One last gasp

There is a row of bushes outside Marlo’s preschool in full bloom right now.

Black-eyed Susan

I have no working knowledge of botany or floriculture, but this is one flower I can identify without any help. Finishing at the top of my class in high school is really working out for me, you guys.
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Bolo tie

Hahahaha! I don’t know why but I did a google image search for bolo tie. YEAH.
Bolo tie: Freshly Picked
Blouse: Thrifted
Shorts: F21 (similar here)
Heels: Urban Outfitters
Basket purse: Vintage (similar here)
Sunnies: ASOS (similar here)
(You can find…

Happy happy, joy joy

Is that the face of a kid having the time of her life, or what?

Lazy weekend

Shirtless, Gatorade mustache, bubbles. That’s the most fun I could muster on no sleep.


She told me to push her as high as the trees. Poetic, no?


Little pink stars along a dirt path in the mountains. Summer in Utah is why I live here.

Crochet Shorts

Um, I think the title says all you need to know about this one. In 1979 we had a macrame owl hanging on our wall in the living room, and it looked just like those shorts. Blouse: Thrifted (similar here) Crochet shorts: Urban Outfitters (similar here) Sandals: Urban Outfitters Clutch: ASOS Sunnies: ASOS Headband: ASOS [...]

Road trips

It’s that season of the year when everyone piles into the car and is both sunburned and covered in sunscreen (that will then coat the seats and windows). I saw a giant swath of Utah over the weekend. And later this week I’ll see even more on the way to Wyoming. Thanks, Brigham, for discovering [...]

Saturday afternoon at the pool

We belong to a local community pool, and every year when it opens around Memorial Day we start gearing up for long weekend afternoons in the sun (here is where I remind you to wear sunscreen, don’t make me have to show you my scars). We always have to get the kids new suits because [...]