Evan and I celebrated four years of marriage last week. It feels like more to me, but only in the best way. Only in the familiar—family—it-feels-like-we've-been-through-decades-of-life-together way. On Wednesday, August 14th (our actual wedding anniversary), The Rolling Stones were playing in Seattle. My incredible cousin took this event and made it a family affair by… Continue reading a rockstar-esque anniversary. [and a surprisingly easy story to tell.]
lovely little things.
these days, I have to remind myself to stop and breathe in life. love the little lovely things. like the awesome card from your bff: or the valentine from your dear friends and their BABY… their beautiful, wonderful babe: or remembering to watch your all-time favorite movie near enough to valentine's: I swear I interpret… Continue reading lovely little things.
fox in the snow, diamond in the sky.
The death plague that I've contracted from Jackson has given me pause with opportunity to document how wonderful the trip was. I didn't get to spend time with all my favorite lovelies, but I did get to soak up some supreme mountain time. [no energy for captions or correct spacing. just good times galore.] … Continue reading fox in the snow, diamond in the sky.
the themed patterns of nowness.
I find that there are themed patterns in my nowness that I vividly recognize. Comfort/Sameness, Newness/Excitement, Inspiration/Aspiration. Repeat. [comfort/sameness] I have been with this boy for two whole years. [on saturday.] That boy. The one in the other room working. Working on things. Working on bikes. Tools. Giving it his all. We still laugh at… Continue reading the themed patterns of nowness.
where wine comes from!
I am a sucker for free things. I'll take it! I'll do that! Sure, I'll eat that! So, I won a two week pass to The Womens Club from a raffle from a 5k Momma and I did whilst she was in town. I answered the phone call and when they told me I had… Continue reading where wine comes from!
watercoloring for freedom.
we do, too.
Easter was a success. Especially because I received this card in the mail... I love my family. And, yesterday, I got to wear my yellow Easter dress... Oh, taking pictures of myself... by myself. And the ridiculousness. I giggle at this picture because: • Am I surprising someone? • Am I getting surprised by someone?… Continue reading we do, too.
A couple nights ago, I helped out at Locavore's Night Out. It was an event by local food providers and it was just ah-mazing. [some of the best food of my life.] But it was over the hill [in Idaho], which means that all the beautiful parents and their beautiful children come out of the… Continue reading good flushers.
I had big Valentine's plans. Big Valentine's plans for you... the reader... subscriber. I was going to share with you an entry in the journal [it's like a blahg but with pen and paper... more work] about love. Love as a question. Love as a doubt. Love as a choice. Love as a mystery. Love… Continue reading be forewarned.
a love/dislike letter.
Dear Texas, How to I love thee? Let me list the ways... • [and foremost] My Family. • Your TexMex Food. • Your Margaritas. • When you have my BFF around for long periods of time, I want to cry of happiness. • Antiquing. [oh, my... wonderfulness.] • College Friends and Their Gorgeous Families. •… Continue reading a love/dislike letter.
love is there.
The holidays at home, in Texas, are always so comforting, so familiar... home. And everyone gets their fair share of running around. Dad works at the Post Office and works his ass off everyday up to Christmas. Mom is mom and wants everything to be perfect for everyone. Ryland has to find the right present… Continue reading love is there.
'Tis the season for music. Christmas Music -- YES. [and, boy, do i love it.] But, other music as well. People are gathering: celebrating their fondness for each other, celebrating their love, celebrating a cause, celebrating a hobby, celebrating smiles, celebrating family, celebrating giving, celebrating faith, celebrating someone, celebrating a community, celebrating. Celebrate good times...… Continue reading soundtrack this.
everywhere you go…
For DJs... or not. Anyone can come and hang out at Ignight Friday night. Maybe you've had that crush on that one DJ with such good music taste and you wanna see if their voice is deceiving. Or you're interested in getting involved and those conversations always go better over drinks. Or you just wanna… Continue reading dirty cartoons.
since i was twelve.
Okay, I'm reusing my post from last Halloween... - Why can’t witches get pregnant? - I dunno, Mom… Why? - Because warlocks have hollow-weenies! [out of the 500 times i've heard this joke, i bet i hear the punch line about 25% of the time... the other 75%, she's laughing too hard to deliver it. … Continue reading since i was twelve.
labor day twentyten.
Not Pictured: Margaritas at Dusk on a Rooftop with Loves. Getting Busted by Horse Cops [p.s. horse cops = terrifying]. Huckleberry Hot Springs Amazingness. Watching the Most Hilarious Bird in the World Trying to Fly in Crazy Wind. Dinner Party Laughs and Laughs and Laughs. Much More Love. Thrift Shopping with Beautifuls and Finds Galore.… Continue reading labor day twentyten.
handsome cowboys and heineken beer.
I woke up insanely happy and just didn't know what to do with myself... so I did what I do best, took a picture of myself on my computer. It's crazy that I'm twenty-five... today... whoa. And that... that is what I look like after a quarter century of living, breathing, running, loving, crying, dancing,… Continue reading handsome cowboys and heineken beer.