In reference to my last post, I saw this on the interwebs this morning: ...and it really did move me. In the midst of getting what I believe to be a stress-cold, it's encouraging to know that I can do it. Anything. I can do things. I can choose to soar. I can believe that… Continue reading so she did.
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.
Things have been up and down and beautiful and sleepy and tough and smiley. ——— Wondering about blahgging: “It is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.” - Mark Twain. Should I be keeping my mouth shut more? Ah, well. ——— Favorite song right now...… Continue reading triannual torrential.
today, i would like to reference a blahg post i wrote for work: BIKE HOUR: NO EXCUSES. i'm v. excited about it. probably need something to carry the refreshments. and i'll probably be singing any one of these songs... [see ya out there. much love.]
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.
I find that there are themed patterns in my nowness that I vividly recognize. Comfort/Sameness, Newness/Excitement, Inspiration/Aspiration. Repeat. [comfort/sameness] I have been with this boy for two whole years. [on saturday.] That boy. The one in the other room working. Working on things. Working on bikes. Tools. Giving it his all. We still laugh at… Continue reading the themed patterns of nowness.
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.
The other day, I had to drive to an appointment across town after work. Traffic in Missoula can be surprisingly frustrating when not traveling by bike. The lights are longer. Which is completely frustrating. Most days. The other day, I was sitting at a light for the third time in a row... I was now… Continue reading like she was. like it was.
Snow has covered everything... making everything seem fresh, new. Exhaustion exudes from me, but there is so much to share. Here are some selects before my bed wins her game of seduction... //love this cover. //obsessed with these insides. http://en.blogotheque.net/2011/02/04/stars-en/ //felt so close to the me of another time. http://fashionista.com/2011/12/see-the-full-girl-with-the-dragon-tattoo-for-hm-collection/ //been spending a lot of… Continue reading felt so close to the me.
not much time to talk... unless by, "talking", you mean, "let's cuddle in bed... whilst watching re-runs of 30 Rock... whilst rapidly falling asleep"... then, yes, let's talk. a handful of exciting things... an illustration of mine published to a fashion magazine's blahg. awesome article, christy! xxo. <--click, click, boom. the other day, whilst riding… Continue reading get uncomfy.
[happy new year's eve, y'all.] Oh, 2011... What a crazy year you've been. In looking for the music I listened to most this year, I perused the whole last year of this here blahg and at one point had to say aloud to myself, "It was a damn good year!" And with the newness and… Continue reading top eleven of twenty11.
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.
This past weekend the ladies [allison and julia] came for a visit. It was ah-mazing. [do i say that too much? whatevs. it WAS.] And, of course, Saturday night we ended up in everything from my costume box and had a late-night dance party. O-M-G. So much fun. Unnnnntiiiiiillll... It was around 4am... yep... 4am. … Continue reading tunes to take down a village.
Things have been foggy [from the day/nyquil], but oh, so beautiful. It's like my body told me to slow down, stop being so worried about tomorrow, next week, next month, forever from now. Made me remember a lot of loveliness. Then I heard this song and fell in love again... and thought of my dearest… Continue reading what was that world i was dreaming of?
My writing adviser has told us to just write when we sit down at a computer. Just write. Before actually getting into the story I'm trying to write this morning, I wrote this... "There is snow on the ground, with orange leaves all around. And with the twang of coffee in my chest and the… Continue reading or trying.
I moved to Missoula, Montana. [we all know this... cuz we're all just on the edge of our seats watching the quarter-life excitement that is my life.] Why? Well, I got a job... an awesome job. But I was ready to move. I was done with the person I had become in Jackson, Wyoming. And… Continue reading commit.