move your mind

you may have noticed that I disappeared from the blog world in april. I spent the month feeling unsettled and antsy. I wanted to spend my time daydreaming rather than dealing with the present. I was uninspired and unmotivated to blog about anything. this period of waning inspiration is common, especially among artists. and, according [...]


I'm very particular about how my music is organized. I create playlists for all sorts of categories - different modes of transportation, times in the day or mood I'm in. currently the playlists on my phone are divided among folders titled ‘roots’,’ trunk’, ‘branches’, and ‘leaves.’ the former containing artists like gillian welch and nickel [...]


long gone are the days of meandering through the aisles of sephora, perusing all of the products i'd never buy, and sampling a few uber expensive hand lotions. and then leaving feeling a little bit more put together and primped than when i started. now, with a very active 14-month-old, feeling put together and primped is an [...]

oh my, marville

“I've seen you, beauty, and you belong to me now, whoever you are waiting for and if I never see you again, I thought. You belong to me and all Paris belongs to me and I belong to this notebook and this pencil.” ― Ernest Hemingway ----- i love love love this exhibit of charles marville 's [...]

happy nation

unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably heard pharrell's single, "happy" by now. and perhaps you've spent hours more time than you should watching seriously, so addicting. and you also might be aware that happy movements are springing up all over the place! adorable kids at the detroit academy of arts and [...]