Posts by maidakorte

photography of leaves under the sky

Blinking

By Maida Korte           “We grow accustomed to the Dark –            When Light is put away –            As when the...

The Porch

I have always lived with a certain level of anxiety being an intense person by nature. I suppose that is why I fell in love with an old house. We came to smooth and soothe each other. I miss you old girl.

Moving

Moving

Maida Korte- “I give you this to take with you:Nothing remains as it was. If you know this, you canbegin...

Good Common Sense

Good Common Sense

By Maida Korte “Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication.”  –  Leonardo da Vinci Building a large and safe house starts...

GPS

GPS

– Maida Korte “It ought to be plain how little you gain by getting excited and vexed. You’ll always be...

Trudy

Trudy

– Maida Korte “Men shut their doors against a setting sun.” William Shakespeare         She came to the door with...

Closed In – Opening Up

I have had many kitchens in my life and my examination of this unique space has never been as pointed as it is now. We are working in our kitchens, teaching in our kitchens, caring for loved ones in our kitchens and upon occasion even cooking in our kitchens. My musings have led me to a few essential elements as we together ponder getting more out of the spaces we inhabit.

Kindly We Go

by Maida Korte “Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness.  Every act creates a ripple with...

The Hoot of it All

– Maida Korte The most recent edition of National Review includes an essay on Home Schooling which has prompted my...

Walking

     By   Maida Korte “I’ve developed into quite a swan. I’m one of those people that will probably look better...