my week in objects (mostly).

June 21, 2019

1. this stash of soap.

soap | reading my tea leaves

{for smelling so good and getting here so fast.}

2. this big broom (and the little one).

{for quick (and frequent) sand sweeps.}

3. this drying rack.

{for being a spot to dry rain-drenched socks and other things.}

4. this pile of sticks.

{and the person who brought them here.}

5. this fan.

{because so far so good on no A/C.}

other things:

missing out.

maybe joy, if that’s the word, has nothing to do with knowing.

the kind of suspicion that answers to nothing.

the middle ground is racist ground.


yentl syndrome.

apocalypse now.

twenty percent off, if you need it.

i don’t care if you recycle (more via the ever-brilliant nikita). depressingly, related.

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  • Reply Aimeé June 21, 2019 at 1:19 pm

    XXX-OOO have a beautiful weekend.

  • Reply Orchid June 21, 2019 at 2:07 pm

    This post is one I look forward to every week. Even though I live a completely different life across the pond I always find something to relate to.

  • Reply Lauren June 21, 2019 at 9:16 pm

    Ah yes, nothing says social media influencer like a $200-350 broom. *eye roll*.

    • Reply ERIN BOYLE June 24, 2019 at 8:56 am

      Eye roll indeed!

  • Reply Tony W June 22, 2019 at 9:35 am

    The soap looks GREAT!

  • Reply MissEm June 23, 2019 at 10:24 pm

    How do you deal with environmental panic? I feel such dread every day now – staying awake at night worrying that my children are going to die terrible, climate-related deaths, or that I won’t get to have grandchildren, won’t get to introduce them to the beauty of their earth. How do you handle that worry in your own life and parenting?

    • Reply ERIN BOYLE June 24, 2019 at 8:58 am

      More to tackle here than I could put into a comment, but I try my best to stay hopeful and pro-active!

  • Reply Kirstin June 24, 2019 at 6:55 am

    And that beautiful fan? Where did you get it? Just perfect.

    • Reply ERIN BOYLE June 24, 2019 at 8:55 am

      We got it a few years ago at a hardware store! No brand name!

  • Reply Grace June 25, 2019 at 4:56 pm

    There’s nothing I love more than some handmade soap. Looks like I have new brand to try, thanks for sharing! 😉

  • Reply Katy August 17, 2019 at 9:12 pm

    So much worthwhile reading and exploring in this post. Awesome!
    Gratefully yours,

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