adventure

  • 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 11 Comments
  • 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 16 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.  1. this cookie. {and all the others.} 2. these empty shelves. {no, pardon me. these empty bunk beds.} 3. these hand-me-downs. {worn more than eighteen months by…

    November 17, 2017 28 Comments
  • habit shift: natural hair care.

    Writing about a natural hair routine in the lifestyle realm feels a bit like pandering. Everyone wants a foolproof fix and so there are roughly one million blog posts convincing people that their particular…

    November 15, 2017 105 Comments
  • make-believe: sky gazing.

    Today’s total eclipse of the sun, tonight’s stars. Whatever it is, turning your gaze skyward is a thing to do. We’re headed out of the city this week for a little late summer adventure to…

    August 21, 2017 7 Comments
  • make-believe: building sandcastles.

    When the truly hot weather hits (and it has), sometimes the only thing to do is brave the long subway ride to the beach. We’re dreaming up a breezy little Father’s Day trip oceanside. The…

    June 15, 2017 8 Comments
  • zero-waste produce storage.

    Two weeks ago Faye and I found ourselves on a very early morning farmers’ market run. The intention had merely been to get out of the apartment where we’d been trying our best not…

    June 12, 2017 76 Comments
  • make your own: chamomile tea.

    We’ve been reading The Tale of Peter Rabbit on repeat for the past month. At bedtime, at lunchtime, at bath time, during bathroom visits where a bit more time and bit more relaxation is…

    June 6, 2017 13 Comments
  • westward.

    Yesterday we boarded a plane for the first time as a family of four and made our way to Seattle for a dear friend’s wedding and general gallivanting. (A million thanks for all of…

    April 26, 2017 21 Comments
  • baby proof: pumping.

    I’ve resisted writing this post for nearly three years. I mean, who wants to pump in the first place, let alone take a microscope to the subject and write about it?  I’ll begin with…

    April 12, 2017 63 Comments