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  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this not-for-pregnant-people-only sweatsuit. 2. this wreath. 3. this #$^*!@% comb. 4. this repurposed daycare art. 5. this body stone. other things: what’s for dinner? (especially)! eating acorns. the trees of new york. strawberry…

    December 9, 2022 6 Comments
  • make your own: violet syrup.

    Recommended: A spring afternoon spent playing with flowers. My kids are on spring break this week and we’re spending a few extra days at my parents’ house, half working and half playing and mostly…

    April 23, 2019 9 Comments
  • gift guide: gifts to hone skills.

    Knitting Skills: A new knitting pattern +/or the yarn to complete it. Knife Skills: A new cutting board (plus phone holder) +/or a new knife for practicing. Cocktail Skills: A handy guide to strong drinks +/or a whiskey…

    December 3, 2018 9 Comments
  • a weekend away.

    Long walks on the beach. Raucous board games. A high school reunion. More stuffing than I thought was possible. It was a good weekend no matter how you look at it and I was…

    November 26, 2012 13 Comments
  • make-believe: a forest walk.

    This time of year has me wanting for little adventures. Dreary days spent cooped up writing in my apartment have me itching to be out in the woods instead. I’d happily withstand a few…

    October 4, 2012 10 Comments