Month: June 2021

The Loose Thread

Recently we renovated an old American hooked rug. Too many dogs, children up from the beach and normal usage had resulted in a distressed rug with a stray thread protruding from every side. The artist who renovated the rug assured me that all of the stray pieces would be returned to their place. As he…

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Recently, there have been many articles about cicadas–this strange insect that lives underground for most of its life. At any rate, many years ago I spent a summer in Provence along with a family who had a six-year-old child who was fascinated by cicadas and wanted to see one. This was not an easy task!…

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