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  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this hand-me-down bonnet. {for being already almost too small, but not quite.} 2. this bathing suit hung to dry. {and the borrowed car and the empty beach.} 3. this morning project {and the…

    June 19, 2020 1 Comments
  • make-believe: bread baking.

    I live in a bakery now. In the past two months James has turned out an unprecedented number of sourdough loaves. Discard starter is going into tart crusts and crackers and pancakes for dinner.…

    April 13, 2020 20 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these eggshell pots. {and their eager waterers.} 2. this paper banner. {cut from the sweetest stationery for a bit of springtime flair.} 3. this basket repair. {for being so easy.} 4. this empty…

    April 10, 2020 2 Comments
  • borrowed words.

    I see it as it looked one afternoonIn August,-by a fresh soft breeze o’erblown.The swiftness of the tide, the light thereon,A far-off sail, white as a crescent moon.The shining waters with pale currents strewn,The…

    July 23, 2019 2 Comments
  • make your own: hand kite.

    A bit of whimsy never hurt anyone. The only detail of Faye’s birthday party that she really seemed to care about was the execution of a Fairy March, fairies (friends) marching behind their queen…

    May 29, 2019 7 Comments
  • make your own: tiny woven pouch.

    In case you need a tiny project to keep you company on a long train ride this week, or to help you quiet your mind and transition from work to wonder, here’s a tiny…

    April 16, 2019 10 Comments
  • make your own: papier-mache baskets.

    For use on Easter, or anytime, here’s a simple project to make your own papier-mâché basket or bowl from a little water, a little flour, and a few recycled materials you probably have around…

    April 8, 2019 6 Comments
  • simple matters: alyson morgan.

    ALYSON MORGAN | MAIA TERRA Last year Alyson Morgan began her blog Maia Terra as a way to build community in conversations around climate change, environmental stewardship, and spiritual resilience. From the vantage point…

    January 8, 2019 40 Comments
  • waste not: cabbage slaw, three ways.

    Waste Not is a collaboration with my friend, Carrie King. The premise is simple: Carrie, a food writer and editor, shares a recipe highlighting at least one particular way that we can curb food waste.…

    August 30, 2018 14 Comments