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  • tidying up, together.

    Last week, James finished a box of chocolate-covered salted caramels I’d slipped into his Christmas stocking. I fished the small cardboard box from the recycling basket we keep by the front door and, after…

    January 16, 2019 77 Comments
  • how to live with a husband in a tiny apartment

    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip # 132: Love the one you’re with.It’s come to my attention that some of you are curious about whether James also enjoys keeping his underwear in neat piles according to color. Or whether he too…

    October 13, 2015 15 Comments
  • tiny library: dept. of speculation

    Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill Five words: Endearing. Heartbreaking. Raw. Poignant. Human. Plus a few more: This came recommended by a few of you here and it was so good. Heartbreakingly good. Sharp-intakes-of-breath…

    May 14, 2015 14 Comments
  • traveling in pairs.

    We woke up Sunday morning to clean sheets. Clean sheets and the newspaper waiting for us. But somewhere between those clean sheets and morning paper something went wrong. Not terribly wrong or even very…

    February 25, 2013 30 Comments