This Fall is All About Textures

Now, the connection between outfits and recipes may seem tenuous at best, but when you really think about it, they’re both things that we think about every single day. Putting together something that works, both in the kitchen and in one’s closet, requires an understanding of the need for variety. In clothes, that often means…

An Ode to White Tops

The advent of cold weather is marked by two things— the chafing from boots that starts my heel blisters (a winter mainstay) and apple picking season (as soon as it gets even a little chilly, everyone runs off to the orchards in assorted flannel). Now that both of those things has happened, it’s safe to…

Chapter Twenty-Two

My parents always said that I was “mature” for my age, which now, looking back, may have been their way of expressing relief that I was fairly easy to manage as a child. Over the summer, I asked my mother to bring me some knitting things from my old stash, and she was very amused…