Wednesday, July 25, 2012

one midsummer afternoon

In a neighborhood,  a couple blocks away
 from mine, I walked.

I wore a thrifted tie dyed tank.

I stood, and I slightly smiled.

I wore a pink bracelet my mom made.

I wore a guitar pick necklace,
my cousin made.

I got sassy, but that's not anything new.

Here's my midsummer day
and midsummer night art pages.

I go outside my backyard. I hear insects, cars, neighbors' dogs barking, some annoying motor sound from the middle school behind my house buzzing. There are birds chirping, and an airplane overhead.
I feel itchy. I'm probably allergic to something
the wind is blowing faintly.

 I hear it gently rustle the leaves in my yard.
They sway. I feel warm cement on my bare feet.
I smell mustiness and dirt. I taste my peppermint gum.
It's not calm and peaceful. I'm getting a headache, so I go inside.

July 9, 2012

It says:
The only garden she could grow was with a pen.

At night is usually when I practice my guitar.
We can hear airplanes, trains, insects, and did I mention dogs barking?
 I keep a heating pad,
I read until I'm ready to fall asleep.
We have these high ceilings with these semi-circle windows, and the sky is often not dark, not black. Here it's like a grey lavender through the window.  The other night I saw a huge grasshopper on the window.

 July 13, 2012

It says:
"You are the author of  your life's adventure.
Weave your tales of wonder."... 
by Brancy Britton


  1. Gray lavender and grasshopper sounds lovely! Cool tie-dye tank, too!

  2. I really like your pants. They're super cute... and the "the only garden she could grow was with a pen"... your blog is so nice because it's just you talking... in a stream of conscience kinda way. I love it.

  3. I really like those beautiful summery orange and pink shades :) and what a lovely choice of jewellery! matches so well with your tank top and summery look overall. and I noticed your classy shoes too.

    Maikeni blogi - part of me

  4. i love your nails!! and the waistband of those pants is really unique! i'm with charity up there...although i feel like a broken record when i say that!

  5. Hi Teddi, how are you? I love the fit on these pants, the guitar pic necklace and of course, your journal. You are sassy my with that devilish little smile. Have a great day!! dawn suitcase vignettes xo I got your email..will be looking for pants...

  6. Ted I loved the first picture .. you look so fresh and happy ... and I love your art book ... its lyrics are so beautiful! * _ *

  7. cute day and night pages. Nice to have a photographer around! Honeybee Lane - sweet! {:-Deb

  8. You are absolutely babeing it up in these photos! I love a head to toe matching outfit...and right down to the finger nails! You go gal, you! x

    Thank you for all of the beautiful, sweet, and inspiring comments you always leave on my little slice of internet ♥

  9. Great post !

    Love your outfit so much!!

    You look FABOULOUS !

    Just stopped by your blog!
    Loved it instantly so I have no choice but to follow you around!!

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  10. Love it! Great post!

  11. haha I love that you got sassy, as usual. lol. That's a very clever necklace your' cousin made plus it goes so well with your shirt :)

  12. Teddi, you're really good at being in tune with your all senses - love the description of warm cement on your bare feet. You personify stopping to smell the roses. Re: your journal reading anecdote - maybe it's a blessing in disguise that your handwriting was hard to read, and your mom actually didn't decipher any of it. I would have been mad too.

  13. Hello Teddi ! I answer your question : I didn't make my bracelets myself, they are children bracelets from H&M and Claire's. Have a great sunday !

  14. I love this look Teddi! The Deep dye blouse is brilliant! and your art diary remind me of Frida Kahlo. I used to have one but lost it :( perhaps I should start a new one, such a lovely thing to have :)


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