Be Careful – and Thankful – What You Wish For

  Years ago, while living a life that is very different than the life I’m living now, a writer whose opinion meant a lot to me (both then and now) told me that a story of mine I had asked him to read was, well, let’s just say I’ve heard nicer things said about ax murderers.   I was so agitated by this writer’s criticism that I stormed to my writing desk, saying You wan...

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Looking for Affordable Artwork

Does anyone have any recommendations as to where I can find affordable artwork and possibly a mirror and sconces for my family room?  I would like to stay with earth tones. I live near Erie, PA, but don’t mind ordering from somewhere online. I checked Kirklands, but they didn’t have a lot to offer and the closest one is about 80 miles away :/ !!

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