I wish the frigid, promised kiss of winter didn't accompany the sun of these late-summer days Because then I could just open my arms unconditionally to the golden, warm haze of these too-short afternoons. Today I got off of work, carrying a basket of supplies to my far-parked car. I smiled at the blue sky,... Continue Reading →
I think it started with these shoes. I think it was my cousin who was like, "Yo. Those are your kind of shoes." And people say that to me regularly, believe it or not. Only, I couldn't pinpoint a type of shoe that is "my kind" over any other, but when people say it...I find... Continue Reading →
My garden had a weird summer. I feel like this is code for: I had a weird summer. So, that's where this post is going. Now you have been notified. So: back to my garden. I feel like a lot of elements were working against my garden. For one, many of my perennials never even... Continue Reading →
Every day on my day planner from here through September's end has a check-box on it with things I need to work on for the Philadelphia trip. Ay yi. Yesterday's check-box was "design t-shirt." Check. My sister thought of the design, but the internet and the Christmas-Sharpie from my brother and my own hands made... Continue Reading →
It occurs to me that mostly everything I'm wearing today comes with a story attached. And, while life has a timeline, I don't know the timeline to everything here, today. But, I'm wearing a dress I bought in Spain two summers ago. I had just finished walking the Camino de Santiago, and I saved a... Continue Reading →
This past weekend was Labor Day weekend and it was a lovely blend of lovely things. Photographic proof? My pleasure. Only two pictures, though. Because sometimes I elect not to photo-document and instead just live.
I have a few friends who are coming to the realization that, hey, maybe the foods they've been eating for years (looking at you, gluten) might be harming their bodies instead of helping them; tearing their bodies apart instead of nourishing them; leading their bodies to lonely places like late-nite drugstore aisles and toilets-at-parties* instead... Continue Reading →
...but you just can't take the Camino away from the girls. A few weeks ago I wrote to my cousin and my Juli-YEAH, "Camping?" and they said, "YES." so we tossed around dates and places and settled, quickly, on the one that worked for all of us. And then I made the reservation and tucked... Continue Reading →