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posted by [personal profile] bethofalltrades at 11:31am on 27/02/2009 under , , ,
I want to post, but I also want to get enough work done today to justify taking tomorrow off, so I'll make it short.

I work a lot. I play less. I am okay with this, remarkably. I love the chaos and energy of tour, but right now I'm also enjoying wrapping myself in my comforter and answering emails. Balance. I'm working on it.

[livejournal.com profile] strawberryjulia found herself in a bit of a pickle and needed a place to crash for a few days here in NYC. I offered the couch, because that's what I do, and because last fall I posted a very sad blog entry and she replied almost immediately to say that she understood and she hoped that knowing that someone else was awake and reading what I was saying and understanding would help. It came exactly when I needed it. And it did help.

So, two days of the delightful, pink-haired [livejournal.com profile] strawberryjulia commenced. I have a longer blog entry in my head all about friendship and the internet and letting people you've never met into your home.

The short answer is, I am really lucky that there is so much love in my life. Hi.

I hope I remember to write that blog.

Oh, and I got a haircut:


It also does this:


Love,
Beth
There are 32 comments on this entry. (Reply.)
 
posted by [identity profile] littlelotte.livejournal.com at 04:45pm on 27/02/2009
You look so pixie-ish in that first photo :-) The cut looks good on you!
 
posted by [identity profile] dignam.livejournal.com at 04:51pm on 27/02/2009
Regarding #1, I want to have sex with you.
Sorry. ;-)
 
posted by [identity profile] princestryphyna.livejournal.com at 04:54pm on 27/02/2009
Love the hair! You're so pretty!
 
posted by [identity profile] kelbelle.livejournal.com at 05:02pm on 27/02/2009
You look hot.

Obviously your ringtone in my phone would be "Rock Star."

 
posted by [identity profile] joyousandjuicy.livejournal.com at 05:08pm on 27/02/2009
Oh, you yummy woman you!

The Internet is amazing. Our trip to NYC this past holiday season was entirely possible by the grace of strangers - not only an internet friend of my own, but the internet friend of a friend of mine stepped up, too - letting us into their homes and onto their couches. I love your city. The grace of strangers is incredibly beautiful.
 
posted by [identity profile] i-heart-afi.livejournal.com at 05:13pm on 27/02/2009
I love the hair. You're incredible.
 
posted by [identity profile] wishme.livejournal.com at 05:15pm on 27/02/2009
i love your hair.
it shows off your stunning bone structure! lust? maaaaaaybe? ;)


i totally hear you about trying to find balance- i don't think i've gotten it quite right either
 
posted by [identity profile] eccentrictulip.livejournal.com at 05:33pm on 27/02/2009
Mmm....balance. Tell me when you find it? I've been working on that myself these days.

The hair is HOT.
 
posted by [identity profile] niamh-sage.livejournal.com at 06:58pm on 27/02/2009
You look lovely with short hair :D
 
posted by [identity profile] asesina-tuya.livejournal.com at 07:19pm on 27/02/2009
The hair definitely looks sexy on you.
 
posted by [identity profile] danguyf.livejournal.com at 07:22pm on 27/02/2009
Nice hair!
 
posted by [identity profile] clockworkgh0st.livejournal.com at 07:55pm on 27/02/2009
you look gorgeous!
 
posted by [identity profile] drspooky.livejournal.com at 08:39pm on 27/02/2009
I loves it. Next stop: bald!

ONE OF US!
 
posted by [identity profile] alannarama.livejournal.com at 08:45pm on 27/02/2009
holy mother of god you are beautiful.

if you ever want to visit west yorkshire please come and say hi :)
 
posted by [identity profile] muzikmaker21.livejournal.com at 08:51pm on 27/02/2009
Nice!
 
posted by [identity profile] teh-grasshopper.livejournal.com at 09:03pm on 27/02/2009
Oh nice haircut! But now I can no longer think "Holy crap is that Beth hiding out in Philly?" Because there is a woman who takes the same train I do on Tuesdays that someone reminds me of you. You're not secretly living in Philly then, are you?
 
posted by [identity profile] septentrio.livejournal.com at 09:15pm on 27/02/2009
That haircut suits you WAY more than your old one. It makes you look a lot thinner, too. You were lovely before but now you look like a model. :D
 
posted by [identity profile] russtycat.livejournal.com at 09:34pm on 27/02/2009
I love the hair! You look so stunning. ♥

As for the internet and friendship I adore it! I have my best friend in the world whom I seriously don't know how I lived without thanks to the internet.

And in about 48 hours I have an internet friend moving from Ohio to Los Angeles. Because her new housing situation fell through she will be spending a few weeks crashing at my place. It took like 2 seconds to over up our house like I would to any of my friends. I love that the internet makes it easier to make friends all over the world.
 
posted by [identity profile] oh-snitch.livejournal.com at 09:47pm on 27/02/2009
ahh.

ahh.

ahh.....








ahhhhhhh.....!
 
posted by [identity profile] freyja.livejournal.com at 10:28pm on 27/02/2009
that hair is amazing. i need to cut mine that short again so i can make it spike up!
 
posted by [identity profile] shaeberry.livejournal.com at 11:16pm on 27/02/2009
SUPERB FUCKING HAIR.

You win today.
 
posted by [identity profile] astral-wanderer.livejournal.com at 11:27pm on 27/02/2009
You look AMAZING. I didn't RECOGNIZE you at first. I definitely agree that the cut highlights your bone structure. I...uh...I'm going to go change my pants.
 
posted by [identity profile] sghmakesmemelt.livejournal.com at 12:51am on 28/02/2009
HOT.
 
posted by [identity profile] riemann-sphere.livejournal.com at 01:29am on 28/02/2009
love the haircut. i am in desperate need of one myself.

i also tend to work more than i play. but i enjoy my job, so it's okay.

hey, will you be at the new orleans show next month?
 
posted by [identity profile] killflower.livejournal.com at 01:55am on 28/02/2009
Holy shit. Read the entry I JUST posted called "on hair." Synchronicity. You wear it well, dear.
 
posted by [identity profile] alannabear.livejournal.com at 05:57am on 28/02/2009
I love it. You look like some awesome sexy pixie.

Love ya mean it
 
posted by [identity profile] veghead.livejournal.com at 09:09am on 28/02/2009
Love the haircut, Beth. Looks like it'll be quite versatile, too. =-)
 
posted by [identity profile] slick85.livejournal.com at 09:39pm on 28/02/2009
Alright I know that a million people have already said this, but your hair cut is very sexy! Well done. I'm gonna do my best to make it to Coachella, if only for a day! Miss you, friend.
 
posted by [identity profile] junima.livejournal.com at 06:02am on 01/03/2009
Wow! The new cut really plays up your eyes.
 
posted by [identity profile] strawberryjulia.livejournal.com at 05:29pm on 01/03/2009
I love your hair and your couch.

That is all.
 
posted by [identity profile] pinkdormouse.livejournal.com at 08:48pm on 01/03/2009
Awesome haircut there. And yes, yes, yes to letting internet friends come stay. It's always worked out well for me.
 
posted by [identity profile] georgiaclaire.livejournal.com at 01:07am on 02/03/2009
IS A PIXIE.

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