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Friday, August 22

boho girl vlog {1}


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Until I get a proper video camera, the one on my new cell phone will have to do. ;) Forgive the blurry pixel-y style.

A lot of my friends have been encouraging me to vlog (video blogging) but I always shied away because I am super nervous in front of cameras. Ironic being that I am a photographer. I am so much more comfy behind the lens. So...this is me stepping out of my comfort zone in a big way!

The more I play, the more at ease I will feel. The video camera on my phone only records small increments at a time...but less is more, right?

Relax into yourselves this weekend.
xo

31 Comments:

Anonymous meg said...

Well, I thought that this was a very sweet vlog (and lookie here -- I've learned a new word!), and appreciate the affirmation. I'm just going to let that roll around in my brain this afternoon: "Relax into yourself...."

Enjoy your weekend!

August 22, 2008 at 12:54:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Kirsten Michelle said...

i always imagined you having the sweetest voice ever!
oh my goodness, i could listen to you for hours...teeheee ;-)
thank you for this beautiful little vlog and the lovely affirmation for this summer weekend, the very first without a single commitment!!!
sending you love and hugs...i'm so incredibly excited to have the opportunity of meeting you in a few weeks time!!!
xoxoxo

August 22, 2008 at 1:19:00 PM PDT  
Blogger mama al said...

this was just exactly what i needed today. thanks sweet boho...

xo,
A

August 22, 2008 at 1:52:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Schmoops said...

that just brought me back to sipping tea in your living room.... *smiles*

smooches
xoxo

August 22, 2008 at 2:17:00 PM PDT  
Blogger kristen said...

i need that kind of affirmation to get myself onto a plane tomorrow morning...not a good flyer.

you have such a sweet voice, it was fun to hear you.

August 22, 2008 at 3:09:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a great post. I have to say, I love your voice. So sweet and gentle with a hint of wisdom and understanding. It adds a completely new dimension to the boho blog.

This weekend I'll actually be playing mini golf, something I haven't done in years. It should be a pretty hysterical way to relax.

Enjoy your weekend.
Micheline

August 22, 2008 at 3:09:00 PM PDT  
Blogger pen* said...

i {love} your new foray into vlogging! and kirsten is right: you have the gentlest voice...
thanks for the perfect affirmation xx

August 22, 2008 at 3:31:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous nikole said...

oh, what a lovely sweet voice you have. thanks for sharing that little bit of yourself. you relax into your weekend too.

August 22, 2008 at 5:59:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous amy said...

it's lovely to put a voice to the 'voice' that shines through your words and photos. it did make me laugh - it's silly but i'm always a little caught by surprise when i'm reminded how many of the blogs i read 'speak' with american accents! hope you have a relaxing weekend.

August 22, 2008 at 7:38:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous stef said...

love this, you made me smile and hearing your voice is such a bonus :) sweet one!!!

xoxo

August 23, 2008 at 12:05:00 AM PDT  
Blogger megg said...

Ahhhh... sweet boho - I heard your voice and grinned - we need to talk again soon!!

LOVE YOU HONEY - will write right now!

xo

August 23, 2008 at 1:18:00 AM PDT  
Blogger a said...

You are the most beautiful, gentle spirit. Your words are always touching, but hearing your voice made me understand you as a person even more. My heart is aching today and you helped to heal me, just a little, just when I needed it. Thank you so much.

August 23, 2008 at 4:51:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Very sweet, I hope you do more.

Susie

August 23, 2008 at 7:55:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Toni said...

What a special treat! You are so lovely, don't you know that? (inside and out) Seeing photos of you is wonderful; this is wondrous! My stoopid laptop volume control is stuck on mute so I can't hear your voice until I get to work. I wish I could paint, just to paint your so cute apple-esque cheekbones! This is a great idea -- more! encore!

August 23, 2008 at 8:06:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Eileen W. said...

Congratulations!!! You are so brave!!! You look and sound great- keep it up! I had a giggle with your purring kitty- :).

August 23, 2008 at 8:09:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Carla said...

It's so nice to finally hear your voice. Thanks for the reminder. "Relax into yourself", that's what weekends are for.

August 23, 2008 at 8:19:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Cage Free Family said...

Relax into yourself...
I love it.

I look forward to more Boho vlogs...

August 23, 2008 at 9:48:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Terri said...

I love it. I always knew you had a sweet sounding voice.

Relax into yourself

August 23, 2008 at 11:43:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous melissa said...

it is so nice to see and hear you...i can't wait to see and hear you in person very soon! you are great in front of the camera...no need to be nervous.

August 23, 2008 at 11:49:00 AM PDT  
Blogger soliluna said...

What a lovely voice~ felt like you were telling me just what I needed to hear. thank you-can't wait for the next segment.

August 23, 2008 at 6:07:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Ange said...

fantastic!

August 24, 2008 at 2:16:00 PM PDT  
Blogger enchantedartist said...

Oh how fun! So nice to hear your voice...

xo

August 24, 2008 at 4:24:00 PM PDT  
Blogger designer girl said...

Your voice sounds so sweet and lilting! I am so glad that you added this dimension to your blog. This weekend I have heeded your words to relax and in the quiet there was soooo much creativity! Can't wait to see if relaxation had the same effect on anyone else...

designer girl ;)

http://www.theadventuresofdesignergirl.blogspot.com

August 24, 2008 at 6:44:00 PM PDT  
OpenID beebidoux said...

oh how great! i learned a new word too. it was good to put a voice to all the words i've been reading for so long.

August 24, 2008 at 7:58:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous melly h said...

i'm a fan of the vlog!
definitely excited to see more :)

August 25, 2008 at 12:08:00 AM PDT  
Blogger all over the map said...

i almost heard a little "canadianesque" accent? maybe boho boy's has rubbed off onto you.
so sweet indeed is your voice and you are a brave girly for doing a vlog.
i think it added an extra touch of personal which is soo nice.
xo

August 25, 2008 at 4:37:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Boho Girl said...

thanks so much everyone!

i was totally shy to do this but each of you have provided me with those wings to try and try again. so perhaps there will be another one soon. ; )

and i couldn't believe how much i sounded Canadian! my hubs has totally rubbed off on me but i didn't notice how much until i heard myself talk.

woah.

August 25, 2008 at 4:40:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous amy said...

i was thinking about your words today in my yoga class this morning. during a breathing exercise at the end of the class my teacher suggested that we relax into it. hmmm.

August 25, 2008 at 6:06:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Girl on the Run... said...

What a beautiful sentiment! I did relax into myself this weekend and I hope you did as well!

Wishing you all the very best and all your dreams to come true!

Thank you for the inspiration!

M

August 25, 2008 at 6:22:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous glo said...

How nice to hear your sweet voice :) How cool it would be to meet you and the other ladies who visit your site and who leave posts that leave me feeling good about the world...who give off a good vibe...hmmm, a Boho retreat?...just me dreaming...

Relax into myself is what I'm trying to do more and more to nourish my soul...

Thanks Boho Girl :)

August 26, 2008 at 7:07:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Christianne said...

Oooh, I love this! What a treat to hear your voice after many, many months of reading your words on this page. Your voice is lighter and sweeter and higher than I imagined it in my head. I love it! I can't wait to watch more of your video blogs. I hope they become a regular feature here.

I thought of you and your tribe many times over this past week as me and my band of lovely ladies convened in Bellingham, WA, for a sweet retreat together after months of growing our friendships through blogging. It was a great way to relax into ourselves, especially as we gave each other permission to be even more of who our true selves really are.

August 26, 2008 at 4:48:00 PM PDT  

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