Handwritten with love!

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Fake it ’til you make it

I have been trying my very darndest to love where we are living right now. But the truth of the matter is….of all the places I have ever lived, this is my absolute least favorite of them all. Hands down. Without a doubt. No contest.
I do love the friends I have made here, though. They are so precious to me, and I enjoy every minute that I am able to spend with them! In those moments I am able to forget how much living in the city bothers me. People truly do make a place much more bearable.

(which is why I am now even MORE insanely grateful for my husband, because we’re joined at the hip when it comes to gallivanting about the globe, and he makes any place 1000% more tolerable for me than it would be if he were not there. He always knows how to make me smile and break even the worst of my bad moods : )

One of the other things I do to keep my thinking positive, is to look for beautiful things all around me. Even if this general area isn’t my cup of tea, there are still gorgeous creations all around!

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hubs: “I was walking the other day, and I found some graffiti with your name in it! I’ll have to show you sometime!” — this was that graffiti. d’awwwww.

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Also, my birthday is this week! I love birthdays. I am pretty sure this one will be grand.

Anyway. I’m going to continue being happy now, and MAD PROPS to anyone who can deal with big city livin’. I used to think of myself as a city person and fantasize about living in high-rise apartments and riding the bus everywhere and walking to the corner grocery store and loving it….but it turns out, I am actually more of a country bumpkin. Who knew?!

Love — Rach

Instagram subbin’ part II

Are you ready for another round of “pictures-I-took-that-I-think-are-pretty-neat”?! Great! Me too!

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So, there you have it. A bunch of house photos because I am apparently obsessed with architecture lately : ) I have more to show you, but my Internet connection is a bit slow today, so they will have to wait!

I hope your July is off to a fabulous start : ) it’s my favorite month of the year!

Love – – rach