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new year

  • erin and kids in dumbo by james patrick casey

    new year, new superpower.

    For someone with a blog title that alludes to the ancient art of being able to see into the future, I regret to inform you that I’m terribly deficient in that department. I can…

    January 6, 2020 45 Comments
  • my year in objects (mostly).

    1. steam and plenty of germs in january. 2. projects and planning in february. 3. much-needed cake in march. 4. violets in april. 5. a fifth birthday in may (plus hand kites). 6. a…

    December 31, 2019 12 Comments
  • 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
  • a new year now, or later.

    The Christmas tree is still up, minus its decorations. If I tilt my head the wrong way, I can see a thin film of dust that’s taken up residence on my navy blue dresser.…

    January 2, 2019 16 Comments
  • my year in objects (mostly).

    twelve little things that made my year.1.  resolutions and a book release in january. 2. veggie broth in february.  3. california dreams realized in march. 4. contemplating parenthood in april.5. paris with a toddler in may.6. elderflower…

    January 2, 2017 15 Comments
  • gift guide: calendars for a new year.

     There’s been a lot of talk lately about bidding adieu to 2016. And I get it. There were lots of reasons that it felt like a superlatively crappy year. If we were to mark…

    December 19, 2016 15 Comments
  • new year, new you.

    I’m an admitted resolution junkie. On New Years Eve, I filled up three pages in a tiny journal with ideas for self-improvement and goal-getting that run the gamut from utterly attainable to Pollyanna dream-girl bonkers.…

    January 4, 2016 9 Comments
  • chickadee lane.

    I buy into every bit of fresh-start optimism that January has to offer. To kick off the new year on a peaceful note, on New Years day we went to a park nearby to…

    January 5, 2015 17 Comments
  • happy new year.

    we’ll be ringing in the new year with a sweet winter garland because decorations are not just for christmas only. also: a concert for peace. fireworks. bread baking. letter writing. happiest new year to…

    December 30, 2011 10 Comments