But sometimes there are surprises as refreshing as a scoop of peppermint ice cream that take the edge right off. I'm ever so grateful to Toad, a true prince among men, for sending me a copy of Legendary Decorators of the Twentieth Century by Mark Hampton. I've flipped through once and can see it will become a mainstay for the library and the perfect excuse to stay inside this afternoon.
Many thanks, dear Toad.
Image, above, from the book. It is a watercolor by Hampton of a room by Albert Hadley.