Taking a walk in the woods.

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you enjoyed some restful yet festive time with your loved ones over the holidays, and that 2014 holds exciting things for all of us.

I’m not really one for making New Year’s resolutions, since I can’t keep them past January 8. But I applaud all of you who do and can. A weird thing happened, though. I unknowingly made a resolution in May, on a normal Saturday afternoon, a time of absolutely no significance, and I stuck to it. I started exercising — consistently. (Trust me, no one is more surprised than I.)

And now I am athletic and outdoorsy. Continue reading


Lights, cameras, fashion.

Belk’s in Charlotte had a big weekend.

Jessica Simpson was in town on Saturday promoting … something … with her boyfriend, and the paparazzi photos made national entertainment news. Yes, paparazzi! In Charlotte! Not following Fantasia!

Last night I went to the JLC‘s Lights! Camera! Fashion! show, also at Belk’s. It was a great event, very well done. Especially since the fashion show opened with the drumline from Johnson C. Smith University — and drumlines are like my favorite thing ever. The fashion was also interesting … it seems that there is going to be a lot of military-inspired sportswear, with heavy combat boots, and orange, lots of orange, this fall.

As if I needed reminding, I hate everything in my closet.