Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Just checking in...

I just wanted to let you know I am in fact planning on participating in National Novel Writing Month this year and will be posting on this blog.

Also, I'm trying out Tumblr.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Old but true

Sunday, July 31, 2011

All is not lost, just forgotten.

I've got some ideas and will hopefully be bringing this baby back soon. I've made a few crazy changes lately.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Ridin' a bike.

I recently got into riding a bicycle again (thanks to Amy) and yesterday I rode 11 or so miles round trip to Target. I used the 4th St Bicycle Boulevard. It was very pleasant. It was a bit chilly and there weren't that many other bicyclists around.

Last week, I rode in my very first group ride in South LA with C.I.C.L.E. and it was pretty fantastic. I definitely want to do more of those.

Monday, February 28, 2011

The middle ground

This weekend I managed to take a tour of downtown LA and had a few thoughts about gentrification.

Huge generalization alert:
There sometimes seems to be two camps. You get your people who are pro-gentrification and think that every shopping center should have a Target and a Trader Joe's and some apartment buildings with that faux-Italian exterior. Then you get your too cool for school folks who think that neighborhoods should retain "gritty authenticity" and would probably advocate that for a neighborhood to remain real it can't grow or change at all, in any way so they get to feel cool by association or something.

Both of those suck. There's totally a middle ground. Right?

Friday, February 18, 2011

Things

Sometimes I think it would be pleasant to just rock back and forth for a while and mutter quietly, "You totally ARE smart enough."

Then I question why I never took a stats class or any math beyond trigonometry/pre-calc.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

9 to 5 at LACMA

Hey--they're screening 9 to 5 at 9:30 pm this Friday at LACMA's Bing Theater. $7 for Members.

Check out some of the other upcoming programs as well.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Time for an update.

Oh, hey, I uh, seem to have forgotten you.

I've had a bit of a freak out this year but things seem to be steering themselves back onto a path.

25 Things I've done recently in no particular order:

1) Ridden a train without pants
2) Sang karaoke... a lot
3) Watched sporting events
4) Eaten Russian food
5) Made lemonade from scratch
6) Visited an abandoned zoo
7) Gone to the Getty
8) Eaten ice cream
9) Painted my nails. A lot.
10) Gone to LACMA
11) Gotten lost
12) Walked my dog
13) Met a brand new baby
14) Went on a tour of Compton
15) Read several newspapers
16) Cried
17) Kissed someone
18) Lied
19) Felt regretful
20) Took mental pictures of the downtown LA skyline
21) Asked stupid questions
22) Wished someone would host a potluck
23) Laundry (finally)
24) Gone out in the middle of the night just to buy a book
25) Ridden a bicycle