my week in objects (mostly).

May 6, 2016

five little things that made my week. 

1. this colorful rag.

{because some messes are more fun than others.}

2. these boots. 

{because they don’t always get super frequent wear around here, but this week, twice.}

3. this tea pot.

{because of the extreme pleasure someone’s been finding in tiny cups of chamomile tea.}

4. this little pile of supplies.

{because see number 1.}

5. these wheels.

{because all i want for mother’s day is for the rain to stop.}

other things:

a t-shirt on a mission.

the white wall controversy

i once asked a friend to stop scraping her fork on her teeth. it didn’t go over well.


talking while female.

sweet spring dresses.

don’t let perfect be the enemy of sustainable.

unsolicited advice.

bolgas, etc.

the walls move.

online, we don’t have access to social cues.

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  • Reply ariana May 6, 2016 at 1:20 pm

    always such great links, Erin! that one about misophonia rang eerily familiar (although I’m admittedly much less sensitive than the interviewee). also loved the unsolicited advice and the social cues piece. (and pretty much all the others hah 🙂 your weekly objects post always sets up much of my Friday reading!)

    • Reply Erin Boyle May 6, 2016 at 1:43 pm

      Oh man, I know it. I’m not as sensitive as the writer either, but I definitely sympathize! So glad you look forward to these posts!

  • Reply Erin May 6, 2016 at 1:51 pm

    Loved the unsolicited advice piece (although, I am now aware that I am unattractive…LOL). Also, the making friends. Such an oddly difficult task.

    • Reply Erin Boyle May 6, 2016 at 1:56 pm

      Ha. I FULLY disregarded that little bit;) And: agreed!

  • Reply Mary Kate May 6, 2016 at 2:09 pm

    I guess I’m also unattractive!

    Also, have you taken up skateboarding? Is that what that is? Details, please!

    • Reply Erin Boyle May 6, 2016 at 2:21 pm

      No. Ignore that part.

      Got my skateboard for my birthday last year!

  • Reply Zoe May 6, 2016 at 2:49 pm

    I’ve read so many sexist articles about how women talk it took me a couple reads to feel confident that the talking while female article was satire!

    • Reply Erin Boyle May 6, 2016 at 2:56 pm

      A man told me it was 😉

  • Reply ladylyn May 8, 2016 at 6:37 pm

    Yaaaaaay! I always do a little internal happy dance and utter an enthusiastic cheer when I see other people loving waterbrushes+watercolors too. My kids and/or I use them almost daily!

  • Reply Elizabeyta May 9, 2016 at 4:24 pm

    Since I have two skateboards waiting at home to be uncrated (and I am a grandma), what is the board you ride? How long? Waiting for a chance to ride can be hard but it is easier then waiting for surf.

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