After a decade and a half of the cold life up in Seattle I realized my dream to return to California and live in an old house near the coast. The marine fog in the morning melds into seamlessly blue sky days, the gardens here are epic, and on every day of the week there is a fresh organic market within a stone's throw. The beaches are hypnotically beautiful, filled with pelicans, seals and gulls. Vintage sourcing has morphed a bit from my old habitat but that too is exciting and I'm enjoying making new contacts and renewing old ones.
While living in the frozen north I did a six month contract job for Goodwill in which I appraised their untended 30 year collection of antique and vintage clothing. It was a very challenging job in some ways but at the end I was so happy to see the clothing finally stored and cleaned properly, each piece having been appraised and evaluated by me so that future handlers…
- Born on June 4
- Joined May 12, 2009