We always have a sense of what pieces are doing best in the line, but it's fun to see the results in black and white at year-end. Last year's roster of bestsellers is a well-rounded group -- everyday basics, a little sweetness, a little rock 'n roll. Which one is your favorite? See them all here. Honorable mentions here, here, and here.
Antsy. As in, ants in my pants. For some new scenery. To get on a plane again! Are you feeling me? It goes without saying it’s been Groundhog Day for most of us for the better part of a year now. Z and I have always traveled together. We joke to our friends and family with kids that it is the best benefit to not having those responsibilities – to be able to just
I’ve never been a political person. I was 35 the first time I voted. I have a lot of friends who are really engaged in what is going on in politics. Recently it has occurred to me to ask a couple of them how politics, the news, issues of the day, were a part of their childhood experience, to try to determine how my reality was so different. The news was rarely on
It’s been so wonderful to be back in the studio and shop this last month. Having the shop open three days a week has been the perfect amount of time, it seems, for you and for us. We want to be able to continue to offer a safe space, and be responsive to the concerns of our clients, and to the still-fluid situation with the pandemic. I am all about balance, and
About a week after Colorado‘s stay-at-home order was put in place, my friend and (part-time CLP employee!) Jess let me know that she had started to volunteer for a grassroots mutual aid organization called Pandemic of Love. She said she was starting a "microcommunity" in the Boulder area that would set about matching folks who were suffering from COVID-related financial hardship with community members who volunteered to provide a little bit of
On March 7th, Z and I went to see Oprah in Denver. It’s crazy that was only 4 weeks ago. Seems like an eternity. Of course, Oprah shared a lot of pearls that day. Little did I know how much some of them would be put to the test so soon. Anecdotes she extolled, wise words from that oh-so-wise woman, that resonated with me that day now are shouting in my brain
In February I traveled to the Tucson Gem Show. It was my sixth year going and it continues to get better each time. I always leave feeling excited, inspired and centered. If the new year is the time when we look back on the highs and lows of the year in the rear view, the gem show marks for me the point where I get laser-focused on my goals for the year