Things I Don’t Do

In this time of resolutions and good intentions and fresh starts, I thought it was only fitting to take inventory and prioritize a bit as I look forward to 2012. The first thing that came to mind was a chapter from Shawna Niequist’s book Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Grace and Learning the Hard Way. The […]

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My Boots Are Dying

It’s true. My favorite boots, I fear, are nearing the end of their lovely lives. To make it worse, these aren’t just my favorite boots — they’re my favorite shoes. With these boots, I’ve explored the streets of cities like Chicago, London, and Seattle. I wore them in our engagement photos. They’ve been my trusty, […]

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Not Crafty (Yet)

Here’s the deal. I certainly wouldn’t call myself “crafty.” In fact, until quite recently I’ve thought of myself as being very much the opposite of crafty. Not that I’m not interested in seeing the beautiful and astonishingly creative things people are able to produce (just take a gander at Etsy, right?), but I stayed very […]

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What’s Your Type?

What’s your type? Not in the romantic/attraction sense, in the uppercase/lowercase sense. I’m sure I’m not alone in this, but I have very specific rules for how I type based on the medium. I have no idea where these rules originated (it seemed like a rather organic evolution) but, however it is they came to […]

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