Bay is Bae.

Even though I’m sitting in a hallway waiting for my next class to start, I’m trying to remind myself that just yesterday I was in Northern California, enjoying some snow-less beauty. It was just a few days ago that I got to meet a few SF fellow photogs and do a little photo-walk/general exploratory wanderings through this unfamiliar city. It was on fleek (thats another cool/hip/rad/neat new word by the way. I learned over break. if you didn’t know bout it, remember I’m just here to help you be cool. you know, pop culture and junk). ANYWAYS. I’m so glad I got the opportunity to travel over break. I didn’t really feel rejuvenated from break until I got to California. It was wonderful to go home, but you can only feel so inspired after watching so many hours of netflix, you know. #LifeOfTheUnmarriedVidmar So here are some photo documentation of […]

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twin peakzzz

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Hi. i’m in san francisco and it’s really pretty and that makes me happy. Kirsten and Ryan took me to Twin Peaks to see SF from a better view. Fun fact: you will get laughed at if you call it San Fran. don’t be that guy. Listen. I don’t make the rules kids, I just tell them to you so people don’t mock you. I’m only looking out for y’all. 

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a new hat, and a new life resolution.

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hat: nordstrom // necklace: h&m // sweater: loft (lou & grey line) // pants: gap // shoes: vince camuto There is a lot to me that I don’t understand. I don’t understand why Häagen-Dazs coffee ice cream is just plain ol’ better than any other flavor. I don’t understand why some people are harder to forgive, why I make poor choices, why I crave string cheese whenever I eat a hershey’s chocolate bar, or why I consistently stay up til 2 in the morning. If there is so much about me that I simply don’t get, I imagine there is a lot about you that I am completely oblivious to. I’ve lamented to a couple friends in recent days about the unwillingness of so many of us to stop and take the time to get to know each other. Do you ever stop and think about how much you really […]

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Bad Blood, and Resilient Love

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  If we’re being honest, my life is once again most easily described by a taylor swift song. I suppose thats just a side affect of being human, amiright?? *thanks taylor swift for creating 1989, and also for writing the song Bad Blood* It’s been a rough semester for me, not even academically, schools been great actually. but in basically every other facet of my life. a bubbling mess of a laughable love life, betrayal and lost friendships. It’s been one for the books, and I’m so very ready to put the book down, and start a better one. Honestly most the time I feel like I’m just going through the motions, being polite because I don’t know how to be malicious, and hoping I’ll be in a different country next semester. (side note, I just applied for an internship across the world. So.) Thanksgiving came a just the right […]

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My sketchbook.

My sketchbook goes just about everywhere with me. It’s where I take notes on a clients project, work through design problems, sketch thumbnails, doodle when I should be paying attention, and take notes in church. My sketchbook is a pretty good visual representation of me. It doesn’t make a lot of sense, and it’s fine with it. I got this sketchbook for christmas last year, and I just now finished it. For how often I use it, I realize I’m a little slow. That being said, this has been my favorite sketchbook to date. I’ve stopped trying to put limits on what I can put into it. I don’t try and impress anyone with this sketchbook because it’s purely for myself. Sketchbooks are not supposed to be perfect! So I made sure to let that be a constant reminder and I decided to just let whatever happens, happen. It turned […]

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Make all your friends online.

sweater: zara // scarf: urban outfitters // pants: hudsons // shoes: vans Today, reflecting on the last week, I am feeling grateful. I am lucky to have made so many wonderful irl friends through the interwebz. In the past year  Lauren has become one of my best friends, and her friendship has gotten me through some really rough times. Last weekend meeting Bri for the first time was a treat. It felt like we had all been friends for years. No awkward small talk, we just dove right into heartaches and feminism. (though it probably helped that we’ve all stalked each others lives for quite some time).  I’m thankful for people who are willing to be genuine. It also helps that they are pretty funny. These girls are my favorites.  This also happens to be the one picture we got of the whole weekend together. #bloggerfails Best line of last weekend goes to lolonienie, “Next […]

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Zions National Park

This trip has been a long time coming. I’ve been wanting to go to zions since i moved to utah almost 5 years ago. Finally I got fed up with my trite excuses that kept me from making the short drive out of provo and into one of God’s most beautiful places. We got to zion’s pretty late and as expected all the official campsites had been filled. We wandered around, even asked a hotel receptionist how much it was to camp on their campgrounds. It was 30 bones for two people. yeah, no thanks. Being my fathers daughter, I knew I just had to ask the right people; the right locals.  I made us stop in the supermarket to ask the cashier what our options were. The bearded man gave us some very specific and yet incredibly ambiguous instructions to some public land which we would just set up […]

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you’re so vain, you probably think this post is about you.

I don’t want this post to feel like a passive aggressive dig, because it’s not. I do however have a case of the feels. And the best way I have learned to understand my feels is to write about them, and sometimes take self portraits. So write and shoot about them I must. I truly never imagined a day when I would feel apathetic about you. As I prayed for something to remind me of what I had when I had you, I was at my wits end. I would have never been able to answer that prayer so wonderfully as God did for me. I was starting to believe that I might never find something like you and me. Instead I was lead to realize that what we had was one great illusion. You, sir, were the worlds greatest magic trick. I want to say I hate you, but […]

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