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  • how to know it’s september.

    In cakes, plums. At night, breezes. Through hair, brushes.  On heads, pigtails. Over shoulders, backpacks. In pouches, pencils. Inside t-shirts, names. On morning sidewalks, footsteps. Under the fence, asters. Among the milkweed, monarchs. In…

    September 4, 2018 21 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these fan blades. {for being clean.} 2. these undies.  {in a grown-up size.} 3. these dried flowers. {for holding onto all their color, two weeks later.}…

    August 31, 2018 24 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Survival Tip #174: Shoes in a bucket, bin, or basket. There’s not much quite as comforting as returning home from a long day away and kicking off your shoes. (Well, maybe removing your bra,…

    August 27, 2018 35 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this camisole. {made from cleaner silk and very lovely to wear (on repeat).} 2. this soft landing spot. {for belonging to a baby just five blocks away.} 3.…

    August 24, 2018 11 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #173: Reroute your cables. They’re a ubiquitous feature of these old New York City apartments, cables snaking along baseboards and over doorways and tucked into the space where the ceiling meets the wall.…

    August 20, 2018 12 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this new postcard.  {because i’ve never understood my bathroom floor more.} 2. these marigold-colored pjs. {and the little buddy who wears them.} 3. this peach. {because…

    August 17, 2018 29 Comments
  • refining a room for two kids.

    It’s a vulnerable, if decidedly lucky, exercise to photograph a room in the place you call home and share it with perfect strangers. Especially when the room belongs to your kids. Especially when you…

    August 14, 2018 35 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip # 172 – Straighten your stacks (and hide them). I’ve written before that my approach to making room for books in a small space is to not hang on to too many and…

    August 13, 2018 20 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these sedum  {for lasting so long.} 2. this coverup. {because sometimes you just hafta cover up the warning tag.} 3. these new rugs. {more soon, but…

    August 10, 2018 11 Comments