Real Men Love Pink Houses

In March 2010, when folks saw the ladders go up on the outside of the house, they asked what color I was painting my house. I smiled and told them, “The most beautiful pink in the world.” More than a few raised their eyebrows. In fact, this formerly beige...

My Pink House

“Do you live in a Sears House?” Having given more than 200 lectures in 25 states, that is easily the most frequently asked question. And the answer? No, but I live in a pink house that was built in 1925, and it’s a beautiful house, and that’s...

A Portrait of Our House on Gosnold

Christmas 2007, my husband surprised me with a painting of our new home at 3916 Gosnold Avenue. It was one of the best gifts I ever received. The painting occupies a place of honor alongside our staircase wall. A couple weeks ago, a dear friend was looking at our...