Never complain, never explain.– Elsie de Wolfe
Reason to Love Home #33: A flour-covered kitchen
…because it means lefse and bread.
Writer’s Talk interview with Lynda Barry →
austinkleon: Lynda on words vs. pictures, and how she makes her comics: I’ve been thinking a lot about when words and pictures separate for people. A kid learning to write the alphabet is actually learning to draw the alphabet. When I remind people that writing by hand is actually drawing, they look surprised and then try to figure out how it is not drawing, how it is different, but there is...
A Literal Letter Service →
these guys will write a letter for you. handwritten or typed.
Reason to Love Home #32: Chickens
Reason to Love Home #31: Garlic plants in the...
Oh, and tomato and pepper starts everywhere.
Reason to Love Home #30: Life-affirming...
Reason to Love Home #29: fashion advice from...
~Mud ~The shared thrill of a friend’s new apartment being across the street from a public library ~New sandels from Jerusalem ~Finding 12 bottles of Malta Goya for $0.30 each ~Finally (mostly) fixing my car—and all those trips to Auto Zone with Matthew ~Farm boots ~Getting dirt under my fingernails ~Tomato starts
You have enough experience by the time you’re five years old. What you...– @Herald: A talk with Annie Dillard
Birds are chirping outside my open window
“Some people come into our lives and have a gift to give us by arousing intense longings. Often they are not all they could be, in themselves. But some intensity in us exactly matches some intensity in them, some essentialness in us meets a similar essentialness in them…. Whatever the outcome of these feelings, mightn’t they suggest the possibility of a union far better than...