Monday, March 21, 2011

Friday, March 18, 2011

head up

iphone wallpaper by dan cassaro.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

james vincent mcmorrow

in case you couldn't tell from the recent posts of camera phone photos from my morning walk, i am in the thick of thesis writing/ rewriting. its a a bit intense and hogging my brain during all my waking hours. (and really my non-waking hours too because i'm dreaming about thesis, and editing and the likes.) thus, i've had little time to be inspired and share that inspiration here lately. i decided this morning to share this lovely tune with you, though.
james vincent mcmorrow has been my soundtrack as of late.
the whole album is beautiful.
much love.

ps. i'll be back with some camera phone photos of my cat, or something equally thrilling soon enough, dont worry.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

billie jean

this is my little calico love.
sometimes she follows me around the neighborhood.
it makes my heart melt.

Monday, March 14, 2011

i love this season

there are so many pairs of birds cooing and chattering at one another in the trees outside my window today. two blue-jays, two doves, two little finch-like pretties.
sounds like love is in the air.

lovbird print from ashleyg, via.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

the sea was driven away

“Slightly after daybreak, and heralded by a thick succession of fiercely shaken thunderbolts, the solidity of the whole earth was made to shake and shudder, and the sea was driven away, its waves were rolled back, and it disappeared, so that the abyss of the depths was uncovered and many-shaped varieties of sea-creatures were seen stuck in the slime; the great wastes of those valleys and mountains, which the very creation had dismissed beneath the vast whirlpools, at that moment, as it was given to be believed, looked up at the sun’s rays. Many ships, then, were stranded as if on dry land, and people wandered at will about the paltry remains of the waters to collect fish and the like in their hands; then the roaring sea as if insulted by its repulse rises back in turn, and through the teeming shoals dashed itself violently on islands and extensive tracts of the mainland, and flattened innumerable buildings in towns or wherever they were found. Thus in the raging conflict of the elements, the face of the earth was changed to reveal wondrous sights. For the mass of waters returning when least expected killed many thousands by drowning, and with the tides whipped up to a height as they rushed back, some ships, after the anger of the watery element had grown old, were seen to have sunk, and the bodies of people killed in shipwrecks lay there, faces up or down. Other huge ships, thrust out by the mad blasts, perched on the roofs of houses, as happened at Alexandria, and others were hurled nearly two miles from the shore, like the Laconian vessel near the town of Methone which I saw when I passed by, yawning apart from long decay.”

-Ammianus Marcellinus’s account of
the 365 AD tsunami in Alexandria


Tuesday, March 8, 2011

women you love

collected and drawn by kate bingaman burt as part of a project in honor of international women's day.


Monday, March 7, 2011

i love this season

we got a ton of rain over the weekend. thus, it was a bit grey, but i love those heavy rains right before spring. its just around the corner, i can feel it. tiny green things are starting to push through the dirt and to appear on the ends of bare branches.
i'm waiting breathlessly.


ps. i love the girl in this photo. i totally feel her. sadly, i cant remember where i came across this gem. do you know?

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

as we tilt back

i love how you can feel the quality of light change at this time of year.
longer days, warmer sun.

signs of spring

march brought first daffodil of the year.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

i'm trying to

finding this exceedingly difficult today.

i love this season

for warm sundays perfect for brunch on the porch with friends.
photos via the lovely becky.