What is it?The Daily Cure for me is trying to smell taste touch—really experience— something, each day, that reminds me that I'm alive and, mostly, happy to be here. A small moment that should go a long way, at least in theory.
Category Archives: IN THE HOUSE
Oh, ha ha ha. A couple posts ago, I was writing about mis-en-place as if I lived and breathed it. Now I’m wondering what happened to the organization I used to consider my middle name. It’s been replaced with something…well…else. … Continue reading
Remember that scene in Mommy Dearest, when the Joan Crawford character is screaming at her daughter about wire coat hangers and how much she can’t stand them? Edited, it basically goes like this: “No… wire… hangers! … What’re wire hangers … Continue reading
Yes, the 25th of December was indeed Christmas. If there’d been any confusion about it, the stockings, gingerbread house, fly-away bits of wrapping, and abundant food would have clued you in. But I knew it was Christmas, really Christmas, when I stood … Continue reading
Last December our dog Luna died. It seems she took an era with her. Funny how animals define and contain entire chapters of our lives. When they go, we see the clear end of a decade or more. We see the whole … Continue reading
This post could easily have been “Color Story: Neutral” but that wouldn’t have said anything about the way it all feels. It almost feels “lazy” but that isn’t the right word at all. Not in this Life, anyway, in which … Continue reading
I was recently asked to design a calendar for a client. Within 48 hours, in which I submitted my estimate, the request was withdrawn, but not before I’d had time to research all the beautiful and ingenious calendars there are … Continue reading