The Loveliest Summer

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Our time in the desert was bookended by two unfortunate incidents. We began with facing the total failure of our Continue Reading →

Desert in Bloom – Pink is the New Black


Spring in the desert is a subtle thing. Temperatures go from warm to hot. Or as is the case this Continue Reading →

Art Throb + Valentine’s Day


If you live in the Portland Area and are still searching for something to do with your sweetheart for Valentine’s Continue Reading →

Falling Behind + Christmas Lite


As we wrap up the Christmas lollapalooza I’m still amazed that last Saturday was the final day of the fall season (September 22 – Continue Reading →

Field + Frame


Months of preparing for a show leave me in an alternative universe of living in my head, squirreled away in Continue Reading →

So Long, Sweet Summer

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The last five weeks or so have been a throwback to my childhood summers. Lots of time spent living in Continue Reading →

80 is the new 60


A couple of weeks ago we celebrated my Mother’s 80th birthday. It was a homespun affair that took place in Continue Reading →

Simply Summer – Styling Your Home with Crisp Whites and Clean Lines


It’s that special time of year again. Long, sun drenched, adventure filled days. Temperate, jacketless evenings highlighted by glowing pink Continue Reading →


DOOR SIGN spring14

 My door sign, which I change seasonally, greets my guests on the front porch. . Here in the Northwest spring Continue Reading →

Check Your Pulse


Mary Lou Zeek is an art maven, promoter, supporter and community asset. Her shows are more like events –brimming with Continue Reading →