It seems wrong to let the events of this past week go unremarked, but I just don’t have the words yet — there has been grief that has taken my breath away, joys that have renewed hope, worry mixed with delightful anticipation, and also really normal, everyday stuff. For now, the pictures will have to […]


In Your Neighborhood

Although I am over-the-moon excited to be moving to our new house in just under six weeks, I am also starting to feel the bittersweetness of leaving this home, where I have lived now for ten years (minus ten days). Today was one of the best days in recent memory, and the old neighborhood did […]

King of the Cowboys

We’ve been watching westerns from the 1950s on Netflix, particularly Roy Rogers films. Yesterday, after I had laid Clara down for her afternoon nap, I made some peanut butter popcorn and settled in on the couch with the boys to watch Twilight in the Sierras (1950). I dozed off, and when I woke I asked Simon to catch […]


My intention each week is to post these pictures in simple sets of seven. More often than not, I get behind in posting, and this installment to the 365 project is no exception. What strikes me particularly this week (or this 11 days, I guess) is the balance between what I can capture with these […]

Tuesdays in the ER

Apparently this is a thing now. A few weeks ago we took Ian in, and this past week, also on Tuesday, it was my turn. While the outcome of my story is ultimately “everything is fine,” the beginning is pretty ridiculous. There’s really no way to start but “I was giving Simon an underdog . […]

These Days: In the Park