I was in the shower when it hit me: the second annual #923on923 was less than twenty-four hours away. It had completely slipped my mind to hype the event as I had last year. No matter. With little notice, you shared some fantastic snaps. I’m so touched that people took time out of their busy days to capture their phone screens as the clock struck 9:23 on 9/23.
From my friend Stephanie, who just moved from Austin back to her home state of Louisiana: a memory of a recent trip to Turkey.
My sister, artfully capturing an NYC subway stop during a recent trip:
My friend Sarah, steadfast supporter of 923 Oak, for which I am so grateful, and her adorable offspring:
My newly married friend Nick, capturing a revelation and rallying cry:
My dear friend Michael, who took my request very seriously, stopping by an actual 923 Oak on a business trip through the Midwest:
Michael again. He took it very seriously. Here’s another 923 Oak detour from the same trip:
My aunt Julie, capturing the magical “beach” of the pond she and her husband dug at the Iowa farmhouse where she, my mom and their siblings grew up:
My friend Jocelyn, re-sending last year’s submission of her adorable son. If it ain’t broke:
My friend Bethany, infusing the post with a little New England charm:
My friend Jen. We were just finishing up our al fresco dinner of Tyler Florence’s Summer Calamari Salad with several girlfriends earlier this summer when we spotted the sunset sky during a wine country weekend getaway at her friend’s gorgeous home in Glen Ellen:
My cousin Graham, capturing the magic that is Maid-Rite in Iowa:
My sorority sister Cynthia sent this adorable pic of her and her mini-me son:
My cousin Amanda with her sweet daughter Lily and dearly departed lab Harley:
My friend Julie, capturing a peaceful moment of her husband Nick on the pier:
My sister Sara again, commemorating my spectacular birthday celebration with good friends at a Marc Broussard concert at the Great American Music Hall at exactly the right (night) time:
My Dad, who I think needs a reminder on how to take a screen shot (for iPhones, press the side power button and bottom circle button at the same time), submitted this gem from his business trip:
A friend of my sister’s submitted this shot from LA … not exactly what we meant, but love the effort (and their beautiful home!):
And in “it’s the thought that counts” category, my friend Jen, who, fully aware this will be part of the blooper reel, captured her hotel room door (hey, it’s only one number off), at a few minutes past 9:23, but ON 9/23:
And last but not least, my dear friend Timmy. Close enough:
You guys! Thanks for helping me ring in the new year. Cheers!