laundry basket

On Ordinariness

A calm has settled over me lately. This is not to say that I do not feel anxious at times, nor am without restlessness or

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Angelica Painting LBR


Angelica — a painting I made in 2005 — hangs in our bedroom, that of my husband and me. She always has. Originally and often,

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letters to luna

Letters to Luna

It was a along-ago friend, who years ago told me of his efforts to write letters to his very young son, that made me think

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kitchen apron pattern

If Aprons Could Talk

I wear aprons, like, often. It’s become a thing for me, like the old mamas from, say, anywhere in time and place. I never thought

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moka pot stovetop

Mindful Barista

My husband makes me coffee every morning. Unless he is ill or away — both rare occasions — he has practiced this morning ritual for

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