October 24, 2013

taking stock.







making: plans to date my husband this weekend. just us two. it seems like it’s been ages.  

cooking: bourbon chicken from costco daily. It is SO GOOD. (and by cooking i obviously mean microwaving.)

drinking: egg nog! already stocked up!

reading: the casual vacancy. it’s fairly explicit, but these characters are good.

wanting: a day with nothing to do but lay in bed, catch up on tv shows and read.

looking: forward to our halloween costumes!

playing: joe pug hymn 101.  

wasting: time trying to figure out how to live a more balanced life.

also wasting: a lot of time editing every picture i’ve ever taken on vscocam.

wishing: for ‘sunny and low 60’s’ to stay forever.

enjoying: my ethics & values class, & learning to really take a step back and look at our societal structure, how it’s affected us.

waiting: for the weekend.

liking: our nightly, lively discussions about everything—from affirmative action… to how fast the speed of light really is. jordan and I take stock of everything we’ve learned in school by reiterating it to the other person.

wondering: where to start in this never ending quest to better myself.

loving: weekly emails from ashlyn—she is loving every second of her life. she’s only been gone 2 months but i see a world of difference in her. she’s grown up.

hoping: for a stronger resolve in my small decisions.

marveling: at these fall colors. the red, the yellow—does it not seem brighter this year? it never gets old, every time i step outside i am taken aback.

needing: something to soothe my aching muscles. lunges are killing me this week!

smelling: cinnamon sticks boiling on my stove.

wearing:  tights and boots.

noticing: how really brilliant my husband is. he is the most driven person i know, & i can’t wait to see him make a big deal of himself.

thinking: a lot about peace. how to achieve it, what it means for me, etc. asking a lot of questions of myself.

feeling: not as stressed as i should be. a win, in my book.

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9 comments:

  1. are you serious? this post is perfect. what an awesome idea for a post!!! i hope you do more of these!!!

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    1. thanks, shelby! you should join in on the fun, too & do one!

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  2. probably going to steal some of these ideas.... ;)

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    1. please do! i love reading these on other's blogs :)

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  3. can you believe i've never tried eggnog before...like wut? and haha that Bourbon chicken sounds gooood

    xo marlen
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  4. I finally got that day of relaxing in bed catching up on tv shows...hope you get to it soon.

    xo erica

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  5. Date your husband. Yes yes yes yes. You guys are the cutest couple I ever did see.
    amanda@we&serendipity

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  6. um, you're def not wasting time putting effort into having a more well balanced life. good for you!

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  7. "wanting: a day with nothing to do but lay in bed, catch up on tv shows and read. " Seriously. PLEASE! Glad you commented so I could find you :)

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