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  • street trees.

    The first time that I walked outside of our apartment after spending nearly three weeks inside, it was after dark. The moon was full, which I didn’t know until I’d marveled at the white…

    April 22, 2020 15 Comments
  • borrowed words.

    The first of the neighborhood roses and these words: 1 Only now, in spring, can the place be named: tulip poplar, daffodil, crab apple, dogwood, budding pink-green, white-green, yellow on my knowing. All winter…

    May 21, 2018 5 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. this door. {because what’s better than a door that opens in half?}2. these roses.{brought to me by our neighbor for the next few weeks.}3. these other roses.{and…

    June 3, 2016 11 Comments
  • my year in objects (mostly).

    twelve little things that made my year. 1. a cardamom cake for the polar vortex in january. 2. a new apartment in february. 3. a deep dark makeover in march. 4. baby prep in…

    December 31, 2014 29 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these pajama pants. {because sometimes starting the morning’s work in pajamas feels pretty okay. ‘specially clean and pretty ones}. 2. this summer fruit. {because it was…

    June 29, 2012 12 Comments
  • roses, one year later.

    this weekend marked one year since james and i first looked for apartments in brooklyn. a year ago i had just been offered a job, i hadn’t yet finished grad school and we had…

    May 14, 2012 12 Comments