Aspiration, Ideals, Lifestyle

GIVING MYSELF PERMISSION

Someone asked me what happened to Juliet Rome. Musing about beauty seems small and inconsiderate in the context of a border crisis, new global tensions, civil unrest and more discordance than I’ve seen in my lifetime. They are a dark subtext for pretty words. From our tree house I watch…

Continue reading

Home, Ideals

MASTERS-LEVEL ORGANIZATION

An older gentleman friend once came to dinner. It’s always fun to have someone tell you they’re comfortable in your home, so I’ve not forgotten his musing about the masculine touches he said were grounding to him. I do love eclectic style and neutrals, and I’m sensitive usually to whether…

Continue reading

Aspiration, Ideals, Lifestyle

UNDER THE CLOCHE

I’d love to accomplish more, and I’ll be the first to say I can hyperfixate on one thing to the exclusion of everything else. Returning to the subject of grid paper and the idea that we can give too many things too many squares in life and lose our balance, we’ve…

Continue reading

Collections Juliet Rome Lifestyle Blog
Aspiration, Home, Ideals

A COLLECTION OF THE HEART

This is a story I’ve wanted to share for months. I’m motivated because there are loose threads of it everywhere I look. My mother continues to gift pieces of favorite collections. J.’s dad gave Alex an archival album filled to overflowing with collected clippings from every golf tournament he ever…

Continue reading

Beanstalk Juliet Rome lifestyle blog
Aspiration, Garden, Ideals

JACK, LOSS AND THE BEANSTALK

I spent this cold morning thinking about Edison bistro lights, white geraniums, white bacopa, ivy and the 2020 annual of the year, Euphorbia. Diamond Snow grows densely rounded. Diamond Frost, to which last year’s growing adventure attests, will weave and poke its bright spirit into anything. And somehow that all…

Continue reading