This past weekend my husband, Calvin, and I went on a quick surprise trip to Fayetteville, Arkansas to just get away from the norm. We tried to focus on taking in the world around us and enjoying some quality time together. Trips like this really pump up the way I see my creative work. They help me not only because I am put in a new environment that I get to soak in, when I return to my home I feel refreshed and can look at things in a new light. It is
Above is an adorable book shop packed full of books that are no longer being printed. It had that beautiful kind of feel to it and made me want to stay a while. I have a soft spot in my heart for books. I always picture their journey over the years and wonder if the people who have read them before me feel the same things I am feeling. I wonder if they imagine the characters the way I do. Reading a book can actually be like taking a trip of its own. I only wish I had more time for it!
My husband took the photo of me while I was looking outside of this awesome coffee shop on Dickson street that had a delicious vanilla capp. Oh, and we couldn’t leave without getting some carrot cake, which was so huge that we didn’t finish it!
There was all kinds of quirky art all around, even the people gave off an artistic vibe. Fayetteville was a wonderful town that I would love to go back to one day. There is more to the trip that I will talk about more soon! -xoxo Jessica
How have you been breaking the mold lately?