ladies and gents. its eSpresso…not eXpresso. seriously.
…it sucks. the boston tea party was a brilliant moment in american history. i always loved the story. rebellion and outrageous statement against the injustices of the british rule and taxation. come on! if i had been alive then, i for sure would have donned… Read More
hello. i have not forgotten to blog. i did not lose interest after 5 posts. i have been super busy with work, and although plenty of everyday, mommy-stuff has happened, like my good friend Faith Dwight (please read her blog, it’s amazing on so many… Read More
romantic poetry i thoroughly enjoy poetry. specifically that of the romantics. i never studied it as part of my english degree. it was a class i was waiting to take but didn’t ‘need’ in the end. i have this ‘thing’ about doing things in order.… Read More
please be patient with the continuing maintenance of this blog! my awesomely talented, brand designer of a husband, Richard Oliver, is knocking up something sweet. it should be here for y’all real soon. until then…well, you will have to settle for the inspirational writing as… Read More
i love my kids. love them. i would not trade my life now for my life before they were here. even if it is hectic, frantic, challenging in every area imaginable and super messy. they are also charming, magical, hilarious and a joy to be… Read More
so i’ve been thinking about deliberate living, staying awake, etc, and have decided that one fantastic way to do this is to make a list. a list of all the things i enjoy. a list of all those things that make me smile inside. a… Read More
i remember reading Walden for the first time at 16. i remember feeling something deep inside of myself resonate with Thoreau’s words. i remember promising myself that i would ‘live deliberately‘ at all costs. i do not remember the moment i forgot that promise. i… Read More