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Saturday, December 3, 2011

Weekend This &That

Via several design blogs I came across the work of Shanna Murray. Bodie & Fou have a lovely image of one of the decals in Karine Candice's daugther's bedroom.
I think I might have to order me some :)

A Thousand Stars for Company © Julianna Swaney

The other day I received my copy of Menagerie; photographs by Sharon Montrose and illustrations by Julianna Swaney. What a perfect pairing!
You can revisit my interview with Julianna by clicking here.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Happy Anniversary Mom & Dad !

The Lovebirs in the former Yugoslavia on vacation sometime in the 50s. © Buesing

Today is my parents' 51 st wedding anniversary! Last year for their 50th anniversary we took them to Barbados for a long weekend and it was awesome. We stayed at lovely old skool Caribbean place that I will blog about in a few days.

Mom & Dad by the Adriatic Sea ©Buesing

Thursday, December 1, 2011

My Rudi

Handsome & Sweet Boy ©Nina Buesing Corvallo

It's been 1 year and 1 day since we officially adopted The Earl Grey AKA Rudi. He was a kitten with big paws then, now he is about 15 pounds! Huge, just like his heart.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Wednesday (Peer Edition)

Haiti: Tent Life © Wyatt Gallery

's Haiti work will be display in George Soros OSI Moving Walls 19 show:

Moving Walls 19 Exhibition
Open Society Institute
400 West 59th Street (9th + 10th ave)
4th floor
Reception: 5:30-8pm --Nov 30th

© Hee Jin Kang

Hee Jin is having a book signing:

Hee Jin Kang: No Sleep
Tuesday, December 6th - 7 pm
Book Court
163 Court Street
(between Pacific & Dean)
Cobble Hill, Brooklyn

You can re-visit Rona's interview with Hee Jin at: www.nymphoto.blogspot.com.

© Justine Reyes

Justine Reyes currently has a show at The Homefront Gallery and the artist will be at the gallery for a talk on Decmeber 3, 2011.

Justine Reyes: Home, Away from Home
The Homefront Gallery
26-23 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101

Rona interviewed Justine too, you can also find that conversation at: www.nymphoto.blogspot.com.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Holly Becker

Thanks to Sandra, I was introduced to the blogs of Holly Becker, design maven and American expat living in Northern Germany. Holly Becker has a wonderful passion for design and an incredible eye. Her blog Decor8 is immensely popular for those reasons. Ms. Becker also blogs about her expat experience on her personal blog Haus Maus. I love Holly's writing and her kindness in sharing her personal insides. What makes Haus Maus particularly interesting to me is to read about Holly's experience as an expat. I am a Northern German living in the US, and she is an American living in Northern Germany. I just get a kick out of reading about the 'reverse' perspective :)
Anyway if you haven't yet, visit Holly Becker's blogs at: www.hollymaus.blogspot.com and www.decor8blog.com.

Monday, November 28, 2011


My heart goes out to Camilla & her husband today, as they just lost sweet Morran.
Loosing a companion animal is very tough. If you are are an animal person you get it.
But many do not, which complicates the grieving process.
Morran was an incredible dog and I suspect one of the best known dogs on the internet.
She will be greatly missed by many, but live on in the minds of many too.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Sunday This & That

- Great post by Yuki over at The Soho Memory Project about (Artists &) Taxes: www.sohomemory.com.

- As always for home decoration Danielle de Lange provides plenty of inspiration at: www.style-files.com. I loved seeing the minimalist, typical hanseatic loft of Wolfgang Behnken this week. If you scroll through The Style Files, you will discover lots of other inspiring interiors. Never over-designed, always with an individual touch.

-Also wonderful to peruses are The Travel Files: www.travel-files.com, also curated by Danielle de Lange and her excellent taste. When I travel where I stay is important to me, and Danielle has an outstanding eye for memorable and unique accommodations.