Tuesday, February 28, 2012

WHY HELLO THERE


The backseat of a NYC cab always make for the best photo ops. Surprised that my hair even looked this good the morning these photos were snapped. It was the middle of fashion week and we were in such a rush getting from one place to the next. Thank goodness for beach bum hair wax. Does a head good.

Hoping to use my off time after work this week to get back into some things that used to be the norm in my life, like strumming my guitar and learning a new song on it, reading before going to bed, and writing poems down in my notebook. Sometimes it is hard to make time for things you really love and are passionate about when you work 24/7 and work hard to keep up a blog. Some things just get thrown on the back burner without you even realizing it until it hits you way too late. By the time I get home from work, it's usually already 7 PM, and then I usually either go to the gym or cook. When that is all done and I'm ready to relax, it already feels like it's bedtime and all I can think about is sleep. I tried to get back on track with my book last week, but ended up falling asleep before finishing the chapter I was on. I was bummed out, but my eyelids just couldn't stay open. I work very hard, sometimes too hard I feel, but now I want to work even harder to find balance amongst every aspects of my life. Besides all the good stuff that I love and want to reintroduce into my life, I also want to go through everything in my room and start on a little spring cleaning. Out with the old. Spring is just around the corner. I can taste it on the tip of my tongue. I'm looking forward to a fresh new season and a fresh new start. I've never experienced a nice spring on the east coast before. I hope it treats me well.

45 comments:

Ancia said...

Wonderful hair! Looks really nice!
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C.A.R. said...

so cute :)

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Irene Buffa said...

u look stunning!

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Ally said...

I am in love with these shots of your hair, so effortessly lovely :) Loving the blonde-ish highlights that create such a great subtle ombre look.

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Tina said...

you look adorable :) you play guitar? wow


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Megan Solla said...

you hair does look so good, love the color so much!
xx!

AldaCa said...

Your hair looks beautiful a always - and have fun with spring cleaning! I always really enjoy it! :)

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Joanna S. said...

lovely photos :) you've got beautiful hair :)

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

cute lil button nose :)

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Monse Fuentes said...

lovely pictures!



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Sarah said...

You always look so stunning! I'm so incredibly envious of your hair! I know what you mean about finding it difficult to make time for the things you love. I'd really like to start reading before bed again and drawing in my sketch book like I used to, but I'm always so busy so unfortunately it's difficult to reserve time for it. Maybe I can make it a late new years resolution xxx

WearAbouts said...

your hair looks fabulous! and you always look so playful and fun :)
I like that!
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M e l a n i e said...

Wah! You look so cute and pretty Dylana. =)

XO,
Melanie
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Natali said...

It's great to work, but don't get buried by work because it haven't made anybody a happy person.
Do what you love as much as you want but there's limit to everything and it's a gift to be able to recognize it.

Spring cleaning seems like a good fresh start! :)

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mirjam schuurkamp said...

love the hair. amazing

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modern Suburbanites said...

gorgeous photos!

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Stephanie Pulos said...

<3 THE POST! Out with the old, in with the new

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lipoooo said...

so nice pix! I like it ;)



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el_martina said...

cute pictures!!!

Kiwi's Fashion Blog said...

These pictures are so natural and cute! Your hair (the shorter do) looks great, love the colouring at the end :)

Nathalie St-Pierre Roths said...

I like the first photo. Your hair shows different brown hues and you look pensive.

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Meggy said...

Beautiful photos!!

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xx

Kate said...

Your hair looks stunning! I hope you have a great week off work!
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Ms.Fashionista said...

your hair is so pretty!

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xo

Fashion to Go said...

Ohman, I totally know that feeling when your work consumes your life and theres no time for anything else... its hard to find balance, but I think we'll end up being happier by by figuring out what is important in life.

Lizzie said...

Your hair looks gorgeous as do you :)

A good work/life balance is a constant struggle for me. Most nights I don't get much done and end up just bumming out because I am so worn out from the day. Then I try and squeeze everything and all the fun things into the weekends....this needs to change...blahhh.. Less work would be a great solution, I wish hehe

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Charlotte said...

Thanks for your super sweet comment, it means a lot since I've been a fan of yours for years :-)..
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Am2Pm Chic said...

You look beautiful on the first photo and supper cute the second one. Love your hair style & color.
Christy

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Aileen said...

I love the highlights of your hair <3

Estherina said...

Cute photoreel!

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Ria :) said...

i like ur hair :) x

Lucija said...

Your hair looks gorgeous!!

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Domonique Wilson said...

Your hair looks fabulous...very Alexa Chung! I agree sometimes it's so hard to get hat work/play balance right.

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Rosalinda Tjioe said...

You look adorable! Love your hair =) X

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Michelle Lee said...

love your hair

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Christina Wonsbeck said...

you look beautiful :)

VALERIE WANG said...

cute cute look!

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xx

Le monde de Myriam said...

Thank you for your lovely comment ! You've got a nice style ! :)

See you soon !

Autilia Antonucci said...

your hair looks wonderful ! and I hope you enjoy the time off :)

alexkeller said...

One of these days I'll get to fashion week.
I also find it difficult to find time to do the things I love - read a good book, make a piece of jewelry, or whatever my heart desires. By the time I tend to everyone and everything at home, there's not much time left.
So I say we make a pact to take a morning off from our work and take some time to ourselves. Reschedule your meetings and I'll drop everything at home. And we'll do what we like!

Stephanie said...

Your hair looks incredible. I love the choppy piecey layers, but I can never get a stylist who can do it so it looks like yours. And I agree, surfer paste is the best

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Hihi lovely photos!

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Dutch Blossom said...

What a lovely pictures! X ♥

The Fashion Cloud said...

very cute and fun pictures, hope you are doing great

xx

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