Tuesday, September 30, 2008

do it/duet


I can't really write about the Conor Oberst/Jenny Lewis show, because you kind of need to hear it, complete with dramatic flourishes- my eyes widening with excitement and my (insufficient) reenactment of some drunken on-stage antics, and the PUNCHLINE OF THE WHOLE NIGHT.
So instead, you can hear a minute or two, of Jenny's cover of "Love Hurts"-and observe how I remember to "zoom", a few seconds into recording.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

octopasta

Last night after much wine and nonsense, my friend Jeremy and I discovered just how much the curly part of lasagna noodles look like octopus tentacles, prompting us to sculpt this little guy:


It's kind of awesome for you to know about this, since there are always leftover lasagna noodles when you make a batch, and now you have something pretty amazing to do with them.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Thursday, September 4, 2008

birking up

I just ordered my first pair of Birkenstocks. Partly because I got a second job that requires me to stand for hours straight, and partly cause all the cool kids are doing it. Ok maybe not all the cool kids, but one in particular- I've been really inspired by the simplicity and aesthetic of Jenny Gordy's wardrobe. She designs and sews a beautiful line of clothing and blogs about her shop and inspiration here.
Here is Jenny in her birks,

and here are the ones I ordered: