home, life, style

Snow Days!

I love snow days.  I hate snow, but I love snow days.  They’re one of the only socially sanctioned times to step back, slow down, savor silence and solitude.  I spent the long weekend of Blizzard Jonas holed up in my Virginia apartment and loved every second of it.  The time was like a good… Read More Snow Days!

life, style

What is luxury?

“What is luxury?” is an exhibit that opens today at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum and a question I’ve pondered more and more during the years when I’ve had to rebuild a life. I think there are a few sine qua nons of luxury: quality materials, precise craftsmanship, aesthetic and sensual appeal, impeccable service, and… Read More What is luxury?