Side Table: October 13

I'm really getting into the Halloween mood! See that handsome crow there in the middle of my table? That's Carlos, he was on sale at a Walgreens last year, and I had to rescue him from the shelf. I am wild about birds -crows and ravens are my favorites by far. They are not just…

Side Tables

For many months now, I've been hearing the word aesthetic frequently thrown around by my teenage daughter and her friends, with the casual-yet-kind-of-forced insouciance that teens have perfected for decades. It's not a word I've ever really used - it vaguely brought to mind (so-called) serious people like Art Critics and Philosophers. "Oh yeah, that video is soooo…