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Photo by Amy Treasure on Unsplash Shortly after Easter this year I got a very bad concussion that left me on full bed rest for three weeks and semi bed rest for another 3 weeks. For the first three weeks after the diagnosis I was not allowed to use a computer or a phone. I could not even watch TV. I was only allowed to sleep or take a walk if I felt good. The first couple of weeks were hard. The following weeks were better as I learned how to pace myself. I realized that my body was quite adept at letting me know when it had had enough. And so I listened to me and surprisingly, I learned a lot about myself.  For the first time in my life I was able to rest without guilt and it was wonderful. I unplugged and reconnected with nature and it made me incredibly happy. This enabled me to see ME for the first time in what seemed like forever and I started to understand what was missing in my life, what I needed and what I no longer needed.  For a very long time I have equated

Country Carriage House

Sarah and Todd decide to move to the country and purchase a restored 1840's home with a carriage house. The photo above is of Sarah's art studio in the carriage house. I just love the Murano glass chandelier combined with the more rudimentary decor elements.  

Salvaged wood adorns some of the carriage house walls. 

The combination of the 4 poster bed with the antiques and cowhide rug really makes the guest room pop. I especially love the round mirror that looks like a window - very cool! For the complete story with photos please click here.


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