Pun intended. Cindy loves dreaming up witty quips and groan-worthy wordplay. In fact, you could say this girl just wants to have puns. As an avid fan of the written word and a librarian at heart, she also loves used bookstores, especially ones that harbor cats. Vintage clothing, cocktails, and ephemera are a few of her favorite things.
Do you remember your first valentine? I can recall the first one that really made an impression in fifth grade, I eagerly collected classmates' valentines in the shoe box I had festooned with glitter, paper doilies, and heart-shaped stickers. Read more »
Fans of fowls and worshipers of the winged were all aflutter yesterday, because January 5th was National Bird Day. In honor of this occasion, we wanted to showcase some of the extraordinarily gorgeous illustrations from John James Audubon. Read more »
Ready to get down and get festive with all kinds of seasonal projects, from tree trimmings to table toppers? Haul out the yarn, felt, and craft glue, and let these 1960s and 1970s images and ideas from magazines inspire you! Read more »
San Francisco, CA, known for its iconic bridges, cable cars, fog, and landscapes, is a city with a storied cultural past. Take a look back in time with these vintage photographs of the City by the Bay. Read more »
When seasonal temperatures start to drop, nothing chases off the chills better than a toasty beverage. These hot apple cider cocktail recipes will keep you and your guests warm and cozy, whatever the weather. Read more »
"Before there was Zooey D's brand of 'quirky,' there was Winona Ryder, who leaned a little more towards strange and dangerous than cute and silly." ModWriter Cindy takes us back to highlight her longtime muse and the '90s ultimate It Girl: Winona. Read more »