make-believe

  • make-believe: rainy day.

    On a very rainy day, a make-believe version of the same with something for outside and something for inside: Outside: A coverall for splashing. A pair of boots for most any kind of weather. A…

    September 10, 2018 16 Comments
  • make-believe: sleep in.

    While sitting half asleep trying to take but a single solitary sip of morning coffee this morning, I allowed my mind to wander. What would it be like to wake up to a quiet…

    August 15, 2018 8 Comments
  • make-believe: a space to sleep.

    Over the past few months I’ve been collecting bits of inspiration for turning Faye and Silas’s space into a cozier nest. It’s been a year and a half since Silas was born and a…

    July 30, 2018 23 Comments
  • make-believe: library corner.

    We have a few small bookshelves in our house, or, more precisely, places where we shelve books. This weekend, I reorganized them. I put into deeper storage the extra copies of my own book…

    April 9, 2018 8 Comments
  • make-believe: nature walk.

    The ultimate daydream: A sunshine-y forest walk in May even though we’re stuck smack in the middle of February. I can’t wait for sandals and buckets and days when the earth lets out its…

    February 14, 2018 4 Comments
  • make-believe: january sunshine.

    January. Such a paradoxical month, isn’t it? At the same time that I’m raring to start fresh and forge ahead, I’m tempted to cozy up, hunker down, and nap through the duration. You too?…

    January 10, 2018 25 Comments
  • make-believe: holiday hosting.

    My need to be cozy intensifies by about a million times in December. On my walk to work this morning, as I barreled through wind tunnels and along Christmas-tree lined streets, I was already…

    December 13, 2017 14 Comments
  • make-believe: pockets.

    Because pockets just shouldn’t be hard to come by, here’s my ode to the handy compartment so often missing from women’s clothes. Here’s to needing pockets for cell phones, pockets for keys, pockets for…

    November 21, 2017 12 Comments
  • make-believe: dreaming.

      We’re in that period of sleep post-baby where I’m starting to feel like I can’t even remember what it’s like to sleep through the night. Close your eyes in the evening and don’t open…

    October 11, 2017 17 Comments
  • make-believe: first day of school.

    I loved the first day of school as a kid, but I loved it equally much in college. Incredibly, in the first years of college, we would line up outside the main building on campus…

    September 13, 2017 7 Comments