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.]
macklemore + ryan lewis.
i’m SO glad.
Yesterday was my birthday. There were so many highlights... here are some... • Riding on the back of a tandem bike to work... drinking a delivered latte. • Birthday pie. • A phone call from Italy that included three renditions of adorable little-girl Happy Birthday singing... in Italian, Spanish, and Chinese... ah-mazing. • Great news… Continue reading i’m SO glad.
we embrace our love/friendship and go.
This weekend has been brutal. Why? Oh, because my whole Texas-dwelling family was privileged enough to attend the Austin City Limits Festival. Brutal? Because I couldn't be there with them. Convincing my brother to go see Pretty Lights: ...and getting back a rave review. Having texts sent throughout the days of favorite songs by favorite… Continue reading we embrace our love/friendship and go.
like hipsters to blogspots.
In case you're wondering, DJing in Jackson, Wyoming looks a lot like [what my friend described as], "almost looking down your shirt all night"... ...whoops. I should stop wearing potato sack-ish shirts every time I'm asked to play tunes. And me DJing sounds a lot like playing this song on repeat... [you're gonna wish you...… Continue reading like hipsters to blogspots.
tunes, shoes and previews.
twas a good night.
During the Second World War, Winston Churchill’s finance minister said Britain should cut arts funding to support the war effort. Churchill’s response: “Then what are we fighting for?” I've been thinking a lot about that lately. What I'm doing. What we're all doing. What's worth fighting for. What fighting looks like. What government looks like. … Continue reading worth saving.
hope i don’t get bored.
Quickly talked to my momma on the phone today. Had so much to share. Things I should be writing about. • Found recipes from eons ago. • Catering for people richer than God. • Food. • Laughing 'til crying whilst skiing because I was acting like a drowning victim. • Amazing radio shows and new… Continue reading it smears.
alone. empowered. beautiful.
[feelings oh, so familiar.] Last night I went to a TreeFight event [nice logo, eh?] at the Center for the Arts featuring the amazing work of Thais Beltrame. Walking around, I was instantly moved by her work... It was like a story, an on-going epic... Moving... I could go on and… Continue reading alone. empowered. beautiful.
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.
[wish i could take credit for the dinos, but alas, i cannot: http://www.buzzfeed.com/ihatedinosaurs/hipster-dinosaurs-ppz?ref=nf%5D
my true heart.
Allison asked, - Do you cry a lot? - Pardon? - Well, in your blahg, you say that you cried when something happened a lot. Do you really cry? Or do you just say that? - Oh, I dunno... I think I cry everytime I say I do. Maybe I don't. Soon enough it was… Continue reading my true heart.