in the dirt.

tonite I worked on repotting some  jade offshoots along with a few other cuttings. Was nice to finally put to use some of the mini planters that I picked up on my trip south. I also made a couple of terrariums with some moss I dug up in the woods.  I've never made these before… Continue reading in the dirt.

tender mercies.

I've been on a Robert Duvall kick after watching The Apostle a few weeks ago.  After I watched it I read a terrific interview (read this) and learned that  Robert Duvall wrote, directed and produced it himself. Impressive! It was an outstanding film.  Tonite I rented Tender Mercies.  I had no idea it was similar to Crazy… Continue reading tender mercies.

buttermilk falls.

This past weekend I went on a day trip to buttermilk falls with my friends, mel and stephan. we went hiking through the woods and found a small pool underneath the train trestle. someone had left a makeshift fishing pole with a shiny lure still attached.  Mel caught a bunch of sunnies. that evening we… Continue reading buttermilk falls.


Yesterday I got an email from my pal, Jen, who led a group trip I went on out in Utah two years ago. She attached this pic of what I can honestly say is the most wonderful dream of a home I have seen in quite some time. ...expenses are minimal these days as I live… Continue reading streamline.

one more dollar.

Feist & Ben Gibbard, The Train Song It’s so many miles and so long since I’ve left you Don’t even know what I’ll find when I get to you But suddenly now, I know where I belong It’s many hundred miles and it won’t be long… Last week I set sail on a week long adventure… Continue reading one more dollar.


enjoying an early morning at my desk. making a few small packages.  never imagined i'd love brown paper packing tape as much as i do.  admiring some of my treasures. it's a beautiful day in brooklyn.  heading for a stroll to the post office.  then, to cafe regular.  they make a beautiful latte.