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Floyd’s Door

Floyd Update: Everyone has a red door – Floyd is getting a green door! And look what Elmer and Ramon Read More…

When the Consultant Consults the Master

2020 has been a year for injuries in our household. Finding myself unable to Feng Shui Floyd, because life is Read More…

Autumnal Equinox and Feng Shui

Fall is my favorite season of the year. It’s warm in the day but cold at night. The earth’s ecliptic is at a lower angle so the light is not as intense, and the colors are beautiful. The earth is crispy.

Masks and Selling – The Struggle is Real

I lived in Sendai, Japan from 1992-1994, working as a conversational English teacher. One of the first things I noticed Read More…

Balancing Elements

Tom and I both grew up in Palos Verdes. We are back, staying with Tom’s parents as we were evacuated Read More…

Floyd’s Floors

So, yesterday the guys finished laying the floors and we moved back upstairs last night! Finally, a bathroom 10 feet Read More…

A worrier’s guide to love in the time of COVID

I’ve always been a worrier. When I met Tom in 6th grade, I was already an experienced worrier. We went Read More…

Showroom Spruce

It’s time for a Showroom Spruce! Check out my 2nd vlog post full of tips for you. Watch:

Bye, Bye Cujo

I’m getting a paint job in my secret room, also known as my Cujo room! Here’s my before and after Read More…

What Homes Reveal

America’s exuberance with “the perfect home” is affirmed by the myriad of pins, boards, blogs and sites dedicated to reaching Read More…

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Friends and Helpful People

So maybe we haven’t been able to see many helpful people in person recently, but, luckily, they don’t have to be with you to be helpful.

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It’s Our 1-Year Anniversary

It’s been exactly one year since our post-heart transplant COVID Big Sur wedding at Nepenthe Inn. Happy Anniversary, Tom❤️
So many things came together to make that day happen in under 1 month.

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Boiling Over

It’s hot in the south, too hot, and with that comes irritation, impatience and anger-blood boiling.  I believe we have Read More…

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Beams, Poison Arrows, Chi and Bamboo Flutes

In Feng Shui, it is not good to sleep under a beam, have the edge of the beam pointing at you, or have the beam dissect your body while sleeping, or lie between you and your partner.

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Summer-Fire, Fame, Reputation

It’s Summer and it’s Hot! In Feng Shui, Summer is associated with the Southern direction. It’s also associated with high Read More…

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Flashback Feng Shui Friday-Look for Signs!

Feng Shui can be very complicated, but sometimes it’s not.

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Summer Lovin’

Red is the color of love, right? But it’s also the color of Summer, and the South.

Beams over Beds in Feng Shui

There are a lot of opinions on beams over beds across all schools of Feng Shui. We all have some Read More…

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Welcome back, Mercury Retrograde

Yes, I’m a believer… • huge uptick in dropped calls • mishaps • misunderstandings • delays • miscommunication • inability Read More…