This holiday season, we are very well aware of how difficult times are for so many people in our community. We invite you to join us in supporting Crossroads House in Portsmouth, NH, a facility providing transitional housing to those in need. Crossroads House is close to my heart because I have the pleasure of… Continue reading Hello December!
Have you ever wondered about the Design Process? Well, it is exactly that… a process. I work in three primary phases when working on an architectural project. They work fluidly together and are incredibly consistent that my clients have grown comfortable with them. DISCOVERY: In the Discovery Phase, we measure the existing conditions of… Continue reading Behind the Scenes of My Design Process
We are lucky enough to live in an area that has robust seasons that shout out to you for attention. Fall roars in with vivid colors of red, orange, and yellow to take your breath away. As locals, we chuckle a bit at the busloads of people who flock to the region to experience… Continue reading Leaf Peepers Prepare for Portsmouth – A Must Do List
Are you still working from home? Do you have the right equipment? Since the start of Covid 19, I’ve talked to A LOT of people about the frustration of their home – workspace. An average family in America has two parents with two kids in a three-bedroom house – no office! Literally, every client… Continue reading STILL WORKING FROM HOME?
Well, there is no doubt that this is going to be one of the strangest years of school. With SO much uncertainty, it can feel anxiety-producing. The conversation is complex about going back or not. Yet, where my heart hurts for the children who have been suffering at home with neglect needs to get… Continue reading Holding on to Summer as the kids go “back” to school
I had to drive my daughter Kate, a Sophomore, to the University of Kansas – KU Jayhawks, “Rock Chalk”- this week. We wanted her to have a car being so far away from home… as the Covid saying goes, “Control the things that you can control.” As we packed the car, I realized that there… Continue reading Letting Go!
I’m often asked how I got started as a designer and landed where I am when I have someone job shadowing me. I’m happy to share my journey as long as it helps someone else’s journey and I thought you may or may not find it interesting. My undergraduate degree is from DePauw University in… Continue reading How I Got Started as a Designer & Landed Where I Am
Everyone deserves a home! It’s a simple statement yet a complex issue for the homeless population. I’m very proud of my community for supporting Cross Roads House (Cross Roads House) in their efforts to housing the homeless. We have a clean and beautiful city that benefits greatly from CRH. The community that they serve also… Continue reading Cross Roads House Needs Your Support
During this long journey of social distancing and spending more time alone, one of the things that I have done is journal and let go. I was recently having a long and fulfilling conversation with a friend of 36 years about this time in Covid and she said she was trying to journal in… Continue reading How to Journal and Let Go
As a white woman, I am humbled to write a blog on racism and Black Lives Matter after all, what do I know but my own experience? But I feel that to not address the current issue would be too easy. I am writing this for all the white community because we all have… Continue reading Standing with Black Lives Matter