Through the window

The window has been installed!  I stand in the downstairs entry and gaze up at it in awe; it is so amazingly beautiful!  At night I have taken to leaving the light on at the top of the stairs so the window glows and neighbors and drivers-by can look up and […]

Home Again!

Just home from celebrating my birthday in Banff, Canada, with old friends from my west Texas Community Theatre days.  We have a reunion every few years, anywhere but Odessa, and this year I got to pick.  Seven of us shared a four bedroom condo with more steps than I cared […]

New stuff

My last parlor chair has been returned from the upholsterer and it is my favorite of all three pieces I originally sent!  The fabric is a burgundy on burgundy stripe and it made up very rich and Regency-looking.  Would that I had had the courage to use it on the […]

Pilgrimage weekend in Jefferson

I heard great compliments on all the activities in and around Jefferson this weekend. Two of my ladies dressed in period costume and attended the Southern Heritage Grand Ball where they were taught the dances of the Civil War era, admired the other dresses and attire, and generally enjoyed their evening. One […]

Renovations continue

Lovely folks from Shreveport just left after celebrating their first wedding anniversary in Jefferson at Wise Manor with Stillwater Inn for dinner last night and Jodie’s Ghost Walk last evening.  Glenn has not quite finished work on the dumb waiter, but I have been using it to haul fresh towels and linens, […]

Welcome to Wise Manor

Dear guests and potential guests,   Thanks for taking a look at my brand new web site.  It was designed by a former student of mine who now lives several states away, but who re-connected with me on Facebook.  If we have left off any bells or whistles, or there […]