What lies in the dark is often a question heavy with fear. What lies beyond the comfort and assurance of clear vision. Does darkness encompass fear of the unknown, or is being in the dark more than an absence of clarity? Perhaps it is a reminder of the strength and power that lies within all […]Read more "On Darkness"
I’ve been in a creamy, beige, tan, loose hair in the wind, cozied-into-a-nook mood for a while. I always gravitate toward dark colors like black, burgundy wine and more black but recently light is returning to my wardrobe. This shift has been making me see the beauty of darkness and light working together to make […]Read more "Creamy Blooms and Beige Sighs"
I will be sharing more of my travel photos. These are from Australia in August and September of 2016. Photos are of the Wollongong coast and Sydney. More photos of cool places, including more from Australia, England and Paris to come. I had such a great time playing with the different lighting and shades of […]Read more "Fries and Blue Skies: Australia 2016, Part one"
At a craft fair in Wicker Park, in a small white tent joined with a hundred other small white tents sits a bevy of crystals, delicate brass chains, bundles of sage, and glass bottles full of good vibes and essential oils, amongst it all sits a self proclaimed earth mama and creator of each piece […]Read more "Rose Quartz and Goddess Dust"
Down the street from gas stations, liquor stores with barred windows and defunct shop fronts lies a little gem on the corner of North and Rockwell. A small studio with colored glass glinting from every window shines, even gray skies outside cannot dim the bright art within. The artist, a jovial, fast-talking Chicagoan, opens the […]Read more "Stained Glass and Illumination"
One of my perfect days, because honestly I could think of a lot of things that could make a day perfect, would include eating hot toast and flipping through a great coffee table book. A big vintage book with a floral printed cover and stiff spine, a book that would make me feel like an antiquarian. […]Read more "Watercress and Antiquaries"
Let’s get one thing out of the way right here, right now. Potatoes are great. In my opinion they are one of the best foods. Savory, filling, full of nutrients and perfect just on their own (or dipped in guacamole). Baked potato chippies (and baked sweet potato chips) are my first and last resort meal plan. […]Read more "Baked Chippies and Cumulus Clouds"