my week in objects (mostly).

May 1, 2009
five little things that made my week.
 
1. wires.
telephone wires {because even though i know most people think they’re ugly and even though i too would think this photo beautiful without them, still, somehow i just love how they chop it all up}.
 
2. yellow and green bikes.
 yellowbike greenbike
{because these two guys were parked right across the street from each other. i really had the urge to cut their chains and bring them to the same side so that they could pass the rest of the day in colorful vintage bliss, but i thought that this might fall outside of the realm of normal passerby involvement}.
 
3. this photo.noisy
{because james finally caught the culprit of all the insane racket outside of our bedroom window. caught on film, not in hands. no animals were harmed in the making of this blog}.
 
4. le petit ecolier cookies.cookie
{because eating them while lounging on the hammock and muttering to myself in french makes me not so lonesome for france}.
 
5. confederate jasmine.jasmine (1)
{because it is blooming on the trellis outside of our kitchen window and our whole apartment smells of it. if you’ve ever smelled confederate jasmine you know why this would make a girl’s week (life?) complete}.
 
what little something made your week?

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21 Comments

  • Reply Devan May 1, 2009 at 1:07 pm

    number 2 is why i adore you.

    what made my week was a friend coming back from london for a surprise visit!

  • Reply abby May 1, 2009 at 1:17 pm

    bikes, frogs, chocolate cookies, a hammock, and jasmine? you win. good week.

    me? watching the bulls game last night at a nearby bar that was filled with neighbors hootin’ and hollerin’ straight through the third overtime. that was fun. and then we walked home and it wasn’t cold. 🙂

  • Reply Stacey May 1, 2009 at 1:38 pm

    Lovely collection from the week, cute little frog, but they sure can make some noise. 🙂
    My sister Kadee visiting this weekend made my week!

  • Reply Karen May 1, 2009 at 1:52 pm

    The second picture makes me want to get a bike so badly…but there’s way too much traffic down here for my taste. Sigh. Some day!

    Chocolate cake and yummy cupcakes made my week…I’m easy to please 🙂

  • Reply Vivian May 1, 2009 at 3:40 pm

    i love petit ecolier cookies!!! so comforting, so French…. 🙂

  • Reply Children of the Nineties May 1, 2009 at 3:42 pm

    We used to always have those cookies at my house when I was a kid, I love those!

  • Reply Rebecca May 1, 2009 at 3:46 pm

    seems like such a lovely week…happy weekend:)

  • Reply Melita May 1, 2009 at 3:46 pm

    i LOVE lu cookies!! i have the 70% dark ones – yum!! i need to get myself a hammock. cute frog. i am extremely jealous of the jasmine. although the lilac is starting to become brilliant here.

  • Reply Rachel May 1, 2009 at 5:31 pm

    Mmmm…I love Le Petite Ecolier. I haven’t had one in forever.

  • Reply down and out chic May 1, 2009 at 7:57 pm

    such a cute post (and i’m happy the little frog is ok, even if he is noisy)

  • Reply umama May 1, 2009 at 8:17 pm

    Friday afternoon has made my week… officially off from work :0) ( I’m easy to please )

  • Reply Carissa May 1, 2009 at 8:18 pm

    love the first photo. reminds me of an exhibit I saw at the Getty a few years back, which I wrote a story on for my college newspaper.

    and those cookies are delish! they’re my dad’s fave actually so whenever I see them I think of him.

    and the thing that made my week? probably hanging with my bestie for a few hours yesterday. we don’t see each other as often as we like because we are so busy with work, but we have known each other since 3rd grade and will always be bf!

  • Reply Julie May 1, 2009 at 9:11 pm

    mmm…that cookie looks good!! finally organizing our desk at home made my week – can’t believe i put it off for so long. 🙂 happy weekend!

  • Reply cindy : quaint May 1, 2009 at 9:35 pm

    your email today was wonderful. i like the wires, too. they look like a puzzle. happy weekend, erin!

  • Reply Jasmine May 2, 2009 at 1:21 am

    the fence in our backyard was covered in jasmine when i was growing up (for obvious reasons). 🙂

    these are beautiful photos and five things to be very very happy about.

  • Reply knack May 2, 2009 at 4:06 am

    all good things and I too love telephone wires….and telephone poles….xo…happy weekend!

  • Reply Nicole Marie May 3, 2009 at 5:31 am

    you are so cute! i love all of your weeks in pictures and the little things you love.

    and thank you so much for your thoughts and concern for colin. he’s doing great 🙂

  • Reply Joan May 3, 2009 at 4:19 pm

    Walking in the sunshine.

  • Reply Siobhan May 3, 2009 at 7:48 pm

    sounds like a lovely week 🙂 It’s the little things ike these that remind me life is wonderful; thank you…

  • Reply Anonymous May 3, 2009 at 9:31 pm

    Nous revenons du sud de la France avec les 4 enfants.
    La glycine est en fleurs, il ne manquait que les pancakes de James et les Hugs d’Erin aux enfants.
    Nous vous aimons
    Famille Guyot

  • Reply please sir May 4, 2009 at 2:40 am

    Oh that cookie looks yummy!

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