It's not even that I get round to watching much tv, but that I always plan to. I am perpetually 3 or 4 episodes behind in the few shows I do get to watch. I need to curate my watch list and set more realistic watching goals.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
If there's one print I love- it's anything wild. Leopard, cheetah, zebra, whatever it is, I'm all in. I picked up the Gloria Vanderbilt jacket a few months ago and was apprehensive about being bold enough to wear it to work. I shouldn't have worried- with a black sheath underneath this look makes me stand out and look like a polished professional and not a sidelined club-goer. I don't know if I could get away with an animal print dress, but that is definitely on my wishlist...
Monday, February 25, 2013
Saturday, February 23, 2013
I am going on record: I want to get the Google glass when it comes out. I think I'm the perfect candidate- I have no sense of direction, frequently multitask and would be glad to free up my hands of my phone while on the move.
If you aren't familiar with this technology, I highly recommend Joshua Topolsky's article.
I just realized that I've been active on eBay for 11 years! Thinking back on all the things I've bought I remember my first laptop purchase was through eBay. I also bought an amazing full length leather coat. My best sales have been old phones since I used to switch so much that I'd sell them when I could still recoup most of my costs.
It will be interesting to see if ebay is still around in another 11 years! What's your wager!
Friday, February 22, 2013
This weekend you've all got a homework assignment- you need to get your hands on the first 3 seasons of Misfits. I'm not going to tell you how to get it since it seems they've now taken it off Netflix, but seriously, this one is worth the search. It's a nice change of pace from vampires, zombies and the undead- just 5 regular troubled teens and their hijinks while doing community service. Oh, and they get zapped during a freak storm. And get superpowers. Which are awesome. Seriously, just watch it!
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Monday, February 18, 2013
Dark Comedy: 7 Khoon Maaf
Friday, February 15, 2013
The second image shows the same sweater in black where I've gone in a better direction: color blocking with a pencil skirt - progress!
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
In my mind this combination seemed to have all the makings of a great look- a pop of color over a structured black dress with some pearl accents. In reality it just didn't quite make it. Something about the pairing ended up looking matronly and the funky pearl accents made me look like a matron headed to church choir. I still can't pinpoint exactly what I did wrong here but rest assured, it won't happen again.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
I took a day off last Friday to get a few overdue projects done, but also to just have a much needed day to myself (Dean at work, Seth at daycare). In the afternoon I decided to go to the movies and couldn't decide between Side Effects and Warm Bodies so I saw them both! I had been anticipating Warm Bodies since last October or so when I saw the trailer pop up on IMDB- I even read the book in advance. But the trailer for Side Effects looked intriguing to me and I was excited to see Mara Rooney since I passed on the American remake in lieu of the original Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Side Effects started off great but then didn't really commit to the direction it was headed in. Warm Bodies on the other hand matched up well with the book and was, in my opinion, a great date movie. (Fun fact, on our second date Dean and I went to see Twisted).
Monday, February 11, 2013
Here is what our first floor powder room looked like when we bought our house in 2007:
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Friday, February 8, 2013
At my last clinic, casual Friday had become a very dressed down affair. Most of us wore jeans, and some even wore t-shirts *shudder*. But since I started my new job about 10 months ago, the atmosphere was decidedly more dressed up. I knew I wanted Friday to be a bit more casual than the rest of the week- think 'work-to-happy hour' with ease. So, I settled on Friday being my 'pants' day and then I would just pair them with a less formal top or jacket.
This look is a perfect example of how I've revamped my look- this top used to be paired with jeans on casual Friday, which made it the perfect transition to after work drinks with friends:
These days I dress it up with a belt and Tahari jacket over black pants for a look that's bit bit more polished but still very fun. I've found myself giving old looks new life quite a bit after being inspired by my favorite fashion blogs!
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
A week from last Sunday I got my dream machine- my new Asus Zenbook Prime and hastily yanked it out of the box and started the lovefest. A few days into it I started to consider what would be the best case option... Unlike my previous setup my Zenbook travels up and down the stairs with me as I use it in the den, bedroom and study.
So, imagine my surprise when I started reading some reviews about the case that came with the laptop....wait, what now? Where on earth was my case? I raced home and found the box stashed in the garage and ripped it open. Deep inside the box, I discovered.....my beautiful case!
I'm so glad I hoard my packaging- throwing the box away would have been an absolute disappointment. Now I have a lovely, low profile case to use with my beautiful Zenbook. Ahhhhhh, this *is* love!
Monday, February 4, 2013
Saturday, February 2, 2013
|View from the ferris wheel|
|Welcome to the Stock Show!|
|Trolley to Will Rogers Coliseum|
|Duck watching... "where's Daffy?"|
|Enjoying a ride|
Friday, February 1, 2013
The office was fine except that there was a closet behind my office that belonged to another department so periodically I had to deal with some traffic. There was one particularly annoying member of that department who would occasionally sneak and eat her lunch in there which was very annoying! But overall it was a functional space.
Next is my office at my last clinic here in Texas. Aesthetically, this has been the best office. The artwork belonged to the building and the landlord graciously let me relocate it into my office after our construction project was complete:
And then my current office:
And, of course there's my home office:
A bit of an untidy mess but it has all my favorite maps (another hobby) and it serves as an upstairs hangout for us (especially when Seth was a baby).
So, there you go- a peek into the spaces were I make the magic happen. Thanks for letting me share them with you.