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" 'dgs POST-GAZETTE, Saint Richard ofChichester by Bennett Molimu and l leh d Moline Let' s Design It! by Jeanette Cataldo Let's Talk Questions & Answers ... Hi Jeanette, I have a quest/on regarding floor cover/ngs. I have Hardwood flooring throughout my home but would like to use area rugs. How do I know what size rug to get for the available spaceP Dee Oiordm'to . Groveland Hi Dee, Thank you for your question. Here are a few rules of thumb I use when designing: .... In a living room, l like to place the area rug about 18" under the front feet of the furni- ture. Not knowing where the rug ends gives a verdi spacious feeling to the room. In a dining room place an area rug that 'will extend between 24"-26" beyond the size of the ] [ table. This will keep the chairs on the rug when I I pushed back. Use a very low pile rug and don t [ [ be afraid to use a bright bold pattern. In a bedroom, place an area rug to extend . + 30"-36"from the sff&s and foot ofti'{e bed/ b 3i'- :+ I. -the head of the bed have the rug come 9ff the t " - "+ ' ~ ' " ~'+ " : .,-a +,:'?"-'Y'L'~; ~) :| Wall !2 infront of the nigtg ands.+ I iTi s aliowS"the+rug to b underfodt ":-L: .!+. when you get out of bed. Dtl,a rug "-.. " with a very plush pile; this will give you a luxurious look and feel, Hi Jeanette, ., Is it ok to ,mix metals while decorating your space? Candace Grayson . Boston Hi Candace, Yes mixing metals can add character and depth to a space, In the world of design back in the '80s, you didn't mix metals." That no longer holds. For pops of color, add warm metals like gold and brass; for a more modern look, add silver and chromes. m, What are the top d cor staples that every space should haveP Ooi! Winsel . Medford, MA Hi Gall, Every designer has their own "hand in design and how they approach a project. I feel a space should have balance, color, :rhythm and unity: A staple for me is adding an ele- ment of surprise. This could be in an accent color, a piece of furniture, or a very interesting fabric. Thank you for your questions. I hope my answers were helpful. To ask a question please email me at design@aatatdointeriors, com Need assistance putting it all together? Known for Stretching the Boundaries of Color & Design Cataldo Interiors Home offers a treasure chest of accessories that make wonderful gifts and additions to anyone's home. Along with a select line of jewelry & women's fashion. m / do teri ors ,6/ m e 42 Prince Street - Boston's North End Email design @cataldointeriors.com www. ca taldointeriors, corn 857-317-6115 Boutique Hours: Monday - Thursday 11:30-7:00 Friday - Saturday 11:00-8:30 - Sunday 12-6 Richard was born in Burford, near the town of Wyche (modem Droitwich, Worcestershire), in the year 1197. He was a mem- ber of a gentry family. On the death of their parents, Richard's eider brother became heir to the estate, but he was not old enough to inherit. When he came of age, his brother took possession of his lands, but was required to pay a medieval form of death duty that left the family so impoverished that Richard had to work for him on the farm. His brother also made Rich- ard heir to the estate. Friends of Richard tried to arrange marriage for him with a certain noble lady; however, he rejected the proposed match, suggesting," the Dominicans at Orleans, was madehis Ch :ancellor.After Edmund died ha 1240,:Richard was determined to become a priest. He studied theology with to administer his See. Richard traveled to Lyons, where next year with other Bishops, he was consecrated by Pope Innocent IV, who supported his claim. For several years, however, be- cause of the King's opposition, Richard was a wanderer in his own diocese. He was entirely dependent on the charity and hospitality of the people and clergY who defied the King. In 1247, the King relented and, amid the rejoicing of the people, Richard was allowed to enter his cathedral at Chiches- ter. Richard's personal life was very +simple; the people loved him, not only for his almsgiv- ing, but (or his caring, preach- ing mad his amiable character. that his brother might marry France. After two years, he was Richard was an able adminis- her instead, as he preferred a ordained by the Bishol and re trator, as well as a holy man, life of study and the church, turned to England.as a parish and expeeted high standards Educated at the University of priest in i ent,. ++ + .. from his clergy. After dedicating Oxford, Richard soon began to In 1244, the Bishop of Chich- St. EAmund's Chapel at Dover, teach in the university, ester die and the.canons Sup- he diedat age 56 at the Maison From there he went to Paris ported by Boniface of Savoy,- Dieu, Dover, at midnight on and then Bologna, where he dis- tinguished himself by his profi- ciency in canon law. When hiw mentor and friend, Edmund of Abingdon, became Archbishop of Canterbury in 1233,Richard Archbishop of Canterbury, elected Richard as their bishop. Wherii King Henry ill heard of Richard's election, he was furious for he favored Ralph Neville and refused to allow him April 3, 1253. Richard was canonized on dantiary 5, 1262, by Pope Ur- ban IV. The Feast of Saint Rich- ard of Chichester is celebrated on April 3rd. 13th Annual Taste of the North End Bocce September 11, 2016, marked the 13m Annual Taste of the North End Bocce Tournament. A rainstorm threatened to stall the event, but after a 10-minute shower, the storm passed and it turned into a beautiful late- summer day. The moment the last rain drop fell, the courts were swept and Chris Zizza took his position at center court to explain the rules, and the tour- nament was off and running. The annual tournament is open to all ages and skill levels, and is a fun, family-oriented day that includes a Joe Pace & Sons catered barbecue, as well as Spadafora Slush and a tournament T-shirt for all players. Each team that makes it past the 3 round wins for their sponsored bracket and takes home a golf-style shirt embroidered with the bocce and sponsor logos. Over the past 13 years, the friendly rivalry amongst play- ers has continued to grow as the teams vie for the trophies awarded to the first place team and first place sponsor. This year, the winning team of Natale DeMarco and Matteo Norcia, representing Hanover Liquors, played a very exciting final match against Giovanni DiPi- erro and Ciriaco DiPierro on the Voga Wine team. Frequent champs Bob and Peggy Magri coached less experienced play- ers as the matches progressed. City Councilor Sal LaMattina and Representative Aaron Michlewitz, as well as former Senate President Robert Trava- glini, all showed their support for the charitable cause by par- ticipating in the tournament. State Senator Joe Boncore was also in attendance to enjoy watching the matches. It was great fun to see the junior teams holding their own against the adult teams. Chris- tian and Oiulia Amaya played three impressive rounds to secure the 2016 junior trophy. Chair of the event, Donato Frattaroli, was as always a ter- rific host; Mirko Bisetta donated his day to assist with the scor- Winning team of Natale DeMarco andMatl:oo Xorci , represent- ini Hanover Liquors, played a very e. Atin match . tln.t Giovanni DiPierro and Ciriaco DiPierro on the Voga Wine team. L-R: Top row Chris Zizza, Donato Fratt8 li, Pam Donnaruma and Mirko Bisetta. Bottom row: Giovanni and CiHaco DiPierro Natale De Marco, Matteo Norcia and Joe GianMegorio. Champ Tony DeMarco, Chris Ziz and Donato Frattaroli with junior players. ing and calling of the matches, Pare Donnaruma provided great behind-the-scene support and assistance with check-in, and Chris Zizza did a fantastic job calling matches frofn start to finish with his usual humor and encouragement. A special thank you to Pare Modugno for all her work in organizing the event. A special thank you also to all event sponsors -- Joe Pace & Sons, Hanover Liquors, JM Mechanical, AirPurchases, Pi- antedosi Baking, North End Wa- terfront Health Center, Nardone Electric, Voga Wines, Colonnade Hotel, Arm, II Mob, Post-Gazette, C&R Flooring, Twinbrook Insur- ance, and Spadafora Slush.