Friday, November 20, 2009


There are few lovelier ways to begin the weekend than by sitting in a massage chair getting your toenails painted lilac, and when the little Vietnamese lady offers to add magical stars, how can you refuse?

Happy weekend! :)
May you have a beautiful and magically-lilac one!

I'm off to see Camera Obscura tonight in Atlanta!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009


The other day I felt like I just couldn't take it anymore, so I went on an adventure.

First, I ate a delicious meal on my favorite plate.
(There are grumpy clouds on the background, but of course they're hiding behind the food.)

I jumped in the car (my car's name is Rudy, by the way) and drove up to Asheville, where Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was playing at a dollar theatre. I hadn't seen it yet but really wanted to, even though I feel like the last several Harry Potter movies have been a disappointment... but that's another story for another time.

The leaves were just starting to change and it was a beautiful day!

Once I arrived in Asheville I had some time before the movie began, so I found a little coffee shop and made myself at home with an almond-milk hot chocolate.
I sat outside and enjoyed the fresh air whilst attempting to re-create a circular design I had made in church that morning.

It turned out fairly well, but the most lovely thing is that sometimes patterns can be so, so soothing to draw. It's a great way to relax.

After that I explored the surrounding neighborhoods and found many treasures!

Finally it was time to see the movie!

Thanks, Asheville Pizza & Brewing Company.
You're the best with your little red booths and pizza-filled interior.

Full, happy, and brimming with inspiration,
I headed home beneath the gently graying sky.

Thank you, Asheville, for a wonderful adventure.