Week(s) in Photos: Sept 15-28

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My grandmother had a knee replacement two weeks back.  She had a few complications and was suffering severe pain and they couldn’t figure out what was causing it.  On the day I visited her in the hospital, I stalked followed her and the nurse down to sit with her while she got a second set of x-rays to make sure that no one hurt my grandmother (that’s my job… kidding!!!).  The tech made me sit in a waiting room.  I’d already threatened every person that worked on her floor (in my head anyways) so I gave the guy a break and took a seat.  This is what I saw while doing my obligatory count of ceiling tiles… not sure that would make me feel all warm and fuzzy if I was flat on my back waiting for an x-ray but, hey, guess they’re trying…

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The road between Orlando and Melbourne that I like to take is natural Florida most of the way…

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it feeds my Florida sky obsession… we really do have better clouds than anywhere else…

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I’ve seen the insides of my feet more than any other part of my body… I’ve done more damage to my right foot than any other appendage… THIS is why I only wear awesome shoes…

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Gratuitous sky pic… deal with it…

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I arrived in Nashville in the early evening then waited at the airport Starbucks for my friend to arrive on a later flight… I got to see the sunset while I sat there…

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and also realized that I WAY over process my photos… but I sorta like them like that… yeah, it’s totally on purpose… it’s “artsy”… yeah…

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Friday was our touristy day in Nashville… so naturally we started with a few hours of work (well, writing for me) at a cool coffee shop near Vanderbilt.  I got a fireball… it was the most awesome thing EVER.

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Then on to the Parthenon… because when somebody randomly decides to built a full scale replica of a Greek temple, you’re obliged to show up.

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and when in Nashville, one must walk down Music Row… sorta like a Bourbon Street with less beads and more twang…

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Puckett’s Grocery in Franklin was AHmazing.  Fried green bean, pulled pork quesadillas and pumpkin ales… enough said.

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Tennessee sky pic… see.. obsessed!

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But most of the weekend was about the Jon AcuffQuitter” conference (buy the book… buy it!) where I received some of the best advice in my life, including this…e5053eb205ef11e2904b22000a1cdc2a_7

Then after some wonderful time spent with friends, I flew home…

Week(s) in Photos: Sept 1-15

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Weekends are for sleeping in and Florida country drives…

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and sleepovers with my 3 year old God daughter…

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My brother moved down to Orlando, and we celebrated with our favorite sparkling cider.

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I made this sweater for a friends new grandson… the pockets are my favorite…

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More weekend back road scenery…

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My favorite 3 year old and a shared sunset…

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Whipping up my famous vegan pumpkin muffins for a work breakfast…

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Commute sunrises and sunsets…

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Notes and doodles during mind stretching seminars…

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and long hours at the office…

It’s been a busy couple of weeks.  Between Board meetings and coaching/presenting for the first time at a leadership seminar… breathing has become optional but it’s all so good. 

I’m really loving these photo dumps because, as I’m hopeless at journaling etc., this makes me remember the little awesome moments that make the hustle worth it…

amen and amen.

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Week(s) in Photos: Aug 16-31

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Dinner at Hue and a walk around Lake Eola with Leslie…

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A new favorite furry house guest…

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Too much fun at the Big Bang Bazaar at the Maitland Civic Center with Lynn and Sharon… too much fun that I forgot to take pictures IN the Bazaar….

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To and from Melbourne on sunny Sunday…

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Lots of work going on around here… the novel is almost done and a new line will be up on Etsy next week!

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2nd annual bao fest with the crew… complete with hurricanes in honor of, well, the hurricane (thanks again, Dustin, for bring them back from Nola for us!)

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Fun mail and my new lovies…

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I love this graphic from our Day of Prayer… (by Ruth Hubbard)

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Nothing feeds creativity like long meetings and hot evenings at Starbucks…

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Spared by the hurricane… these are a sad example of “outer bands”…

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It’s been crazy to me, as I’ve caught up on my Week in Photos posts, how much actually happens in a two week interval.  I’ve got to say, the last two weeks have been so chock full of awesome, I can’t wait to see what September has in store!

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Week(s) in Photos: Aug 1-15

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String art project for my first ever craft workshop…

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Pow-wowing with my favorite writing buddy and a bedroom redo preview…

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My festive tree and a doodle spree with my new bamboo tablet…

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The reason i don’t let this guy near my wooden knitting needles…

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A little “surprise” and a reason to upgrade my chandelier…

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The Willowcreek Global Leadership Summit…

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and ridiculous Florida skies…

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Dinner with my aunts on I-Drive…

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Inspiration for some DIY art and lazy fortunes…

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and more previews of things to come!

Week(s) in Photos: June 16-30

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My new dining chairs!!!  Hello Eames knock offs, I LOVE YOU!!!

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Lazy Sunday mornings…

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A family photo organization and scanning marathon…

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Fun mail = new projects…

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In serious novel writing mode…

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Cher playing Queen of the Grasslands and my newest doodling obsession…

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Celebrating is to summery drinks as knitting is to coffee…

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More gratuitous “kid” pics…

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and my favorite Florida sky…

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A glimpse of downtown and a written insult war between brother and sister at Macaroni Grill…

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Any my two favorite girls in the whole world 🙂