Monthly Archives: August 2011

What is a boy …

On the drive home from Santa Monica today, I had a chance to re-connect with the song Eulalia, Eulalia by Braid (Movie Music Vol. 2). The following overlays the background, and it totally reminded me of my son Blake, who has been quite a handful lately. The music was quite...
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Girl crush or bust

This week, my husband gave me an amazing gift: two nights off from mommy-hood to take a road trip to see Liz Phair and Aimee Mann – two women I’ve loved for more than 15 years. The two were playing together at a ridiculously beautiful mountain location in Northern California....
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Skate or Die!

Last night we took Blake out for his first skateboard lesson, thanks to a kid-sized skateboard bargain at my client’s children’s consignment shop. In true Blake fashion, it took awhile for the excitement to get started … We spent a good deal of time monitoring the board for safety …...
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Whose side are you on?

Inspired by a story about my mama stealing her brother’s Captain America tshirt back in high school, I was inspired to steal the Captain America patch I embroidered for Blake Dean and keep it all for myself. (Sorry, B!) The movie was so good that I just couldn’t help myself....
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Rad remnants

So – there’s a fabric shop in Tucson where they don’t just sell fabric by the pound – they actually tear it with their own bare hands. Literally – it’s that tough. Nothing is organized. Boxes full of remnants are strewn about. But when you have a few moments to...
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