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the kitchen staple you didn’t know you needed. and also pie.

This is my favorite time of year for one reason: food. And one of my favorite foods to make once Los Angeles cools down enough for me to turn on the oven is savory pie. Sounds weird; tastes amazing. The base of said savory pie is something called onion confit, which is just a fancy […]

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no pattern, no plan

For the past couple of weeks I’ve been working on a wall-hanging piece. I started making it during the November 13 Patchwork show that I mentioned in this post. It was supposed to be a hat. But as it started to come together, it just didn’t seem to want to be a hat. So it’s flat. It’s […]

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i do not like these shoes (but maybe you do)

First of all, whoa. I can’t believe the post that shall not be named struck such a nerve with so many people. And I know when people read nerve-striking commentary, they will always filter the contents of that commentary through the lens of their own experiences, sometimes to the point of assigning meaning that the […]

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surprises, everywhere

So when I’m not making over-priced hats, I’m enjoying time with my six-year-old son; or working at my day job (yes, I have one); or spending time with my partner-in-crime, Jeff; or folding laundry; or stressing the eff out while watching The Walking Dead (Do you watch it?! Most stressful show on TV, hands down); […]

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