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  • make-believe: fancy-free.

    Yesterday was my thirty-sixth birthday, which was the perfect time to daydream about a quiet evening spent fancy-free in a city garden. The soundtrack would be all spinning sprinklers and clinking flatware and laughter…

    July 2, 2020 5 Comments
  • make-believe: rainy day.

    On a very rainy day, a make-believe version of the same with something for outside and something for inside: Outside: A coverall for splashing. A pair of boots for most any kind of weather. A…

    September 10, 2018 16 Comments
  • a neighborhood walk with cole haan.

    Faye and I recently had the chance to test-drive new shoes from the Cole Haan fall collection, including their brand new line for kids and babies. I chose complementary styles for me and for…

    September 24, 2015 30 Comments
  • growing a minimalist wardrobe: shoes.

    I probably own too many pairs of shoes. And if not too many, at least more than the minimum that I need. But every minimalist has her Achilles’ heel, right? She might as well have…

    October 23, 2014 37 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #99: Shoe racks. This is more of an update than a tip. But if your closet is anything like ours, it just might be a tip. (Just remember that what works in my…

    April 9, 2014 13 Comments
  • life in *your* tiny apartment.

    Last week, I received this note:Hello! I live in a pretty small apartment with my husband and I find that one of our main problems in properly storing our shoes. We each have quite…

    September 26, 2012 7 Comments