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On The Cult of DIY Home Organization

I keep trying to write an essay about how compelling I find DIY home organization, because it’s something that can occupy my mind and attention for days, weeks. I’m talking about projects to organize art supplies, books, closets, toiletries, errant electrical wires…underlying these projects is the idea that life can be manageable if you simply… Continue reading On The Cult of DIY Home Organization

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An Excuse to Never Walk Again – Luxist

My household has never once been without a subscription to Auto Week, and my marriage has never gone more than a week — more than a day, probably — without a conversation relating to cars. This is because Phil is a certified gearhead (with his own race car!) and even though I am still more… Continue reading An Excuse to Never Walk Again – Luxist

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Helpful or Trouble: Tiffany’s New iPhone App – Luxist

I think weddings are stupid. I don’t have anything against marriage, in fact, I’m totally for it, having happily been a Mrs. since 1996. But all the hooplah that leads up to a wedding, starting with elaborate engagement scenarios and ending with cookie cutter, insert-bride, insert-groom here affairs, makes me itch. Trust me: none of… Continue reading Helpful or Trouble: Tiffany’s New iPhone App – Luxist

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News and Stories: November – December 2009

News: An excerpt of my World Hum story, the Heat Seeker, will be appearing in Best Women’s Travel Writing 2010! (Hitting the bookstores in February.) Travels: I took a road trip that started in Tucson, Arizona, continued on to Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico, and ended with a quick spin through the Petrified Forest… Continue reading News and Stories: November – December 2009