Posts Tagged ‘ holidays ’

happy thanksgiving!

November 25, 2010

here’s wishing you and your families a happy, healthy, and peaceful holiday weekend! nico and i are heading to see his family up in ukiah, then over the pass to reno to spend the weekend with mine. i spent the whole day baking cookies & brussels sprouts and i can’t wait to get down...
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alaskan thanksgiving

November 22, 2010

originally i wanted to write about my search for the perfect winter parka…but while researching the history of parkas and looking for images in the alaska’s digital archives, i quickly realized that shopping for outerwear is incredibly boring in comparison to the inuit blanket toss! nalukataq is the harvest festival celebrating the end of...
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costume contest

October 29, 2010

so usually i’m really psyched about halloween and we have a party and make spooky treats and wear awesome homemade costumes that we stay up all night frustratedly constructing on the sewing machine. but this year i’ve been so busy with everything else that halloween totally snuck up without even a brainstorm of costume...
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happy indigenous people’s day!

October 11, 2010

since 1992 berkeley has renamed columbus day “indigenous people’s day” in support of the world’s indigenous peoples that have suffered greatly under the europeans’ conquest of the new world. such incredible arts & crafts have come from these cultures, from the native americans, the aboriginal cultures of australia and new zealand, the berbers in...
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whistle while you work

September 13, 2010

enjoy these great images from an artificial flower factory in new york, c. 1907. HAPPY LABOR DAY!
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HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!!!!

July 4, 2010

here’s wishing everyone a FOURTH OF JULY weekend!!! for the 2nd year in a row i’m overseas, but will be celebrating with swimming and a bbq here in killin, scotland, a tiny town with a waterfall, ringed by green mountains and so far north it barely gets dark at night. it’s beautiful and nice...
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blazin’

April 20, 2010

baked goods flashback! remember entenmann’s crumb donuts or cheese danish? mint milanos? sara lee frozen pound cake???
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passover in reno: part 2!

April 14, 2010

chicago has been great, remembering my grandmother with everyone who meant the most to her. thanks to everyone for the words and support. here are some more photos from our seder in reno…
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buns in the oven

April 3, 2010

yesterday was good friday and trina brought some deliciously traditional HOT CROSS BUNS in to work for us to share to ensure good friendship and good luck. legend has it, if you break the bun together and say, “half for you and half for me, between us two shall goodwill be,” that you’ll be...
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luck of the

March 18, 2010

as much as i hate st. patrick’s day, these are pretty fucking awesome photochroms of ireland from between 1890 and 1900 courtesy of the library of congress flickr. i accidentally wore green today- no joke! happy st. paddy’s!
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