Tag Archives: beauty

Field Trip: The FloraCultural Society

Campbell created this flower "quiver" to free up hands when shopping

On this rainy Tuesday, I’m loving these cheery photos of The FloraCultural Society that Liessa Johannsen shot for my Gardenista post about this lovely new flower shop in Old Oakland. Florist Anna Campbell opened the shop as part of PopUpHood, a group that seeks to revitalize urban areas by taking vacant spaces and linking small business [...]

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Friday Things Considered: The Chasing Rainbows Edition

Downtown Oakland

At the end of a rainy Friday, I left the house to run a quick errand and found myself chasing rainbows all the way home.  I spotted the first one as I rounded a corner in downtown Oakland and immediately pulled over to admire it. Hoping to find a more open vista I drove a few [...]

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Friday Things Considered

Stone Angel - Mountain View Cemetery

My Boston kids are on lockdown and I’m locked on to news sites again.  What a crazy, distressing week this has been. I’ve been so grateful for peaceable things this week, including several walks through Mountain View cemetery where I saw how the quality of light can change everything.  Like the way this stone angel’s [...]

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Kathryn Pritchett

writes about Things Elemental — where we find shelter, why we connect, what sustains us and how we strut our stuff.

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