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Mar

Oh, wind-oh!

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March is here and whether March roars in like a lion or creeps in like a lamb, I always think of Dr. Seuss in March as Dr. Seuss celebrates a birthday on March 2nd. To honor his way with words, here is my “Seussish ode” to windows.     Oh, wind-oh!     Wind-OW,     up down     Continue Reading ...
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Feb

Love In Bloom, A Heart Unbroken

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Love, flowers and poems are everywhere as Valentine’s Day is a celebration of hearts and at Blindsgalore we have a tradition to highlight a famous love poem. This February, Emily Dickinson, is on my mind, not only as a famous reclusive poet but a love amiss poet. I am thinking about her writing poetry on scraps of paper, closeted in Continue Reading ...
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Jun

Midsummer Magic and Madness

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Magic is in the air as the longest day of the year suffuses us with light, wonder and the promise of elusive happenings. The Summer Solstice (June 20-23) is a dream-like time that has inspired celebrations for centuries. Awed by the power of the sun, generations have watched the sun as it rose higher and higher in the June sky, Continue Reading ...
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May

A Haiku Snack

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We never like to get in a rut at Blindsgalore and in honor of Poetry Month, we journeyed to the land of Haiku and in three snappy Haiku lines, we distilled a “blind” moment for you. Roll up your imagination, unwind the maze, shred the web, unclick the clatter and just snack on our Haiku “bytes”. Love earth friendly blinds Continue Reading ...
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Apr

Love Our Planet

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Celebrate Earth Day by remembering our fragile, unique and irreplaceable Planet Earth. This simple but eloquent plea from our children always inspires me to treasure and borrow gently from our Planet. No one else says it better than Dr. Seuss: ...
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Feb

How Do I Love, Thee, BG?

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How do I love BG? Let me count the ways. I love the ease, design and many choices, And when I’m shopping, no rambling, annoying voices. For giving me a view, always open and ever clear, I love thee, BG, more and more, each and every day. For quiet times, to reduce the jarring noises, I love BG as the Continue Reading ...
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Oct

Scary Stories

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Monsters are on everyone’s mind this time of the year. Our children love the mystery and wonder of stories about monsters and are a best-loved theme of favorite tales that we read and share with our kids. Some of the greatest stories are created out of pure coincidence. Mary Shelley’s 18th Century novel, “Frankenstein”, was written while she and a Continue Reading ...
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Sep

How Summer Lost its Stripes

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My little beach house on the ocean was sweating and weeping early this summer from the onset of summer sun, summer glare and summer heat. In distress, I headed down to my neighborhood DIY store and gleefully ordered some snazzy solar shades to cheer up and cool off my house. Since summer screams stripes to me, I knew my steamy Continue Reading ...