• my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this napkin. {and putting the “special” things into regular rotation.} 2. this tape measure. {for being my trusty companion.} 3. these plans. {for being in the works.} 4. this direct-to-metal primer. {because some…

    August 21, 2020 9 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #196: Sign on the dotted line. In the past 48 hours I have been to the hardware store three different times. I’ve stretched the yellow tape measure and snapped it back into place…

    August 19, 2020 77 Comments
  • election checklist, week four.

    We have 78 days until the 2020 election in the US. That’s 11 weeks during which I’ll be trying my damnedest to get leaders elected who will move the dial toward equity, inclusion, and…

    August 17, 2020 3 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this beat up old document box {with a brand-new lease in it}. 2. this dream apartment. {per a certain six-year-old.} 3. these peaches. {and peach fuzz.} 4. this clamp. {and old bottle of…

    August 14, 2020 5 Comments
  • election checklist, week three.

    We have 85 days until the 2020 election in the US. That’s 12 weeks during which I’ll be trying my damnedest to get leaders elected who will move the dial toward equity, inclusion, and…

    August 10, 2020 15 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this honeydew. {especially that color.} 2. this crib. {and our very nearly six-month-old for still sleeping in it.} 3. this hummus. {because sometimes lunch means standing in the kitchen, staring into space, scooping…

    August 7, 2020 6 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #195: In finding apartments and tenants (and very good husbands) it only takes one. On Monday morning, I bought two small bunches of hydrangeas from the bodega on the corner. The plan was…

    August 6, 2020 19 Comments
  • election checklist, week two.

    We have 92 days until the 2020 election in the US. That’s 13 weeks during which I’ll be trying my damnedest to get leaders elected who will move the dial toward equity, inclusion, and…

    August 3, 2020 2 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these rifled bags. {because sometimes finding the perfect outfit requires a little digging.} 2. this work mess. {and the time to make it in.} 3. this scene. {featuring not one, but two big-screen…

    July 31, 2020 4 Comments
  • habit shift: safety razors.

    When I was ten I shaved my legs for the first time. In defiance of the arbitrary mandate from my mother that I was not to do so until the eighth grade, I borrowed…

    July 30, 2020 33 Comments