i like it when the sun dyes the clouds some extraordinary color you've never seen or thought existed. like golden pink. or red tangerine, like the kind in grapefruits, only softer
i took this photo with my iphone a sunny after-day in new jersey this summer. who says cell phone cameras aren't any good!
sitting with friends on alki beach, soaking up the last of summer
even though i've only done efs (early fall start) and haven't started the actual autumn quarter yet, it feels like i've already been in college for a while. i like it here. the campus is pretty and seattle is unlike any other city i've been to; tokyo, nyc, hong kong, beijing, etc. pike's place reminds me of a small, quaint seaside village tucked away behind mountains. the people here are wonderful also. i was walking to fifth avenue with my friend lily and a stranger tapped me on the shoulder and asked if i forgot my angel wings. i didn't understand him at first. i suppose to some people this would be weird, but i've never had anyone randomly approach me and give me a compliment. it was sort of nice
it'll be so interesting when everyone moves in for school. i've talked to my two roommates already and they're lovely (both on the inside and out), not to mention we're right outside the girls' bathroom and on the second floor. can't say i have anything to complain about! and i just got a new bike today (returned my old purple one to the store), i've named it ray because it's a raleigh, haha. i need to stop naming everything i own