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anything to make you smile

concert attire...

it’s official, the best way to kick off the week is with a loud, amazing concert.  preferably one to which you scored tickets that put you within touching range of the stage.  especially if these incredible seats are located in something called “the golden circle”.


what's in there?

add to that glorious weather, a couple glasses of chardonnay and a tall, easygoing partner in crime and it doesn’t get much better.

oh, wait top all of that off with a night of rolling thunderstorms and rain to sleep to.

just a much needed reprieve from a whole lot of intensity.

in summary: band of horses are amazing in concert.  i wore my glasses as my distance vision is pitiful…turns out i had no need for specs!  we were oh, so close.  i wore my new favorite vintage cotton gauze dress (a nod as per usual to mrs. roper).  brilliant idea: packing a pair of flats for the walk home.

view from our seats.


xo, anne



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time, she is flying.

it seems as though i may have jinxed myself…my hope to post at least once a day this week went out the window yesterday.  i got hit with a major case of the blahs.  and just felt uninspired and blech.  but, i am not down for the count!

i’m wearing a bit of newness today!  one of the many sartorial gems that i procured during my travels in my homeland.  i have yet to style her and i may have had to do some emergency strap repair but i am no less thrilled about this frock.  i think it’s safe to say that she will be decked out with some vintage brooches, wristfuls of bangles, and maybe a few big necklaces.  just  a shot in the dark, friends.

why, hello pretty friend.

your full skirtedness delights me.

and to solidify my belief that today is going to be nothing short of fantastic, i have the arcade fire unstaged show on tap for tonight.  i believe it’s the universe’s way of apologizing for the fact that savannah is not a tour stop for my most favoritest of musical geniuses.

little preview to stoke your excitement?

this band is so amazing in concert (i was fortunate enough to be witness to the magic twice while living in cities large enough to warrant a tour stop) and i may be mildly to overwhelmingly obsessed with the suburbs, their new album (cd?, whatever the correct music term is these days).  i strongly suggest that if you aren’t on a tour stop or didn’t get tickets that you put this on your calendar for tonight.

xo, anne

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only a little excited…

two weeks from today i leave to spend two weeks with my family. i am slightly more than incredibly excited about this. it will be the first time in years that paige (kevin) and i can wake up on our birthdays (a day apart) under the same roof. magical.

and with a bit of grizzly bear, the countdown begins!
xo, anne


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dog days are over.

and because today is shaping up to be oh, so lovely i am going to share a song slash video that brings me great happiness.

with that i am off for a little nosh, a little celebration, and a lot of laughs with my dear becca.

xo, anne

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tell it like it is, b.

i was originally going to post this video because i love love love the looks in it.  and although i may be a little late to the party: beyonce, i do love you.  more than ever after this video.  currently, though this song is so apropos for the relationship between me and my previously trusty camera.  which now seems to be striking from any future image capturing.  unfortunate in that it is realllly hindering my abilities to craft any posts for this blog.  i am really trying to refrain from throwing an epic temper tantrum as this is the second sony camera in three years to call it quits in this manner.  my fingers are crossed that she is just cranky and needing a time out, but i am mentally preparing myself for the likelihood that i will soon be camera shopping.  with imaginary money.

but lets focus on beyonce.  in playsuits, with gobs of jewelry (loooove), and martini in hand.  shaking it twitchily.  which, unsurprisingly looks waaaaay better when she does so than when i attempt similar moves.

camera, why don’t you love me?

send some happy vibes this way in the hopes that i will be able to take pictures again soon.

xo, anne

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