my week in objects (mostly).

April 7, 2017

five little things that made my week.

1. this jacket.jacket | reading my tea leaves

{because i wore it *almost* every day this week. and never felt too cold.}

2. this sun patch.floor | reading my tea leaves

{and the joy of working from a new perch.}

3. this sweater.sweater | reading my tea leaves

{a springtime indulgence with zero regret.}

4. miss jaster’s garden.miss jaster's garden | reading my tea leaves

{and a reader for reminding me of it and my mom for toting her copy here to us.}

5. this cheerful tangle.flowers | reading my tea leaves
{dirty window, ugly bars, screen, and all.}

other things:

books are magic.

ambition.

a candle + some.

why attack the arts?

gauzy tabletops.

cooking up trouble.

the time of year for daydreaming about maine.

in the meantime, hankering for a closer-to-home trip.

PS. dusting off the old newsletter later today! sign up at the bottom of the page!

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8 Comments

  • Reply Erin April 7, 2017 at 11:05 am

    Those candles remind me of ones I saw up at a store near my parents’ in Vermont. The candle was made of some sort of wax blend that, when heated, turned into a nourishing hand treatment. (I wanted one so badly but it was a wee bit out of my souvenir budget for that trip.) Best of all it came in a hand thrown pottery vessel which I believe they sold refills of the wax blend for. It was so dreamy…

  • Reply Alie April 7, 2017 at 11:17 am

    Yes to dreaming about Maine! Love it! 🙂

  • Reply Sally April 7, 2017 at 11:46 am

    Yes to that last photo! And all of the rest of them too, reminding me that spring is here. 🙂

  • Reply Samantha April 7, 2017 at 1:13 pm

    I’m wearing almost the exact same denim jacket right now – but Levi’s. 🙂

    Also, that sun patch is the loveliest thing. <3

    Happy weekend!

  • Reply Mandy April 7, 2017 at 2:14 pm

    So excited for the return of your lovely newsletter! It’s my very favorite one to show up in my inbox — always a joy to read!

  • Reply stephanie April 7, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    Man, that Jia Tolentino essay on ambition is GOOD.

    • Reply ERIN BOYLE April 7, 2017 at 3:47 pm

      God, I know it. So smart.

  • Reply Nicole T BK April 13, 2017 at 11:44 am

    I also indulged in a new spring sweater. I’ve been on the search for an indigo cotton number for a few years and Mollusk Surf Shop put out the perfect slouchy fisherman’s sweater this spring and I also have no regrets!

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