Weekly Photo Challenge: Angular

When I saw this week’s photo challenge – angular – I immediately thought of this building I saw at the High Line in NYC:

Angular Building on the High Line

This photo was taken when I lived in New York this summer. It was one of the best things I’ve done in my life so far, and I look forward to do it again. Not necessarily live in New York, but to live and work in another city on my own. It was such a great growing experience. You can read more about my experiences and recommendations on attractions in New York here.


All of the Lights: Garden Glow

Last Saturday, I went to the Missouri Botanical Gardens’ second annual Garden Glow! I didn’t know that it was a thing until I saw my school selling tickets for it this year (unfortunately they sold out). But I was too excited to see the gardens decked out in lights, so I paid full price anyway. :)

White Christmas Tree Lights at Garden Glow St. Louis

Totally didn’t realize these were trees, not multi-limbed snowmen, until writing this post.

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It’s Friday, Friday [#1]

I’m an avid reader of A Cup of Jo, and if you are too, you could probably tell I was inspired to do these “weekend” posts!

Are you ready for the weekend? I’m looking forward to going to Garden Glow in the Missouri Botannical Gardens.

“Garden Glow features more than a half million lights surrounding visitors with a spectacle of unique installations amid some of the Garden’s most iconic locations.” (Source)

Heck yeah! I’m excited to go check it out and of course, share pics on the blog after! What are you up this weekend?

Interesting reads from the interwebs this week:

Millennials Will Make These 15 Companies Tons of Money

The Many Stories Behind Double-Eyelid Surgery

Look at How Texting Is Warping Your Spine

Why Are We Grossed Out by Women With Armpit Hair?

These Maps Show Which Countries Are the Happiest

‘Man Spreaders,’ There’s No Excuse for Not Closing Your Legs on the Subway

Have a good one,


Last of Fall: Polaroids and Photos in Forest Park

The other day I took a walk in Forest Park and hoped to get some nice, Polaroid instant photos. However, upon my first click, the film got stuck inside the camera, so I had to take out the entire film pack to fix it. In the process, I exposed a sheet or two to light…and those definitely got ruined. I thought that I wouldn’t be able to use my instant camera anymore, so I switched over to digital (always so dependable, except for the times when I forget to put in the battery). But in the middle of my shoot, I pulled out the first stuck photo and found to my delight that it developed!

Always one to model for me.

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