Wednesday, August 24, 2011

favorite things

Enigma Variations by Edward Elgar. Especially the 9th movement, Nimrod.


Northanger Abbey. Probably my favorite Jane Austen book (it's pretty close to Persuasion, though).


This song. I love the Beach Boys' version, but Zooey has such a pretty voice...  :)

Chester the raccoon. Some of our friends found a baby raccoon and have been raising him. He's almost 5 weeks old, and he's so adorable. He's really sweet, too. :)


Captain America. I've been to see quite a few movies this summer, but this one really stood out. Such a great story. Such a great guy. <3


Pixlr-O-Matic. The best thing since sliced bread. It helps me make groovy edits like these:

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This song. I liked Tom Felton anyways, but he can sing?! He's groovy.


And that's it for now. I've had a wonderful summer, but I'm glad it's winding down. Now it's time for studying and learning and not getting enough sleep! ;)

abby

Monday, August 8, 2011

cowboys and hiking

While in Colorado, my friends took me to a rodeo. I was so excited about it since I'd never been to one before. I wasn't disappointed. :D

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Cowboys are awesome but so are their insanely talented horses. I loved watching the kids when they did Mutton Busting. They were so cute! I hope that if I go back to visit my friends, I'll get to go to the rodeo again too. :)

We also went on a hike. We hiked Aspen Mountain and it took a lot longer than we had expected- about 4 hours. But after that hike, when we reached the top, the view compensated for the tiring hike up. It was beautiful, and I'm really glad we did it. :)

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looking out over Aspen

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we kept noticing a Hogwarts look to the place... I think Hagrid's house is somewhere on this hill.

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So that was our big hike! We got to ride the Gondola down, and that was awesome too. :P

On my last day there, my friend and I took a bike ride on a really pretty trail. I had a lot of fun, and I got a lot of pictures.

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That concludes the second installment of pictures from Colorado. :P I think in the next (and probably last from Colorado) I have quite a few pictures of vintage clothes from photoshoots my friend and I did. I'll probably add a few other random ones that I've forgotten, too. ;)

abby


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from the top of Aspen Mountain