June 1, 2010

new york is always such a TRIP—-full of inspiration and new ideas and faces and equal doses of reality and unreal-ness. I’m so grateful to have had the chance to spend time in this great American city. Here’s what’s been up for the past week, it’s so hard to cram it in…: Staying with...
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NEW YORK!!!!!!!

May 26, 2010

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May 22, 2010

teresa breezed into my life three months ago, a friend of friends from vienna looking for a couch to stay on for a week while she looked for a place. luckily, john offered up his spare room downstairs and so our friendship was born! in the three months her visa allowed her here, we...
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“our lives are our art”

May 15, 2010

TRISTAN came to visit last weekend from portland- what a treat! we met when i was just 17, home for the summer working at the bourgeois pig cafe, listening to neutral milk hotel tapes in the kitchen. since then we’ve had the pleasure of each other’s company in chicago, portland, and now san francisco!...
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friendship bracelets

May 4, 2010

thought id share my bracelets with you all today. caitlin brought me the marigold and orange thread-wrapped bangles from her travels in india! and dorothy brought me the maasai beaded bracelets from her travels in tanzania! i’m also working on some necklaces and bracelets out of some vintage embroidery yarn that i found the...
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west side story

April 29, 2010

the cemetary where my grandmother is buried is on the west side of chicago. i hadn’t driven out there in many years. the landscape is minorly depressing. so midwestern. simple. so many polish flags. so many low, brick homes. everything is low, really. maybe it was just the circumstance of the day that made...
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back to reno

April 23, 2010

going to reno again tomorrow to help clean out my grandmother’s apartment. like woah. probably wont be bushels of fun like last time with teresa at circus circus!
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passover in reno: part 1!

April 6, 2010

teresa and i drove up to reno last weekend to spend passover with my family. gassed up with free popcorn! legstretch and pitstop in nevada city for a late lunch at ike’s and homemade ice cream (ginger and chocolate) at treats, and a scenic walk around the historic downtown complete with saloon, teepee, fur...
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we’re not in athens anymore

March 2, 2010

dorothy, one of my oldest friends from chicago, came to visit from athens, georgia the week before my birthday. it was just like old times, us being bored together! except now we’re a little older and fatter (but not THAT much fatter) and it really wasn’t that boring (i hope!). sorry d, i had...
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holi rainbow!!!

February 28, 2010

today is HOLI, the indian festival celebrating of spring and togetherness! EXPLOSIONS of colored pigments! too bad they’re so toxic….god i wish i was there!
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