100 Days Hi friend, yes, I‘m here and alive. I hope you are safe and well too. I have this problem when I put something off, and tomorrow turns into the next day, which is pushed into next week. And then it’s been three months. And then it’s a couple of years. This putting off... Continue Reading →
I’ve been thinking about ‘Little Women.’ If you don’t know Little Women is a book, most people read as kids, about four sisters, the March sisters, and their life in Massachusetts during the American Civil War and Reconstruction era that follows. Here are stills from Little Women movie versions from 1933, 1994, & 2019 Louisa... Continue Reading →
New Year. New Places.
Be here now. The desert and new year travels.
All the things not mentioned. In list form.
A list in no particular order of things not mentioned.
Why Milan is the Los Angeles of Italy.
End of summer reflections, while the news from home is exploding
My friend Libby, lives in Sicily, with her partner Giancarlo. Libby is originally from Seattle, and I’ve known her for about 10 years. Since I’ve known Libby she's had a steadfast love for all things Italian. She lives with Giancarlo, on a cool spot of land that’s surrounded by carob and olive trees a little... Continue Reading →
Things done while not in school
What happens when there's no school
Let’s talk about donuts. I mean photos
Take more photos. Not of fried dough.
School starts at 7am, which means everyone is awake at least by 6:30. Most mornings I wake up to what smells of campfire, but it is the burning of trash. Everyone in the neighborhood burns their trash, at different times of day, but the smell is more prevalent in the mornings. This is at the... Continue Reading →
I Choose Choux
Hi friend,It's finally starting to feel like fall in Los Angeles; we're only a month behind. Mornings are crispy, and the squirrels are slowly nibbling away at our pumpkins on the front porch, which has never been an issue before. I blame the drought. After living in the sweltering heat for so long, I can... Continue Reading →
Done is Better Than Perfect
keeping myself in a consistent habit of posting, I know I've missed a week; I've taken the extra step by signing up for Stickk. Stickk is a goal-setting site that you can set up to help you follow through on any goal you have. Setting any amount of time to allow for the completion of the... Continue Reading →
Hey, Merry Christmas, it's the last day of December, I think I can say that. The last week has been a blur of eating, driving, parties, cooking, and whatever else happens leading up to Christmas Day. And while I inhale my hundredth Christmas cookie, and recycle this plaid ribbon, the week between Christmas and New Year's... Continue Reading →
Now that I’m home
What I've been doing since coming home
I hit the wall of done
I'm home, or more specifically Los Angeles. I've been home for a week and while I was going to continue in chronological order of my trip, I'm in a completely different headspace now, to be summarizing what I did. I will have a followup post of all the places visited and things that happened. Soon.... Continue Reading →