Random Bits of Happy
*We attended a Mad Hatter Tea Party for a friend’s new place. She decided she wanted it costumed and so I scoured our closets and came up with these two outfits. The skirt was the only thing I purchased and I did that at a thrift store…so meet our $1.50 Mad hatter outfits! Her tea party was perfectly cute with multiple tea choices and tea cakes. A friend showed up with a hookah and kiwi flavored smoke filled her kitchen and wafted out the side door.
* We went to visit Terrell’s Mom and took the scenic route to get there. We always pass by a lot that is full of old Navy planes, falling apart and crumbling. We always make comments about stopping and I finally said, “let’s really stop!” and so he pulled in and we had an impromptu photo session at the Aviation Cemetery. I got all ballsy and sneaked in through the locked gates for this photo. It’s right by a police station….so it had my heart beating a little fast, because I’m silly like that and because as we were getting back into the truck a cop rolled past us real slow, so I waved friendly like and he sped up a little and let us be on our way. 🙂
* We met V and C last Friday night for coffee and First Friday in Riverside. V lets me know she’s following the owner of a club that has cool concerts and he was having an Easter Egg hunt all over Jacksonville for free tickets. Sounded fun to me! So we took off and in 3 short stops we had found 2 eggs….which each had 2 tickets. So we had a concert to attend Easter night! The band headlining was The Big Pink. A London band that has an amazing electro-rock sound. They put on a great show and since it was Easter there was another Easter Egg hunt in the club and we got 5 more eggs with tickets for shows all the way through the end of May. Some really cool shows. I can’t wait to see Sea Wolf the Album Leaf. If you get a chance to see The Big Pink I highly suggest going…they are high energy, they do a few spectacular covers and their own songs are fantastically catchy. I keep hearing them on Sirus XM, the college station has taken a liking to them and I keep hearing new songs by them.
* Guy Fawkes masks and avatar making. * Discovering my old Pandora.com stations * Getting taxes completed and with a nice return *Birthday month in full effect! * This article * Yoga and stretching that cracks my back finally * I’m obsessed with Obsessive Consumption *Sephora sent me an email telling me to come get an early birthday gift, it’s $30 of cool makeup and I got a mini-facial and my makeup done for me…they rule! * reuniting with friends from high school and the fun memories that the conversations bring * Dr. Sketchy’s is back in Jacksonville this Wednesday…just 2 days before my birthday…that’s like a birthday GIFT! * The Head On The Door album is so pretty, the Cure always brings it. *3 hour conversations to Japan * OPI’s Metro Chic is the perfect color of stone, it matches most everything. *Strange conversations with drunk strangers that insist on playing pool against us at our table. “Um, that’s my Brother Timmy and I bought him that shirt thank you very much” “my name, I just told you 5 times, it’s Erin” ” that’s a girl, no really it is” “didn’t we go to school with him?”
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