Happy Birthday, Lo

Lo and Behold: Lo is a year old. It seems fitting on this occasion to enumerate a few of her many fine qualities. Thus, here are the the Top Ten Things About Lo at One Year. 1. As from birth, she remains a style icon. She remains comfortable in any style but her current vibe … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Lo



Cleaning my mother's house. Cleaning my own house. This week, these parallel activities have me musing about the nature of housework.  I am a good-enough-for-government-work cleaner. The basics get done, and a little less frequently, I delve deeper, noticing and eradicating the toothpaste splash on the bathroom wall and the cobwebs clinging to the bulls-eye … Continue reading Housekeeping