musings

Finally found Indian food in Jackson!

Finally found Indian food in Jackson!

A student sharing his goals and how he’s going to get there. I’m going to miss these kids more than I realize.

[not my picture]

GUESS WHO’S GOING ON A CRUISE THIS SPRING BREAK! And I just found out yesterday. It’s funny how some of the best things in life can happen so spontaneously. I expect I’ll be posting all of my favorite photographs from the week.
Packing tips?

[not my picture]

GUESS WHO’S GOING ON A CRUISE THIS SPRING BREAK! And I just found out yesterday. It’s funny how some of the best things in life can happen so spontaneously. I expect I’ll be posting all of my favorite photographs from the week.

Packing tips?

(Source: nicolecupcake)

Treating my favorite once-in-a-while shoes to a night out. (Taken with picplz.)

Treating my favorite once-in-a-while shoes to a night out. (Taken with picplz.)

workin’ workin’ workin’, teacher-style.

Poor in many ways, but rich in love and community.

Shake It Out
Florence + The Machine / Single

I always feel really epic and floaty when I finish off a long run with this song at night.

(Source: blood-theory-earth-chalk)

180 plays
See what I mean?

See what I mean?

Sometimes, it’s difficult to tell if I’m more intrigued or creeped out by antique stores.

Sometimes, it’s difficult to tell if I’m more intrigued or creeped out by antique stores.

“Goal setting is all about creating a life you love. It’s not about being better or more. Create a vision of your ideal life and set goals to get you there. Dare yourself to be great.”
— Lululemon
One of the many cool cameras lying around the cabin last weekend.

One of the many cool cameras lying around the cabin last weekend.

Perfecting the art.

No more comparing.
No more letting myself feel disappointed when others do not meet my expectations (who shays they should have to, anyway?). 
No more letting myself feel disappointed when I don’t meet my own overly-high expectations.
No more trying to hold on too tightly to the relationships in my life.

Just breathing.
Detachment.
Peacefulness and joyfulness. 

Just a few of my favorite shots from last weekend. Josh and I experienced a beautiful snowfall in Asheville, which made for the perfect Valentine’s Day celebration.

The Good Bay: Bombay.

The Good Bay: Bombay.

India: where even the metropolis has simplistic charm.

The things I would give to be back in the world where material things matter so little, the chai tea is always flawless, and temperature rarely drops below 60 degrees.