So much snow and sickness for a week or so made cabin fever inevitable. It was time to get out. Get to Salt Lake, see fresh faces of friends I haven't seen in so long. Friends from different walks of life at different times, living in one city... and they all became friends! A circle… Continue reading go and enjoy yourself.
During the Second World War, Winston Churchill’s finance minister said Britain should cut arts funding to support the war effort. Churchill’s response: “Then what are we fighting for?” I've been thinking a lot about that lately. What I'm doing. What we're all doing. What's worth fighting for. What fighting looks like. What government looks like. … Continue reading worth saving.
Some things I just want to share... [this song.] [this hilarity.] [a star wars photo.] i just think this is so hilarious. boba fett and darth vader gossiping over coffee, r2d2 looking on disapprovingly and leia checking her texts. just another typical day in the galaxy. [and this song.] [oh, look! … Continue reading why is my house all the way over…
The last day our local ski resort is open, everyone dresses up. This year, a bunch of my favorites and myself all dressed up as Star Wars characters. I will have to get photos together and upload a whole lot, but right now I'll just share my favorite... This is R2D2 [Emma] and C3PO [Julia]… Continue reading come along, R2!
Once upon there was a great team named, "Two Boobs and a Beard." [not shown... yet.] One delightfully sunny, yet still a bit cold, morning, the team was separated by a huge mountain. The boobs part of the team [renamed, "The Black Widow"] had to ski down three miles of icy snow to get to… Continue reading The Pole Pedal Paddle: A Story.
Well, as the title promises, I must show you these ah-mazing/slightly depressing [with a sprankle of morbidity] things. The first is something I found on my incredible friend, Lisa's Facebook. I don't know how I missed this before now. It was posted in 2007 and it's in an album called, "How I Will Die." Ummmmmm.......… Continue reading ah-mazing/slightly depressing things.
A lovely sent an email yesterday saying... some words for you today... thought you might like this, I know I did xx [gorgeous.] And then another lovely sent this: A favorite gorgeous song to a beautiful video. I figured out I need more pretty songs in my library. If you know any lovely songs, please… Continue reading with glittering eyes.
I have a lot a lot of talented friends. And I love collaborating with them... or at the very least, watching what they do. My incredible musician friend, Bobby, is part of Rollover Mariner. I made this gig poster for him: After saving an Illustrator jpg, it decided to change itself colors. But I kinda… Continue reading a few good men.
The light of the 6 o'clock hour in Jackson is just gorgeous. I stepped outside and walked a few steps before actually saying, "This is gorgeous." It is bright without blinding. Light without exposing. It is so still. So right. And cold. It feels as though the light of the day has been frozen and… Continue reading without blinding. without exposing.
When I lived in Yosemite [the 2008 time], we instated the "One Song Dance Party". It was only one song, and it had to happen every night. It was glorious. Some people would just be sitting at the kitchen table, watching... laughing... And then there we'd be... dancing, smiling, laughing... sweating... It looked something like… Continue reading reinstated.
Checked the mail today. Held in my hands a bunch of stuff I don't want, I don't need, that's not supposed to be for me... but then there was amazingness... Today was a late Christmas... Today was love... [expressed in haikus.] photos of bardman to add to the collection cannot get enough. a t-rex santa?… Continue reading we can get along.
Dear Texas, How to I love thee? Let me list the ways... • [and foremost] My Family. • Your TexMex Food. • Your Margaritas. • When you have my BFF around for long periods of time, I want to cry of happiness. • Antiquing. [oh, my... wonderfulness.] • College Friends and Their Gorgeous Families. •… Continue reading a love/dislike letter.
'Tis the season for music. Christmas Music -- YES. [and, boy, do i love it.] But, other music as well. People are gathering: celebrating their fondness for each other, celebrating their love, celebrating a cause, celebrating a hobby, celebrating smiles, celebrating family, celebrating giving, celebrating faith, celebrating someone, celebrating a community, celebrating. Celebrate good times...… Continue reading soundtrack this.
My dear Dabney sent this to me today: http://thebookspy.blogspot.com/ I love it. The site documents what people spotted in subways are reading and give projections about that whole reading/reader situation happening. It kinda made me miss Australia; where I rode a train constantly and always had a book in hand. [or at least bag.] And… Continue reading that whole reading/reader situation.
I feel like I could write a novel about my trip to Las Vegas this past weekend. My friends Emma and Trask got married. WHOA. They decided about a week before Saturday that they wanted to get married and do it in Vegas. Originally, they wanted to get married in Vegas because there would be… Continue reading something horrible happened in the bathroom…
[first off: realized the link to the song in the previous post wasn't working... fixed it... click away... trust me.] Woke up yesterday with a lot of work to do. Decided I wouldn't stare at my computer in my pajamas and slowly wake up. Decided I'd wake early, get dressed, make an ungodly amount of… Continue reading sparklers.
Okay, I'm reusing my post from last Halloween... - Why can’t witches get pregnant? - I dunno, Mom… Why? - Because warlocks have hollow-weenies! [out of the 500 times i've heard this joke, i bet i hear the punch line about 25% of the time... the other 75%, she's laughing too hard to deliver it. … Continue reading since i was twelve.
[wish i could take credit for the dinos, but alas, i cannot: http://www.buzzfeed.com/ihatedinosaurs/hipster-dinosaurs-ppz?ref=nf%5D
I'm back in Jackson. It's almost surreal. Snow everywhere. Everything is the same... except it's all white. So different than when I left. Hard to get back into the swing of things. [i say that like there was ever a constant rhythm to the swing.] My radio show this morning. Hard to wake up. Walking… Continue reading pull it together.