Author: Fred Swan

The Tomato Sandwich

A warm twist on the finest sandwich in the world – at least during September. Tomato sandwich with Sriracha mayonnaise. It’s that month, the month that embraces the end of summer and the beginning...

A Powerful Tool That Can Change Your Life

As summer begins and many of us, fresh out from seasons of rain and snow, have considered changes we could make in our lives, I’d like to revisit the subject of a blog I wrote...

Events

 Events My Premier Issue of the AIR Gallery, an online magazine to present art, local artists and to encourage creativity opens with the show “Harvest – A Gathering of New Work.”  click here Shows...

The Tough People In Our Lives

The summer – in addition to its magic – can also bring us together with people who elicit our negative feelings.  With so many family gatherings and social functions ahead, and with the summer...

Fragile Things

My wife and I live in a house filled with stuff, all of it seemingly important at the time we acquired it. We have new stuff, inherited stuff, had-to-have stuff, old stuff and stuff...

The Beauty of Being Lucky

A tribute to Lucky May 2005 – December 2016 He stood by us through so many challenges. Asked so little. Gave so much. Forever in our hearts. Gratitude.

A Case For Maintaining A Little Clutter

As Spring approaches  I hear a great many commitments being made in the realms of  cleaning out, getting rid of, and starting fresh. There is large display cabinet that stands guard at the bottom of...

Three Words That Can Change the Way You Feel

Because I’ve already began to hear from several people  that the holidays are stressful and that they are often faced with dread, I’d like to repost a blog I wrote at the beginning of this...