the petal and vine dress,


hello dwellers, drifters, & dreamers.
At last, the winter has reshaped the city.  All of the rooftops are covered in blankets - blankets of glitter, and frosty white clouds. When the winter kisses the walker's brave feet, I sit beside my fire place, and watch the world through my window.

Tomorrow, I must rise early, put my feet in threads of wool, and write an exam for school. I'd much rather toss my bones and muscles in feather blankets, belonging to my bed. Or sip bubbly pop in a bubble bath.  Sadly, sometimes in life, we must exist in cold weather, doing things we'd rather not be doing.


As of late, I've been practicing my banjo, with my banjo teacher, and alone. I've been eating melted cheese on salted crackers. And I've been sleeping past the morning hour.   I am happy to sleep - my sleeping dreams have been equally as colorful as my day dreaming.

Last night, I dreamed I was a farmer, but my crop was on a whale of a hill.  I spent the dream dragging empty buckets, the size of bathtubs, to the tip of the hill. I could see red barns in the distance, and violet flowers. It's hard to imagine the dream was less than an hour long, but it caused great wonder to my waking hours.

I've often wondered what's hidden beneath our dreams, what's lying beneath our eyelids at night. Some dreams appear as if they hold no meaning, similar to watching a moving picture.  We are entertained while we drift into lands, and shapes, that don't exist while we're awake.  Certainly, there's a meaning to some of the pictures we see at night. But I do believe, the purpose of dreams is a way of travel, without planes or bus fare. Dreams exist so daily wandering is a bit easier on our bellies.

 
 
As I write to you - My belly is begging for a warm bath, and my ears want to listen to the song "Mule Skinner Blues."  I'm going to rest my head on a book before I drift into sleep..

Let your Thursday be filled with blushing cheeks, and happy thoughts.
Kisses !!



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what i wore
floral dress | www.ravenouscreatures.com | sponsor
white faux fur vest | H&M | $15
brown boots | www.atseoul.com | sponsor

38 comments:

  1. often times it seems like we have to do things we'd rather not be doing when the sun is out too. best wishes on your exam, & sweet dreams dear amy! may they be full of color & light.

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  2. You are such a beautiful girl!!! x

    http://beckyjeanisnotmylover.blogspot.com

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  3. oh what a beautiful bohemian look darling! i love everythng about it, the nice floral mididress, fur vest and boots!
    great outfit!
    love and kiss,mary

    http://maryloucinnamon.blogspot.com/

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  4. love that dress! the fur vest and boots go perfect with it. <3

    toni
    http://thelovehanger.blogspot.com

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  5. like your fluffy look and writing, dreaming is travelling for sure.

    love
    Marija from intwoo

    ps: feel free to visit my blog: blog.intwoo.com

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  6. I long for snow this time of year, but sadly it seems unlikely. Enjoy its beauty while lasts! xx

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  7. the dress is amazing!<3 love the pattern and your boots!<3

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  8. I totally love your vest! Also, great job with your make-up ♥ ♥ ♥

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  9. You look really lovely with that ensemble. Looking a lot like a cool Japanese girl :p Just what I thought.

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  10. I so love your dress and those boots are really cute. This is a such a great winter outfit.

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  11. Love this Amy! You have amazing style. That faux fur vest is gorgeous, I've been looking for one like that.

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  12. you look so pretty in these photos! love what you're wearing, as always!

    Hayley xx
    www.dancinginspirations.blogspot.com

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  13. Beautiful dress! You look amazing!

    whosthisani.blogspot.com

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  14. love your style!!

    new post on my blog: I'm waiting for your comment!
    have a great Friday!
    www.thecurlylady.blogspot.com

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  15. Lovely as always! Good luck!

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  16. wonderful dress, it looks so good with the vest and cozy boots

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  17. So lovely! I love your make up...
    good luck;)

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  18. Anonymous20.1.12

    I love your hair when it's back. And I like it when it's down. And when it's up I think you have perfect hair haha!

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  19. Hello, you lovely lovely lady! I can't thank you enough for your beautiful compliments on my blog, really. I'm glad that somebody enjoys the things I share this much. I hope you keep coming back, have a lovely weekend xx

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  20. Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog! I'm such a fan of your style and beautiful poetry. I'm absolutely entranced by your deep thoughts in "Stretch in the Sun" and pretty florals in this post!

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  21. I always enjoy reading your blog. Your way of saying things is so unique. I love it!

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  22. I'm glad I escaped from winter already! Haha. This outfit is so cute! And you should tell the secret on how to get hair as pretty as yours <3 I want long haiirrr! Haha

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  23. Anonymous21.1.12

    The floral dress is very pretty and I think your prose about dreams is some of my favorite things Ive read from you

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  24. so beautiful i love this outfit! thanks for the tip!
    have a nice saturday night!!!

    Elisa's blog
    http://www.theivenothingtowearcloset.com/

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  25. This is adorable!

    http://lovelyprettyworld.blogspot.com/

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  26. Really lovely, boheme look. :) Love your blog! Thanks so much for stopping by at mine, so I could find you. ^^ Have a nice weekend sweetie!
    I'm following you via Bloglovin' now for sure. ♥

    xx Satu
    Indie by Heart

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  27. You have incredible hair and lovely style. I love that you play the banjo - I'd love to learn, and my boyfriend has been bugging me to do it :)

    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog! I'm glad it led me to yours!

    thejoyfulfox.blogspot.com

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  28. So poetic! I love reading what you have to say. Great ensemble I love the fur with the pink flowers!

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  29. Loved your boots, please check my wardrobe of Ladies Shirts and pants.

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  30. beautiful print of the dress and great in combination with the fur vest

    Travel in Style

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  31. Hi! I love your blog so so much :). I am now following. If you can check my blog and maybe join that would great. Thanks for your time.

    GodBless,
    Steven B.
    http://the-proverbs.blogspot.com

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  32. love the combination of the light floral with the white fur vest

    http://underthefluorescents.blogspot.com/

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  33. love the 70s vibe that's going on in this outfit.. great dress!
    I always wonder about dreams.. but I wonder too much... I sometimes rather be sleeping 'cause that's the place I can have anything I want and I truly feel happy.. I hate waking up.. and when I'm up I daydream often but the doze of reality always crashes that daydream reminding me it is not true, it is not real, at least not in this place... I don't know, maybe it's not healthy for me to think that way but I can't help it...

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  34. you have such a pretty blog! thanks for reading mine, i replied to you on my page but i don't know if it notifies the person or not..? but i'm lovinf what you do :) x

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  35. love your blog, love your style! ♥

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