• Ode to Matt

    Hey y’all! Today is Matt’s birthday. So, I thought I should put up an embarrassing gushing blog post about how wonderful he is. Then I thought…probably nobody but me would want to read that. So instead, I thought I’d put up an inventory of all the cool projects Matt has...


  • Care and Feeding

    Hi Y’all! I am sorry it’s been so long since I posted anything on our blog. My dad had a totally unexpected stroke back on March 3 which has been life-changing for us. And honestly, I’ve been struggling to decide how to write about the experience. I first wrote a...


  • reLuxe Mega Round Up - April 3, 2016

    Woo-hoo, time for another reLuxe (mega) Roundup! What makes this one a mega roundup, you might ask? Well, this one’s got lots of pictures (below the fold). Back when I started this blog, we were limited in how much we could store on the server. Now there’re no limits, and...


  • Shine, Perishing Republic

    While this America settles in the mould of its vulgarity, heavily thickening / to empire And protest, only a bubble in the molten mass, pops and sighs out, and the / mass hardens, I sadly smiling remember that the flower fades to make fruit, the fruit rots / to make earth.   --from...


  • Romantic Rendezvous at the reLuxe Ranch

    Now that we have a farm, and our lives are more attuned to natural cycles, I am beginning to understand the wisdom of celebrating Valentine's Day in February. With early vestiges of spring wafting in the wind and an abundance of cold, cuddly, starlit nights, romance is running rampant 'round...