being seen

Almost ten years ago I found a four-leaf clover in the front yard of my sister’s house. The plan was to press it in a book then frame it. Instead, it’s remained folded into a paper towel safe but sad in my jewelry box. I… Read More


love is life

We’re on the verge of starting a new month (March already?!). I’m only a little bit frazzled. It’s amazing the amount of pressure I put on myself to get things done. Meanwhile I miss people’s birthdays and don’t call my Mom nearly enough. I often… Read More


ugly babies

I don’t want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don’t want to sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought, or processed, or repair anything sold, bought, or processed. You know,… Read More


please and thank you

I’ve spent weeks feeling under the weather. Feeling MUCH better now even though I’ve missed so much…stuff. I haven’t really missed much though, have I? It just feels that way. This tiny corner of the internet is visited by a terribly small number of people… Read More


well, well, well

Since the start of December I’ve gone to great lengths to avoid the flu or catching a cold or any other insidious virus. Anti-bacterial gel, over-washing hands, behaving ever more hermity than usual, doubling up on vitamin C and fresh veggies… even ate a steak… Read More



Dear December, Am I the only one that feels an almost overwhelming sense that good things will come to us in 2015? Yes, positive vibes tend to crescendo around this time of year, I know, but something feels different to me and I cannot quite… Read More