Category Archives: Housekeeper

Part III – The French Dinner Party

I love a good dinner party. The food, the wine and the conversation, whether silly or serious, always gives me a buzzing energy that helps me feel connected to people. With everybody sitting around talking, eating, drinking and having a good time – it’s … Continue reading

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The Chinese Bus

The other day my housekeeper and I went to the local fishmongers to purchase some fresh fish and other assorted seafood.  I was excited because having spent many moons in the land-o-lakes, I wasn’t really in the habit of eating much … Continue reading

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Oh, how completely inappropriate

I have a house staff and I dig it – big time.  Living where we live, allows us the opportunity to hire the help of numerous people.  There’s our gardener.  He’s the quiet type and keeps to himself and the … Continue reading

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