Do you bear in mind Sharon Mrozinski’s week of outfits? Properly, we couldn’t get sufficient of her laid-back model, so now we’re taking a peek into her lovely Maine dwelling, the place she lives together with her husband, Paul. Listed here are some photographs, in collaboration with The Maryn…
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On shifting to a tiny island: We had entered our seventies and felt that we needed to rethink our lives. Paul fell in love with an exquisite constructing on Principal Avenue in Vinalhaven. So, we moved there in 2017 and opened our new antiques store, Marston House.
On a pear assortment: Pears are one in every of my favourite meals to eat, and I discover them to have such pretty shapes. A bit human with out a head, arms or legs however with that bum they at all times sit on! With or with out good posture! Paul, figuring out how a lot I cherished the fruit, began shopping for little items for me at any time when he would discover one.
On the eating desk: The desk was initially a standing work desk from an English library; we eliminated the massive drawers beneath the desk so we might sit and eat round it. It’s most likely our favourite spot in the home. We love sitting on the desk doing our laptop work, eating with family and friends and watching out the window what’s taking place on Principal Avenue.
On cooking at dwelling: Paul and I eat 99% of our meals at dwelling. We like do-it-yourself soups and uncooked salads, in addition to goat and sheep cheeses. Carver Market close by does their finest to get contemporary greens all summer time, and we go the Rockland farmer’s market on Thursdays.
On lovely jugs: I really like American jugs with blue painted stripes. One after the other, I discovered them irresistible, and so a set started. Most of those are for making breakfast pancakes — and the smaller ones for maple syrup.
On pure collections: These nests, eggs and turtle shells had been all houses. They remind me of how a lot I really like my private dwelling. Paul discovered a few wonderful collections of nests from outdated libraries. I’m so grateful to have every one. They’re constructed and furnished with such particular person care and wishes.
On admiring your partner: I really like the installations that Paul makes. He has a quiet approach of at all times creating. And I really like his endurance with me. As slightly child, I used to be a handful and never straightforward to dwell with, and I’m nonetheless robust minded.
On relationship recommendation: Being a pair isn’t at all times straightforward. Talk with each other. Be trustworthy, even whether it is painful. The ego typically must be left behind to be able to transfer on collectively. One query to fastidiously contemplate is, ‘Do you need to win or do you need to heal and develop?’
On a particular portray: The portrait is of my mother and me through the summer time of 2004. Anna B. McCoy, a pricey buddy and favourite artist, needed to color us when my mother was dwelling with us in her late eighties. I wept when Anna B. unveiled the portrait. She fully captured my deep love of my mother and my worry of dropping her to dementia.
On studying habits: Paul typically reads to me and vice versa, and we each have a tendency to like nonfiction. My favourite guide final yr was The Salt Path by Raynor Winn, an inspiring true story of a pair of their late fifties who misplaced all the pieces with a foul funding, grew to become homeless and walked the 650 miles of salt paths of Cornwall, England.
On every day walks: We love taking every day walks for 3 to 6 miles, if doable. Vinalhaven is fantastic for walks with the water on one facet and the outdated neighborhoods on the opposite. The island has probably the most lovely gardens, which we’re continuously amazed by. There aren’t any seashores to stroll on Vinalhaven since it’s a working harbor, however we love the evening air and the lobster boats rocking idly. One in all us aways wears white so we could be seen. It does get darkish, however the star-studded skies are wonderful.