All tea no shade

  The past week has been trying to say the least. I’m on the tail end of a bathroom renovation which started as one simple repair and snowballed into a much larger, more involved, and far more expensive endeavor. I, like all of us, waited with baited breath for the outcome of the midterm elections …

Lock in on love

In 2015, officials in Paris made the decision to remove hundreds of thousands of locks attached to the Pont des Arts bridge because the sheer weight of them, estimated at 45 tons, was enough to cause serious and permanent damage and was also a hazard to boats passing below.  Many were sad to see them …