I work in a really casual office environment but for me, shorts are off-limits. I usually prefer skirts anyway (in or out of the office) because they seem more polished—and just as cool on a hot day. That said, I’ve found a few new cute pairs of shorts lately (you’ll see them in posts in the days to come). My veganhosen were just the beginning.
Top: TJ Maxx
Shorts: Forever 21
Shades: Convenience store
Even though I don’t wear them to work, shorts are perfect for a day off. On my day off, I went to Marymoor off-leash dog park with Frankie. The sun was out and the temperatures was in the high 70s! Proof that summer isn’t over yet. Frankie wore his dog cam (I’ll post the results soon) to document his version of our outing.
I picked up this gauzy top earlier today while I was killing time waiting for my car to get serviced. It’s such a simple design (a rectangle folded in half, with a hole cut in the middle for my head. The sides are sewn part way up, leaving a make-shift armhole).
I bought the top because I like it, but also because I’m going to use it as a pattern and buy scarves at Goodwill so I can make more of these tops.
I’ve been to the Marymoor off-leash area literally hundreds of times but today I found The Dog Garden, a tranquil, well-manicured place where people can scatter their dogs’ ashes and have stones engraved to commemorate their furry friends. When we entered the area, Frankie went straight to the memory wall and sat down. He stared off into the distance contemplatively for a few minutes and then continued his tour.
I couldn’t help but wonder if he knew what the area was for and if he was thinking about some of his friends who are now gone. My favorite quote read, “Whatever souls are made of, yours and mine are the same.”
After paying respects to some of the best friends a person could ask for, we continued back into the regular park and finished our walk, covering most of the 40 acres before going home for dinner.