that comes all the friendships that revolve around comparing possessions. I know I did it too and I was either jealous or the object of jealousy depending on the topic. If I received… Continue reading From Excessism to Minimalism: Futile or Freeing?