Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Chicago anymore. That’s right, folks. I made the move to Kansas City, MO. So far it’s been a blast with all the concerts, bike rides, breweries, farmers’ markets, and First Fridays. Get a feel for this mid-sized city as you scroll through the photos below. And if you’re already familiar with the area, give me tips on what to do there next. Cheers!
Five years ago today, I started this blog. I was new to Chicago and looking for a way to vent my creative side. This new place was a whirlwind to me as a small town Texan. I was 23 and my friends called me baby Jenny, mostly due to my naïveté as a doe eyed girl in the windy city, donning sneakers, skirts, and too many patterns. It’s funny to look back at my posts from then till now. A […]
Cancer. It’s a cruel enemy to the sweetest of beings. This is Orfeo, my family’s dog. He was only with us for seven years. They went by so quick– and it still feels like they were a lifetime ago. He was a puppy. I was a kid. He used to chew on my rollerblades, and I would get so mad. I’d give him all the rollerblades in the world for chew toys now, just so we could have him back again. He […]
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So I started a new blog a while back. If you’re into wacky photography, check it out. Posted above are a few samples from brokenhomeofconvention.com that have my usual Nike flare. I hope you enjoy! Let me know what you think. _________________________________________________________________________
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The first drawing shown above is based off of something I’ve been thinking about today. You only have one life that lasts for who knows how long. Enjoy as much of it as you possibly can. (and I mean that in the least trite way possible- if that is possible)
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