Monthly Archives: February 2013

Lukas and The Duck

OMG!  Look DUCKS!!! Duck wonders, "Oooh, what is that smell, I must check it out." Inserts beak near diaper. Lukas, "My legs are tired, I must sit." Duck, "Move away fast!" (aka Lukas nearly sat on the Duck) Duck then pecks at Lukas' foot & ankle to see if anything is edible. It is not. Amusingly, Lukas at his first taste of duck at lunch today, then another duck returns the favor at mid-afternoon.

Wed 02.17.13 – Photos of Lukas and the Duck were taken by Ms. Jen today at the Huntington Library and Gardens with her Nikon D800 and 85mm f1.8D lens.

Thrifting


Sun 02.17.13 – I keep hearing this song on KROQ and 98.7 FM and laughing at the lyrics about thrift store shopping, as it has been a passion of mine on and off for 30 years now. The last 15 of those years, I have preferred a good vintage boutique or friends who have curated a collection to scouring in a big thrift shop.
But I do my best to also feed back to the system and always take my once a year closet clean out to the Salvation Army, including some of my true vintage 1940s-60s clothes, so that kids like in the above video can have some fun to find.
Feed it back, people. Did deep in your closet and give it away to a good local thrift store so nice teens and 20somethings can have a unique piece to wear.
And the song by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with Wanz is stupidly catchy, like I wake up singing it in the middle of the night catchy…

At Disneyland for Jason’s Birthday

There be a Lego Dragon! Plus Jason S and Chuck! Tiffany and Jason T. at Lunch Jason S and Chuck on the bridge on the Island formerly known as Tom Sawyer's Island Jason S, the birthday boy, with tiki flames erupting from his head

Photos taken by Ms. Jen with her Nokia 808 PureView.

Sat 02.16.13 – Today I went to Disneyland with Jason Schupp and Chuck Jordan to celebrate Jason’s birthday. We started out the day with a long lunch at Downtown Disney’s Catal with Jason Toney, Tiffany B. Brown, Glenda Bautista, and Chris Baker. Lunch and the company thereof was a true delight.
After lunch, Jason S., Chuck and I descended upon Disneyland. On a Saturday on President’s Day weekend when the temperature was about 80F. I am not quite sure what we were thinking, other than it was Jason’s birthday and they did drive down from San Francisco to go to Disney, but boy oh boy was it crowded. Instead of complaining, we decided to go with the flow, get Fast Passes for the most important rides and then Jason & Chuck used an iPhone crowd-sourced app to determine which rides had the shortest line and then off we would go.
We never did make it to Splash Mountain or Space Mountain, but we did make it to other favorites and had a marvelous day.
Happy post-Birthday to Jason!