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    adventures in urban gardening.

    Okay, I did ask for permission. But taking over my building’s gardens still feels just a little bit like going rogue. They don’t belong to me, after all.  I’ve been fussing with these two…

    June 11, 2013
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    an island adventure.

    today james and i are headed out on a little adventure. since i’ve started working at the restaurant, weekends aren’t exactly what they used to be, and we thought we both needed a little…

    June 2, 2009
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    points north.

    We’re back at it here in Brooklyn but our hearts are still very much still in balsam-scented Maine. I’m working on a few posts for this week to share some of the favorite spots…

    August 17, 2015
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    traveling tea leaves.

    In the spirit of powering down, refreshing the spirit and the senses, and finding a little breathing room to explore the wide world, things will be a little quiet in this space until we’re…

    August 5, 2015
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    family camping trip: planning.

    We’ve finally settled on a destination. Maine. It’s not a place we’ve never been, but it is a place that we like to return to, and besides, everything’s new with a Junebug along for…

    July 27, 2015
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    out and about: the whitney museum of american art.

    Franz Kline’s Mahoning (and our trusty stroller.) The weekend before last, James and I woke up early (as usual) and made our way to the new Whitney Museum in the Meatpacking District with Faye.…

    June 22, 2015
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    growing a minimalist wardrobe: activewear.

    When it comes to keeping a wardrobe filled with a modest collection of only the most loved, most useful, and most flattering articles of clothing, activewear is a category that often gets left out…

    June 16, 2015
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    gift guide: father’s day

    With Father’s Day just around the corner on June 21, here are a few simple gift ideas for the papas in your life. 1. A sweatshirt for long weekends and mini-adventures.  2. Veggie seeds for wishful…

    June 8, 2015
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these may flowers. {from my mama’s garden.} 2. this wild mane. {because starting the week in western new york was a nice little change. and now…

    May 15, 2015
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    gift guide: mother's day.

    With Mother’s Day just around the corner on May 10, here are a few simple gift ideas to consider for the mothers in your lives. Happy pampering! 1. Working woman’s dungarees for getting dirty…

    April 27, 2015