City-streets lavendar

You would never know there was a bee shortage from the lavender plants outside of my city-block office; scores of fuzz buzzing as they scale and swarm from stalk to stalk. I think that maybe someone forgot to spray the plants for bugs and the like, but I don't know that for sure. But, judging... Continue Reading →

Musings from dancings

I went dancing last Friday, after work and circus, vintage scarf fastened around my neck. About an hours' drive from my house is a great swing scene--great music, great leads, great floor (<--note the dance-speak. Yes, we talk about floors. And this is a pretty nice floor--slick, shiny wood). And I was wearing red, red... Continue Reading →

Sides of Love

When I pulled into the driveway yesterday, I noticed that someone had taped a large, long sign Over the picture window in our living room. The sign was in three colors, Congratulating my youngest brother For completing his first day of new training. I greeted him when he came home, tired but happy. He smiled... Continue Reading →

Dancing? Tonight?

One of the biggest lessons I learned at my college job was: some people just don't want to be happy. It's puzzling, I know. But, nonetheless, there are people who would rather have, I don't know, an allotted amount of negativity in every day. Maybe it fuels them somehow? Makes them feel balanced inside? I... Continue Reading →

From my backyard

I just stepped inside from my backyard. I was making some new block-prints, on the picnic table, being careful not to get any of the ink on my seersucker skirt. The ink has a certain deep and distinct smell to it. It has a certain feel, too. I roll this little rubber roller-thing back and... Continue Reading →

What I Wore Wednesday

I was going to dress sharp and professionally today. I had my clothes folded and laid out for when I finished my shower. And then I was like, "Nah. Life is short and summer is short and there is only so much season for white-summer-things. And more color always." And so I wore my eyelet... Continue Reading →

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