A timeless Treehouse

Summertime was special for us kids because friends and family would come visiting after the school term ended in June.  I looked forward especially to the arrival of my “cool" cousins from Delhi.  (Incidentally, "cool" was an expression used in the 1960s solely in the context of temperature related matters!)   While it was hot, …

Honey"suckled" memories

This past weekend, we visited with dear friends.  Although invited for lunch, we spent close to seven hours together.  Their home has a walkout basement that opens up to a lovely, well groomed backyard “English” garden overlooking a conservation area with a large pond.  Each plant has been handpicked, positioned creatively and nurtured by S …