rambling

Something’s in the water…or perhaps the cherry trees? Because it seems to be that everyone I know is either getting married or getting pregnant. Yep, it’s happening again. Except this time, it’s heavy (really, really heavy) on the babies and light on the weddings. And you know what? I’m totally bonkers happy cool about it. […]

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I feel a deep and constant pull between the city and the country. Except if I am being honest, I know the truth of those realities. There is likely no way I could withstand living on a farm far from the urban shuffle despite the earthly promise of a large vegetable garden and sedative quiet. And […]

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“Idleness is not just a vacation, an indulgence or a vice; it is as indispensable to the brain as vitamin D is to the body and deprived of it we suffer a mental affliction as disfiguring as rickets. The space and quiet that idleness provides is a necessary condition for standing back from life and […]

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Life, it seems, is moving at an utterly disorienting speed. This months have passed in a flurried blur of ordinary frenzy. I lay in bed clutching my beloved blankie and anticipating the ever-unknown future, feeling excited, anxious + happily exhausted for what lies ahead. Tonight, that’s a sink filled with dishes because an unfortunate fishy […]

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I am not a good baker…nor really even a regular average baker. Baking requires a hefty pinch of patience and preciseness that I simply don’t possess. Cups must be packed and leveled. The batter must be folded gently and scooped carefully into baking tins. Ingredients are mixed in set ratios and proportions that my non-scientific […]

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