Thursday, March 22, 2012

what garden?

All I see are weeds. ;)
Today I'm linking up to Thursdays are for Thrifters.

...There was only one beautiful rose that came up through the wreckage, thick with thorns...

..."I bet you haven't sat and observed every wave and every cloud, every blade of grass, and flower?...

My blouse is thrifted.

..."You are made of better things than that."
"What things might they be?"...
"I don't know, but we'll discover them together.
That will be the fun of it."... 

My skirt is thrifted.
Yes, my nails are still painted gold.

 ..."Most of the time we race through life 
with our eyes closed in endless thought"...

...Like a tree in winter she had remained frozen until spring had revealed little green shoots, and finally blossoms, and she had grown strong...

...heartfelt as full as a bag of sunshine...

 ...The sun hung low in the west, turning the sky a translucent pink and throwing inky green shadows across the grass. Crickets and roosting birds squabbled noisily as they positioned themselves for the night. The scents of pine and eucalyptus hung  thickly in the humid air...
Last night was dinner with some of my friends.

..."I love you for your patience, your compassion, and the fact that you have always loved me, in spite of knowing there was a depth in me that I would never let you reach"...

 ...Memories buried deep beneath the rubble surfaced again like flowers, finding their way through the debris into the light where she feasted on them nostalgically...

 ..."I can take the important things with me."
Because all the important things have been with me all along...
by Santa Montefiore


  1. what a beautiful post! i love the fall colors in your spring outfit!

  2. I love this look. Gorgeous color combination and that skirt is just fabulous.

  3. What beautiful words! I might have to pick up that book! Thanks for putting it on my radar. Cute top, too!

  4. You look so pretty in these pictures Teddi, the style is so whimsical and magical. I like what you abstracted from the book. Such a delightful post. The skirt is lovely by the way and looks perfect with your top.


  5. lovely words.. and that one of the last paragraphs about memories.. how one can feast nostalgically upon them..well.. lately I've been thinking a lot about "memory"... and how I've come to hate it.. wish I could go to a place like Lacuna in the movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (love that movie!) and erase my memory completely.. at least erase that one person that does not let me live anymore.. how can you live when someone else is living inside your head.. he's controlling me in every possible way.. it's unbearable... I think I'm gonna go draw this... It'll sure be on my next posts.. take care!

  6. what a romantic outfit! you look beautiful!!!

  7. yeah, I really enjoyed that post. such beautiful sayings! and the first photo looks amazingly gorgeous. the colours you're wearing go so well with your hair colour. I think you've done an awesome job here :)

    Maikeni blogi - part of me

  8. loving your skirt!

  9. lovely belt!!!we can follow each other?kisses

  10. I really like your look!! The golden touches are perfect!! And the burgundy color of the outfit too!!

  11. nice outfit Teddy... the skirt is fabulous..nice friday

  12. I love that skirt, I will definitely put some hockey photos up next time :)


  13. the skirt is cute! and I love your gold belt!

  14. Ted! It is most certain I am excited to use more clothes! = D Ted is beautiful with her hair caught his inspiration for the garden is really lovely, because I love this environment ... I loved everything e'o weather looks great!
    kiss friend!

  15. My little sweet friend, I stopped by earlier today to catch up on all of your posts and I am now back to comment..go figure. You have the most interesting way of posting and you look super pretty in that first photo. I have yet to snag that hair color in which I love on you. Have a wonderful weekend. Dawn Suitcase Vignettes xo

  16. woww!!! you're so pretty!!! love that color on you!!!

    and, of course i would not go forever & not say you good bye!!! ahaahah


  17. You managed to thrift a fishtail skirt? Woah! That is some major thrifting! Thanks for linking up with Thursdays are for Thrifters!

  18. I adore your post, love!
    Your words are so inspiring.

  19. I love that last quote- so simple yet so beautiful. Speaking of beautiful, you are! Such a nice colour top on you and I love the gold belt- I have a similar one!

  20. Teddi, you do these colours proud. They are wonderful against your complexion. The floral skirt bring these fall colours right into spring, and the metallic accents add a touch of glam.

  21. you look gorgeous dear ! adore your skirt and shoes <3

  22. Beautiful words Tedd I couldn't agree more, I also love the skirt the cut and print is lovely :)

  23. Such a delightful post AND outfit. I really like the color combinations and how whimsical it looks. You are beautiful T!

    Hope you had a relaxing weekend!

  24. Your style is lovely as are your pictures! I'm a new fan!

    Please check out my latest personal style outfit post which is being featured on the DailyBuzz Style March 9x9 challenge!
    the personal style and fashion musings of a LA Asian fashion lawyer living life in the fab lane.


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