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Author Archives: jessica clare

Friday Flotsam and Jetsam

Admiring: Jenny and Andy, always. The Dinner: A Love Story 100 Rules of Dinner post is my new favorite thing this week (month?). Some to memorize… 10. There are very … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Loving On A Thursday

Mandarin Oranges by Lynne Millar, via Joslyn. I would die to have this in our kitchen!         Imogene + Willie’s new intimates collection.  This is definitely my … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pale & Simple

When I look at my interiors board, I notice that lately I’ve been drawn to simple and rustic spaces. Which isn’t necessarily unlike me, but they all seem to be … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · 3 Comments

Two for Tuesday

I will just never get enough of this style- clean and pared-down, but warm, cozy and rustic. It’s grey and flat here today (surprise, surprise), and I’d love to be … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Friday Flotsam and Jetsam

Adoring: Once again… Lily Stockman. By now you’ve undoubtedly read about her Block Shop, as it’s been written up pretty much everywhere. If you haven’t, they are hand printed scarfs, … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

Civetta Questionnaire with Emily of The Object Enthusiast

Today’s questionnaire is with Emily of The Object Enthusiast. Emily is a ceramics artist, and after coming across her blog, I developed a big crush on her work, and then … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

“There’s a curiosity in you that will move mountains some day as effortlessly as you’ve moved me for years.”

This gives me chills. I don’t know the author though, feel free to tell me if you know!          Don’t Fall In Love With The Curious One Don’t fall in … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Loving on a Thursday

 The Heidi Merrick Silk Colorblock dress. The perfect thing to wear all the way through Spring and Summer.       Cy Twombly, Natural History Part I No. VII, Mushrooms, … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · 4 Comments

Love and Performance Art

Do you know of the artist Marina Abramovich? I had heard of her many times over the years, but I confess that I didn’t hold the most gracious view of … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jessica Clare

Preschool teacher, writer, trouble maker.

LIVES: Seattle. By way of Santa Fe, San Francisco, and NYC.
LOVES: John
DAYDREAMS:Strong coffee. Gourmet magazine. Stinky cheese. Date night with new strappy heels. Green chile. Going back to India. Unabashed displays of love. Vegetable gardens. Clean sheets. Unruly stacks of books. Breaking Bad marathons. Writing like Joan Didion ,Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Joseph Stroud. Cookbooks. French 75s. Sequins with jeans. Leaving love notes.
BELIEVES: “A human being is part of the whole, called by us ‘Universe,’ a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole nature in its beauty. Nobody is able to achieve this completely, but the striving for such achievement is in itself a part of the liberation, and a foundation for inner security.” Albert Einstein “The important thing is not to think much but to love much and so do that which best stirs you to love.” St. Teresa of Avila “People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive, so that our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have resonances without own innermost being and reality, so that we actually feel the rapture of being alive.” Joseph Campbell

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