Why We Decorate for Fall

Why We Decorate for Fall

Cathee Poulsen At the end of every August, when I think I’d rather poke myself in the eye than face another sweltering day, I preoccupy myself by pretending autumn is just around the corner. It’s a wicked game because I know in my part of Central Florida, we very likely can have the A/C on […]

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The Sounds of Life

The Sounds of Life

by Cathee Poulsen In the mornings, before the unforgiving September sun begins its daily climb, I slip out to the deck with my coffee and something to read. But before long, I put the book down and listen. Summer is waning and the cicadas are humming in the heat, their wings rubbing together to create […]

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Our Relentless Search for Home

Our Relentless Search for Home

by Cathee Poulsen Earlier this year, and for a myriad of reasons, Bob and I decided to put Simplicity Cottage on the market. It’s an older house, after all, and we felt that in days to come we’d do better on a more level piece of ground. It seems destiny had other plans. Over the […]

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