When did Police become soldiers? Maybe when so many people came home from our many wars as soldiers and stepped into police jobs? Maybe when drugs began to shift lives so dramatically in all communities? Maybe when weapons became glorified and began to be more than tools? Though we know through the law of averages […]
The sun is streaming in today…a yellow sort of day I think…
Just sitting and looking around the beach house…primary colors abound…
Here’s Tory’s photo of the seal pup on our beach…umbilical still attached…Mama came back and off they went. I read today she only nurses the pup for 4 weeks and then abandons him to fend for him (her) self.
A seal pup abandoned (temporarily we hope), official help, and social distance set-up. Happy to be here.
Gaelen told a story today on her FB page about being in the grocery store behind a very angry man, a man with no mask and refusing social distancing. When he left and it was Gaelen’s turn, she apologized to the long-suffering clerk and the clerk said, “It’s okay, he’s just scared.” I got thinking […]
Pizza is really the perfect food for this moment. You can use any old stuff moldering in the fridge… and make something delectable…BUT…you do need the perfect dough recipe. Suzanne Lenzer at the NY Times comes through with what I think is the perfect perfect recipe. It’s stupendously simple to make and the dough is […]
I’m having a one-person Maira Kalman reading festival since I discovered Alibris as an antidote to Amazon. I don’t buy many books these days, but these books have such appeal for me…she’s an artist, writer, illustrator, wit. In 2011 Kalman was invited to curate an exhibition of her favorite things from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum collection […]
Yesterday was kind of, well, let’s just say “underwhelming” and let it go at that. I did get an invitation for us to wander through a local garden, and it seemed miraculous on a sunny morning…our first time out in a month so excitement was high… we risked a drive-through coffee… and while out wandering […]