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then they were married

August 25, 2013

I would dare propose this as an alternate cover image for one of my favorite books of all, John Crowley’s Little, Big.

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March 5, 2013

How can I not fall in love with these seven beautiful earnest siblings singing their hearts out in Central Park? And how can I not want to read Alan Light’s The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of “Hallelujah”, an entire book about a single song and what it’s come […]

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In Memoriam: Franya Berkman, June 23, 1969-August 26, 2012

October 25, 2012

Below, words spoken at Franya’s Memorial Service and Celebration of Life on October 20: I met Franya 25 years ago last month, as fellow freshmen at Marlboro College. She left Marlboro after a year, and we stayed in each other’s lives as we bounced through the geographical and emotional upheavals of our late teens, twenties […]

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t-shirt flapper dress

April 2, 2012

…for this auction. Made from a pattern by Megan Nicolay, who also created the patterns I used for Rosy’s wedding dress. Thank you to lovely model Grace. And here it is in action (don’t blink): Here’s the first one I made (image posted here first). You can see that the t-shirt fringe looks, well, fringier, […]

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The Joy of Books

January 12, 2012

Found the above on this delightful site with the silly name sent to me by my sister-in-law (thank you!). The photos on the site make me want to pound the table and say, with Sally, “Yes! Yes! Yes!” (I heart bookshelves.)

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Oh happy day!

April 23, 2011

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Free your ass, and your mind will follow

November 29, 2010

This came into my inbox this morning and made me smile and want to hop a bus to Somerville. I can’t attribute it properly, because Sam Davis, guitarist for the illustrious Funky White Honkies described below, credited the quote only to a “local rag.” “The Funky White Honkies are a rag tag band of fine […]

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