New Jacket

Am amused how the screen protector makes this photo fuzzy and glowing. ModCloth, $110, available S/M/L/XL. I’m wearing a medium, which is a bit roomy on me. Good for wearing a heavy sweater underneath.

Signatures for Don Harmon

Hi, locals! I’m collecting signatures for Senator Don Harmon ( and for Kina Collins, who is running for Congress ( I’m going to have petitions on my porch today and tomorrow (MLK Day) from 2-5; please ring the doorbell if you come by, so I can witness your signature for either or both! It’s particularly …

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A Cold, Crisp Chicago Day

Just going through my phone — a pic from just before I went to Santa Fe, Kavi and a friend going sledding on a cold, crisp Chicago day.

A Resin Beginner

Spent a little time just now taking photos of some of my resin jewelry. I’m still a resin beginner and make a lot of mistakes, but I’m happy with these pieces, and I thought they deserved better photographs than the ones I’d taken before. We’re having a quiet January at Serendib House, with the start …

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Garden Log 1/14/22

I have placed one of my seed catalog orders. 2 hours of happy perusing of seeds, with a British murder mystery playing in the background — is there a better way to spend a Friday night in January? I have bought FAR more seeds than I can possibly plant in my garden, but that’s the …

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