• cedar wreath

    solstice poem.

    iA tree hulks in the living-room, prickly monster, our hostagefrom the wilderness, preludeto light in this dark space of the yearwhich turns again toward the suntoday, or at least we hope so.Outside, a dead…

    December 22, 2015 1 Comments
  • borrowed words.

    Curious Silas and an excerpt from the loveliest springtime poem, in honor of National Poetry Month: Every few minutes, he wants to march the trail of flattened rye grass back to the house of…

    April 5, 2018 11 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.  1. this crate. {for offering a non-terrible baby-proofed tree option.} 2. these envelopes. {all strung up.} 3. this woolly number. {and getting to pass it along to…

    December 1, 2017 6 Comments
  • a book advent calendar.

    We’ll be stringing up our clutter-free advent calendar (and filling it with festive (and activist) activities for the holiday season) again this year, but with so many whisperings from folks we know planning picture book advent…

    November 30, 2017 47 Comments
  • baby proof: bedtime stories by native authors.

    In celebration of Native American Heritage Month and in anticipation of Thanksgiving, here’s a short list of favorite children’s books by Native authors and illustrators that we’ve been enjoying in our family lately. I’m…

    November 13, 2017 33 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
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. these felt sleeves.{because i felt like i was hunting forever for a super simple way of protecting my gadgets and i finally found it. i bought this…

    May 20, 2016 15 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. these stems. {because lopped off and rearranged, they lasted a few days longer.}2. this hoodie.{a gift from me to james that i accidentally wore three times this week.…

    April 15, 2016 29 Comments
  • decluttering resolutions for a new year.

    In a tiny apartment or otherwise, let’s all agree that the excess of the holiday season followed by the promise of a new year creates perhaps the perfect incentive for paring down, reevaluating our…

    January 5, 2016 48 Comments