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mental health

  • high need for closure.

    a label that pulls cleanly off the glass jar a load of laundry where every sock has a match a bag of rice that empties perfectly into the jar a finished row of stitches…

    March 1, 2023 19 Comments
  • on being selfish.

    Faye has been telling me lately when she’s feeling selfish. By which, I’ve gathered, she means she’s feeling like she wants some quiet time alone. Or, some quiet time together. Time to snuggle up…

    October 10, 2019 30 Comments
  • to do list: summer’s last gasp.

    I’m slowly getting wise to the fact that the first week or two of September has become something of a moving target around here, both work-wise and kid-wise. There are new routines, earlier wake-ups,…

    September 12, 2019 7 Comments
  • Woman of Color, a Giveaway.

    It’s a special kind of thrill to have a book written by a dear friend sitting on my nightstand. A book, as I’ve said, isn’t so different than a baby. There’s the waiting and…

    April 4, 2019 2 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this baseboard. {which is no longer rotting, or peeling, or falling off the wall.} 2. this patched up blackout curtain. 3. these surprise muffins. {a sweet…

    June 8, 2018 12 Comments