For my birthday this summer Joseph surprised me with a trip to San Antonio! Our weekend trip to Austin in July was such a success he thought we should take another. It was of course miserably hot, but we had a good time. It served as a nice break before the end of my busy summer semester this week. I’ve always thought of San Antonio as really touristy, but (with the exception of the Alamo) I didn’t find that at all. We stayed at Hotel Valencia on the Riverwalk. It is an absolutely beautiful hotel, decorated with raw stones and woods! Above is the view from our window. My friend Aly lives in the city, and our friend Lauren happened to be visiting that weekend. It was good timing! Breakfast at Schilo’s. I also feel I should mention the great meal we had for dinner (no pictures) at Boudro’s. It’s…

The light switch in my office (home office, that is), ripped shorts with stockings when it was colder because I hate wearing jeans, black cake for lunch, Japanese lithograph I bought at Austin’s Uncommon Objects, my favorite of my several lace blouses, Salt Water Sandals. My ankle length dress, a…

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The title is a bit misleading because these photos are only from two places: the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and a trail at Zilker Park. Let me just say that hiking in the middle of the day during a Texan summer is not a good idea. We were slightly…

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Below are the photos I took with my dad’s old Nikon SLR with my lovely friends Genevieve and Catherine. I really love playing with film. I’ve shot four rolls so far, and it’s probably time for me to start being more adventurous. When Geneveive visited on Wednesday (see the digital…

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