Browsing Tag


  • things i will do in may.

    Last night the kids went to bed early. Relatedly, they were sweaty haired and grubby toed and baths are overrated. James and I made a valiant effort to take advantage of our exhausted children…

    May 2, 2022 3 Comments
  • 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
  • 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
  • habit shift: steam room.

    When crouched in a chilly coffee shop, my toes slowly turning to frozen stubs, I fantasize about the hazy white tile steam room at the YMCA in our neighborhood. In case you’re picturing something fancy,…

    January 30, 2018 20 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week: 1. this gift of homemade za’atar. {and putting it on everything.} 2. these blue silks. {because this silks club has been pure magic for my kids (okay,…

    January 19, 2018 11 Comments
  • zero-waste resolutions for a new year.

    We’re not a totally zero-waste household—something to strive for!—, but James and I have adopted a number of habits that have us reducing the amount of waste that we produce and this year we’re striving…

    January 6, 2016 106 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
  • woody guthrie resolutions

    stay glad.

    Woody Guthrie’s list of resolutions from 1942. Here’s to hoping, nearly three-quarters of a century later.Wrote a list my own self; hope you guys do too.Happiest New Year, friends.Found on Open Culture. …

    January 1, 2016 10 Comments
  • resolutions.

    I’ve never really written about new year resolutions in this space. I tend to think of them as private scribbles. I write them in tiny letters on the opening pages of the Moleskine weekly…

    January 6, 2014 18 Comments