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october things

The end of September went by very quickly because my new niece decided she wanted to be a September baby and not an October baby as scheduled so she was early, but she is also adorable. I have already started buying her all sorts of books. One of my very favorite authors from when I […]

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station eleven

STATION ELEVEN by Emily St. John Mandel comes out today in the US & Canada, and I believe tomorrow in the UK, which makes this both STATION ELEVEN Day and STATION ELEVEN Eve depending on location. I loved this book. LOVED. I have post-apocalypse fatigue and I still loved this book, because it’s so much […]

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hello, september.

Welcome to the new and improved erinmorgenstern.com. It is still under a little bit of construction and I’ll be tweaking things for awhile but the major changes are done. The FAQ has been updated, there is now a bonus page of book recommendations, as well as a contact form. Adam took most of the header photos. […]

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august internet hiatus & magicians

I am taking the entire month of August off from the internet.  What this means: no blog posts, no twitter unless important information sharing, no tumblr. I am shutting off the wifi connection on my laptop from tomorrow until Sept 1st. (I spend 90% of my computer time on the laptop.) I will be checking […]

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flax-golden tales: a not-quite-midnight picnic

a not-quite-midnight picnic We decide to have a midnight picnic with the moon but we leave early just after the sun goes to sleep so there will be enough light to see by to get there. We bring strawberries and honey and blue cheese and a bottle of red wine but we pack teacups instead […]

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now we are thirty-six

Today is my birthday. I suppose I am allowed to be thirty-six and still feel like I am just getting started, just beginning to figure things out, just happy and just married. Thank you again for all the wedding well-wishes on Twitter & Instagram, I wish I could respond to everyone personally but I can’t […]

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flax-golden tales: an entreaty before departure

an entreaty before departure It is almost time to go. Someday is, in fact, today. Time for departures and changes and brave new worlds. New sights and new sounds, new dreams and new shoes. Write yourself a note, to remember who you are. (It’s an easier thing to forget than you’d imagine.) Put your tray […]

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July 2nd, 2014

Adam and I got married at city hall this morning. I have always wanted a relationship that felt like the very end of Amélie & I actually found it. I am the luckiest girl in the world.

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flax-golden tales: bargaining with space and time

bargaining with space and time They make promises to themselves and to the universe and in that moment they believe they got the better of the bargain, they believe that everything is forever and infinite. Later, much later, they will realize their mistake. Nothing lasts forever. Promises regarding space and time disintegrate like paper in […]

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belated cocktails

I mentioned that I would share the Game of Thrones season finale cocktails if they came out well and they did but then I forgot! Oops. I decide beforehand to do one fire-themed cocktail and one ice-themed cocktail. Originally the ice one was going to involve sparkling wine but after spending the day making lemon […]

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