Friday, December 29, 2006
Bobby Humphryes, manly man.
None of that girly girl furniture for the new Jefferson County commissioner. No siree, Bobby.
Humphryes, elected last month, assumed the office of Mary Buckelew, who retired after four terms on the commission.
"I took over an office that had been occupied by a female for 16 years and it just had to have something done to it," Humphryes said. Read More
She is the author of 10 lifestyle and decorating books, former host of an HGTV show and a syndicated columnist. In November 2006, Madden and Good Housekeeping magazine joined forces to create Your Good Home, a supplement sent to 1 million subscribers. Two more issues will follow during 2007. Read More
But two young New York bachelors, one in real estate, one a designer, have found new ways to mark their territories. Read More
As Jim and Patti Thorsen were deciding where to create a home for their new life together just before their marriage in 1999, they kept feeling the lure of downtown, where they both enjoyed attending shows at the River Center for the Performing Arts and the Springer Opera House on an almost weekly basis.
Patti's children were grown, and their options were wide open.
"We knew we didn't need a traditional three-bedroom house... " Jim said. "We knew we wanted to be downtown." Read more...