Ever since my heart started feeling lighter and my head less foggy, I've been without much to write about. Which troubles me some, as I dislike it very much when creativity in people is only spurred by depression and negativity (I have one particular person in mind right now, and I have confidence that at least one of you will know who). The weather has also been rather uninspiring. As I write this, the sky is falling on Seattle. The rain is coming down so hard and heavy I almost can't hear anything else but white noise. Thunder was shaking the house earlier and I was shaking my fist right back at it. Normally I love these kinds of storms, but we've been having them so often lately they're losing their appeal a bit.
So, one out of a few things that have excited me over the past few days include the square of felted wool that Caitlin made. This one in particular was her mistake, but I loved it so she offered it to me. I accepted the gift with much enthusiasm. I plan to hang it on my wall with some fishing wire or perhaps even a hanger like the one pictured, only a nicer version with a wider wooden piece (technical name for that, anyone?).
Over the weekend, while tending to my plants that are still somehow surviving (I do not have a green thumb*), I noticed that Baby (name given by Olivia) was blooming a lovely white lily. This is her first flower ever to appear, so that was a nice surprise. Apparently I'm doing something right.
I've been splurging** a little too much on clothes lately, so last evening I was returning a few things when I spotted this A.P.C. Madras skirt on sale for $10. It used to be $175! A deal like that cannot be ignored. Though it is pretty, I admit I'm not exactly so desperately in love with it and I probably wouldn't have grabbed it had it been much more. I certainly would never have purchased it at full price, but for 10 bucks I don't mind if I only wear it a couple of times. Besides, it's A.P.C. so I can count on it being made well. All of their pieces that I own have been good to me.
*Actually, it's literally quite black and blue. I'm anticipating the nail to fall off soon, which I am totally grossed out by.
**By splurging I mean spending a little out of my current means. Never before would I have classified one $60 top and a $70 dress - both silk- splurging. Woe is me.