i am deeply thrilled to share this beautiful visual record of melissa & max’s wedding, shot by the talented eric hires all on 16mm film. i love the way each moment, smile, rustle, & cheer was saved & strung together so sweetly. hard to believe how quickly a month has flown by since that magical time & place, but it makes me happy to now have such a thoughtful keepsake of that day.
“I think the main thing that I want to give to him
is that he feels free. And that, in terms of me,
that he feels like he doesn’t have to be anything to get my love—
that just who he is, that just being a person—
that’s it, you know, he’s already done enough.
Which isn’t exactly how I feel.
I feel like I have to do quite a lot every second to be good enough.
And so, saying it out loud, I think maybe, yeah,
that’s probably in my work too.
I’m trying to make that space for other people for a long time.
Even, if you’re uncomfortable or unsure or have doubt, that’s fine!
That doesn’t mean that you’re doing anything wrong.
You’re not in trouble.
In fact you’re probably doing the perfect thing when you feel that.”—lydia glenn-murray asks miranda july if there are certain things miranda would want to instill in hopper, her one-year-old son, or if she hopes that her work might leave a certain legacy (graphite, issue no. 4).
my shortlist of go-tos for vintage paper ephemera continues to grow! i was delighted to discover saturday morning vintage via paper pastries a few weeks back. amidst the postage & paper packs, there are these beautiful fill-in-the-blanks, some which include very enviable penmanship.