We must embrace the soft stuff.

Leah Pellegrini
10 min readApr 7, 2021

On adopting a dog named Tomato, skies full of clouds, and other tender things — including a reframe of “productivity.”

This story was originally published on Substack. Subscribe here! And, all of the photos included were shot on film in the Bay Area — around my neighborhood in Oakland, along the beach in Alameda, on hilly hikes. Prints are available for purchase. Just email me if you’re interested.

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Leah Pellegrini

Writer, farmer, etc, just trying to make Mama Nay proud.