Koda Bear

There really is something wonderful about a furry friend greeting you at the door upon your arrival, nuzzling your knee in admiration, and plopping their head down on your lap, content with your mere presence.  Dogs, in particular, provide a incomparable comfort as loyal and loving companions.

I have had several dogs in my lifetime, but Peanut was my favorite little buddy.  It was love at first sight, so he came home with me from a farm in 4th grade and quickly became part of the family.  My friend Chelsea has a similar bond with her pit bull mix, Koda Bear.  It’s kind of hard not to love this sweet [mischievous] face!

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I can’t wait for the day that T and I can get a dog.  Right now our schedules are just too crazy to even think about getting a dog [and it doesn’t help that our apartment building doesn’t allow pets of any kind], so I just have to live vicariously through my friends, and I’m OK with that… for now.


Charlottesville Getaway

Last weekend presented a wonderful opportunity: a quick [but great] trip to Charlottesville.  As Teddy immersed himself into photographing a beautiful Charlottesville country wedding, I was able to catch up with my amazing friends over dinner and wine downtown.

On the way home, we decided to stop off and enjoy a few minutes of the gorgeous day [one of the prettiest in Virginia in these last couple weeks].  Butterflies were out in full force, along with a few daring sky divers.  Maybe one day I will work up the courage…








Wearing: striped top: Loehmann’s // flats: DSW // floral skirt: hand-me-down [the best]

Photography also by Teddy Wolff