Category Archives: Favorite things

A fabulously useful new invention.

  What is it?  It is the magnebutton from The Grommet, two shankless buttons backed with strong magnets. They are the perfect thing to keep a shawl or scarf in place. The magnets are strong enough, according to the description, to hold … Continue reading

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On any given Sunday…

First, the weekly mutterings. Teacher :: mother. (My mom was a first-grade teacher. She eased into retirement by switching to kindergarten for the last few years.) Activity :: after-school. Scared :: shitless. Suction :: blood. (This association is no doubt … Continue reading

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