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Else Bandiversary – Photos

Aug 30th, 2015

This past Friday I took some pictures at Else‘s Bandiversary show, to celebrate a full year with the current lineup. Also got to see Sweetalk, American Zer0s, and Amberstein for the first time. Here are just a few of my best shots. Comparing these to the shots I took last time I was at Fixture, I’m super glad I took that photography class.

A wedding gift for my friend

Aug 16th, 2015

Now that the wedding date has passed, I’m excited to share the gift I made for my best friend’s wedding. Her invite said that they didn’t want gifts, but how best-friendly does that sound? So, I decided that without a registry to work off of, I’d be best off making something. I decided to make a custom cross-stitch project to celebrate the start of her…

Bicycle Makeover!

Jul 12th, 2015

I posted a few weeks ago about my beautiful 1990 Peugeot road bike. Well, around that time, the chain started falling off – a good sign that it’s getting worn down and stretched out. So, I decided to take a stab at replacing it myself, something I’ve never done before. While I was at it, I decided it was time for new tires, as well….

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Garden Update – Jungle Status: Achieved

Jul 7th, 2015

Well, it’s been over a month since I’ve posted, so I guess that means it’s summer. Working outside in the garden, playing gigs with my band, and reading books on hot summer evenings have all taken priority over blog updates. But today, you get me. The garden has been doing really well! I’ve never single-handedly planned and planted a garden before, so I knew going…


My Awesome Bike

Jun 5th, 2015

Will you just look at this bike? I bought it five years ago from a guy on Craigslist, and in the past five years, I’ve loved it more than any bike I’ve ever owned. It’s a 1990 Peugeot. I bought it in well-loved condition, with the original parts, but decided to convert it to a single-speed. (Not a fixed gear; I can still coast on…