Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Monday, February 25, 2013

Around here, spring is well and truly springing and it has been a week full of rather vivid dreams, lemon riccotta pancakes, typing with children (slightly less screamy than writing longhand), and the essential nature of rocks. I shall be trying, in the next few days, to work the words: I refute you thusly! into conversation. I'll let you know if I succeed.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Hello, big project.

There's a big project in the workroom right now. One that requires big rolls of beautiful, wavy-printed hemp/organic cotton fabric....
You're awesome, as always. It's nice of you to visit. Why don't you go into the kitchen and make us both some nachos, hm?

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Monday, February 18, 2013

Around here....

Around here, we are working on our fourth grade Mission report. And when I say "we" I mean that I'm 100% sure I'm getting more out of it than Seamus is. Yesterday, we had six Thoms cousins in a room at one time - which means we had quorum and thought maybe we'd vote on something, but couldn't think of anything, so we ate cake instead. Plus - Julian Fellowes knows how to fuck some shit up, yeah? Yeah.
ps. There is nothing like having your email hacked to get all your friends and relatives to contact you. Could be useful.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

New in the shop.

I do try to be modest. Not very hard - but, you know - I get excited. Nevermind.
This bag rules and I'm super-in-love-with-it. It's pretty and strong and fully lined with recycled hemp/organic cotton muslin. Just the way we like. See why I'm so excited? They're in the shop!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013


I'm going to go ahead and say that out-loud. Because I bought tickets. Yes I did.
pretty photo.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Around here....

Fin's best friend's cat died, so Fin found a rock and drew a cat face on it for him. That's my kid. He's also the one who destroyed Christmas, but he'd rather I didn't talk about that anymore.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013


Today, my baby is eight.
Now — his father and I are super-talented geniuses, but this kid is more super-talented and mega-geniusy than the two of us combined. Maybe three times and talented and smart as us. And good-looking. We only hope he soon learns to use it in the service of freedom and justice. Instead of whatever he's using it for now.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Around here....

Around here, I'm cleaning my workroom. You know - because I'm supposed to be doing my taxes.

Friday, February 1, 2013

Friday, I'm in love....

Arounna at bookhou wrote this fabulous post about buying handmade. (It was on Poppytalk.) I love how practical it is because I would have added a whole bit about intangible things and buying a story and it would have been super-heartfelt and you would have read it and thought: she's crazy.