Friday, August 15, 2014

Her followers fashioned a crib made of wood, gold, and baby blue satin. Toy shops were filled with “Joanna Southcott’s Cradles” draped in pink calico with silver lace trim, holding a tiny doll inside. The devout sent elaborate gifts,  including “laced caps” and “a mohair mantle.” Less affluent members sent a pin cushion, a comb, two roses. Thousands of converts joined the movement in what would become the sect’s final year.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014


pitch bad medicine-in-brownstones article
process photographs
make baby food
head to farmers' market
finish packages for post office
buy plane tix for lake michigan

Saturday, October 19, 2013


Our baby girl, born September 29, 7:03 PM. Tiny Libra. Love.