Houston

Hello October

Okay guys, I’m not going to lie… the last two weeks of my life have felt like a full month.  I let September get away from me a little bit.  It was a hard adjustment from our adventure/travel/vacation life to some big chances (for the better!) at work.  I can’t say I’m too upset to be in the season of pumpkin everything!

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[1] the last of our summer travels. [2] wedding finest! [3] back to Chinatown to eat all of the things. [4] Boston’s nice too– and the good side of the Longfellow is open again! [5] dinner in Brookline for my brother’s 25th birthday. [6] a PSL on the autumnal equinox. [7] the morning crew!  love working blocks away from my bestie & boyfriend. [8] public art always gets me. [9] pumpkins!

What are you most excited about in October?

At the End of the Universe

Remember the time I traveled 1,847 miles for art?  Then asked my boyfriend if he even liked art?*

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The main purpose of our Houston trip was to see Kusama: At the End of the Universe at the MFA Houston.  I can’t recommend travelling for art enough!  Think about how many people visit the Louvre every year.  Sure, Houston’s not Paris, but this exhibit was well worth the trip.

Yayoi Kusama’s infinity boxes are mirror room exhibits that you step into and experience.  At the End of the Universe is in Houston for roughly another week, (September 18th,) so if you can go see it, I recommend you do.  I couldn’t let the opportunity to see these infinity rooms go, so I took it!  The added benefit was getting to see a new city.  Our only regret is we didn’t get to see this exhibit again!  We were only able to snipe tickets for Monday, as they sold out fast for the weekend.

Matt recorded the experience on his GoPro, and I didn’t want to slice the clips up for my vlog, so I’ve made another little video so you can experience Kusama: At the End of the Universe too!

*He doesn’t, for the record, but he still loved this exhibit!

Sugar & Cloth Color Wall

Seemingly in the middle of no where in Houston, Texas, there is a wall painted with 8 different colors.

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I am far from a fashion blogger who knows how to pose in front of the camera, but I couldn’t get enough the Sugar & Cloth Color Wall.  We need one of these in Boston!

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I had so much fun, we came back a second time the next day and braved a rainstorm to get a few more shots.  I think I’d go back to Houston just to play here again.

Bloggers, where are your favorite spots for fun photos?

 

Travel Bug (US edition)

Three years ago, I had this temp job that hired a lot of co-op students from a local university.  One such student sat behind me and we’d chat on occasion.  She was from Ireland, studying abroad in the US.  While my summer weekends were spent escaping to the beaches of Rhode Island, she travelled the United States.  I quickly realized she’d seen more of my home country than I had!

So, I’ve had this running list of US cities I wanted to visit.  It’s evolved a bit over time, but I decided to post this now, since the travel bug has hit me hard and I’m making real progress!

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