between worlds

For being so close to New York City, Nyack feels worlds apart We heard the slide before we saw it—the continued swish of paper, one right after the other, and then the heavy thunk! of items landing. The man responsible (though barely) stood in the middle of the aisle, his face grimacing apologetically as he … More between worlds

little delights

Little delights: A weekly —no, monthly. Shall we call it twice-yearly? Oh, bless my lofty blogging aspirations. At any rate, here are the things that surprised and delighted me this week…er, recently. girl, put your records on: I bought a record player a few months ago, and there’s nothing better than listening to my favorite … More little delights

it doesn't have to be good, but it does need to be told.

For years, I believed I was inherently lazy. Turns out, I’m actually a perfectionist. Like most of us well past our elementary-school days, I’ve got a hazy remembrance of the day-to-day of being a child. There are general fuzzy feelings when certain seasons arrive, or an ingrained impulse to raise my hand politely in meetings … More it doesn't have to be good, but it does need to be told.

little delights

a weekly roundup: July 28-Aug 4 The things that surprised and delighted me this week.  funghi: Heading into my (still very new) August challenge, I expected to be shocked by the quality of the tomatoes from the farmer’s market. And I was pleased, but it was the mushrooms that really blew my mind. They had … More little delights