this weekend was a success in the “let’s keep summer going” plan. no pumpkin, no scarves, no hot cocoa + watching movies.
i started the weekend off with a trip to staples on friday night. it wasn’t a great start to the weekend, but 1 binder, a set of martha stewart tabs, and 3 packs of filler paper later, it wasn’t so bad. i may have followed that up with some roswell.
saturday was the main event. it was incredible nerdy. and spent at the renaissance faire.
but it was awesome.
we got stamped at the door, so i sipped sangria all day long.
there was an aerialist…
and bag pipers…
and some scottish / irish dancing to accompany them.
between e.p. + me, we left with 5 bottles of wine + honey mead, 2 lbs of honey, a chocolate honey lip balm, and 6 hand-crafted honey soaps. notice a theme?
not too many photographs, but it was fun + laid back + a perfect summer weekend.
sunday, i had a perfect, slow start to the day — coffee + didn’t leave bed until 11:00. and then i headed to the pool. i curled up in the sun with “i am number four,” compliments of fran. and i had a great bowl of oatmeal around 1:00 pm for breakfast, with a fresh peach + delicious “killer bee” honey from the ren faire.
hope everyone else had a great weekend! fall will be here soon enough. but seriously? i’ve got a wine festival + a theme park to get to still this month.
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the prompt for “blogtember” today asked participants to take a personality quiz here. i’ve taken a quiz like this before, and i am an INFP (introverted intuitive feeling perceiving). i thought i doubted it, but i got the exact same result 3 months ago, too.
i think it’s really interesting. obviously not everything is exactly right, but it does a good job of explaining strengths and weaknesses and how they fit together in the profile. i thought mine was mostly pretty spot-on.
this is the best description i found. but here are some highlights… “your primary mode of living is focused internally. INFPs are focused on making the world a better place for people. their primary goal is to find out their meaning in life. they are idealists and perfectionists. INFPs are highly intuitive about people. they are on a continuous mission to find the truth and meaning underlying things. although they may be reserved in expressing emotion, they have a very deep well of caring and are genuinely interested in understanding people.
“INFPs do not like conflict. if they must face it, they will always approach it from the perspective of their feelings. they don’t want to feel badly. this trait sometimes makes them appear irrational and illogical in conflict situations. INFPs are flexible and laid-back, until one of their values is violated.
“INFPs have very high standards and are perfectionists. consequently, they are usually hard on themselves, and don’t give themselves enough credit. the INFP needs to work on balancing their high ideals with the requirements of every day living. they may be awkward and uncomfortable with expressing themselves verbally, but have a wonderful ability to define and express what they’re feeling on paper.”