Idiom of the Day
up and about
recovered from an illness
My uncle has been up and about for a couple of days since he left the hospital.
Designs For Bathroom
Designer Betty Lou Phillips chose a luxurious French inspired theme for the decoration of her Dallas bathroom.She paid attention to details, such as the tub and its floor mounted water filler, the 19th century crystal chandelier, the freestanding nickel leg washstands, the vintage glass pharmacy chest, and fittings that read chaud and froid.They give the room character, a period feel.Theyre functional, too, of course.That another French trait their flair for melding the past and the present, she says.