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  • simple stuff: a butter dish.

    Of all the things to send me over the edge, you might not suspect that the greasy waxed paper around a crumb-covered knob of butter would be the thing. Or perhaps you’ve been around…

    February 24, 2021 20 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these apples. {and picking them.} 2. this new kettle. {for blending right in.} 3. this old candlestick. {and especially the last few stashed sheets of beeswax.} 4. these stuffies. {in a new spot.}…

    October 16, 2020 7 Comments
  • make-believe: glamping.

    At the end of August we’re packing up a borrowed car and heading up to Maine for a few nights of camping—Grammy, Grandpa, cousins, aunties, and uncles included. We’ll be a motley crew, but…

    July 31, 2019 7 Comments
  • habit shift: dinner outside.

    Spring is always pretty fitful around here. There are blazing hot summery days where it feels as if the whole of Brooklyn is trying to find shade under the same young trees in the park,…

    April 24, 2017 17 Comments
  • make-believe: family camping trip

    If watching other people’s home videos wasn’t the world’s most boring activity, I’d subject you to the videos that my parents took of our family trips. Four girls and two relentlessly good spirited parents…

    August 26, 2014 19 Comments