Feb 14, 2011

Cupid, pull back your bow

I love Valentine's day! Even if you don't feel romantic love for someone, it's still a really good day to do something nice for those you feel friendship love for.

I found these bad boys at Wal Mart:

Recipients so far have been co-workers, friends, and the homeless man who sits at my freeway offramp.

I've also been jamming out to the station pandora made with "Cupid" by Sam Cooke. Love!

Feb 13, 2011

Poor Sister Hakes!

I hope you stay by the fire and eat lots of warm soup!

Feb 7, 2011


About a month ago I traveled to Thousand Oaks, California to reunite with some friends from the BYU days. Leland and Tash were gracious enough to host all of us at Leland's parents house. We watched movies, ate delicious food and burned christmas trees on the cold and beautiful LA beach. 

Rochelle and I on the ride to the beach,
it was bit bumpy hence the blurrieness

Tash, Mimi, Gabe, Jacob and Leland
in the driver's seat

The beach provided plentiful ponder

I call this the "Dawson's Creek" picture

Mimi skips rocks in front of the

Reunited: Four members of the orginial Flat 21 from
my 2005 study abroad. I love these girls!

Mimi being a pirate. Some things never change.

Feb 2, 2011

Snow Day!

Winter weather brought us 4 inches of snow last night. My boss just called to say don't come in because our office has no power. Only in NM could a little bit of snow do so much damage. So I'm blogging in bed and thinking about how I want to spend this precious free day! It doesn't hurt that I get to look at this out the windows:

My car 

I think I'm going to bake some bread and work on a little filmy project. There's also a possibility of snowball fight later on. What joy!

Feb 1, 2011

Things that make me laugh

My sister Melissa doing her impression of Corduroy:

If you've never read this book you probably won't get the reference: