Opting out.

Opting out.
Call me nostalgic, but I still like getting paper mail. Worthwhile paper mail, that is. The kind that comes from an old friend or family member, which is thoughtful and often handwritten with things like How are you? or Love from all of us, and might even include a picture of a face I have ...

I dream of socks. 1

I dream of socks.
The weather is getting cooler in Miami, and I am SO ready for the few weeks a year that I can wear socks and (almost) not be stared at like I’m from another planet. You see, I love socks almost as much as I love chocolate. Mostly because they keep my icy cold feet nice ...

Better treats. 2

Better treats.
The scariest thing about Halloween trick or treating is not the dark, not the costumes with the fake blood and weaponry, nor which scary witch will answer the door and say Boo. It is an actually, truly scary thing: chances are, the chocolate candy in your child’s bag is made with the use of child ...

My cup of tea. 1

My cup of tea.
My cup of tea does not look terribly fancy. In fact, my trusty stainless insulated canteen is pretty utilitarian. It accompanies me while taking the 5 year old to school, while working in my studio, and anywhere else I am in desperate need of it. Which is almost everywhere. All this while keeping my precious ...