Elissa, Henrik, and I went thrifting (as usual). I got a couple things, but was bummed when I was told I couldn't buy this beautiful white, beaded top because the tag was missing. Sigh. We came back and got Chinese food downstairs, then gorged ourselves on it while watching Arrested Development on Netflix. Great day? Definitely. :)
dress: vintage ~ boots: Bamboo ~ itty black denim shorts: DIY Levi
I love spring, and am excited to stop bundling up! My favorite clothes are definitely short dresses and itty-bitty shorts; see ya later, ill-fitting pants and bulky sweaters! Super pumped for warm weather clothes.
Speaking of clothes, here's what I picked up yesterday. I apologize for the royally crummy photos, but I took them at 9pm last night under the gross ceiling lights. #fashionbloggerproblems
The day earlier, I went with a student of mine and her younger brothers to see The Hunger Games! We were reading it together outside of class, and were very eager to see the movie. She's already on the third book! I have yet to start the second; I promised her that would be my project for spring break. It was really nice going to the movies (I haven't in ages), and it was especially nice to go with her and her brothers. It was one of those good reminders of why I do this job. I enjoyed myself. :)
Speaking of Hunger Games: a good read about cultural white washing. I don't know if you all saw the Twitter blow-up, but there's been some pretty nasty stuff working its way into the public eye. I could write a very long rant about how messed up it all is, but I think the article suffices. Basically: clearly Rue, Cinna, and Thresh were POC (people of color), and if that makes them less admirable and/or sympathetic characters in your eyes, you are a racist. Some of the comments people were posting are seriously disgusting. People who think racism is dead need a reality check, or possibly a link to Twitter (just to get started).
On a very different note, I am incredibly lonely because....Henrik left for France this morning! :'( He's visiting for a week, hanging out in the south of France with his mother and their family friend. I wish I could've gone too, but my spring break is next week⎯booooo. :( Anyways, it's very odd being alone in this apartment. So far, I've sat in my pajamas in bed eating Goldfish. .. yup.
That's my life! Now, off to do work and taxes⎯joy, joy, joy.