I do not approve of ponchos... and definitely not men wearing ponchos... But I do approve of this song... In other fashion news: I recently decided I want [will] to be that girl who wears bandannas around her neck... Just like I used to be...
Trying on pretty dress after pretty dress, I smiled with forgotten contentment at myself in the Anthropologie dressing room. The time alone had to be stolen and was danced in... until I saw something written [in tiny print] on the dressing room wall... "Because I still press on the ceiling of the car when it… Continue reading to feel real.
I really cannot wait to be sitting next to the swimming pool with my dear Momma in a couple weeks. But until then, I have to wish her a Happy Mother's Day from afar. I have to tell her how much I love her, without hugs. Tell her how thankful I am for her, without… Continue reading and here is clothing, and a good education… and here is your [brown, brown, pants fell down], i replied.
I was craving Australia the other day. Weird, I know. How do you crave such a dark time? But, no... I craved the isolation, the invisibility, the unidentified wandering, the loneliness, the strangers. So, I drove to Salt Lake City. By myself. To go see a concert: Sleigh Bells and Yeasayer. Leaving Jackson with such… Continue reading a place for you.
A love just sent me this: Ah-mazing. Gosh, I love watching those kids sing. Such a beautiful thing. And AND such an awkward thing. Remember that age? How awkward you were. Looking back at pictures and not knowing what to think. Laughing, trying not to look directly at the old you. Gosh. A little bit… Continue reading time is your love.
Finding myself in everything. Myself. Wow. Am I self-involved? Narcissistic? Probably. I guess. No. Please, no. Probably. - Your blog is very personal. - Yeah, I guess it is... I don't know what else I would write about. Is it a sign of uneducatedness to only write about myself? [or is the give-away the word… Continue reading kept and kept.
When I was in college [oh, so, so long ago], my group of friends had a discussion about... "The One"... If there was that one person out there that could understand you, love you like no other. I admit that, at the time, I was very adamant about believing that my one true love was… Continue reading got hit by a bus.
When I was little, we had a babysitter. It was my sister and myself. Sarah, my sister, is two years younger than I am... she was then, too. I think I was around six and she was around four. Anyways, we had this babysitter... actually two babysitters... both girls. They were young teenagers. They asked… Continue reading multi-colored string.
My father, being the awesome dad he is, sent me a Christmas Mix CD. Awesome. Not only did he write out all the names and artists of all the songs on an insert, he also put this picture on the back... I am overwhelmed by the awesomeness of this picture and cannot figure out what… Continue reading twas the best christmas ever.
First off, I received this email from my pops the other day... Awesome. So, I went to the post office the next day and much to my delight, there was a golden ticket indicating that I had a package to pick up. As I rounded the corner to the service counters, I was confronted with… Continue reading “a drinkable memory quilt” or “are you happy?” [couldn’t decide.]
It was a hard year. The hardest yet. Last fall. Leaving Yosemite in a blur to try and soften the blows of a family emergency and my sister's divorce. The darkness of that. Fresno. The tears of family, the delicacy of a two year old in question in your arms. Hard. The frustration of uncertainty.… Continue reading i am done.
A couple things from the girl on Vicodin*... I first saw this short film in Sydney... at the Banff Film Festival. It was so incredible for me to watch it, to be there. Sydney was rough. Having something like that film festival to bring me back to familiarity was huge. I felt so close to… Continue reading enjoy yourself while you can.
There are some random things in life that I love more than I can explain... but I'll try to convey this one... Scratchy radio. I love it. Listening to good songs on a station that sounds like you're just barely getting it... like you're lucky to have this listen... like it's telling you, "Remember the… Continue reading i got nothin’ to worry about.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MOMMA! This is my mother in our favorite toy store, Toy Joy. How can you not love that face? If you know my mom at all, you know that she is one special woman. And if you've never met her, trust me... she's amazing. I've noticed lately that I've had many honest conversations… Continue reading i’ll take the dim sum.
If you don't know Dabney West, you should. And if you do know her, you should wish her a happy birthday! Let me tell you a story about Dabney and birthdays. I had bought a Sesame Street balloon for a friend's belated birthday celebration and was riding around town with it. Talk about annoying. The… Continue reading blllblllblblllbllll.
oh, well damn. go watch this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kaYsczkWti0 ... Let me elaborate. This song. Wow. This song. First of all, I love it... lots. I love the music, the vocals, the lyrics, it all. Secondly, the moment I hear it, I am taken back to a certain moment in time. And it's silly, you're going to… Continue reading for the moment.
I'm back in AMERICA!! I'm in LA! The airport! I haven't been able to stop singing this song... Then I'll be in Denver with my dear dear friend, Katrina, for a truly magical night. I feel this picture is appropriate: She is precious. I am psyched to get to see her! I am SO excited!… Continue reading i’m back in the land of the milk and honey!
If you're a subscriber, you probably have a good idea how great/hilarious my dad is. If not, please check out the "dad's poscards." section of the blahg. Well, today is this very special man's birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY DADDY!! Oh my dad. What can I say about him? He's probably the most embarrassing father you could… Continue reading the most beautiful world in the world.
I heard a song this morning and it took me back to a glorious Yosemite morning... All packed up, Nic and I headed to his truck to drive to our climb. Walking down the path, Nic realized we forgot our food... - Oh crap, we forgot our food. - It's fine... I'll run up and… Continue reading i’ve been waiting for this moment for all my life.