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Love Life

November 30, 2020

Great detail about pandemic life in this New Yorker cover by Adrian Tomine

Dinner for One

November 25, 2020


This will be my first Thanksgiving alone. But even so, I’m still cooking this elegant meal (with lots of leftovers). I’m so grateful for all of your company.


November 24, 2020

As of this writing, 56 days, 12 hours, 46 minutes and counting…

Photo by Joseph O. Holmes

Take nothing for granted

November 23, 2020

During my ritual evening moment of gratitude, I try to include at least one basic necessity in my life, which most of the time goes unnoticed (except after a power outage).

Illustration by Olivia de Recat

Dr. Biden

November 20, 2020

Jill Biden is going to be a great First Lady. I can hardly wait!

Photo by David Lienemann

Another autumn day in L.A.

November 19, 2020

One of the sights on my neighborhood dog walk.

Photo by George Byrne

Animals with Sharpies

November 18, 2020

Sage advice.

Illustration by MDNF

Upside of Masks

November 17, 2020

Geoff McFetridge, a favorite artist of mine, has a series of masks on sale. Just bought this one!

What shoes are you wearing?

November 16, 2020


In my apartment, I have a glorious shoe closet. (It was already there when I moved in.) But sadly, all the shoes are gathering dust. These days, I’ve devolved to wearing mostly Birkenstocks and Uggs. How about you?

Shoe Rows by Wayne Thiebaud (who just turned 100!)

High point of the week

November 13, 2020


For John Lewis. Go Georgia. Here’s how you can help