Your reward for a year well done

Distractions anyone? It’s the week before Christmas, and I’m distracted. Sugar-plum-fairies-dancing-in-my-head distracted. (Because I’m twitterpated with the holidays.) Yes, I’m tired. Yes, I’m hungry. Yes, I’m probably forgetting someone’s gift. (Because I ALWAYS forget someone no matter how many lists I keep.) But the holidays are my reward for a year well done. I envy … Read more Your reward for a year well done

Rubber Cement Bouncy Balls and Other Peculiar Uses For Glue

WARNING: I use the word “sperm” in this email. Read it at your own risk. . . . All the pennies I needed to start Christmas projects for my siblings’ lovah, lovahs (in my best Shaggy voice) were finally oxidized last week. The patina is a gorgeous color. (It’s on the green spectrum somewhere between … Read more Rubber Cement Bouncy Balls and Other Peculiar Uses For Glue

My Shortbread Cookie Wish For You.

What makes you happy? I’m not talking about that excited, screaming YASSS from the IG rooftop while butchering Pharrell’s clap along lyrics like you’re dressing a turkey for Thanksgiving. I’m talking about the type of happy that makes your soul smile — where you kick back in your teal Converse sneakers, pop a hot-outta-the-oven shortbread … Read more My Shortbread Cookie Wish For You.