Bastrop Beauty

23 Jan

I know I’ve been fairly quiet here on this side of things (Love Weights and I are getting along swimmingly, though, let me tell you) so I thought I would drop in to say hi.

I housesit for some dear friends out in Bastrop every once in awhile – both pre- and post-fires.  The first time that I came out to the house after the fires, I nearly drove past it.  It used to be that you couldn’t see the house from the street, due to the incredibly thick forest out front, and now the house sits in plain view.  Fortunately, they didn’t lose their house, but they definitely lost the oasis they had grown to love.

It’s amazing how much fire destructs.  The area looks totally different – and still somehow incredibly beautiful, if you don’t stop to think how much was destroyed.

The trees are destroyed, yet they still retain a different kind of beauty.

This was the sunset the other night…

It really makes you reflect.

Not terribly related, just still beautiful, one of my favorite songs.  I need this kind of beauty after a day like today.


I hope you enjoy it.  And remember:

All who wander are not lost.



19 Dec

This weekend, I went out to my friend Anne Marie’s hometown (a totally awesome little town called Muldoon).  It was gorgeous, and my phone took this:

Love that thing.  Happy Monday!



20 Nov

So I started a new blog. It’s here:

You should go to it.  It’s mostly just a huge commitment for me – but it might be funny at some point as well.

Walter and I went to the grocery store today.  And I got these:

You guys. Gummy Vitamins. I’m so pumped.

Also, it’s very obviously Christmas already in the Love Household. Get your merry on.

Redheads Rock

8 Nov

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Beatrix – daughter of two of the coolest people I’ve ever met, and one of the most beautiful babies I have EVER seen.  Jen always said she wanted a redheaded girl, and LO AND BEHOLD, check her out!

(Those eyes absolutely undo me.  As in, I come undone.  Not like Ctrl-Z style.)

Christopher the Koala was a VERY important part of the shoot.

Jesse loves him, too.

Oh, and this is Mom, where that kiddo gets her beautiful hair….

Jen wore this shirt when SHE was a baby!

So much joy – love these folks!