Back in March when I held a meet and greet in Austin I had the wonderful fortune of meeting a reader named Dana who was wearing the most lovely necklace. I commented on how striking it was, and because sometimes the people you meet on the Internet are so incredibly kind she sent me one [...]
This bush hangs over our neighbor’s fence into our front yard, and at the risk of having someone report me to the garden police I’m going to admit that I cut off a branch and brought it inside. I STOLE A BRANCH. There. And serving time will be worth it because it is the most [...]
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There was this one time when I asked a whole bunch of people if they would help me put together a book, some of them close friends, others whose work I had admired for years, and I remember one exchange in particular when this one guy said SURE! and the excitement I experienced was not [...]
Come on. Look at how proud this dog is of his craft. His reward is a job well done!
This is a print I bought several months ago from the Restless Things etsy shop from a link I found through Holly at decor8. She recently referenced that etsy shop again, and I remembered I hadn’t yet featured this print in my style section. I love collage-type work and if you’ve seen any of my [...]
Carol’s son, Harry, came over yesterday to play our Wii for about an hour while she ran some errands, and when she returned she asked how things had gone. I let her know that in that hour I had heard Harry speak more words than in the entire four years I’ve known him. “He had [...]
The following is a video of Prince covering Radiohead’s “Creep” at Coachella over the weekend. It is the audio equivalent of a Reese’s peanut butter cup: two great tastes that you didn’t think could get any better, and then some genius comes up with the idea to eat them both at the same time. Thom [...]
I ordered these from the cakehouse etsy shop last week, and when they came in the mail and I opened the package I squealed. There was actual squealing. And when Jon saw them he agreed that I was not overreacting. I found the cakehouse shop from a link off design*sponge, and what I love best [...]