What's been going on around our joint lately. In iPhone photos. And words. (Of course, sassy pants! Did you think I would leave them out??)
Cholla has taken up running as fast as he can from the living room to the kitchen all for the sole purpose of gaining enough speed/momentum to hit the rug in front of the sink just right so that he slides across the floor. I've been straightening the rug a whole stinking lot.
I got to go home for about a week and it was glorious. I shot the most amazing wedding and got to hang out with my dear family and friends.
This is what Logan J. looks like when he insists on putting his jacket hood up himself and what he does when you ask him to smile for the camera.
Hanging out in the car while his mamma ran into Walgreens. He is such a happy boy.
What does this picky eater love to eat more than anything? Chips and dip from the local Mexican restaurant. This kid was focused.
While this is quite possibly one of the least flattering images of me that exists, I had to include it because this is what doing yoga with Logan looks like. Birthday party balloon and party hat required for best results.
Logan wanted me to make sure I got a shot of his sucker. He stressed the importance of this to me several times: "Ashwee get picture of my sucker? Did you take picture? Picture of my sucker?"
Lots of boarding planes and flying took place.
A mosaic of blurred runway lights at Chicago.
Flying over Chicago at night.
What the sunset looked like in my rearview mirror when I got to Rach & Katelin's rehearsal dinner.
A foggy Sunday afternoon. It's still very much winter here. In fact, on this last weekend of March, it is snowing heavily. And I am so, so over it.
A dear and wonderful yoga teacher friend gave me this beautiful gift a few days ago after I confessed that I was struggling with some big decisions. She brought this meditation necklace to me the very next day as well as a beautifully written piece about letting go and leaning into discomfort as you make changes. And she followed up with this gorgeous advice: "It's soon, but it's time. Keep envisioning the life you want to live. Really see it in your heart." Gah, I am so, so grateful.
Iris girl turned 7 years old on the 24th! I was going to give her a special treat for her birthday, but before I had a chance to, she ate an entire pot of beans that I had cooked earlier that day because I forgot and left them on the stove to cool and then had to run to town for errands. When I got home, the pan was so clean that you wouldn't even have known that I had cooked anything in it. You would think that after living with this girl for so long I would stop leaving stuff on the counter since she is a notorious counter-surfer. But, no. I still forget. Therefore, the pot of beans became her birthday present.
And, finally: The Mister and I had the WORST Chinese food EVER last Saturday afternoon. This is not a hyperbole. Seriously - the worst. I should have known when I sat down on my side of the booth and immediately fell into a hole in the bench seat. That should have been omen enough. But we ignored the plethora of signs because we were hungry and instead gave ourselves over to ignorant optimism. Big mistake. And it haunted us.
My friends, I hope you are enjoying a wonderful, Spring-y, good day. Happy Saturday!
Sites I Dig
The Road is Home
The Seed & Plate
Sharon Covert Photography
The Define School
The Noisy Plume
Sarah Gee Photography
Fox & Owl Studio
The Stork and The Beanstalk
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A Simple Little Journal
What I've Been Reading
The Girls by Emma Cline
A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
Never Broken by Jewel
Hold Still by Sally Mann