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  • newsletters reading my tea leaves

    newslettering.

    I recently did a little ritual inbox purge and was reminded of a few letters I’ve been enjoying that you might, too. Here’s an update on the newsletters that I’m allowing to fill up the…

    October 26, 2015 17 Comments
  • newslettering.

    I’m a creature of habit. But more than that, I’m a lover of habit. I get a kind of silly thrill from returning to the same things day in and day out. And lately…

    October 21, 2014 39 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these cosmos {for seemingly surviving.} 2. this embroidery thread. {and getting it ready for 7th birthday party favors.} 3. these notes. {and making some headway on projects.} 4. this last patch. {don’t care…

    May 21, 2021 4 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these watercolor tags. {easiest, prettiest. just find an abandoned kiddo painting and snip!} 2. these door panes. {because all of my projects are moving at a mostly maddening snail’s pace, but i think…

    December 18, 2020 4 Comments
  • life in a (less) tiny apartment.

    Tip #200: Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping… This is the 200th tip I’ve written about living in a small space. Tip and small are both loosely defined here. These posts are sometimes just…

    November 12, 2020 22 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this morning sunshine. {on pillows.} 2. these green plants. {on a clean windowsill (clean window TBA).} 3. this newly washed pile. {of freshly puckered gauze.} 4. this work of non-fiction. {and the almost-end…

    June 12, 2020 4 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. the gift of these sweet matching duds. {for two big kids and one very little one on the way.} 2. this diaper pail. {but mostly the space we carved for it in the…

    February 7, 2020 15 Comments
  • giving: guidelines, gatekeeping, and gratitude.

    In today’s New York Times Parenting Newsletter, Ron Lieber, author of The Opposite of Spoiled, says regarding gift giving that “It’s sort of hopeless to try to control the relatives. So forget that.” Control…

    November 27, 2019 41 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this bundle of candles. {ready and raring to go.} 2. this creamy elixir. {the heat is on, the temps have dropped, i’ve been wearing this nightly and loving it.} 3. these child-height utensils.…

    November 8, 2019 9 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these sweet sheets. {a gift for new bunks from genius printmakers, lewis.} 2. these well-loved paints. {and little guy who runs to use them ~5x a day.} 3. this basil. {for being cheapest,…

    August 16, 2019 5 Comments