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I feel very mentally checked out today.

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Probably from lack of sleep. (My own fault. The Amazon deadline looms ever nearer.)

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At home in Houston (where these pictures were taken in ’06) whenever I felt this way I would climb onto my roof and just listen to music or look out over the neighborhood. Can’t do that here since we live on the bottom floor of a condo, but I’d settle for a long nap in my bed.

15 responses to “Foto Friday: Up on the rooftop”

  1. Katy Avatar

    Omg I’d be so freaked out sitting on my rooftop!

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  2. Kristan Avatar

    LOL yeah my parents weren’t too fond of me going up. … That is, until they realized I could clean the gutters!

  3. Angela Avatar

    I love that photo of you!

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  4. Kristan Avatar

    Thanks! I never had models, lol, so I always had to use myself in photo shoots…

  5. Sy Avatar

    These photos are stunning! I love the one of you on the roof. The background is wonderful.

    I would hike up my house on the roof – if the fear of breaking through the ceiling wasn’t so terrifying.

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  6. Krista Avatar

    that really is a beautiful picture

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  7. Kristan Avatar

    If you think about it, big ole construction workers get up on our roofs to put shingles on and whatnot. So I’m sure you’d be fine!

    Thank you! :)

  8. Twenty Four At Heart Avatar

    I love that picture on top of the roof! Very cool!

  9. Kristan Avatar

    Thank you. :)

  10. phhhst Avatar

    when my kids were little, I used to take them on the roof once in awhile to watch the sunset. haven’t done that for awhile….

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  11. Trisha Avatar

    Get down from there young lady before you fall on your head!

  12. Kristan Avatar

    Aw! Y’all should go up again sometime, for old time’s sake. :) I try to get up on my roof every now and then when I’m home visiting my parents.

    Haha, I have good balance! (Usually…)

  13. Aisha Avatar

    Haha this reminds me of the time I went out my window to the top of the carport, maybe I was inspired by you or maybe we both had these ideas separately… Regardless, I got stuck lol it was hilarious but also really scary. I remember asking Mimi for help but obviously she wasn’t going to do anything except meow a little. I managed to get back into my room somehow.

    I love these photos, I’m glad you took them :)

  14. Kristan Avatar

    LOL about asking Mimi for help. But I’m glad you like the photos! (And glad you found a way back in from the carport, haha.)

  15. sam Avatar

    i feel you on feeling spaced out.

    but i love the pictures as well. :)

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