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.
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.
Sitting in the kitchen, watching dolphins, drinking amazing coffee, hearing stories about waking up at 3am to drive four hours wrapped in a sleeping bag because the heat in the car isn't working... to ski, eating a "rustic tart" and the like made for an amazing morning. Then the walk with a new friend and… Continue reading warm.
Life is full of contradictions, mind-changes, irony and the such. I almost said my life was full of the daily contradictions, but I like to think it's not just me. If you read through my journal, you'll think [know] I'm crazy. This is the WORST. This is the BEST! I love him. I hate him.… Continue reading worst/best.
Did I ever tell you I have a portfolio website? I know I put it around town [interwebs town], but I don't know if I ever told TOLD you. http://www.rlmstevens.com There ye be. It's not a whole lot... but it's me: the graphic designer. A part... not the whole. Phew... Working hard on that aspect… Continue reading that aspect.
'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.
My dear Dabney sent this to me today: http://thebookspy.blogspot.com/ I love it. The site documents what people spotted in subways are reading and give projections about that whole reading/reader situation happening. It kinda made me miss Australia; where I rode a train constantly and always had a book in hand. [or at least bag.] And… Continue reading that whole reading/reader situation.
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.
I feel like I could write a novel about my trip to Las Vegas this past weekend. My friends Emma and Trask got married. WHOA. They decided about a week before Saturday that they wanted to get married and do it in Vegas. Originally, they wanted to get married in Vegas because there would be… Continue reading something horrible happened in the bathroom…