so we have this huge bridge run this weekend in our town. around 40,000 people show up and it basically shuts down our city because we are just not built to handle that many extra people. i’ve gotten roped into the walk portion this year, so i’ll be braving the insane crowds to walk the bridge with my little cousin. woop woop! also…not to be all stereotypical southern or anything but i’m getting really frustrated with how many people are moving here. listen, i get it, charleston is gorgeous, full of history, and there is always something to do. BUT we are not built to handle the massive influx of people coming in, and it is making traffic absolutely insane! my morning commute SHOULD be 20 minutes, it is more like 40 minutes, my evening commute should be 30 minutes, it averages about an hour and just keeps getting longer (this is for LESS than 9 miles guys!). i get it, i should be thankful we have such a booming tourist population and it helps our local economy and we’re rated the best city in the USA for like the 3rd year in a row – we’re awesome. but instead of moving here, and raising our taxes, our cost of living, and all around COST just visit. come rent a beach house on folly or kiawah, go stay near the plantations – really tons to see…but do it as a tourist. NOT TO LIVE HERE – please go home. i’m getting so sick of people asking me “so how long have you lived here?” and i say “my whole life” and they respond with “wow, that is rare”…all i can do is shake my head and think, yeah, because everyone is now a transplant and this beautiful city is starting to get ugly and crowded. sometimes i wish it WASN’T so beautiful – then it wouldn’t be so overrun. we’re a nice city, full of friendly people – but as locals, we’re starting to get fed up with this mass rush of people moving here. end rant.
+ i’ve really been enjoying the sunshine lately – it is so nice to have tanlines even if there is a super weird one on my thigh hahaha
+ i really want to do this with my fridge. i’m all about some organization.
+ i would love to do make this diy art project happen this weekend.
+ another set of stunning pictures.
+ i’ve set up a hair appointment for the end of the month, looking at going with this style.
+ speaking of hair, i loved this post on three ways to wear a scarf with curly hair!
+ ha. ha. ha.
+ absolutely in love with this tattoo.
+ i just want to brag on myself for a minute 😉 i can hold this move for like 5 seconds = progress!
have a lovely, non-crowded weekend friends!