I’ll Give You the Sun

February 3, 2015

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson has been on my library hold list since this summer.  It popped up as ready right in the middle of my Harry Potter Project, so I didn’t get to it.  I requested another hold after Christmas break, and I’m so glad that I did. Holy metaphors, Batman! […]

hello February

February 1, 2015

  Hello, February. Hello below freezing temperatures.  Hi polar vortexes and blizzards and crunchy grass.  Wool socks, snow boots, and oversized scarves.  Hello, same vision.  Hi hard work, diligence, and not giving up hope.  Experience, practice, and perseverance.  Hey there morning walks and puppy coats.  You’re so welcome and so long awaited. Okay, February.  I’m […]

Friday Favorites

January 30, 2015

1. Patterned shirt and navy pants from StitchFix.  Desert boots by Clarks. 2. Denim shirt from Target, skirt from J. Crew, and boots by Steve Madden. 3. Sweater and navy pants from StitchFix, desert boots by Clarks. Here are some things I’m enjoying on the internet this week: Every time I fly on a plane, […]

Norovirus and Vegas

January 27, 2015

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I contracted the norovirus.  It was not pretty, my loves.  I started hallucinating that Hank Green and a team of scientists were rapidly searching for an antidote and reporting back updates to me via Twitter.  It was comforting knowing that Hank was working through the night to help me […]

Friday Favorites

January 16, 2015

  1. First day of class outfit!  Owl print dress from StitchFix and boots from ModCloth. 2. Heart shirt and grey pants from StitchFix and boots by Steve Madden. 3. Sparkle sweater from Express and denim pants from Stitch Fix.  Boots by Uggs. I’ve taken a little break from the internet this week, but still […]

Dear Snow Day

January 14, 2015

Dear Snow Day, Thanks for making me slow down and avoid a second nervy b.  Sometimes we don’t know what’s best for us and being forced to put my to-do lists on hold is just what I needed.  You reminded me that even though the simple, best thing can be the hardest, it’s still the […]