I’ve Been Framed

I never set out to make enemies. As a journalist, I avoid topics that generate hate mail. I leave the reporting of gang wars to tougher members of the media, and stick to home design. But after my column on framing artwork appeared last week, along with my opinion that custom framing costs too darn much, […]

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What I Meant to Say on ABC

Man, four minutes can fly, especially when they’re over in three and a half. That’s what happened last week when I was on ABC TV News showing viewers how to make seasonal centerpieces. Thanks to the expert gliding-along skills of anchor Bertha Lynn, I breezed through my demo, and got through all four seasons plus […]

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I care about sheets.

I care about sheets. One lifestyle mantra I live by is this: The closer something is to your body – and what’s closer than sheets? — the better it should be. This argues for good underwear and cheap drapes. I’m even more passionate about sheets since I recently learned about – and I hate to […]

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