August included: watering my acreage while my neighbor played her piano, a crazy vine like creature growing around a cord, new outfit for Anne’s birthday, my favorite disco ball out at The Snug for her celebration, a favorite poppy mural downtown, my handmade ceramic beads, pedicures with my Momma, sewing the end of my 100 blocks with Maggie Rogers, the Mezger Zinnia Patch, the 100th block!, my crazy wild flowers, a hot summer night in Sac after a Blog Bloc event, a post yoga glow, a WATERMELON macaron, breeze on a warm weekend walk, some rest, disco balls while walking home from work, a peek-a-boo sunflower in my neighbor’s yard, glowing skies at the mall with my takeout sushi, Identity Coffee work dates, my neighbor’s clothesline creating summertime magic, cotton candy grapes, sunset driving back to the Bay, surprise picking up my sister, a fire pit with the family and sweet friends, planting some special bulbs, getting stuck behind a train while almost home, garden progress, my cutie solar lights doing their thing, a time lapse of me cleaning up, and the strangest rain in the middle of a hot summer morning.
June included: my grief retreat at the Urban Adamah, squash plant updates, a date at Ruhstaller with lego creations, a garden portrait, playing with candy at work, growing handprints in my filled planter boxes, tomatoes, sunshine shadows outside of therapy, airplane tunnels, turtles at Descanso Gardens, Salt & Straw with the fam, my new-to-me ride to work, a happy song while closing work, date bubbles, releasing ladybugs on my squash plants, my beloved bougainvillea wall in Midtown, backyard decor, dancing to Katy Perry, an rare evening walk, flourishing squash, a new fairy garden at the park, hydrangea season in full bloom in Midtown, a killer sunset after leaving yoga, my first wildflower from the yard, catching up on #the100dayproject, my new favorite nail polish, Sunday night summer vibes, a table scene, my first perfect watermelon of the summer.
Enjoying how incredible the scenes in Sacramento are, like these hydrangeas!
Reading this sweet/heartbreaking article about grief and sewing. I can relate so much to the author's words!
Listening to a lot of Troye Sivan- and Taylor Swift, after seeing her perform this month.
Watching the Royal Wedding coverage with my Mom and loving every minute of it! I enjoyed the entire magical viewing experience and miss it already.
Trying to declutter! To purge and get rid of the extra STUFF taking up space in my life.
Cooking veggie pasta bake with: frozen spinach, chopped onions, mushrooms, chopped tomatoes, red sauce, noodles, ricotta and parm. Layer the cheese, pasta, and sauce mixture all together and bake!
Drinking lime La Croix! New favorite.
Loving this piece of writing about how quickly life can change. "I was oblivious to the ways a heart can open up while in the process of grieving — unaware that one can let go and let in at the same time."
Hating how intensely cloudy, windy, and overcast it has been for the last 10+ days. I'm not ready for the summer heatwave yet, but also very over cold, grey skies.
Feeling close to this article about mental health written by one of my favorite performers.
Celebrating my friends who are being so helpful in my current period of transition.