Back To California



marina, my muse





breakfast, christmas morning



view out my bedroom window, christmas morning


taken lying on grass, sunset



pannikin, 4:30


pannikin, 4:40

I was thinking about this quote that night ~

“I remember riding a taxi one afternoon between very tall buildings under a mauve and rose sky; I began to bawl because I had everything I wanted and knew I would never be so happy again.”

– F. Scott Fitzgerald (after the release and consequent fame of This Side of Paradise, and marriage to Zelda two weeks later)


my dad, louis kahn architecture exhibit at the san diego museum of art


projected on the wall, louis kahn exhibit

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modern art gallery, balboa park






taken inside the botanical building, balboa park

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I really hope you enjoyed this somewhat incoherent collection of photos I’ve taken while I’ve been back home in San Diego for break.

This past Sunday, my dad and I went to the Louis Kahn exhibit currently on display at the San Diego Museum of Art. I really recommend going if you live in southern California and or are a bit of an architecture nerd like me/my dad (who is an architect). Kahn is well-known for his clean, geometric designs and concrete structures. The exhibit had really beautiful photographs of his work as well as a collection of his journals he kept in India.

Google ~ The Salk Institute, Kimbell Art Museum, Exeter Library, Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban, Four Freedoms Park ~ if you want to see some of his work ~ they didn’t allow photos in the exhibit so I only got a couple 😦

Music I’ve been listening to recently ~ mainly just The Doors this week

XX, Natalie

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And also! I am so excited to finally announce on here that I am partnering with Nordstrom ~ there will be another post soon with some of my recommendations but I’m leaving some banners below with current sales they’re having if you’re interested 🙂

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January Playlist

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So so excited about the new Shins album coming out in March ~ I really recommend listening to their new song ^^

And comment music recommendations below! I listen to everything you guys recommend  and sometimes feature them in future playlists  🙂

I hope 2017 has been kind to you so far and that you have a great day!

Xx, Natalie

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