Tag: musings

  • The things I think about…

    Tonight I am sitting on the couch, listening to Andrew Bird’s new album and feeling tipsy on life. Tonight I am remembering our October trip to New England years ago. Seeing billions of red and yellow leaves for the first time ever, and crying at their beauty. Stopping on the side of the road for […]

  • Wendell Berry and Wes Jackson

    My friend Kate invited me to listen to Wendell Berry and Wes Jackson speak at the State Theater on Sunday afternoon. These two guys are so insightful, intelligent, curious, and inspiring. They spoke of the land, of agriculture, of fuel and food and earth. I took notes – these are just a few poetic things […]

  • I am me.

    I am me. And that’s all I can be. I wrote this: I think back to the dreams I had, dreams of what my life would be. Sleepy mornings with milky coffee, the clink of the spoon stirring in the sugar, crossword puzzles and a new day. I dreamed I would bake my own bread, […]

  • from my journal: authentic food

    I wrote this in my journal last night, and thought I’d share it here in case anyone is thinking about this, too. I am thinking about real, authentic, homemade food. Something that a grandmother somewhere is making for lunch. Something that is still being made in homes in rural Italy or France, in Mexico or […]

  • Simplify, simplify

    So I’m stuck on this post. We all know I’m quite the stressball. I worry a lot. I think a lot. I worry about thinking a lot. This new year was really hard for me – 2010 has been very difficult, and I’m so very anxious for 2011 to be stupendously amazingly wonderful. That puts […]