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a few things


This project by Emily Henderson is so wonderful.

This post to the Ma Books describes what I do with my free days: walk and recharge.

“Thank you for the messy wash of thoughts that sluice as I move, and for these hands ready to grasp, hold, caress. I speak my patience, my energy, my hopes into the arms of the alders, the fulsome songs of the birds, the winding edge of the road I walk along.”


These photographic prints by Bree Madden are lovely and would look so nice on the walls in my sisters new place. I wish I could buy them all and send them to her.

This summer Clover will be attending the Angelina Ballerina camp on Saturday mornings. She is very excited and I am looking forward to the two hours of reading time I will get each session. Otherwise we do not have too much planned for the summer and it sounds relaxing.


I have been wearing dresses and skirts every day of the recent heat wave. I think this one would be nice to add to my collection.

Also, this navy wrap dress from Field Day in Oakland is the most functional and well fitting garment in my closet!

cob houses

Tono Mirai-Future House-2010

I have have been mildly obsessed with cob houses for a while now and Pinterest has been a great jumping off point. Tonight I found videos on YouTube and went down a rabbit hole of glee. I think the pinnacle in cob house construction is certainly this place in Japan, which combines cob building techniques with traditional Japanese wooden construction. The home melds together these processes beautifully and with such care to the land that is built on. The architect Tono Mirai calls it “Future House.” Check it out! Video by Kirsten Dirksen is here.