m wood pen

illustrator of books, cocktails, travel + more

“I shouldn’t think even millionaires could eat anything nicer than new bread and real butter and honey for tea.” ― Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle

My loves. The best birthday present, year after lucky year, are happy times with these kookie, wonderful, hilarious, intelligent, sassy, kind, generous, goofy and incredibly thoughtful rascals. As I blow out the candles for yet another new year’s worth of wishes, you can be sure that I’m also counting my blessings, each and every one.  …

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She takes my breath away. Happy Birthday to my 22 year old baby Corey who burst into this world like dynamite. Loving, feisty, beautiful, curious, ambitious, purposeful, hilarious, courageous, uninhibited, rubber-faced, resourceful, sneaky, loyal, fun, rambunctious, tender, brave and with a profound power. I’m a very lucky mom. Here’s 22 years of thank you for …

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