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DECORATING MY SON’S LAW SCHOOL STUDIO APARTMENT

Hi there and thanks so much for visiting After Orange County today. I’ve just returned from a whirlwind 5 day visit to Chicago where I’ve been decorating my son’s Law School studio apartment. Starting today, he will be what’s called a “1st Year” at The University of Chicago Law School and will be spending most […]

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DUKE UNIVERSITY | THE MOST BEAUTIFUL UNIVERSITY IN AMERICA

Hi there! If you’ve been following along lately, you may have noticed I’m kinda on a roll, a Duke roll.  Having just returned from attending my son’s graduation from Duke University I have been busy editing the hundreds of photos I shot during the 4 day trip. So, today I thought I’d post a continuation […]

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A VISIT TO THE MOST BEAUTIFUL UNIVERSITY IN AMERICA

Good Morning. This weekend will be bittersweet for the my family and me.  That is because we will be watching our son Taylor say goodbye to Duke University which has been his home for the past 4 years.  As a proud member of the Duke University Class of 2014, he will be graduating from this […]

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HOW TO THROW A GREAT GRADUATION PARTY

Today I’m getting a little sentimental because my son Taylor is about to graduate from college.  I simply can’t believe it has been 4 years since I threw him a party for his high school graduation. It has taken me 4 years to accomplish this but I am finally making Taylor a photo album of […]

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THE DUKE GARDENS

Hi! Have you got gardening on your mind? I do. But here in Lake Arrowhead the rule of thumb is “Don’t plant before Mother’s Day.”  I have learned that lesson the hard way by planting early, only to have it snow on Memorial Day.  So, this year I am trying to be patient, having lost […]

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DUKE UNIVERSITY VEGETABLE GARDEN

Hello! I hope you enjoyed a very lovely Easter.  Ours was especially nice because, for the first time this Spring, it was warm enough to eat outdoors. So I set the Easter table out on the terrace. As always, I prepared Captain MJ Sweeney’s Herbed Leg of Lamb and, as always, it was scrumptious! I also […]

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