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  • habit shift: saying thanks.

    I have a friend who’s an expert thank you note writer. She sends a handwritten thank you for every occasion you can think of and unlike the significantly reduced but ever-present junk mail in…

    December 22, 2016 25 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week: 1. this onesie. {because it was mine, circa 1984.} 2. this banana bread. {because it’s awfully nice to have a sister who reads my blog. and a…

    June 6, 2014 13 Comments
  • tiny, notes.

    these tiny envelopes reminded my mom of last year’s valentine’s project, so she slipped them into a gift for me at christmas. i’ve been waiting for the perfect moment to use them and with…

    February 7, 2012 14 Comments
  • letters.

    yesterday, a letter in the mail from one of my very favorite people. nothing pulls at the heartstrings quite like a typed-up letter, does it? other things: * love notes. * a gilded alphabet. *…

    January 10, 2012 10 Comments
  • anon.

    because everyone deserves a little love note on valentine’s day, i left a few around the old neighborhood yesterday. dirty snow banks are a lot more tolerable with a little love note attached, don’t…

    February 15, 2011 29 Comments
  • on greeting cards and changes.

    i never managed to make the time to send holiday cards this year. the new years cards i was planning haven’t happened either. but here, a few thank yous i made from recycled and…

    January 6, 2011 5 Comments