Saturday, May 31, 2014

Dare you to watch this without crying...

J.R.R. Tolkien Reading

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

I stumbled on this on a theonering.net post.

It's so awesome to hear Tolkien's words as he meant them to sound.
He's got a great voice, for one thing.
The hour-long program also brings to light his personal struggle with getting the text published.
I'm so glad he decided to do it, in the end.
And there's something encouraging about knowing that one of the best authors of this century
struggled with confidence.

Also, I love the fact that Tolkien loved to wander through the countryside,
and to work with the earth and garden.
Kind of like another Englishman I know :)


Music Monday

Monday, May 26, 2014

Sorry this space has been so dead-zone lately.
I've been super distracted by writing other things-
personal statements, reflection papers-
that kind of take a lot out of you.

So when I had a long drive back home after a meeting off of A1A, I decided to take the long way home.

And it felt so good.
I completed part of this drive.
Peter and I meant to do it the last weekend he was in Ormond
But we kind of got engaged (!)
so that kind of threw off our plans a bit.

there's nothing quite like driving down an old road with the windows down.
This is a soundtrack I put together when Peter and I were first together
We lived on Crete and spent our weekends exploring different corners of the island.
It's an incredible place,
and we have some incredible memories from it.
This music always brings me back to that place and time.
Hope you enjoy it :)

Music Monday

Monday, May 19, 2014

Hello, Lovelies!
I hope you all had a great weekend.
Mine was lame. I studied.

But I'm dropping in to share this song because it's really pretty
{and a subtle reminder to me that yes, sometimes Hipsters listen to really, really good music.}

Music Monday

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

...ahem...sorry this is late.
Life has been BUSY lately!
Between writing my personal statement,
studying for internal medicine,
and surprising Peter for his birthday (yep!!)

I have been bad at this blogging week.

Luckily it's balmy and beautiful outside,
and I randomly stumbled on this gem from high school to share with you.
I cannot beLIEVE that this song was around 8 years ago.
you guys....

am I getting old????

don't answer that....:)


Thursday, May 1, 2014

Had to throw in the hashtag. You know, for good measure.