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  • 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
  • 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
  • tiny library: dept. of speculation

    Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill Five words: Endearing. Heartbreaking. Raw. Poignant. Human. Plus a few more: This came recommended by a few of you here and it was so good. Heartbreakingly good. Sharp-intakes-of-breath…

    May 14, 2015 14 Comments
  • sunnyside daffs.

    The sun was too bright for taking photos, really. But the giant daffs are already on their way out and I liked the way the intense morning light illuminated these cheerful fellows. So, sun-drenched…

    April 28, 2015 5 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this tempeh sandwich. {and having a husband to make it for me}. 2. this color-coordinated lamp post. {for making the street so cheery}. 3. this tiny ring and meeting its maker. {sold in…

    June 28, 2013 20 Comments
  • magnolia and barbed wire.

    In the winter months it’s easy to forget that there are whole lives lived in the interiors of the city blocks, but when the spring comes and the trees bloom, I suddenly remember. The…

    April 18, 2013 10 Comments