From the monthly archives:

August 2011

Make me laugh.

August 31, 2011

“This photo was taken right before we left.” “Where? Where are you from?” I ask eagerly. I feel like a five year old in her presence. Suddenly I am completely and absolutely ignorant to the ways of the world. “Cuba. And this is in 1961, when we moved here. Because of well…” she trails off, […]

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Fish, Bicycles and Tables

August 27, 2011

I received such a sweet e-mail this weekend and had to share. This one is from Thanks for your awesome site! I am single and pregnant, 30 yrs. old, and 17 weeks along. Was engaged then canceled the wedding, ended the relationship and (surprise!) I’m pregnant! I love how upbeat and positive and progressive you […]

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My Neighbor.

August 17, 2011

She has been living next to us this entire time. Just a few feet away, in a house so quiet that I was beginning to wonder if anyone lived there at all. And then, one day, I saw her. Out on her front porch saying good bye to visitors. I dropped the shovel and walked […]

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Mr. Archer

August 15, 2011

I don’t write about him enough. Archer. My dog, my best friend, my boyfriend. Really, I joke about the last one. But I seriously feel like he is my boyfriend. He’s absolutely and completely devoted to loving me unconditionally, and he always forgives me when I’m in a lousy mood. And he’s so handsome. I […]

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Shop Until You Drop

August 13, 2011

I have a special offer for you from – but you have to click – read more – to see what it is. And find out who won our contest last week for a free pair of shoes!

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The necklaces are back…

August 11, 2011

Due to popular demand, the bronze new leaf necklaces are coming back. They will be ready for shipping in 4-6 weeks, but I am taking pre-orders now. This way I can gauge how many we need to make. If you would like an 18″ chain length, please say so in your PayPal note during purchase. […]

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In need of putty.

August 7, 2011

  (These photos are from a Cement Marketing office photo shoot the other day. Beautiful pictures of the office and my team here.) And thanks to @jaredlangston for the photography. My mother, a bona fide thrift expert, a finder of all things worth finding, hands me a copy of Gloria Steinem‘s Revolution from Within: A […]

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Trapped (and free shoes).

August 2, 2011

What do you think? What do you do to make sure you don’t fall into a whirlwind romance? How do you tell the difference between love and lust? P.S. I thought a picture of James Bond (the King of Lust) would be appropriate…love Sean Connery! Should add him to my list of the World’s Most […]

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