What Is This World I’m Giving You? A beautiful world, that’s the gift I want to give you. What I’ll offer you instead is the world we have—where guns run free the way kids should, where we become “accustomed to war,” where children lay forgotten amidst rubble, chaos and devastation.
Ashleigh Barice always stood out in college, not because she towered over most of us, all five-feet-and-eleven inches of her, but because of her inherently chill demeanor and an electric laugh that fills every room she steps into. Painfully beautiful and stylish, she was one of the girls who could make just about anything work.
If there was a style that embodied the quintessential Femme Next Door wedding, it would be a focus on minimalism against lush greens that Lynda Trieu envisioned and brought to life with her now husband Michael Pham. The two had a clear vision to highlight desert accents as a nod to Scottsdale, AZ where they met, with details that celebrated their Vietnamese heritage. What resulted was a study in earthy elegance.
A life well-lived is found in the balance. But how do we do that? There’s no template or recipe to follow, and we certainly don’t profess to be soliciting one here. We too are striving for balance. So, instead, consider us forward observers in pursuit of the good life.
Whether it’s a conscious knowing or not, nearly every choice and move you make every single day is political. In everything you do, the government is involved. If this sounds terrifying to you, let it be even more reason to get involved.