Hump Day

By |March 18th, 2015|

At the farmer’s market this afternoon someone said, happy hump day!

I’d forgotten about hump day. When you’re hanging on by the skin of your teeth for a weekend, to do what’s really you, while all week you’re doing something that’s not. I hope you don’t have a hump day. That you’re not counting off days […]

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pictures of you

By |October 10th, 2011|

Once upon a time when I was a suit, (the marketing kind), I was flicking through photos trying to select one for a banking brochure. They were "aspirational" photos designed, in our case, to inspire people to invest for a lifestyle.
 
There I was, expensive hair, nice suit, nice office, excellent city life. Holding a […]

men’s sheds

By |August 29th, 2011|

The men in my life love a shed. 
I get the whole retreat thing. I get it. Farmers though, they're not really retreating. They're storing. Stockpiling. Saving. Salvaging. 
Ever looked in a farm shed?
Mostly they have a lot of fence posts. Some conductor thingos for electric fences. Old bedheads. I'll be honest, I don't know what most […]

in their element

By |August 25th, 2011|

Adam's mother, who overturns every stereotype of mother-in-law by being completely awesome, has a thing about finding photos of people she loves in their element. 
We take so many photos these days, right? 
On our phones, we email them, keep them, forget to file them.
Among all the snaps, do you have any of you doing exactly the […]