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25 Apr

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Jarvis Cocker stripteasing his way up to the balcony, lit up stage

Two weeks ago I went to New York and saw Pulp. Twice. They were awesome. Twice.

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31 Jan


Confession: I love sparkly things. If we can ignore my tired looking eyes (and sloppy 5:30am makeup application technique), the pure awesome sparkliness of Urban Decay’s Stardust eyeshadow can be appreciated.

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the lemonheads stage ae, pittsburgh 1/16/2012

17 Jan


Saw the Lemonheads last night on their 20th anniversary tour for It’s a Shame About Ray. They played 36 songs, with Evan Dando proclaiming, “okay, one more” after the last 5 or 6 of them.

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nyc take one

1 Nov

Got back Sunday from a trip to New York. I leave Sunday for a trip to New York. My return was from vacation, my next departure is for work.

Vacation timeline:

  • Friday –
  • airport, cab, hotel, subway
  • Grimaldi’s Pizza
  • subway, hotel, change into all white for Night of the Apparitions
  • walk to McKittrick Hotel for Sleep No More
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(stolen) adornments

1 Jul


This necklace was a Christmas present for my sister last year. I’ve borrowed it today.

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24 Jun


One of my new necklaces by suegrayjewelry on etsy.

This one is called Thou Art as I Have Been and is made using an antique wax seal.

keyka lou ditty bag

5 Apr

(image courtesy of Keyka Lou Patterns)

This Ditty Bag pattern by Keyka Lou is calling out to me to be made in my Exit Row fabric.

I can just see it hanging from the hook of a tray table on a plane, holding an mp3 player, tissues, gum, chapstick and other essentials. It’d completely eliminate the awkward bend down to retrieve objects stowed under the seat when the person in front of you has decided to recline their seat the whole way.

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The pattern on sale for $5 right now and coincidentally, I am preparing to order some fabric from Spoonflower…