At Mama says Om this week, the theme is to list 20 things about yourself. I can do that. So here we are.
Note that the capitalization is meant to complement a staggered layout on the page that didn't quite translate to the Blogger environment. C'est la vie.
20 Things (in no particular order) . . .
I love BOOKS
I collect FOUNTAIN PENS, which I use, and JOURNALS, which I too often don’t
I enjoy the ritual of using INK FROM A BOTTLE
I love PHOTOGRAPHY—both MAKING pictures and LOOKING at others’ work
I am trying to learn to DRAW
I could not survive without AUDIO BOOKS, PODCASTS, and NPR
I FLIRT with technology
I adore my husband MARK and my two children, GRAHAM and LAUREN
I desperately want to RENOVATE MY HOUSE
I am INSPIRED by WORDS and want to write
I have LIVED in Decatur, IL, Chicago, IL, Brooklyn, NY, Seattle, WA,
Tokyo, Japan, Rochester, NY, and Palo Alto, CA.
I consider WINE a food group
I love to COOK and confess to being a foodie
I love things JAPANESE
I am promiscuous with TOOTHPASTE brands
I dislike being BAREFOOT
I enjoy my two big, lumbering LABS, Hamish and Isla
I think God intended BAGELS to be savory and MARTINIS to be made only with gin or vodka and vermouth, an olive or a twist of lemon
I love getting up EARLY in the morning and seeing the SUN rise
I sincerely try to do GOOD THINGS in this world