Author Archives: Chip Collins

    • The Art of Hanging Art

      Regardless of our individual tastes in art, it seems a fairly universal practice to adorn our walls with our favorites pieces. The notion of displaying art in ones home certainly dates back to the days of cave-dwellers scratching and painting images o...
      Written by Chip Collins
    • Thanksgiving Stuff-ing

      It’s that special time of year again. Time to take stock of your blessings, to express gratitude for the people in your life, and to give your stuff away…
      Written by Chip Collins
    • Night Crawlers

      With pacies and bottles and blankies at feet, The challenging task is long since complete Of getting our daughter to stay in her bed, A process that’s much harder done than is said. But now that at least a half hour has past, We’re proud that our efforts are certain to last. The time-buffer’s gone, […]
      Written by Chip Collins
    • Empty Nesters

      The laundry’s caught up.  The fridge seems bare.  There’s an unusual hush around the house.   It all seems a little bit odd, disorienting, and exciting at the same time.  Yes, I said exciting…   It may seem callous (or even sacrilegious) in today’s society to suggest that excitement should fill some of the newly-vacated […]
      Written by Chip Collins
    • Introduction to A Musing Home Blog by Chip Collins

      I wanted to do more writing, on various topics, or musings if you will, as they come to mind. If we aren’t already acquainted, I am Chip Collins. I founded a boutique real estate company in 2002. We get Results for our clients, in a different way that is unique to any structure we’ve ever […]
      Written by Chip Collins
    • Downsizing: The Junk Drawer

      by Chip Collins Scissors and Wires and Pens, Oh My! Of the myriad issues surrounding a downsizing move, one of them certainly (and most anxiously) is the “stuff.” Where will…

      Written by Chip Collins