Posts Tagged With: summer
Soon! Almost! It’s just around the corner. The sun has been poking out more and more. Kitty naps have been had in the sun by the kitty in the house. And kitty naps have been had by me on the couch. I feel like I’m slowly creeping out of my winter hibernation. I didn’t hibernate as long or hard as I have the past few winters. I’ve been trying to juice more and run (is that what we call it?) on the elliptical machine. I’ve been trying to stretch my lazy winter muscles as much as possible too. It’s actually been helping my stiff neck and back. It makes me think I should really take yoga classes. I bet it would help more than just my still muscles.
One place Eric and I keep talking about visiting this summer the Ancient Lake area in central Washington. We paid it a quick visit last October, but we need more! It was our last real trip of the summer/year. I think we went out with a bang! Ancient Lake was way prettier than anything we were expecting to find in the coulee.
Today Youtube recommended a Lana Del Rey song to me. I usually don’t listen to Youtube, but today I gave in. I’ve seen posters for Lana’s new album plastered all over the local record store. Sometimes I don’t listen to the music the record store advertises on their walls because quite often the poster has the face of a hipster on it. But perhaps I don’t listen to certain things because I’m afraid that it *might* be hipster music *and* I’ll like it. What’s wrong with that though? Can’t we all have guilty pleasures?
But in the end I listened to Lana Del Rey today and I am girl crushing! She is gorgeous and she can sing. I’m the type of person who can listen to the same song on repeat for hours AND not tire of it. I did that tonight with her song, “Ride.” She made me want to travel!
“I hear the birds on the summer breeze, I drive fast. I am alone in the night.”
“Every night I used to pray that I’d find my people, and finally I did on the open road. We had nothing to lose, nothing to gain, nothing we desired anymore, except to make our lives into a work of art. Live fast. Die young. Be wild. And have fun.”
Sorry I haven’t posted the second part of our day trip from this past weekend! The weather here in Seattle has been beautiful this week so I’ve been outside laying in the sun. I haven’t made myself sit down and write that post yet. I have a slight sunburn from the wonderful 70 degree temps. we’ve been having.
A few weeks ago I signed up for a vegan swap. You were given the name and address of another vegan blogger and you were to send them a package with your favorite vegan goods. The package from my vegan swapper arrived today! I will do a full post about this in a few days, but I was super excited to see the box on my front porch today!
I’m just checking in to say hi today, but I’ll be back tomorrow with a fantastic post for you! Eric and I traveled through central Washington today. We saw desert flowers, coulees, some nice cows and I even have a little sunburn! See you tomorrow!