shrek

December 6, 2008

Back in the day, I worked at the movie theater, and I painted the cast from Shrek on mirrors as a promotion. I actually won a limited edition Madagascar lithograph from Pixar for my efforts, but the best thing was seeing little kids jump to get their faces in the holes!

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Beasts

December 5, 2008

These two photos are completely different in context, but both feature cuddly beasts. Last summer, the Lion King took time to stretch out in the sun at the Como Zoo in St. Paul, MN. Who ever said that lions were ferocious?? Below is the bear my dad got one year. The bear rug never fails…

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Pompeii, IT

December 4, 2008

In the Spring of 2006, I found myself in the ruins of Pompeii, Italy. Pompeii is, of course, known for having been buried beneath the ashes of Mount Vesuvius, preserving the people and artifacts as they were when the volcano exploded. Another fun fact about Pompeii is that it is full of wild (but friendly)…

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bierstick

December 3, 2008

The last year has been fun for the Bierstick boys, as they invented, developed, manufactured, marketed (check out Gizmodo, LiquorSnob, and DrinkPlanner), and sold the Bierstick both on their website and at Spencer’s Gifts. I have even tried the thing even though I’m not much of a speed drinker haha… it is an amazingly brilliant…

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vegas

December 2, 2008

In honor of my boyfriend who is currently in Las Vegas for a big test (not so much to play) and to my big sis who just had a baby, here are pics from our trip to Vegas a couple years ago. She had her pre-baby body (she’ll bounce back quite soon, I imagine!) and…

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MoMA

November 30, 2008

I’ve been to a bunch of places where pictures were not allowed, but I always tried to sneak photos anyway (minus in Lenin’s tomb, Red Square, Moscow- there were guards with guns). The Starry Night by Van Gogh was in the Museum of Modern Art, NY when I snapped this photo and got yelled at…

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slaver

November 29, 2008

Senior year of high school I went on an exchange program to Russia with some fellow students. A joke that came about, as they always do on long trips, was “Slaver.” We found many photo ops that fit into our theme, but the Slaver Death Drop was by far the scariest… In the crumbling fortress…

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an escape

November 29, 2008

Silver Lake in the Minnesota North Woods- I grew up with this sight. My family is full of fishers and hunters, and we have always gone up to the cabin to get away from it all. The only access to the lake is through our property (or a long hike through the state forest), so…

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