Monday, August 31, 2009

music monday

This is for you. and for me.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

old stuff

I used to take pictures. I used to have a better camera. Ok, actually I still have the camera... it's just sick. Now, most of the pictures I take are on a cheap Kodak point and shoot. Anyway, I was going through some old photos I had taken a few years ago and I came across my favorite one. It was taken at a day camp I worked at for poor and underprivileged kids. Friday was water day.

This is my second favorite photo. It wasn't taken during water day, but it does involve lots of water. Atlanta Aquarium circa 2006.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

hey jude.

This is in honor of Beatles Anthology currently being on vh1.

Can I have this kid?

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Jason Schwartzman

I'm pretty sure I could love this man.

Now I need to go to sleep.

a little bit of joy

This really is so very beautiful. I promise.

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Lou Ann

My moms birthday was wednesday.
Some things about my mom:
- She will always watch Meet me in St. Louis with me.
- She makes the most delicious homemade apple butter.
- She woke me up every single morning while I was in high school because I hate alarm clocks.
- She took this awesome senior portrait in the 70s.

Now, my mom can frustrate me to no end, but I love her with my whole heart.

Friday, August 21, 2009

You're such a square.

"Don't be a square." If you've ever met me, you know this is in my everyday vocabulary. While I'm never a fan of a square, I do love the website Square America. It's an online gallery of vintage photos. They're organized by subject and date, so whether you're looking up January 1936 or machinery, there's something for you. I'm a huge fan... and I've spent way too much time on it. Enjoy.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

this is no bird, it's a lady!

I was in a hateful mood earlier, and when that happens I try to remember things I love rather than hate. I came up with some good ones today.
I love:
banyan trees

Loretta Lynn



this bag

These pictures my pastor has been uplaoding while in Guatemala. Aren't they beautiful?

welcome wagon (thanks Daniel)

Peter Pan the musical

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Picayune must be a magical place...

Tomorrow morning I'm leaving for Picayune, MS to see these two get married! I'm so excited for them! I'm also pretty excited about seeing a lot of wonderful far away friends at the wedding. Yay! I'll take lots of pictures.

for your listening pleasure...

Songs I will listen to over and over and over again:
1. the fox, the crow and the cookie - mewithoutyou
2. this old house - loretta lynn
3. seeing and believing - wild sweet orange
4. heart in a cage - chris thile
5. the seeker - dolly parton
6. with god on our side - bob dylan
7. you and i - ingrid michaelson
8. thirteen - ben kweller
9. annie waits - ben folds
10. wagon wheel - old crow medicine show

11. but for you who fear my name - welcome wagon
12. us - regina spektor
13. wayfaring stranger - jack white
14. twist and shout - isley brothers
15. wash my feet in the waves - chuck ragan

You should listen to them too!

Sunday, August 9, 2009

We'll send him a red cap and a speedo.

The first time I watched Life Aquatic I didn't really like it. I may have been too young. Or too dumb. I'm not sure. Either way, a few years ago I decided to watch it again... and again and again. Now, it's one of my favorite movies. I love all the scenes, characters, music, quirks, etc. I think this is one of the most beautiful scenes I've seen in years.

Saturday, August 8, 2009

this town makes so much noise now

I really REALLY like the art and designs by Anna Bond of Rifle Paper Co. She's creative, whimsical and amazingly talented. Please check her out.

Also, I've been listening to old kings of leon, wild sweet orange, jack white, and chris thile today. Wonderful.

Friday, August 7, 2009

John Hughes. Too soon.

I feel like John Hughes owns a little part of my childhood. Not in a creepy way... In an I can not even begin to imagine the amount of times I've watched 16 Candles or the Breakfast Club or Home Alone or Dennis the Menace kind of way. I honestly quote 16 Candles on a daily basis. This is terrible news and I think I need to morn. I will leave you with this clip.

Sunday, August 2, 2009

happy trails to you

good things:
1. True blood season 2 (especially Terry). HBO, you do it to me every time.

2. crystal light popcicles

3. The Beatles (always). They're just so cute and talented and revolutionary...

4. mountain men with beards and banjos

5. the thought of the upcoming fall season... scarves, leaves, fires, boots
6. roadtrips to Picayune, MS
7. a soon to be fixed computer... thanks Ray
8. homemade garlic knots
9. an upcoming haircut... this is imperative
10. these girls...