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.]
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.
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.
In case you're wondering, DJing in Jackson, Wyoming looks a lot like [what my friend described as], "almost looking down your shirt all night"... ...whoops. I should stop wearing potato sack-ish shirts every time I'm asked to play tunes. And me DJing sounds a lot like playing this song on repeat... [you're gonna wish you...… Continue reading like hipsters to blogspots.
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.
Quickly talked to my momma on the phone today. Had so much to share. Things I should be writing about. • Found recipes from eons ago. • Catering for people richer than God. • Food. • Laughing 'til crying whilst skiing because I was acting like a drowning victim. • Amazing radio shows and new… Continue reading it smears.
[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.
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.
[wish i could take credit for the dinos, but alas, i cannot: http://www.buzzfeed.com/ihatedinosaurs/hipster-dinosaurs-ppz?ref=nf%5D
Allison asked, - Do you cry a lot? - Pardon? - Well, in your blahg, you say that you cried when something happened a lot. Do you really cry? Or do you just say that? - Oh, I dunno... I think I cry everytime I say I do. Maybe I don't. Soon enough it was… Continue reading my true heart.