Category Archives: Design

Satisfying

The day I wrote about de-cluttering my online life this week, our office manager said she’d been looking at photos of people tucking home offices into closet spaces.  I had a blinding, road-to-Damascus type flash of understanding that this was … Continue reading

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Vertigo

A few weeks ago, I went to an outdoor screening of Vertigo, in preparation for Mystery Build.  It’s not my all-time favorite movie, but I remember the time my family all piled into the car and drove to Greensboro to … Continue reading

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I Made a Mess

Lookit! I trashed my living room: and I have just barely gotten started. I wasn’t going to do Mystery Build this year.  I had a huge time last year, when the theme was “Interpret a Song.”   They give you … Continue reading

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The High Line

Second Life List achievement in three days, friends.  I am on fire.  I am unstoppable. Friday, Mom and I walked the High Line.  It was everything I wanted it to be.  We started talking about the High Line a few … Continue reading

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Mine

I bought myself a present. It feels like a week for celebrating, on a couple of different fronts.  Way back last fall, I was cruising lifestyle blogs at my desk (I’m not the only one, right?) and I came across … Continue reading

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Balance and Beer

I went swimsuit shopping on Wednesday. Nothing about that went well. I did not expect that to go well, because trying on bathing suits is even less fun than trying on jeans, and no matter how successful one has been … Continue reading

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Calder

I am having heart palpitations tonight, y’all, actual fluttering and butterflies in my stomach, and it’s not because I just saw Handsome Cowboy across a crowded music hall again (tragically, a day too late to be my unrequited Valentine, but … Continue reading

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