The New Year, 2018 Edition

The first also honey post I published, almost a year ago today, was a list of all the new years resolutions that I never actually achieved – and in some cases never even attempted. 

The Also Honey Holiday Gift Guide

Which makes it sound like I disappeared for a month and have returned as the personification of kitschy consumerism.

The Morris Arboretum and the Saga of the Memory Card

The Morris Arboretum has been part of the University of Pennsylvania since 1932. It’s the preserved summer estate of John and Lydia Morris (brother and sister), the inheritors of an iron manufacturing company.

The Making of: French Porcelain

The Sèvres factory was renowned as one of the best porcelain manufacturers in Europe at the time. Originally housed in the royal château at Vincennes, it changed facilities to Sèvres in 1756, and three years later was bought outright by Louis XV.

Legacy of the Lavender Footstool

Every time I paint something, there’s a stage where I hate it. Normally that stage is somewhere between coats of paint. Sadly, I’m in that stage now, with the finished product.