In & Of

Name | Hometown | Currently Reside In?

My name is Lindsey Glass and I grew up on a farm outside of Pavo, Georgia. I currently live in Atlanta, Georgia in Ormewood Park.

Is your work influenced by season or changing weather?

Yes, in that my mood and thoughts are influenced by the season and my work is influenced by my mood and thoughts. Seasonal shifts always feel like a rebirth to me, which makes me feel anything is possible, and creative shifts are usually born from that.

What’s the best thing you’ve ever gotten in the mail?

A dear dear friend of mine from college sends the most thoughtful and interesting packages. Every once in a while one will show up out of the blue and it will have a letter, some illustrations of hers, maybe some stickers, photos she tore out of old National Geographic Magazines.

What is your favorite holiday tradition (new or old)?

My dad always secretly buys one gift for me and one gift for my mom, acts like he hasn’t, hides them, and when we are “finished” opening gifts, he will bring them out, we act surprised, we open them, and we all get emotional. Those are the sweetest moments of my life.

How do you find comfort? Any self-care rituals?

I find comfort in returning to my childhood home, in the home I’ve built for myself in Atlanta, in the eyes of the people I love, and in music- specifically The National. My self-care rituals are running, making chai at least twice a day, being quiet with myself on the porch, and taking baths.

Do you have a favorite fall/winter/holiday memory?

One autumn when I was quite young I guessed the weight of a massive pumpkin that the local Wal-Mart was giving away. I ended up guessing within a couple of pounds, and the manager called my mom (who didn’t even know I had entered the contest) and told us we had to come and pick it up. So my dad drove to the Wal-Mart in his truck and hauled this gigantic 200-and-something pound pumpkin home. When he got back we all kind of stood around looking at it like “what are we supposed to do with this thing”. My parents were pretty amused.

What is your go-to holiday dish?

My grandmother made the most amazing date nut balls. Date nut balls 100 percent.