Are You A Geomantic Empath?

What do you feel when you look at that photo? If you get a tinge of nostalgic melancholy, if you can smell the sharp spring air and feel the cool breeze through the leafless trees, and the soft moist grass under your feet, you may be a Geomantic Empath. House Crazy Sarah came across this... Continue Reading →

Naughty Needlework

Most of these delightfully naughty needlepoints are not truly vintage works - some of them clearly reflect modern sensibilities. For that reason, they are even more fun to look at. Needlepoint, or cross stitch, has historically been used by women to practice their needlework skills and to decorate homes. But contemporary women have raised the... Continue Reading →

The Art of Hygge – Or Something Like It

It’s early December and not even technically winter yet but House Crazy Sarah is already whimpering the winter blues. As she was doing her yearly contemplation of a move to southern Arizona, an article in The New Yorker caught her eye. The writer was extolling the virtues of a Danish concept called “hygge” (pronounced hoo-ga).... Continue Reading →

Confessions Of A Part-Time Vegetarian

House Crazy Sarah is somewhat of a vegetarian. Although she eats a fair amount of salad, she loves to drown salads in cheese. She consumes copious amounts of cheese, and pays for it later when her intestines throw up inside themselves. House Crazy Sarah will even enjoy the occasional burger, but only if it is... Continue Reading →

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