This was my weekend... It was Evan and my anniversary yesterday. We celebrated on Friday. He gave me that card in the middle... complete with the awesome guitar player. [when i first moved in with evan, i saw a guitar and was convinced he was borrowing it from someone because i was convinced he did… Continue reading la voglio.
Three years ago today, I didn't have today. I didn't have a January 7th. I lost that day in the flight from Austin to Sydney. So much has changed since that day. It's hard to even compare my life then and now... so different. Sydney changed me... for the better. But it was so hard. … Continue reading gorgeous and affecting.
Hay! Hay, you! ...wull hay. I wanna talk to you. It's been a while... and there's so much I've wanted to talk about. But then... everything, all this, floors you. me. We decided to go out for drinks. A lot of us. At work. Work has been hard lately... for everyone. Work has been hard… Continue reading you would go to a writing class tonight?
It's been a very Australian evening. Last night, I came home to a package from such a sweetheart of a friend, Katrina. It was FILLED with the sweetest Australian goodies. So, tonight, I made myself an affogato. It's a treat that I would constantly order in Oz that consisted of espresso poured on top of… Continue reading an australian evening.
There have been two times in my life when I have been completely affected by a reaction to my work. The first was when I was interning at a magazine in Jackson, trying to start my working life, secretly wanting to be a graphic designer. I was told I was in charge of heading up… Continue reading you did this?
Momma was here for a bit over a week. It was amazing. Wonderful. Everything. Love. We did so much. But most importantly, we laughed, danced and loved. I really had a hard time taking her to the airport. When we hugged goodbye at security, we hugged tight. Couldn't let go. We were quiet, trying to… Continue reading thank you for sharing.
Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator, is best known for Where the Wild Things Are. And he has a new book, which is so exciting. But I don't know if any of his books [which i love dearly dearly] will ever have the same affect on me that his interview from today's Fresh Air has had...… Continue reading live your life live your life live your life.
I saw a girl on her bike get hit by a car today. I've never seen that. It was right downtown. The whole block froze. - ARE YOU ALRIGHT?! ...is all that was heard in the surrounding dead silence, yelled by many of us. Still no one moved. Everyone was still. She stood up. Shaken. … Continue reading to who? everyone.
a] i have a radio show: http://soundcloud.com/wullhay/morning-scramble-july-20-2011 [even if it only is for a couple more weeks.] b] when you're scared of doing something that many people think means nothing, there are people like this: doing the something you think is nothing. laying under cars when they think they're inadequate... http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/17/magazine/the-make-believer.html?_r=1&pagewanted=1&sq=miranda%20july&st=cse&scp=1 c] no matter what… Continue reading things you need to remember…
Rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River was [hands down] one of the most amazing experiences of my life. Words trying to spell out the laughs, scares, beauty, realizations, breathlessness... would fall short. So, in hopes, here are some photos to explain... [in almost completely random order...] [a week for the books. a time… Continue reading where i’ve been for the last week…
My dad has had his moments. By that, I mean he's a quirky, silly guy, but every once in a while, he'll blow you out of the water with sweetness. For the rest of this story to make any sense, you must read this old blahg post: https://rachellaurenmarie.wordpress.com/2010/12/24/love-is-there/ And if you refuse to do so… Continue reading crying, smiling, singing, loving. magic.
The Big 2-6 Birthday Recap. 8:00AM - Wake up. I had work to do. Open a package from my dear, dear family. I took that in front of the Texas liscense plate for y'all. Missing you. Loving all the love you sent to me for my birthday! I especially love this next gem because it… Continue reading everything, everyone… celebrate.
I'm usually all about celebrating my birthday for a whole week. Proclaiming that it's "MY BIRTHDAY WEEK! We're gonna BBQ/eat at Trio/go rafting/watch movies/etc. etc... cuz it's MY BIRTHDAY WEEK!" But this year, I didn't really want to. Didn't want to make a fuss. Didn't want the hoopla. I'm getting older, it's okay that there… Continue reading the whole damn year.
I saw a question the other day, asking, "If you could have dinner with three people [dead or alive] who would they be?" Well, besides my beautiful friends and family that I'm always down for dinner with, I would choose Tina Fey, Miranda July and... well, I don't know who the third is yet. Thank… Continue reading girls just wanna get stabbed.
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.
Haven't been blahgging all that much. I feel like I'm running in a million different directions... but I'm not moving at all. In fact, I'm sitting still, watching the rain mostly... with my skin stretching every which way... wanting me to move. So, here are just some things... going a million different ways... [new architecture… Continue reading wanting me to move.
My number one ladycrush is Miranda July. I've already talked to you about how much I love her book. It is one of my favorite favorites. [p.s. you can find how much i'm obsessed with miss july by using the "stalker" feature on this here blahg, located on the left upper portion of the page.]… Continue reading my word was: i.
I forgot to show you this... Isn't this project just the raddest? [being someone new: being yourself: always yourself: someone new] It's brought to you by this amazing woman: Irina Werning [go check out the rest of the shots from the project!... they are ah-mazing.] The "back to the future", "where you've been" project. I… Continue reading reenact.
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 lazy morning of coffee and eating granola out of the jar... ...is accompanied by gorgeous tunes and brave, beautiful words. [all inspiring images brought to you by http://pinterest.com/brandy/words-that-inspire/%5D [and then a new poster by me just for kicks...] [have yourself a lovely, lovely day.]