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Entries Tagged as 'late nights'


April 5th, 2008 2 Comments

Garth is working what he calls “mids” the next week or so. It’s 7pm to 7am. This means that I spend my evenings in the house alone. This means that making cupcakes until 2 am actually happens. Tonight I made 7. I learned that thin, treeesque molded chocolate will not stand up to the humidity […]


watery me

April 1st, 2008 2 Comments

I am very introspective. The dialogue that I have with myself sometimes overshadows my connections with people that are present. I’ve had my share of inner-esque struggles, passions, serious worries, heartaches and the like. I’ve built a heart through adversity and created my little paradigm with intensity. I enjoy my own company and like the […]


things I notice

October 22nd, 2007 1 Comment

It’s amazing that it takes us so long to know ourselves. It’s like we need years to see the patterns within ourselves…like the rings of a tree when it’s cut. It took me 19 years to realize that I like art. I walked into my college administration office my junior year of college and changed […]


standing in front of the mirror shouting, “yay!!!”

July 26th, 2007 2 Comments

or, in other words…dress number three is exactly what I’ve been trying to make for my wedding dress…the design is done except for deciding one last thing: cap sleeves or 3/4 sleeves? =) I put on the mostly finished muslin version and just felt the *click* that I’ve come to know means that something magical […]



July 23rd, 2007 1 Comment

The wedding preparations are advancing very well. There are all kinds of making going on here…today found us working on tableclothes, sundaes, and lots and lots of hair plans (should my sister Julia cut hers short?). Tomorrow brings working on tableclothes, hopefully sundaes, hair plans, and hopefully dress number three. I love you peeps. keep […]


dress number two, harry number seven

July 21st, 2007 5 Comments

The dress is getting closer to it’s final design. I made a second dress today changing a few things…and I have a few more to tweak. I’m thinking all day everyday about these little details. I am very excited for the day to get here so that life can kinda go back to normal (well, […]


tick tick tick

July 20th, 2007 No Comments

Now I understand. I’ve been a bridesmaid more times than I care to count (wait….seafoam lace, purple with flowers, red satin, lilac with pearls, and a tropical sarong…um, 5) and have always been amazed at the obvious stress the planning and preparing places on the bride. I always thought that when my day came, it […]


the final-ish countdown

July 18th, 2007 No Comments

so…to me it’s still yesterday because I haven’t gone to bed yet…so…happy three-week-pre-versary! *yawn* I am up this late (early) looking at wedding photography sites, trying to find someone like me…who will spend an entire day photographing Garth and I in our smiles and shiny shoes, whithout charging us $1700 and without making us pose […]


it’s the most wonderful time of the year

December 19th, 2006 1 Comment

I remember as a girl how agonizingly long the December days seemed. My family made me wait until after Thanksgiving to listen to Christmas music in the house and it felt like torture. I would stay up until midnight just to ring in the season with some Bing Crosby or Nat King Cole. I would […]


I sorta kinda half heart Snape

November 27th, 2006 2 Comments

I had a hard time falling asleep last night. I’ve been reading Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and after I had finished a few chapters I perused the last 100 pages, reading a phrase here, a paragraph there. I often do this to enjoy a little more suspense without committing myself to another chapter. […]