Pictures Of Things + Le Love List :: 14/52

April 9th, 2017 - posted under: Furthermore » Feedback

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♥ Amazing photo courtesy of Waits’s outdoor school. ♥

There is a glass full of blooming daffodils on the table in front of me, and my skin is sun-warmed from a lovely day of romping around wine country. The hillsides are all ablaze with wild mustard, bright yellow and shoulder high, rolling down to the ocean glittering like a giant sapphire all the way to the horizon.

Spring has officially arrived in Santa Barbara, and I am loving every little minute of it. Here’s what it looked like this week:


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Mucking about in nature, like we always do.


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This amazing plate of food, which I was lucky enough to share with the lovely Elana.


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Finding tiny new friends. (California Slender Salamander) ♥


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Super exciting outdoor projects.


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First “duck couple” sighting of the year! This is a sort of famous duo, a bonded pair of ducks that live at UCSB and hang out all over campus. They’re absolutely adorable and I was so happy to spot them near the bio building this week.


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Tasting chives and chive blossoms with my kinder-gardeners.


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Hello, you big beautiful bowl of amazing!


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Putting together a few herbal tinctures (alcohol added after these photos were taken) to steep. They’ll be ready in a few weeks!


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Afternoon amari (Nonino for me; Fernet for her) with a most beautiful companion.

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And now, it’s time for the one, the only, Le Love List!

Getting great feedback at my new job. // Getting my first pay check for my new job. Proud. // Working my arse off (10 hour days) at my new job, and loving every minute of it. // Trusting. My “new job” is technically a temporary position, but instead of stressing, I’m just enjoying the moment, doing my very best, and *trusting*. // Having multiple friends text me this week for advice on magick and spell work. I’m happy to be the go-to witch! // Good hair days, the ones where my curls go all perfectly curly. // Wearing lingerie around the house, because why not? (on days we don’t have Waits, of course) // Singing and harmonizing with Jeremy. It’s such a special, and new-to-me, way to connect. ♥ // Smooth school day mornings with Waits. // Feeling sore in every muscle, now that I’m working out. // Waits just turned 7 — a very important age. And this week, Jeremy gave Waits his first real pocket knife. Not only Waits’s first knife, but the first knife that Jeremy ever bought himself, over 30 years ago. This week he passed it on to Waits, and I can’t tell you how happy it made me. And we sat Waits down and gave him a good long talk about safety and responsibility, and oh boy is he proud! You should see the sparkle in his eye as he asks, “Do you need anything cut? I can help with that!” He just melts my heart.

Well, they both do. ♥

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Alright guys, now it’s your turn! I really love reading your own Le Love Lists, so please leave them down in the comments below. What are the little things in your life that make you smile this week?

Happy Sunday, I hope you have a most wonderful week!

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