I met Martha Stewart there, though not in person of course. Her rosy cheeks shone at me from the display table by the east-facing door. I don't remember what year it was, only that it was the season between Thanksgiving and Christmas, and that I was with my mother, and that I was in my … Continue reading Goodnight, bookstore.
Cruising by the sale table at the Booksellers at Laurelwood several weeks ago, I snagged the book Table Style, by Liz Benton. The method to my impulse-buying madness was to turn a nightly chore (setting the table) into a fun project. That evening I handed the book to my daughter and told her she could … Continue reading Splendid tables. (weekly menu 5.20.13)