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.

Leah Pellegrini

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