PERSONAL

Radio Silence

Hello, Lovelies! I’m sorry for the radio silence. This past month and a half have been strange.  I’ve been sick and just haven’t been able to keep up.   Honestly, it hasn’t been a matter of keeping up, It’s more like . . .     letting go.  Letting go of things that weren’t / […]

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My desert

I’ve coming to the desert for 20 years, now.  Tucson has taken it’s place in my heart as a home.  And, anyone that knows me, well, knows that home is my heart. I’m sitting at a desk, in the room I don’t usually stay in, in my parents home situated in the foot hills.  My […]

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Ella, Age 12

little la la, yesterday, in chicago, you told me your name isn’t la la.  i’m not sure if you rolled your eyes, but i rolled mine.  my jr. high self meeting yours.  no, your name is ella.  would have been eleanor.  beautiful fairy.  light.  grace.  and, as amy says, queen of the sea.  but, you […]

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half marathon running

a few weeks ago i ran a half marathon.  some of you knew i was training.  training and trying, is really more like it.  i was never a runner (except for that time in jr. high) or had a desire to be.  the idea of any kind of race never even raced through my mind. […]

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fave friday

happy friday, lovelies.  what a week it has been.  i ran the 1/2 marathon (i’ll share a bit on that on monday) which was scary and exhilarating, my home and a behind the blogger series was featured on style me pretty, and next week i’ll be revealing rocco’s newly updated room (not yet seen).  however, away […]

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fave friday

happy friday lovelies.  happy valentines!  before anything else.  i have to know.  do you love or loathe it?  i told you here how my ritual used to be to wear all black and hand out photocopies of cupid with his arrow in his back (there might have even been a pool of blood).  ask my friends. […]

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my love story

do you love love stories?  ruche asked me to share my love story on their blog, and since i’ve never really shared my story online so i thought i’d go for it. i thought you might like to read it too?  if you like that sort of thing.  if you are all black and death to […]

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Ella, Age 11

little big girl – –  that is who you are at this very moment.  caught between the two different worlds that are seemingly connected.  like the north pole grabbing hands with the sandy beach or the ocean washing over the desert.  that business of wanting to grow up, and yet still loving to play.  can […]

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lingering list

i feel behind and a little out of sorts.  i like my goals, resolutions, or whatever you like to call them best, written, then typed, and and sometimes shared.  because, as a blogger isn’t that what i’m suppose to do?  share?  and share on schedule?  i took a little break from blogging, as i do, which unexpectedly turned into […]

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liam brave, age 4

  four.  i’m not sure about four.  four is that year where munchkins turn to (little) men.  somewhere in the year of four, you go to bed one night a baby, and wake up the next morning a boy.  and, the thing is, you never really know which night that might be.  you, though, liam […]

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