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ERIN BOYLE

  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this jar of broth, and the others. 2. this punchy project. 3. this old favorite workhorse, back in heavy rotation. 4. this overnight treatment. 5. this kid, and the others, home sick again,…

    January 27, 2023 6 Comments
  • neighbors.

    James makes soup. It looks anemic, but I do not say so. I submerge spoonfuls of olive oil-soaked parsley. I squeeze in more lemon juice and watch flaky salt melt into the golden marbled…

    January 24, 2023 10 Comments
  • make-believe: rainy winter ramble.

    In an alternate reality I meet gray, rainy winter days with good spirits, sartorial preparedness, and a cup of warm tea to take the chill off. The truth is, I did recently decide to…

    January 19, 2023 3 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. a friend-made linden tincture. 2. fredericka’s spoons. 3. a box for the pile of papers to grade. 4. an old radio in a new spot. 5. a patchwork pillow. other things: kids need…

    January 6, 2023 4 Comments
  • new year’s greetings.

    Time is running out. Conversational seating to disappear on subways. Time to shop. Which owl is the largest owl? Terrible News! [NOT SPAM] Ducks arrive in fantastic feathers. New Request from your Bookkeeper. Your…

    January 3, 2023 17 Comments
  • paperwhites on solistice.

    Three hours and four minutes until sunset and in this minute the sunlight is flooding the back room of our apartment, at least as much as the Christmas tree in the window will allow…

    December 21, 2022 27 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. a bowl of green shoots. 2. lights on rainy days. 3. a friend-found thrifted skirt. 4. this merry orb and the others. 5. clippings in empty pots. other things: a christmas book flood.…

    December 16, 2022 3 Comments
  • make your own: recycled paper gift tags.

    Today, some encouragement to make simple, consistent gift tags out of your recycled paper stash. Making your own gift tag is hardly more trouble than making a few snips with your scissors and adding…

    December 15, 2022 0 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this not-for-pregnant-people-only sweatsuit. 2. this wreath. 3. this #$^*[email protected]% comb. 4. this repurposed daycare art. 5. this body stone. other things: what’s for dinner? (especially)! eating acorns. the trees of new york. strawberry…

    December 9, 2022 6 Comments
  • make your own: hot water bottle cover.

    Needed: One small hot water bottle and a moth-eaten sweater ready to lend itself to new uses, plus roughly two minutes of time. A few weeks ago I bought myself a hot water bottle…

    December 5, 2022 4 Comments