Sunday Confessions #22: A Wedding, Photography, Sleep, The New Adele Single and Chores

1. Often when I have a very busy weekend, I find myself not wanting to sit down and blog about it because I’m just too damn tired… and then because I didn’t do it right away, I never get around to it. In particular, this weekend was quite busy because my good friend Jonathan and Rachelle got married! I feel entirely too tired to recap the event, and I didn’t end up taking any pictures myself, but our friend Anna whom I traveled to the ceremony and reception location with got some good ones that I can share!

Anna & Nikki
Taken on the walk between the bus stop and the venue.

Wedding Sign
Adorable wedding sign that Rachelle made.

Jon & Rachelle
Jon & Rachelle during the ceremony.

2. I used to be the girl who was running around with the camera at these types of events. Back in my early 20s, I was always the one running around with the camera…. and sometime after I moved to New York, I just stopped being that person. I rarely take pictures with my DSLR outside of the house because I’m loathe to carry it anywhere. Half the time I can’t even be bothered to pull out the cell phone and take a shot…. and overall, I think this is a good thing. Maybe it’s not such a good thing for my memory books, but because I’m not hiding behind the armor of a camera, I’m much more apt to be socially engaged with the people around me.

3. I love my new job, but this whole needing to get up and leave the house in the morning thing is tough to get used to. My first week was awesome, but the only thing that I feel a little off about is my sleep. I’m sure things will even out in the weeks to come… but the first week was hard! It’s really tough when your partner comes home from work in the middle of the night! There were a couple of times my night’s sleep was split in two because I got home and climbed immediately into bed and then slept for four or five hours, then got up when he got home and hung out for a few hours and then napped for 3 or 4 more.

4. I am seriously digging Adele’s new single “Skyfall” which is the theme to the new James Bond movie. I was reading that the track features a 77 piece orchestra and was recorded at Abbey Road Studios. Now… listen.

5. I am incredibly behind on the household chores. My tasks to get completed this week were to clean the bathroom, do the dishes and take over the laundry… and my current status? Bathroom is half cleaned. I kinda got stuck on that one because the handle on the mop bent so it’s a really big pain in the butt to mop now, but I did it anyway. The floor was pretty disgusting due to the flood so my approach is to clean off a layer of dirt, let things dry a bit, then go over it again and then it should be better…. I think I’m going to try and do the dishes before I crash out for the night.

8 thoughts on “Sunday Confessions #22: A Wedding, Photography, Sleep, The New Adele Single and Chores

  1. Looks like it was a beautiful wedding! I know how you feel about lugging the camera around….sometimes it’s just pain (but I admit I love my camera)


  2. I like your friend’s wedding dress! And I hate getting up in the morning, too. I sleep in as long as my baby lets me. And I’m behind on my chores also because I hate cleaning only to have someone go right behind me and make things messy again. My husband is in the military, so when he returns from deployment, I have to get used to having a messy man and needing to clean all the time. *sigh*
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  3. Her wedding dress is amazing!!! I know how you feel with the weekend blogging, ugh. It sucks because you WANT to do the fun part and share all of it but you don’t want to upload pictures and spend an hour putting it together.

  4. So I’m totally obsessed with that song now, too… and haven’t left your blog for like, 10 minutes because it’s just playing over and over again. Thanks for introducing me to it.

    And I have found that I’m taking less and less photos at events with friends than I did before – I was always the one with the camera, and now I rarely take pictures, unless there is a distinct purpose.

    Anyway, glad you had a good weekend. Hope work has continued to go well for you and that it gets a little easier with the whole sleep situation!!

    Oh, and thanks for linking up. sorry I suck and am just now getting around to reading a week after the fact. :)
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