Weekend Adventures: Temecula – Balloons, Wine and Anniversaries

So I eloped last year.  The Boy and I eloped after moving to Los Angeles. We had a twenty minute ceremony in a courthouse near LAX, with a few wonderful people who came for the event, and then drove back … Continue reading


Friday Bits & Bobs: Art on the Walls



On Thursday we went to the Venice Art Crawl and I was inspired.

Art. Let’s be clear: I am not an artist. I dabble, I doodle, I even pretend to know what I am talking about on occasion when in an art gallery.

But I am no artist.

I sometimes think I can be … then go back to my study materials.That being said: I love art. All kinds – performance art, tangible art, spoken word and transient works. I love words – written or drawn or sang, and I love the creativity that people hold when they think about anything – from little things like a day in their own life, to large things, like a revolution.

Art is, for me, the thing that separates us from mere robots: through art, through creative expression and through that whole process of going from idea to expression, we are reinterpreting the world around us, thinking it through in new ways and coming out the other side with something.

There’s good art, bad art; high art, low art; art for a specific purpose and art for no reason at all. But it’s all still art.

Monologue, ended.

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My Weekend: FIFA, Hiking and Lake Country, Oh my!

Hey guys. This weekend was a bad studying weekend. There was hiking and FIFA and … well, really need I say more? Onwards to the picture portion of our post today! Advertisements


My Weekend – A 2-Week Long Weekend Recap

This weekend was a mix of studying, errands and baking. Having little to no time to shop last week, we got to Friday night and decided, hell – why not go out for some sushi? We looked up a place … Continue reading


My Weekend – A Not-So-Easter-y Weekend

This weekend was pretty laid back. We went out for our tenth anniversary on Friday. I can’t believe we’ve been together for a decade. It defies reason. We were kids where we first started dating – albeit, kids who thought … Continue reading


My Weekend – April 14th 2014 – Birthday Weekend

This weekend was our Birthday weekend!  This meant that (1) It was the weekend closest to our birthday; (2) Yes, “our” – no I am not using the Royal Plural, The Boy and I have the same birthday!, and (3) … Continue reading


My Weekend – February 18, 2014

It was Valentine’s Day last weekend. I made dinner, since we’d be going out a lot this week, as my sister and her boyfriend are in town for a bit. I made a heart-shaped  pizza with heart-shaped pepperoni (turkey pepperoni!) … Continue reading


My Weekend – February 3, 2014

The Love of my Life told em to make a list of places in the US I wanted to visit while we’re living here. So I drew one. It is my process. I am not very good at it, but … Continue reading