21 December 2010

The Sound of Music

It may be the rain falling/wind howling outside my window as I sit in bed (raindrops on roses?). Possibly the Blu Ray DVD I wrapped for my dad earlier today (shh...don't tell him). Whatever it is, I cannot stop thinking about The Sound of Music! I am quite prepared to check my cool card at the door with this statement...The Sound of Music is one of my all time favorite films. I can remember watching, rewinding and re-watching those two VHS tapes (you know what I'm talking about) and singing Edelweiss with my dad before bedtime. Of all the von Trapp family, I wanted to be Liesel (let's just ignore the Nazi boyfriend for the sake of my childhood longings). She was beautiful and in love. Who wouldn't want that? 

I guess I'll just have to wait for Christmas to watch this classic in high definition. I'm hoping my dad will enjoy it as much as I will!

Happy Winter Solstice!

I hope you are all enjoying the shortest day of the year! I'm so bummed I missed the lunar eclipse early this morning. It has been pouring here in So. Cal and the clouds made it impossible. In case you haven't already seen, here is a time lapse clip of the magical event. Pretty epic!

20 December 2010

Rumi Inspired Monday

There is no salvation for the soul but to fall in love.

image via TKOW

16 December 2010


Tomorrow is the last day before my winter break! With all the last minute grading, holiday shopping and apartment hunting...I'm so ready for these next two weeks. All I want to do is spend time with loved ones, eat holiday treats and practice yoga. I hope you are looking forward to at least a couple of days off in the very near future!

image via kissssing

11 December 2010

It's that time again!

Spent much of the day decorating for the holiday. There's something so magical about the sights and smells  of this time of year! Despite the cold weather the house just feels warmer. This year, I might have to steal a few ideas from these talented ladies.

images via design sponge

08 December 2010

Happy You're Home

Hey you! You know who you are. I'm happy you're home. xo