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word of the day: enstasy - (n) to stand inside the self.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

moving forward

all good things must end...  or at least start fresh with a clean slate.

I'm moving on to another blog.  

It will be filled with new photo adventures & Austin home tours just like my Daily Cupcake plus who knows what other lovelies I will add.

but...

I need to start over.

So please, if you don't mind forgiving my long absence.  

Won't you join me at my new blog?



hope to see you soon!


Thursday, March 24, 2011

almost normal

{smiles, a star, and #1 student...  all written on my leg by my physical therapists during a monthly evaluation}

so it has been a while.

and of course, on a day when I'm wanting to take a photo, Josh has taken the digital camera to work.

SO

I decided I would share a photo from earlier on this month.

just provide a little update on what is going on these days.


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my scars are fading slowly,

the pain and stiffness is still there, but nothing like before.

I can bend my knee to pretty much what my other knee can do.

heck

one could almost say I walk "normal" most of the time.

I have to say, physical therapy has been really good for me.

besides the obvious, I've been inspired.

finally.

to get in better shape/ health/ weight.

all of it.

I'm finally doing it.

and it feels fabulous.

:)

so I hope you can forgive me from being absent here.

I've just been rather focused these days and I spend less time in blog world.

I hope that life is treating you right.

and don't be surprised when I randomly stop by and say hi.


***

until next time...

xoxo



Tuesday, March 1, 2011

3820 Avenue F











all images courtesy Austin Home Search

designed in 1934 by a swiss woodcarver for his daughter.

talk about the ultimate gift from your dad.

drooling over all the details.

listed at $550,000.


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happy tuesday!



Thursday, February 24, 2011

little frills


linen & lace

new dresses

a friend's wedding

guacamole with smoked gouda cheese

putting off doing the dishes & taking random photos instead

vacation planning

yoga pants

dinner plans with my family

cheering on a friend participating in a half marathon

the kind of muscle soreness that you know you've worked it goooood


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A Serenade For Solitude




Tuesday, February 22, 2011

1810 Frazier








tons of quirky fun found throughout this home.

love all the architectural features

and

that yummy ole stove.

sure it needs some love...

but this home could be fabulous!

located in South Austin.

asking $435,000.

view the home tour

{all images courtesy Austin Home Search}




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have a fabulous day!!

Monday, February 21, 2011

loved by the sun





sunday was laced in sunshine.

monday blanketed with clouds.

not really complaining.

just saying.

been having a difficult time getting inspired to take photos again.

and keep up with this blog.

always a work in progress I guess.

hmmmm

I think I just need a good kick in the pants.

I'll be back tomorrow.

with a long overdue home tour!

been missing those...

until then,

happy monday!




Thursday, February 10, 2011

little bit of love



feeling moments of "normal" again

my sister coming to visit for a gal's weekend

remembering how he proposed

puppy kisses

sharing dinner recipes

getting rid of "the beast" (CPM machine)

a clean house!


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hmmm...  I don't think my house has been this clean since right before surgery, the first time.

it feels so good.

another chilly day - I can barely feel my toes!

must retreat to the covers.

my mother in law is having knee surgery today.

we will all be praying for her.

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hope you all have a beautiful weekend!

A Serenade For Solitude