• election checklist, week one.

    We have 99 days until the 2020 election in the US. That’s 14 weeks during which I’ll be trying my damnedest to get leaders elected who will move the dial toward equity, inclusion, and…

    July 27, 2020 10 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this bandana. {for tying back too-long bangs, etc.} 2. these zinnias. {for being the last hangers-on.} 3. this old helmet. {and dusting it off.} 4. this “office.” {for being a tiny spot of…

    July 24, 2020 8 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #194: Ask for it out loud. James and I started sending each other apartment listings this week. Thanks to my parents and popsicles, we were able to sit still long enough to think…

    July 22, 2020 43 Comments
  • make-believe: family bike ride.

    This weekend I celebrated a very dear friend‘s birthday with a balmy bike ride through Brooklyn. Sweat poured down my back and pooled in the crooks of my elbows but there was a breeze…

    July 20, 2020 11 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this dollhouse. {in a new spot.} 2. this garden posy. {and being able to pick it myself.} 3. this sleeping baby. {in her grandparents’ house.} 4. this razor. {and the deep-dive i went…

    July 17, 2020 12 Comments
  • temp check.

    We’re at my mom and dad’s. It’s hot here. The sticky, buzzy kind of summer heat that makes the dirt basement of my parents’ house bloom and fill the floor above with an olfactory…

    July 14, 2020 35 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this flowering basil. {just because.} 2. this wrap onesie. {because they’re the easiest.} 3. these rain drops. {and a plan cancelling rainstorm.} 4. these earrings. {and remembering to wear them.} 5. this squeeze…

    July 10, 2020 8 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #193: There’s always room. The ways in which our world has shrunk in on itself since March sometimes makes me gasp for air while I’m loading the dishwasher. There are moments in the…

    July 9, 2020 21 Comments
  • make your own: extra large string bag.

    The stone fruits have returned to the farmers’ market, thank goodness. I’m celebrating every scrap of normalcy I’m able to find these days, including sweaty July walks home from the market carrying my weight…

    July 7, 2020 1 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these clam shells. {the sweetest birthday treasures.} 2. this bunch of yarrow. {in all the best colors.} 3. this popcorn. {the perfect snack.} 4. this pink cup. {because the number of broken cups…

    July 3, 2020 3 Comments