i'm here. i'm home.
today feels really nice. i started my day doing yoga, something new i am really enjoying. towards the end when we had our hands centered and pressed together towards our hearts, i felt a surge of happiness. a few tears fell from my eyes & it dawned on me, everything feels right. i am right where i am supposed to be. i am proud of myself. i did it.
two days left.
i move to sf on saturday. boy, am i busy as hell right now.
she says, placing her little finger on the skin under my eye. my 2 yr old niece, sofia, was pointing at my freckles. i think it was her first time seeing patches of freckles under someones eyes. she continued to stare and was eye to eye with me, pointing over and over again at different freckles, and asking, “what’s this?”. “those are freckles, mija. freckles.”
conversation at sharkeez, mb.
person: what do you do?
me: i'm an artist.
person: ah, cool. you think you can draw me a tattoo? i sorta want a baseball with flames and a bull coming out of it.
me: no thanks.
my first trial on polyvore. FUN!
uh oh, polyvore.
i just discovered this site tonight. it’s really great for collaging concepts and wasting time. click on the polyvore badge on the left to see what i am talking about.
oh my gosh, it's raining
& i just heard thunder. ooh wait, now i saw lightening!
bodycity on Vimeo (via Vimeo) a few of my buddies made this video. check it out!
i love women's gymnastics.
i think being one of those athletes is every young girl’s fantasy. tonight after watching the chinese team do their routines, they interviewed bella karolyi, the legendary gymnastics coach. he said something really interesting. he mentioned how young athletes often perform better than older athletes because they have less to fear (referring to china). he continued by insinuating that the...
packing & moving: complete
i moved! but, i’m not done with moving. target area: organize my stuff from being all over this house. first goal: hang my clothes & find important things. second goal: get rid of more stuff. i cannot believe i had 7 honda crv loads of stuff! i’m ditching more crap for sure. third goal: place all boxes in one place for easy loading in two weeks. so, i moved and am currently...
bernie mac died...
i feel bad because i said he was ugly. :(
the glory- kanye west
packing & moving: day three
target area: finish closet, bathroom & random parts of the house first goal: bring all packed boxes together for moving second goal: take down any pictures or papers i taped to the walls as inspiration third goal: remove furniture from house fourth goal: remove self from house fifth goal: try not to get emotional i am at the finishing stretch. i can do this!
bonus track on the greatest- cat power
packing & moving: day two
target area: bedroom & closet first goal: take half of what i have with me. second goal: pack it all up nicely in card board boxes. label them. third goal: drink a few glasses of wine to numb the pain. si se puede!
packing & moving: day one
target area: art & craft room first goal: keep only what i love and need, make what remains disappear. second goal: organize everything by category using clean white boxes i purchased last night from ikea. ready. set. go!
i feel like making something…
m.i.a. reminds me of summer.
que te vaya bonito– words said by my mother. they have also been permanently placed on my body. yesterday, in san francisco.