We went to a winter fair at Eva’s school recently, where a girl dressed as a fairy gave her a gemstone. This was a Big Event, much discussed at bedtime…

October 2022

on anguished literary correspondence

September 2022

but tomorrow and 21 years ago

August 2022

“The summer has been long, and it still isn’t over.” So begins A Man in Love by Karl Ove Knausgaard and also this newsletter. Both describe…

June 2022

ways of reaching someone

May 2022

on mayflies & mortality

April 2022

season of engulfment

March 2022

it's the mud, it's the mud

February 2022

seasonal depression & conspicuous holiday consumption

January 2022

the view from our nest

December 2021

On Johnny Cash, Jesus, and birth