• my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this denim. 2. this candle. 3. these hops. 4. this alphabet. 5. this serum. other things: life in objects. productive rage. (related!) renovating rentals. climate cabinet. have a gentle day. a sweet embrace.…

    October 28, 2022 5 Comments
  • make your own: hankie.

    There’s a part of me that can’t quite square the fact that I’m writing to encourage anyone to hand stitch their own hankies with the realities of my own daily life. When there are…

    October 24, 2022 5 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this replacement beaker. 2. this crimped tube. 3. this stack of books (1, 2, 3!). 4. this bud ball (waiting on the bud). 5. these tiny stitches. other things: the pin worked. pie!…

    October 21, 2022 7 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. indoor gardens. 2. shadows and light and string bags. 3. knits in progress. 4. nail polish on keys. 5. dried flowers strung up. other things: bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchens, and dining rooms. city shadows.…

    October 14, 2022 12 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. old overalls. 2. strawflowers. 3. a new notebook.* 4. odette’s book. 5. kindergarten art. other things: recipe?!? on selling a lifestyle. super partial laughable early dismissal day. wishing for the compassionate attention of…

    September 23, 2022 7 Comments
  • make-believe: hibernation lite.

    I threw my back out (again) last week and so while trying to take it easy and keep up with my new regimen of physical therapy exercises, I’ve got keeping cozy on my mind.…

    September 20, 2022 5 Comments
  • making our own book.

    I’m the only one in my family not starting a new school year, but I’ve sharpened every pencil in the apartment and cracked a new notebook and after the topsy-turvy unpredictability of summer, I’m…

    September 13, 2022 32 Comments
  • make your own: flower frog.

    In case of late-August floral arranging, a tiny craft that serves a helpful purpose. I won’t pretend a floral frog is first on everyone’s list of must-haves, but I’d hazard the guess that there’s…

    August 24, 2022 1 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this august favorite. 2. this summer camp art project. 3. this knife for whittling. 4. this box for mildred. 5. this specimen. other things: chewy springs. fix the pta. the morning rush. money…

    August 12, 2022 3 Comments
  • make your own: travel watercolor set.

    For the last long lazy weeks of summer, here’s the gift of the world’s simplest travel water color set. It’s quick to make, easy to carry, and it offers a little something novel to…

    August 11, 2022 0 Comments