the prompt today at reverb 10
~"think about what makes you different and what you do that lights people up"~
i don't think i'm that much different from anyone else and i truly believe that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. so with that said. i type.
i cheer for the underdog and fight for what's right. i believe in god and ghosts. i floss. i have friends that are gay. i sing too loudly in the car. i swear. i love to volunteer my time especially when children are involved. i know how to belly laugh until tears fall down my face. i genuinely like people. i didn't really like high school. technically i'm a dental assistant because it says so on paper. in my heart i'm a photographer. i don't like to shop in malls. i always wear mascara. perfumes and i don't get along. i dance anytime i can. i talk too much.
i love flip flops and uggs equally. i used to be a runner. i saw a mouse yesterday running across the floor at bed bath and beyond and it made me smile. he was that cute. i love tea and have never had a cup of coffee. my butt is slowly disappearing. i don't like having my hair cut or colored. i haven't had a manicure in forever. i love books and used bookstores. i talk to complete strangers often. i love face creams. i'm getting used to the fact that those creams aren't doing anything to soften my crow's feet and laugh lines.
my husband laughs at me all the time. so do my kids.
i've been to hong kong. i haven't been to idaho or oklahoma. i think sunsets at the beach are exquisite. i will cry easily if you touch my shoulder and ask if everything is okay when i've had a bad day. i love the outdoors. i don't sleep in anymore. i love farmer's markets. i don't know what to do with a tomatillo. i think some dogs aren't as cute as their owners think they are.
i don't like holiday parties. i love watching old couples walk together hand in hand. i don't really get along with glitter. i cut out words and sayings from magazines for my journals. i think having to pay for my suitcase on a plane is ridiculous. i have never traveled by train. i get cold quickly. fingerless gloves are my favorite accessory in the winter. i have 12 pairs of boots in the closet. i think balloons should be used for any occasion. i can't say a poetic line and then tell you who wrote it. i wish i could. i don't understand algebra. i read lots of blogs but don't always have time to comment and truly believe you all inspire me. i know all my neighbors and their kids by name. i love when people who i don't see that often remember me.
i don't like to grocery shop. i love target. i have jeans that are 10 years old. i have an ugly shirt that i still wear that is 14 years old. i have rock climbed. i don't skate or ski. i think hummingbirds are little miracles. my nose was broken and never fixed. i have had acupuncture.
i can be a very impatient driver. i wish all the kids in foster care could be adopted. i wish i lived next door to ellen and portia. i want to go horseback riding next year.
on a beach.
i could go on and on. but i think i've written enough for what i believe this prompt expected out of me
i pray that i didn't bore you all to tears.
thank you adam for these photos. you caught me at my best.