family ties

Over the course of my life, I’ve been lucky enough to adopted into several different families.  Some born of comfort, some necessity, some ease… but all equally important to me. This family is no different. They’re been treating me like one of their own for 7 years now, and I’ll always be grateful for that….

translations

Los Angeles is the most art filled city I’ve ever lived in.  I guess that’s not saying much coming from a small town Texas girl, but I am struck everyday with what people create out here.  On walls, and rock, on the street, in trash, lit up, layered upon.  It’s got this reckless abandon quality……

Violent Waves: O’Brother

“I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.’” I had a late night conversation with a random person on a street corner in downtown Houston.  I had been having a rough night, and I escaped…