Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Monday, June 28, 2010
the little man this morning sleeping under the covers on my rainbow brite pillow. if there was ever any doubt that this pup was mine...i just destroyed it. sunday afternoon: chilling with my roomie's grandson, avery. he's been practicing his kissy face. i find it rather adorable.
saturday afternoon during my mondo yard sale. we made a little over $900 total.
Sunday, June 27, 2010
i'm going to go for now. it just took me five minutes to write that last sentence. ha!
adieu for now,
Friday, June 25, 2010
i have been busy prepping for the ginormous yard sale all week. i can't believe how much stuff i am willing to get rid of. it feels awesome. i hope there's a decent turn out. i'm a little nervous i'm going to have to schlep all of this stuff off somewhere afterwards if there are no shoppers. fingers crossed that i can sell most of it because none of it is coming back home with me.
so the yard sale has had the awesome addition of my gal, tennessee who has brought with her unbelievable vintage clothes to sell. that exponentially ups the cool factor of the yard sale from "hey that's kinda cool" to "holy crap, that's cool!". i'm excited about that.
mississippi is heading over as i speak, ahem...type to help with all of the sale nonsense. i think i'm going to buy a few watermelons for us to enjoy under the tent tomorrow. yes i said tent. i have a big tent and clothes rack and mannequin and fans...ish kabibble) anyway, there's an old feller down the road that sells these watermelons and i look at him every morning thinking they look deeeelicious. and what says summer yard sale more than watermelon, i ask you?! heat stroke, maybe. heh.
well, i must be off kiddos. got a half day at work then i have a buttload of stuff to haul over the yard sale house. heeeeere we go! wish me luck and spread the word, btdubs. the addy for the yard sale is 1303 Ramsey Drive, 32312. laters!
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
last night i dreamed nonstop of trying to move to mississippi. constantly trying to overcome moving obstacles that would only be obstacles in my dreamland (such as carnies, bizarro planes, driving weird places with weird people and having to make chili dogs...ew). ha! regardless i woke up several times throughout the night but i don't feel that tired today. thank goodness. i am going to try to sneak in some yoga this morning too.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
1. mr. bean makes me laugh ridiculously loud.
2. one day i hope to have a girl pet to keep seven company and name her vidalia.
3. i'm terribly intrigued by benjamin franklin.
4. i've never read the harry potter series, but i think the amusement park that just opened up is probably really fun. i would go in the winter.
5. i try to enjoy every season for what it is. i am enjoying summer and the fresh produce and pleasant swimming weather; but i honestly cannot wait for autumn. it's my favourite time of year.
6. i can literally spend several hours in a warm bath and do regularly.
7. i want to write children's books one day.
8. i'm going to try to swim every day (depending on the weather) until i move in august.
9. i'm thrilled about the concept of simplifying my life (hence the mondo yard sale). it's exciting.
10. i have always wanted to design and make furniture.
11. if i could live in a catalog, i would live in anthropologie.
12. i love classic espadrilles but have never owned a pair.
13. in case you couldn't tell from the button picture from the earlier post today, i love buddy holly and always have. npr did a thing on him a few months ago and played some of the recordings he did in his apartment shortly before he died. they were decades ahead of their time. so cool.
14. i still despise capers. i tried them in again in new york in a nice, little bistro in park slope. nope. still think they're gross. but at least i tried.
15. i'm not sure i will ever stop biting my nails...and that's okay. i gave up on the desire to be a hand model some time ago.
top: sunday and my new buddy holly pin.
middle: saturday, little mister got caught in the rain.
bottom: friday work.
Saturday, June 19, 2010
Friday, June 18, 2010
Thursday, June 17, 2010
top pic: in the herb garden/patio at roberta's in brooklyn.
bottom pic: atlanta airport on tuesday.
Monday, June 14, 2010
top: dirty martini & the new burlesque documentary screening.
middle: down by pier 6 on a hazy day
bottom: brooklyn heights. sittin' on a stoop.
Sunday, June 13, 2010
top picture: the american couture exhibit at the brooklyn museum.
Saturday, June 12, 2010
Friday, June 11, 2010
still citying it!
adieu for now!
Thursday, June 10, 2010
soooo, as i'm packing up frantically and realizing just how challenging packing for all contigencies can be i remembered i have also collected four days worth of pictures i haven't posted. sheeeeeesh. so here are sunday through wednesday's photographic evidence that i have been out and about doing shtuff. as for new york and my bestie...heeeeeeeeere's lulu!
sunday at the chateau decompressing.
top pic: wednesday: mississippi & ch-choo playing with mexican wrastlin' masks. yes they got one. but only one...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
we didn't have family dinner last night which has left me feeling a little off-kilter but we'll make up for it when i get back from the city.
i do have a lot of things on my mind; some are heavy, some are exciting. mostly i feel like i need to make lists and need to get hugs from all the people that i love.
i have seven hours of work left before i can dive in the pool. i have a suitcase left to pack. i have wonderful people to hang out with at the chateau and i am remotely awake. it's a good day.
i hope your day is beautiful too friends. i promise i will post pictures from monday through today. i'm so slack lately. blaming on the yawning.
adieu for now,
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
well, last night i came home from work and cleaned for probably four hours. maybe more. i attacked "the closet" which had become an uproar of clothes & shoes and yard sale stuff heaped upon each other in an impressive and frightening everest situation. i cleared that out, sorting yard sale stuff to the left in over-flowing boxes, and hung up all the clean clothes yadda yadda. nothing exciting but it took foreeeeever and it looks pretty darn good if i do say so myself. the only thing i have to do really for new york now is figure out what i'm going to pack. i kind of only want to pack like three thing because i know i'll end up buying stuff up there. how could you not?!
i reckon i'm going to make myself some coffee. i'm not sure how i made it through work yesterday as tired as i was yet somehow i did. today i'm even more exhausted and the day is stretching forth looooooooong. i do get to see mississippi tonight and i'm looking forward to that immensely.
adieu for now,
Monday, June 7, 2010
i'm ready to go. all my bags are packed...so to speak.
that is all for now. i'm alright, just needed to vent.
thursday diner food with mississippi. no matter how hard i try, i can't find a sammich as good as the cabo blt from canopy roads. yet i still try...
i feel awesome about my future, the new exciting things blooming before me, the wonderful people that are being introduced to me, and that i'm up and about today living, breathing, and grateful. happy monday!!!
adieu for now,
sunday's pic: making sillies with my orange gnome. he seems uninterested to say the least.
Sunday, June 6, 2010
Friday, June 4, 2010
i've been cooking up a storm all week and have had a great visit from mississippi. i'm really happy and doing quite well. the first thing in my tunnel vision is cleaning, followed quickly by finding a suitcase and packing for my trip to new york next week to see the bestie, then...YARD SALE. i know i keep mentioning it, but i am hoping for it to be epic. i want to get rid of some stuff and i'm stoked the wheels have begun turning in regard to all the changes i've wanted to manifest for so long.
well, i haven't much to say today. gotta go to work and earn them dollars.
adieu for now, lovelies.
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
i had a weird night's sleep. a little fitful but like a rock at the same time. i feel a hair wonky but it's a beautiful day and i'm glad to be a part of it. mississippi is coming into town for dinner and a nighttime pool party with pals. i've been in a cooking mood lately so i'm looking forward to making something deeeeeeelicious.
today i'm working, and i've got some grown-uppy things that need to be done (it is the beginning of the month after all), but after work tonight i'm going to swing by the office supply store and get a few things crossed off of my to-do list for the yard sale. i'm excited about this yard sale. every five minutes i see something else in my room that i ask myself "should i sell that too? how much would i ask for it?". it goes against my nature slightly to get rid of a lot of things in one massive sweep. i'm a nester from way back. but i also have gypsy blood and can make a home out of any ole shell i can find therefore the weight i have felt from my possessions the past two years has begun to take a toll on me. i'm very much looking forward to feeling lighter and seeing just what i actually can live without. i'm sure it will pleasantly surprise me.
adieu for now, campers! i hope you wednesdays are beautiful!
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
staying put has been the right thing for the past few years. particularly after i lost my grandma two years ago. i've been biding my time, and trying to save money and now i have a decent cushion, a ton of ideas, and a lot of things are falling into place. i am feeling really good about it all.
things are happening and it makes me want to do a cartwheel, if i could do a cartwheel (which i can't); but i CAN do a somersault. maybe i'll do that instead. ha!
i hope you had a wonderful weekend, friends. stay tuned for some pictures from my awesome time with awesome people in mississippi and new orleans.
adieu for now,