razzle dazzle rose.

4.15.2012

*written yesterday
I could not bring myself to sleep in this morning. And that's not something you'll hear me say often. I crept up the stairs a few minutes ago, only to realise everyone was still asleep, so here I am, literally buried under five or so blankets (i am perpetually cold), writing this on the back of an old biology lab. Investigating the Movement of Water. Works for me. 
Today I am seventeen. And maybe it does feel a bit different. But mostly, it feels just like yesterday - incredibly exciting and a bit terrifying. With shooting my first engagement session in the afternoon and barista training in the evening, today is what I would call a day of firsts. And I think I'm ready.

"rose, i'm feeling older.
courage my love, will make me bolder.
expecting softness, can lead to foolishness.
when i choose my colour, it will be razzle dazzle rose."

Razzle Dazzle Rose by Camera Obscura on Grooveshark

21 comments:

  1. you, my darling, are absolutely positively beautiful, and i love you more than moleskines, and i want to fishtail your hair, and happy belated birthday. seriously you are amazing.
    -jocee <3

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  2. happy birthday, abbey!! and good luck with your shoot + training - so jealous!
    seventeen is a good year. I should know :)

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  3. many 'appy returns ;) have fun!

    xo,
    jessica

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  4. Happy belated 17th birthday.
    I turn 17 in a month, too. :)

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  5. happy birthday! I had my 17th on friday...ooh and barista training is great fun!

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  6. Happy birthday, lovely Abbey! I hope you have a simply euphoric day.

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  7. happy birthday, beautiful girl! you are incredibly amazing and I want to come up to the prairies and give you a hug. but I'll give you a virtual one instead, k?
    xx.

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  8. Happy 17th Birthday sweet Abbey!! I hope your day is blessed and filled with all of your favorite things. :-)

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  9. happy birthday abbey~ hope it was an amazing day of firsts, and here's to wishing you many more!~ stay beautiful

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  10. Seventeen is a wonderful year! I know you'll make it amazing; hope you had a delightful birthday!

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  11. Happy birthday, Abbey! Keep up the amazing blogging <3

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  12. Happy 17th Abbey! You have the best, most wonderful day ever, dearie! And lots of luck on your photo session ;-)

    xo,
    Gabby

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  13. happy birthday! good luck on your session !

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  14. happiest of birthdays, abbey dear! so excited to see your shoot + hear about your first day. love you! x

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  15. Happy Birthday! This post was perfect! :)

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  16. happy seventeenth birthday, abbey! this post was absolutely amazing and i'm so happy for you and your seventeen years! hope the shoot goes well : )
    xx

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  17. Happy Birthday Abbey! I've always heard that the step from 16 to 17 seems bigger than any before and I rather think so too. Happy firsts!

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  18. I love you so much. I'm so glad that you're my sis! can't wait to see/hear about your shoot and your training, you barista you! x twin sister

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  19. Happy happy happy birthday.
    There will be a letter (and a birthday present?) in the post soon, I promise.

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  20. Happy birthday! It's mine soon too! (And I can relate to being perpetually cold ;) Xx

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