Sparks: The Humble Importance of Water, Bijoux to Lift the Spirits and Jackie Kennedy’s Funeral Poem

My intention for the year 2013 is to cultivate a spirit of radiance and sunlight and champagne and all things sparkly. Sure, that might make me seem like a glitterberry-obsessed pre-teen, but being in touch with that inner sparklepony might be a good thing for me these days — and something fun to think about in the middle of winter. I did a semi-regular Sparks column before chronicling what I was reading and inspired by, but I’m skewing it a bit now to keep track of what’s bringing forth the love and light in my life. + I made a