Heather Eddy
A weekly email about the old age of youth, from a moody tween in her mid-forties.
Created 03 Feb 2021
  • Stranger Things
    19 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Hello you. I took myself out on a date the other day and spent a lovely afternoon wandering around a museum. Being surrounded by art just feels so good. Reveling in the pleasure of our own company jus...
  • Appetites: Critic's Corner
    13 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Well hello there. Oops, I did it again. I got lazy on Sunday, choosing to take a long walk that led to a pizza lunch, which ultimately ended in a carb-induced haze. Sorry? I don’t know how it is where...
  • The shame of hope
    06 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 2 4
    Howdy folks, Ok, I’m busted. I skipped last week to finish an essay draft and then yesterday…well, I just couldn’t quite finish my thoughts in time. As I type this note on Monday morning, I’m still no...
  • Appetites: Summer Reading
    22 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Dear friends, This morning one of my astro apps (come on, you know I have at least three) flashed its daily notification on my screen: Be decadent, it suggested. No problem, I replied. This app in par...
  • Ghost Stories
    15 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Hello good people– I’m back in the saddle after taking the past two weeks to get my house in order. And I mean that literally, of course. There was lots of location-shuffling between Paris and Amsterd...
  • Appetites: Hot Hot Hot
    25 Jul 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Dear friends, I was lazy this week, the heavy drapes of summer had me in a mood, and I barely left the house except to keep myself deep in watermelon wedges and lime popsicles. Yesterday I finally man...
  • The skillz to pay the billz
    18 Jul 2021 • 6 min read • 0 3
    Greetings friends far and wide– I’m actually very excited to welcome a group of new subscribers! I don’t know how you found me, but I’m glad you did, thank you for being here. Today is the first sunny...
  • Appetites #2: What's lost is lost
    11 Jul 2021 • 4 min read
    Hi friends, hello– You know, I have this propensity to be overly-clever and coy sometimes. I love a pun, I love a little jeux de mot. I like to think I’m witty, but I also accept that most of the time...
  • Taken for granite
    04 Jul 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    Happy Fourth of July, my fellow Americans! Happy just-another-day-in-July to the rest of you. I can’t remember the last time I actually celebrated the holiday in any way. I’ve been abroad for over six...
  • Appetites: The Hunger Games
    27 Jun 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Bonjour mes amis, I’m back in Paris again, ready to dive into my own hot vaxx summer. This will mostly consist of breaking out my flowy linen trousers and maybe having a glass of rosé on a terrasse on...
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