Monday, July 23, 2012

Under Construction

Greetings and salutations! I suppose I should introduce myself-

     My name is Amanda Sierra. I've been blogging for some time previously at Lullabies To Terrorize, but felt the overwhelming urge to change it up and move in a direction more relevant to my life. We are always evolving, no?
  I am a relatively young (24) mama to a 4 year-old boy named Jack.

   I co-parent Jack with his father, who I maintain a civil relationship with after our divorce, and he and I have quasi-recently incorporated our significant others into this dynamic. It takes a village and mine is a pretty amazing one that I am thankful for everyday.
  I currently live with my best friend, Colleen, and her boyfriend David.

      I consider these two people my family and without them I probably would have had a hard time making it through the last year. They have given me a place to live, pushed me to become the person I want to be, helped me reach goals and thanks to them I also ended up meeting the love of my life.

      I met Zack November 2011 when I applied for a serving position at a local mom n' pop type bar and restaurant called Bumsted's. While we got along famously and while we became increasingly close through the months, we Jim and Pam'ed our way through countless shifts, after hours camaraderie and conversations that would last until dawn. We made it official in April this year and have been inseparable ever since.

  I consider myself very lucky and I suppose it is this mutual belief (and sometimes utter disbelief) that makes us impossibly happy when we close our eyes and say goodnight.
  I start this new blog with the hope of it evolving into both a place to document my life and eventually I'd like to finally accomplish one of my goals- to collect and then sell vintage clothing.

Some random tidbits-
 * My favorite things in life include but are not limited to- music, music, music, vintage clothing and accessories, movies, Corgis, peter-pan collars, playing/annoying Colleen's four cats Stella, Jenna, Mary Jane and Serj, burlesque (I am a hobbyist and have finally started to transition into performing for an audience), being Jack's mother, food, interior design, photography, bloody marys, writing, poetry, Bisbee and Tucson Arizona, Seattle, and being around the people I hold dear to my heart.

 I'm excited to see where this new blog will go and I hope I get to know new readers and fellow bloggers. Thanks for stopping by!