Rehearsal

Many years ago, in the long ago times of dish-pan hands and iced-coffee banana shakes with three scoops of ice-cream, a time before gluten-and-dairy intol­er­ance, a time before it seemed I knew any­thing about weight loss. It was a time of Oak...

The trip to America…

In October, we went to the US on what Doug called the Tour de Harper. The timing was partly to make it to my cousin David’s wed­ding to the ever awe­some Rachel and partly to get in before Harper’s plane ticket actu­ally cost money. We ended up on nine planes in...

When I wish upon a star

Wish­list for me… pretty things more oriental/middle eastern hanging things bubble bath, bath oils fancy food things (gluten-free, dairy-free) ear­rings – amber or amethyst neck­lace – amber or garnet brace­lets – amber books Movida Rus­tica poetry...

A gift-guide for Harper

We are plan­ning on making birth­days and end-of-year about exper­i­ences more than about things, but we know that people will want to buy Harper presents. I figure I ought to have one spot to point people for things we’re after or at least brands that...

In which the trusted ones pledge their love

Gamble everything for love! If you are a true human being. If not, leave this gath­ering. Half-heartedness doesn’t reach into majesty. You set out to find God, but then you keep stop­ping for long periods at mean-spirited road­houses. Don’t wait...