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  • make-believe: golden hour.

    Is there such a thing as Covid cravings? As my sense of smell has all but disappeared and my sense of taste seems to grow fainter by the moment, I’m craving bright green salads…

    May 16, 2022 2 Comments
  • make-believe: springtime

     The past week or two has felt like something of a make-believe spring in Brooklyn. We’ve had unseasonably warm days flanked by seasonably chilly ones. Bodegas are filled with daffodil blooms, tree pits are…

    March 1, 2017 16 Comments
  • make-believe: pumpkin picking.

    I’m not sure that I’m gonna find myself in a bona fide pumpkin patch this fall, so just in case, I’m playing a little make-believe and daydreaming about a citified take on the classic autumnal…

    October 18, 2016 19 Comments
  • growing a minimalist wardrobe: shoes.

    I probably own too many pairs of shoes. And if not too many, at least more than the minimum that I need. But every minimalist has her Achilles’ heel, right? She might as well have…

    October 23, 2014 37 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this plant. {because as james would say, i’m straight-up copying these guys. flattery}. 2. this light. {because it’s there}. 3. this new striped laundry bag. {because…

    April 26, 2013 9 Comments
  • make-believe: birthday.

    on sunday i turn 28. it feels big. all i really want to do for my birthday is catch a few fireflies and eat cake. birthdays are for cake. there’s no two ways about…

    June 28, 2012 23 Comments