Monday, April 16, 2012

Thanks

{Thirty}

So overwhelmed with love and gratitude from the Surprise Birthday Weekend I'm a giddy emotional and physical wreck from the bourbon-infused bacchanalia. More about that later, but right now, this:

Thank you for the fellowship here on this little slice of internet malarkey. You all keep it real, keep it smart, keep it witty and full of humor and love. I'm still surprised anyone reads bigBANG at all, so thank you for coming back here from time to time and piping up when you do. It really is a joy getting to know you all through your own blogs, comments, emails, Scamp requests, Joshua Tree questions, India inquiries and -highlight of the whole shebang- meetings in person. So, from my internets to yours, THANK YOU.

29 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday, Thanks for having a great blog! I really enjoy getting to see your art and its progress!

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  2. Welcome to the 30's. It's a lot of fun here. :]

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  3. now *that* is the way to ring in a new year. glad you're in this blog world and the real one, too!

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  4. What a lovely post. Happy birthday! Bonfires are one of the most wonderful nights in life, no?

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  5. <333 can't WAIT to hear about the party. (because there WAS a party. i just know, when there's bourbon involved...) :)

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  6. Lily, my sister and I met you on the Open Studio tours,in whatever year. We love your art work, we loved your home, I LOVE your blog. Your year in India took my breath away........wishing you were still in Joshua Tree (although I know you are in spirit)...my husband and I are visiting for two beautiful weeks at the end of April...beginning of May.....hoping we are not to late for the Cactus blossoms......can't wait to visit with Tina, Karine, Mita & Allen and Bobby!!

    Happy Birthday dear one!!!

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  7. Happy birthday again Lily - thank you for sharing all you've got.

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  8. Happy birthday Lilly. And of course I'm coming back (even though lately blogger went a bit crazy and didn't let me comment on your blog and a handful of others!) your blog is smart, funny, inspiring, and you always post great pictures. The only little problem I have around here is that you make my life look so boring. I haven't been to India, I don't own a Scamp, I never saw a desert in my whole life. Most of all I don't have a Corgi.
    Happy birthday!

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  9. Happy birthday from Berlin too! And thank you, for running a cozy, creative space like this. I come back often and with a big smile too.

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  10. Lots of love, lady. Sounds like it was as spectacular as it deserved to be.

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  11. Happy Birthday! Thanks for being so cool, I wanna be just like you when I grow up.

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  12. Hooray! Happiest day to you!
    I'm sprawled under an air conditioner in Jaipur at the moment, and just wanted to let you know that I will finally be replying to your fantastic recommendation email very soon. For now, we're off to Anokhi for the third time :)
    Sending thoughts of celebration from India,
    Liz

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  13. p.s. Your blog is still my hands down favorite.

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  14. MANY HAPPY RETURNS, beauty.

    I'm just a couple months ahead of you and I can TELL YOU that 30 is the kneeseth of the beeseth.

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  15. That is so sweet. You're one loved lady! Happy Day!

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  16. Pockets &amp; RoryApril 17, 2012 at 9:01 AM

    I LOVE YOU, ADORE YOUR PERSPECTIVE AND BIGBANG IS TRULY AMAZING!!!! Keep at it sister hazel.

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  17. Hooray for 30! For the first time in my life I actually feel my age...and I love it. It feels comfortable at 30, don't you think?

    I absolutely adore you, and love visiting you in this space. Your wit and insight are priceless.

    Much love,

    Ann Marie

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  18. Lily, you're one of my faves and you're still a spring chicken compared to my (almost) 36 years! Yikes!! Can't wait to see and hear more about your birthday weekend. :)

    xo
    cortnie

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  19. gosh you're sweet! I love reading your blog and seeing your gorgeous photos. Happy birthday to you!

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  20. happy birthday, always inspiring you are with your reading lists, incredibly talented work and fun adventures. thirties are the BEST!

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  21. Ah, happy birthday. What a wonderful way to celebrate.

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  22. The two Bs: bourbon & bacchanalia! Happy happy Birthday!!

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  23. Huzzah for bacchanalia, women that use that word in the 21st century and blog readers that know what it means! So glad you had a wonderful weekend. :)

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  24. Happy Birthday! .....and Big Bang is totally worth coming back again and again for the text and imagery. Thanks!

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  25. happy birthday, dear sweet lady! i think 30 is going to look radical on you. xoxoxoxo

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