travel

  • habit shift: souvenirs.

    Recently it came to my attention that Faye thought Cape Cod was the name of a prolific sweatshirt company and not a popular vacation destination. In the past few weeks we have been in…

    July 28, 2022 20 Comments
  • family camping trip: doing it (redux).

    Camping was glorious and I’ve only by miracle and mild coercion managed to excavate the dirt from my children’s curling toenails. Camping was grueling and we woke up every morning to the call of…

    July 26, 2022 57 Comments
  • temp check.

    It’s been steamy in Brooklyn this week. Steamy and sweaty with sun that forces you off your regular route in search of shade. The hydrangeas have started poking their way out from between wrought…

    June 10, 2021 20 Comments
  • a traveling bag that keeps giving.

    This post is sponsored by TOM BIHN in celebration of their membership with 1% For The Planet and the launch of their first bags made from recycled fabrics. Nearly four years ago, when embarking…

    December 3, 2019 14 Comments
  • out of office.

    Promise I’ll be back, soon. If you’d like, follow @readtealeaves for glimpses of our time away.…

    August 23, 2019 0 Comments
  • make-believe: glamping.

    At the end of August we’re packing up a borrowed car and heading up to Maine for a few nights of camping—Grammy, Grandpa, cousins, aunties, and uncles included. We’ll be a motley crew, but…

    July 31, 2019 7 Comments
  • reminder.

    A reminder to get yourself someplace warm in February, even if it’s just a greenhouse. What’s your favorite warm-up spot? Despite a lifetime spent mostly in the Northeast and mostly having a tough time…

    February 19, 2018 28 Comments
  • what are you listening to?

    I’m flying out to Oregon this morning to see a brand-new baby niece born on Saturday. My little guys will stay behind in Brooklyn on this visit, so in anticipation of spending whole hours…

    January 22, 2018 132 Comments
  • out and about: seattle.

    Our journey to Seattle was made primarily for the very special occasion of our friends’ wedding. James was a groomsman and so while we explored as much as we were able, there were suit fittings…

    May 10, 2017 11 Comments