Heather Eddy
A weekly email about the old age of youth, from a moody tween in her mid-forties.
Created 03 Feb 2021
  • New Kid On the Block
    14 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Hello friends far and wide, I was supposed to be heading back to the States this coming week, but due to some dumb expat-related admin, I’ve had to postpone indefinitely. There’s not much of an upside...
  • Appetites: Which Old Witch
    31 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    Hey ghoul-friends, Here’s a fun fact about me: I never went trick-or-treating. I did wear Halloween costumes–always homemade–and participated in school events or went to the occasional Halloween party...
  • Raze the Roof
    24 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    Howdy peeps– The grocery store around the corner from my place here in Haarlem now sells White Claw. Have you heard of this “hard seltzer” stuff? Just kidding. Of course you have. Things sometimes tak...
  • Appetites: Sound On
    18 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Dear friends, I walked halfway down the path of writing one letter this week before I realized I was just wandering around my subject aimlessly. I know I had something to say, but what exactly? This i...
  • Collected Works
    10 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    Hello friends, It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Libra season! I took some time off because it was my birthday, whoopty-do! I got a record player, I went to the south of France, and now I coul...
  • 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...
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