a rockstar-esque anniversary. [and a surprisingly easy story to tell.]

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.]

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.

worth saving.

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.

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.