Slightly Un-Hippie Granola

Since the theme of this blog is shaping up to be “whatever I want to post on any given day,” I am offering up my recipe for granola today. It’s basic but delicious. Crunchy and crispy. A little bit sweet and a little bit salty. And it stands up well to a bowl of Greek…

Little Square Pictures

I am unapologetically addicted to Instagram. It is one of the reasons I still love my iPhone, which otherwise feels like an expensive and unwanted distraction. Recently, I decided to do a print project with some of those little square pictures from my IG account. I used PDFs to create “binders,” of which there are…

Who Are They?

I don’t draw much, but when I do, things tend to get strange. I have no idea who these people are. Cousins on a double date? Politicians from Mars? Hipsters from Greenpoint?

You never know what will make you want to write.

Or maybe YOU do. But I don’t. I’m in the middle of reading Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld, and for some reason, it has me thinking about all the books that I want to write. It’s not exactly a “writerly” book either. The language is pretty plain and the imagery is bare, but it is set…

Padded Closets, Emma Goldman, and Reading Closely

Last night I dreamed that I was looking for the perfect place to write and I decided to go back to my old apartment in the East Village. My sister’s friend Amy was living there now, and she had offered it as a quiet place to work.┬áIn reality, the apartment had never been a quiet…