Thursday, February 26, 2009

So this is the new year...

It is often towards the end of each year, that magazines, blogs and radio programs begin to bombard us with their Best of the Year lists. Not so here in the Bear Matrimony Headquarters. We have a time-machine and we intend to use it. So here's Yours Truly's list of the best of 2009:

Book of the Year:
Delicate Edible Birds by Lauren Groff. I'm sure everyone's already all too familiar with my obsession with Lauren Groff's prose, and I will not bore you with the whys and the hows, but say only this: I dare you to read Watershed and not cry.

Best Film of the Year:
Where The Wild Things Are -movie directed by Spike Jonze (in theatres near YOU sometime in the fall 0f 2009). Enough said.

Album of the Year:

Animal of The Year:
The Sea Otter. ( approved!)

Snack of the Year:
South River Miso. It's alive and in a jar!

New Past-Time of the Year:
Quilting. Unemployment optional, but preferred for this hobby.

Item of the Year:
Hammock. See above.

Best Decade To Re-live in 2009:
1990s (and fiiinally everyone else is coming around to Missa and my way of thinking!)

Cozy Grandpa Cardi by thriftcandy.
photo by thriftcandy

The authors of this post take no responsibility for any predictions posted here. All predictions are subject to changes in zeitgeist, preferences and/or mind.

Saturday, February 21, 2009


...please excuse it.  We'll get back to the regular, ie. erratic posting schedule shortly. In the meantime, watch girls play:

The Littlest Birds Sing the Happiest Songs by Violet Folklore.

the sleepiest girl in new york by marcinéma.

I see a small house built on the sea by you.
I see a small house/built on the sea/I could live there alone with a horse/and a ukulele (well not alone, obviously)

Listening to: Patrick Wolfe
Reading: Delicate Edible Birds!!!!!!

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Sneak preview

We'll I didn't quite make it up to my Island and husband by the 29th, but I'll be there by Friday, so I thought to give you a little peek into a new venture that'll I hope to be running about island life.

This here sporadic blog will, of course, still keep running, it's own, unpredictable course.

Oh and dear W_R friends, I'm hoping to manage an outfit post or two in the not-too-distant future. I've missed it.

See 'ya all soon.

The Little House By The Sea