Archive for November, 2006

The Workspace Formerly Known as My Dining Room

Monday, November 6th, 2006

Yes, after 3 1/2 years, my house is still very much a work in progress. As the continuing saga of my attempts to simplify (ha) and organize (hahahahahahaha) unfolds, I improvise. The studio space has been partially unburied by my VERY generous and patient boyfriend, but until I purge, say, 300 books, the dining room […]

My Guiltiest Pleasure, Unmasked

Monday, November 6th, 2006

While in Austin in early October, I took a stroll through my favorite independent book store, Book People. As someone who enjoys rambling about my own literary choices (gee….can ya tell?), I also like reading about the choices of others, so I often check out the staff picks. A long time magazine junkie, I sprinted […]

I am Invincible!

Monday, November 6th, 2006

Many said it couldn’t be done, it shouldn’t be done, it wouldn’t be done, and that I’m crazy. (No defense on that last one.) But here it is! The desk! In MY HOUSE. UPSTAIRS. MwahahahaHA! Not only was it no big deal getting the desk in the door, but my new best friends at Navis […]

I Pledge Allegiance to Bacon

Monday, November 6th, 2006

What more can be said about Sarah Vowell? She’s smart, hilarious, somebody we’d all like to accompany on a road trip, or to a political protest. Truly, it’s all been said before, so I’ll be brief. Yes, I should’ve read this book 5 years ago. Yes, I’ve had this book for 5 years. (Really. It […]

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Sunday, November 5th, 2006

All albums are one of a kind and incorporate original 78 record binders. Albums contain acid-free paper and are hand bound using grommets and ball chain. I envision these as photo albums or scrap books, but a blank book obviously has endless possibilities.