my favorite laugh.

When Evan finished his first semester of—official—nursing school, I did a little celebratory dance for the occasion. And—of course—I watched the video over and over, because I'm addicted to that laugh. The beginning of this journey feels like so. long. ago. Because it's been a really long journey—this whole Evan-in-Nursing-School thing. He has worked nights… Continue reading my favorite laugh.

results are almost.

so many things are just so bright. [the excitement inside.] first off, get excited with me. listen to this song and dance through the rest of reading this... i am working on final projects for my first semester of grad school... eee! it feels so right. filled with creative energy, i want to create, collaborate… Continue reading results are almost.

ghetto hikes and ghetto bikes and polica.

In an effort to blahg more, here I am. It's just because I want to share more.  I sit at a computer all day, almost every day, and I find all of these things and want to share with someone, laugh with someone, dance with someone. And so my effort starts here.  Sharing more. This… Continue reading ghetto hikes and ghetto bikes and polica.

rogue deer wandering.

Anna and I have been friends since the days of Alpinist magazine. We lived in the Swamp House together, with her gorgeous sisters, awesome boyfriend [dan], and random interns... We've been on many an adventure to Yosemite, danced on tables in Vegas, made tons of Valentines for loved ones together, ran together, skied together, laughed… Continue reading rogue deer wandering.

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.

where i’ve been for the last week…

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…

it’s common courtesy.

Some Friday hilarity to start your weekend off right... Back Story:  My friend, Anna Davis, is a CPA.  Truth: https://rachellaurenmarie.wordpress.com/2010/06/24/2049/  She is way talented.  Her sister, Gretchen Davis, is effing hilarious. Come to find, Anna got herself an INTERN.  And this is comical because Anna works from home.  I informed Gretchen of the new intern… Continue reading it’s common courtesy.

why is my house all the way over…

Some things I just want to share... [this song.]   [this hilarity.]   [a star wars photo.] i just think this is so hilarious. boba fett and darth vader gossiping over coffee, r2d2 looking on disapprovingly and leia checking her texts. just another typical day in the galaxy.   [and this song.]   [oh, look! … Continue reading why is my house all the way over…

it’s okay if your shoes aren’t doing it…

I got a text message yesterday morning, that read: "You are going to crack up when you see the cover of the daily!" My first thought was, Oh, no this cannot be good. Especially since there were many pictures of me taken like this... And then I opened an email that read: "I think they… Continue reading it’s okay if your shoes aren’t doing it…

something horrible happened in the bathroom…

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…

a little “one on one”.

Oh, fall is starting to settle in... can you feel it? Here are some amazing things for your enjoyment: [ah-mazing.] First of all, you have to read this: http://gawker.com/5632501/what-to-listen-to-this-fall Because of Ashely, I have been sitting here laughing hysterically at the amazing descriptions of some amazing tunes.  Thanks for sending! Great Tunes + Great Laughs… Continue reading a little “one on one”.