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Time Travel Tuesday: African Masks

September 6, 2011
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Yes folks, it’s time for another Time Travel Tuesday with the lovely Sara of Brown Paper Bag! This week’s topic is African Masks, something that I’ve been planning on posting about for a while now, so the timing is perfect! Sara found some incredible masks and writes a bit about their history and cultural...
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lone traveler

August 24, 2011
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when i read about ruth orkin‘s “american girl” photo turning 60 this week, it got me all teary-eyed– i absolutely adore this photograph and know all-too-well the pleasure and plight of traveling alone as a woman in a foreign land! ruth (then 29) and ninalee craig (then 23), another lone female traveler, met at...
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wilderness adventure

August 15, 2011
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with two cars full of snacks, sleeping bags, and an extremely generic map of oregon, we headed eastward towards the deschutes national forest with no real plan, just camping and swimming on our minds. lots of driving and bags of chips later, we ended up in a post-forest-fire patch of dryness near the metolius...
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portland adults

August 11, 2011
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we were completely in awe of all the hard work everyone is putting into their studios, projects, work, and lives–real adults! all grown up! portland is alive with creativity and we are lucky to have such talented friends that shared their lives and work with us. caitlin, kyle, lewis & zoe have created a...
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adult portland

August 11, 2011
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if i had to choose a theme for our entire trip up to oregon, it would have to be “all grown up” (***commence shimmering sparkles and tears***). it was the first time nico and i had been back together since we met there five years ago…woah. FIVE YEARS! we were just KIDS when we...
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lemonade for everyone!

August 3, 2011
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i am thrilled to report that our BIG BIG BIG LEMONADE STAND that happened this past sunday was one of our most successful events yet!!! it was the perfect summer day for hanging outside with friends, drinking arnold and laura palmers, tossing water balloons, and just enjoying life! to my utter surprise, laura &...
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TMRW: LEMONADESTAND/POPUPSHOP/GARAGESALE

July 30, 2011
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WITH THE PEOPLE: BIG THINGS SHOP BOET BOX OF CONTENTS NUTFANG THE GOOD MOD & RECTANGULAR OBJECTS SEE YAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!
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portland, here we come!

July 28, 2011
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VACATION!!!!!!!! today nico and i embark on our two week vacation in the pacific northwest! can’t wait to be on the road on our third annual road trip! can’t wait to see courtney and caitlin and meet all kinds of new friends! can’t wait to set up our lemonade stand/pop-up shop/garage sale!!! can’t wait...
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BIG BIG BIG LEMONADE STAND!

July 13, 2011
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BIG THINGS is coming to PORTLAND for a special lemonade stand/garage sale/pop-up shop/open studio! i’m excited to be visiting the city of roses, where i lived many moons ago. please join us for a whole sunday of fun! featuring friends… rectangular objects… boet jewelry… nutfang… the good mod danish, industrial & mid-century modern furniture… AND LEMONADE,...
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three dimensional

July 11, 2011
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while planning our road trip up to oregon, i came across these 3D images of national parks via a special section of the us geological survey! turns out the site is “under review,” but somehow these images slipped through the cracks. would be awesome to “tour” all the parks in 3D, i hope they re-activate...
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