• my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this morning sunshine. {on pillows.} 2. these green plants. {on a clean windowsill (clean window TBA).} 3. this newly washed pile. {of freshly puckered gauze.} 4. this work of non-fiction. {and the almost-end…

    June 12, 2020 4 Comments
  • tiny garden: harvest.

    This weekend I harvested the shoots from the microgreens that I planted three weeks ago; tiny seeds sown in a windowsill garden when George Floyd could still breathe. I was more patient with these…

    June 8, 2020 7 Comments
  • black lives matter.

    In the midst of a global pandemic that has disproportionately impacted people of color and Black people in particular, protests of police brutality across the country are being met by still more state-sanctioned intimidation…

    June 3, 2020 7 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these sparkles. {on these grubby fingers and everyone else’s, per the birthday kid’s request.} 2. this lock. {because it’s on the closet door now and not the bedroom door and everything’s suddenly much…

    May 29, 2020 5 Comments
  • temp check.

    It’s been two months since my first temperature check. How are you feeling? I needed a reset this week. Monday was a holiday and on Tuesday I took the day to celebrate Faye’s birthday.…

    May 27, 2020 20 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these wax markers. {for being so! great.} 2. this new shade for our night light. {for being just the little change we needed.} 3. this jar of baking soda. {freshly filled up.} 4.…

    May 22, 2020 16 Comments
  • tiny garden: kitchen scrap gardens.

    I was too quick to dismiss the ubiquitous kitchen scrap gardens I’ve seen growing. With some amount of sheepishness, I admit that being urged to grow fresh celery from a spent bunch by every…

    May 19, 2020 9 Comments
  • make-believe: puzzles etc.

    Our indoor reality right now includes a lot of keeping small humans from mauling each other, making and cleaning up meals at an astonishing rate, and trying to find a quiet corner in 500…

    May 18, 2020 9 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this sweater. {for being my favorite springtime sweater three springs running.} 2. this pot of flowers. {thanks to my mom who knew just what i needed.} 3. this extremely good-smelling candle. {thanks to…

    May 15, 2020 3 Comments