Monthly Archives: May 2015

“The Collected Library”: My Memorial Day Read!

I had the opportunity to read a delightful book over the Memorial Day holiday (my favorite thing to do at our lake house!). I could hardly put the book down over the holiday weekend and wanted to immediately share this … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day to everyone from The Collected Room! Of course every Memorial Day, I reflect on my most precious patriot and veteran…my father, French O. Crisp. And yes, you see him every year here and that is because I … Continue reading

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Shades of Blue!

While at the High Point Furniture Market  in April, I found these lovely lamps that were blue and white, combined with metal finishes. I find this to be a very interesting combination of color and finish. The “Chu Hua” lamp … Continue reading

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Home to Chestnut Cottage!

Me on April 1, 2015 My breeder, Marlene Burford, in Atlanta has informed me that I will soon be going to a nice home called Chestnut Cottage! I wonder what that will be like…hopefully there will be lots to eat, … Continue reading

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“In the Garden with Kathryn”: Going Green With More Boxwoods!

Sorry for having been absent from The Collected Room for a bit! It is a very busy time at Chestnut Cottage, especially in the garden! This past week, we installed a new boxwood hedge at our upper “car park”. When … Continue reading

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