Friday, April 18, 2014

My first Trad Lead

One of my new years resolutions this year was getting proficient in trad and outdoor climbing. Scott has been highly helpful in this endeavor, letting me use his rack, teaching me the tricks, and criticizing my setup. I recently got lead certified in the gym, and have been playing around with mock trad leads outdoors. This trip to Mt. Woodson marked my first real real trad lead.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Saturday, April 12, 2014


Sunrays on my face walking home from work. 
A sketch of my primary set of sunglasses.  
A strawberry and walnut lunch salad 
Flowers at Casey's Wedding  

By the way people react to some of these photos when I share them on my phone, I could assume that looking at other people's selfies is probably reserved for one of the levels of hell. I'll try to keep that at a minimum. I like putting together these snapshot posts. Its a nice visual reminder of life lately.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Thredup Window Shopping


When I walk into a clothing store, I see a hundred things I would love to buy. I try on all that I consider wonderful, and I usually put most of it back. I am that person that tries on 40 articles of clothing and only buys  two. that is why online shopping is so hit and miss for me. Even if I fall in love with an item, I feel like I wouldn't really know until I tried it on. that is why I try to refrain from online clothing shopping.

But it doesn't hurt to look, right?

Here is everything on thredup that I WISH I could try on.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Saturday, April 5, 2014

8 Blogs I'm REALLY into

Visit cheetah is the new black
1. Cheetah is the New Black. I love this woman's style. I wish I could have everything in her closet. It is laid back cool taken to heights I've never seen before. Her style screams adventure and life. I can't gush enough about her.

Friday, April 4, 2014

10 Things Lately...April

Its April already! Here are 10 things to catch you up on Maria's day to day.

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