Last weekend Joseph and I made the drive to Lake Mineral Wells State Park, which we’ve been wanting to check out for a while. I was absolutely blown away. It was so beautiful–I was entranced by all the soft blues. I kept saying, “This nature is covered in my favorite color!” and Joseph kept telling me to calm down because it is only moss. (My co-worker Cerelle, who actually inspired me to visit this park, later explained it is actually lichen, which has a symbiotic relationship with moss! Joseph apparently knew this at the time as well, and I am the only one out of the loop about the workings of moss.) We were there for about three hours just hiking. It’s such a nice hike–full of rugged rocks you have to have to climb over! I’m excited to go back and make more of a day with it, maybe…

I’ve been wanting to add more to my home tour series, but it’s a difficult task to undertake. For one, every room feels like a perpetual work in progress. I do like the slow accumulation of furniture and decorations, but I get stuck in a cycle: “I’ll take photos once…

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Last week I made a trip to a hair salon for the first time in years to do something I’ve been dreaming about for long time: dye my hair purple! Besides the tiny gold highlights I got in sixth grade, this is the only time I’ve ever colored my hair.…

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