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  • make-believe: spring sowing.

    This morning, the neighbor’s blooming magnolia tree was illuminated by the glow of their bathroom light. Seen through a tangle of still-bare branches, the pink and golden were a welcome reminder of all the…

    March 29, 2023 4 Comments
  • tiny gifts for grown-up people.

    Five of my favorite tiny gifts made by other folks, wrapped up in a simple project made by you! Yes? Yes! In case you have the itch to offer a little something handmade this…

    December 1, 2022 6 Comments
  • habit shift: non-alcoholic tipples.

    There’s something to be said for the ritual and romance of an evening cocktail. In a year that’s been so terribly monotonous, to say nothing of impossible, I think it’s nice to home in…

    March 4, 2021 41 Comments
  • habit shift: safety razors.

    When I was ten I shaved my legs for the first time. In defiance of the arbitrary mandate from my mother that I was not to do so until the eighth grade, I borrowed…

    July 30, 2020 33 Comments