Peacock tail feathers up close.
Peacock tail feathers up close.

Tag: Community Forklift

  • Grief and Gardening Tips

    Grief and Gardening Tips

    I did not know it was possible to actually die of a broken heart, and yet my neighbor Kathleen has done just that. She just laid down in the bed and didn’t get up again. Her heart stopped. Sometimes there is a moment in time, or an experience that will bond people together forever, like […]

  • A Long Awaited Photoshoot

    A Long Awaited Photoshoot

    This post is to prevent Community Forklift from having the complete scoop on my bathroom. I’ve been prodded into action by a co-worker, because Community Forklift has a blog-post scheduled about sustainability and design, featuring MY bathroom. Why, what bathroom is that? The one we’ve just added, of course! The others already existed, so their […]

  • Turf Wars

    Turf Wars

    I have occupied every corner of this house. Admittedly, it’s not that big for a house, but still. As soon as I create a space in which to work, it gets taken over by someone I might be related to. A troubling discovery that is problematic. I finally carved out a space I don’t think […]

  • My Trash Story

    Since working at Community Forklift for three years now, I’ve taken to a different view of dumpster diving. It’s a sort of rescue mission, a diversionary tactic for landfill-headed junk. I am not a dumpster diver…. I AM SAVING THE EARTH! This is an empowering feeling, even if the skeptics call it spin. I never exactly felt bad […]

  • Community Forklift!

    My dear readers, I have been neglecting you. I am sorry. There is so much news to share, I am not sure where to start! I am working full-time. I know, right? Weird. I have never worked full-time in my life. Not counting the full-time mommy-ing, the orchestral musician and teacher thing, or even the […]