August 29, 2016

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I’ve always had a tiny waist and flat stomach. “Had” being the key word, because these days my stomach pooches out when I eat (or just drink water) and (oh gosh I can’t believe I’m writing this) . . .

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August 25, 2016

Life to be lived in the in between | La La Lovely Blog

The last few weeks have felt like pseudo summer. Living in the half relax. It feels like summer, but it doesn’t. We swim. We play outside. We eat ice cream. And, then we spend equal amounts of time at Doctor’s offices and stores stocking up. Ella needs braces and Rocco needs glasses. I need a second opinion for both. We tired in trying on clothes to see what still fits and what we grew out of. Legs grew longer than the weeds this sticky summer. We made it through shots without any tears, which was a first in my thirteen years of motherhood. We stayed up late and thought, with contempt, about how, in days, we’d be getting up early, again.

This is what I call pseudo summer.

The long days, late mornings and twist cones trick us into thinking it will never end, but school supplies, shots and sports practices tell us otherwise.

Every year I’m racing the clock to get all of the “to dos” that need doing done. I don’t call it procrastination, I call it . . .

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August 23, 2016

La La Loving blue entryways

Here’s what I’m la la loving this week . . .

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August 16, 2016

La La Loving Pleated Pink Bag

Here’s what I’m la la loving this week . . .

 

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August 12, 2016

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tears of grief

i’m fascinated by the research of rose-lynn fisher on the topography of tears.  have you seen this? 

it’s a study of 100 photographed tears through a standard light microscope.  going through a period of change and loss.  rose-lynn wondered if tears of grief differed from tears of happiness.  and, as you can see the images are nothing short of beautiful, some evoking the look of a map or landscape (thus the name of the project, topography of tears). Take a look at what our tears tell us.

 

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