Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Life In Six Words


In 2020, a seventh grade teacher asked their students to write a memoir in six words. 

One student wrote:

Brave birds still fly through fog.

What an assignment (I didn't know this was a thing)! I think mine would be:

I'm at my most magnificent now.

How about you?

Saturday, November 25, 2023

Birdie Is M.I.A.


Our family is currently down a member with two feet of freshly fallen snow outside.

This isn't Birdie, but looks a lot like Birdie:

Turns out there are a lot of cats in town who look like Birdie, but aren't.

Monday, November 20, 2023

Findus And His Farmer


Sweden for the win!

Ironically, it was a Bolivian friend of Evan's who recently recommended this delightful children's book series from Scandinavia about a farmer and his cat. 

The stories deliver wholesome fun which feels like a revelation given the volume of problematic stories out there (ostensibly) for kids.

Saturday, November 18, 2023

Devotional Practice

Partnership is a species of sacrament-- to publicly commit to being in each other's care is to invite the universe to occupy the space you hold together and be moved by its sanctity.

I think this is what that can look like in practice:

Love moves in mysterious ways.

Friday, November 3, 2023

Give A Comedian An Inch...


...and they'll convert it into comic gold.

Thursday, October 19, 2023

Cozy Simple

Turns out my happy place may well be Katie Fontana's home spaces.

Wednesday, October 18, 2023


I. Taylor Swift and Travis KelceI am here for this cultural moment. 

II. Muffins and Sanditon: a "therapist"'s response to the atrocities in the news. 

III. Helpful: what not to bring to a desert island stranding.

IV. Ibuprofen and Frappuccino: a guide to pronouncing tough words like Chateauneuf-du-Pape.