Tag: northwest

A lady’s best friend

Am back home now and it honestly feels good, it’s nice to be back to the norm. Yesterday Ian’s residency program had a dinner party, somewhat formal, so I had to get dressed up a bit. I went through my closet and all my cute dinner dresses are strapless or sleeveless…..but I acquired major sunburns on my arms, chest and back in kauai, so … Read More A lady’s best friend

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New beginnings

I think spring came early in the pnw, too bad the “east-coasters” are getting hit hard by blizzards. Flowers are blossoming everywhere here, the sunny days are getting longer… I hope it stays this way for a while but who knows, the pnw weather has been known to play tricks on us. Anyhow, I bought this dress for my graduation last year and never … Read More New beginnings

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Self potrait

“My thoughts are stars I could not fathom into constellations” – John Green “I write because I do not know what I think until I read what I say” – Flannery O’Connor “To be nobody but yourself in a world that’s doing its best to  make  you somebody else, is to fight the hardest battle you are ever going to fight. Never stop fighting.” … Read More Self potrait

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Working for the weekend

Last week was literally one of my hardest weeks at work, at one point I felt like bursting into tears because of how crazy everything was getting and am glad I work with some really helpful people. But these kind of days make it worthwhile when you have some days off. All that aside, this was the most epic weekends I’ve had in a … Read More Working for the weekend

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Mailbox peak attempt 1

Hi friends, So remember that post about “solo hiking” not being my thing?, well scratch that, I did it today and I have never been prouder of myself! I knew none of my friends would join me on a January hike (40 degrees out), and my bf’s working schedule is insane – he can barely tell whether it’s day or night anymore so I … Read More Mailbox peak attempt 1

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SUNDAY SPARKLE

picture taken at chambers bay, washington state. EFFORT IS ATTRACTIVE Put 100% in all you do this week, and at some point it will all pay off. -purejackie-