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  • 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
  • borrowed words.

    January raindrops in a quiet minute I took just for myself. And this: “I feel a certain obligation to sort of stand up and be counted as a woman who has had kids and…

    January 29, 2018 37 Comments
  • pitch perfect.

    This is my desk. It’s wedged into a strange spot in our apartment, next to our closet and a counter in the kitchen that I guess is supposed to house a bar stool, but…

    January 15, 2015 18 Comments
  • worst cover letter ever.

    This morning I woke up at 5 am to nurse Faye. As has become habit for me, I drowsily scanned my phone in the halflight and spotted a note from my not-so-little-anymore little sister,…

    September 11, 2014 28 Comments
  • back to work.

    As many of you likely know, I’ve been the associate editor of Gardenista since last May. Getting to be fully entrenched in the land of gardening and working with a terrific group of editors…

    August 21, 2014 18 Comments