I won a free trip to NY! I never win anything! Comes with this clear thingie too which makes for interesting pictures… so this happened… all other pictures from the dinner have been edited out for good reasons. visited jamie, christine and christine’s little one – Andy cute room at ACE NYC best stocked hotel […]Read more "New York in Wintertime…"
these are pretty hilariously awesomeRead more "parents’ wedding photos"
Jamie is getting married soon so we made a trip to Austin Texas to celebrate… Miss Hall soon to be Mrs Ramirez is one of the most photogenic girls I know. I cannot wait for the bridal pictures!Read more "Jamie in Austin"
90’s a big one…. that means my grandpa just missed WWI. darn. an artistic impression of my grandparents someone made… resemblance is uncanny all the grandkids + spouses… i have a hard time remembering everyone’s names My grandparents love bowling. Grew up bowling with my grandpa. So Melody had this awesome idea to all be […]Read more "Grandpa’s 90th birthday celebration"
I grew up with Ronald McDonald. I have pictures to prove it. see? Mayor McCheese Note the McDonald’s employee uniform in the 80s on the right… are the glasses part of the deal? happy meal McFamily Partied at Wendy’s too!Read more "growing up with FAST FOOD"
Noel x Miguel Wedding in Maine !!!congrats!!! and cheers to me for eating 6 lobsters in 2.5 days!Read more "Celebrating Noeguel in Maine!"
Every girl needs a going out friend. For me, 1 is enough. Her name is Lana! amazing fun to be had. always. get in the zoneRead more "A going out friend"
to celebrate with Miss Noel! Fun and relaxing times with girls at Ojai Resort x Spa. Noel x Miguel = the fairytale match made in heaven. CONGRATS!!! I started to learn that I need to smile with my mouth open… smores x chit chatRead more "Ojai Bachelorette!"
i really don’t know. i suppose i will know when i apply for citizenship in a few years. right now obesity x bruce springsteen x bbq comes to mind. the american flag looks really good in pictures. kudosRead more "what it means to be american"
olderRead more "another year"
LOWER CHOLESTEROL DRINK MORE WATER EXPERIMENT WITH COLOR NEW PLACES x NEW FACES that’s enough for now. resolutions make brain hurtRead more "new year’s resolutions"
a very special guest at the NYE party the other special guest 2010 trivia a battle of the minds cheers! and dance dance dance!Read more "NYE 2011"
Bremen is insanely pretty when it snows. As always, there is a fair to help people celebrate. There’s also a medieval portion of the fair that is quite special… !!!snow!!! hot wine x bratwursts creepy street performer view from the room will i see you again in this lifetime Bremen? Only time will tell This […]Read more "white christmas"
been a busy month… this house buying thing is eating up a lot of time. starting to shop for furniture for the new pad…All I can commit to so far is this: Going back to Bremen tomorrow for what is most likely a grueling trip in the snow. At least I’ll be that much closer […]Read more "feeling winter"
randomly signed up for the corporate softball league. no idea how to play. documenting my “training”… throwing and catching… need practice for sure, but do-able. batting – totally hopeless. hit 2 balls out of 60. no hand eye coordination whatsoever. that smirk is for hitting 100% one day… a league of our own… round of […]Read more "softball"
It rains a lot in Bremen. Couldn’t commit to buying an umbrella. Already have 4 in LA and it never rains. found the perfect 1 Euro alternative rain makes night photos really prettyRead more "rain!"
Berlin has a lot of new history. It was interesting to see. Of course, the Berlin Wall… it’s crazy to think how many people attempted to escape over the wall and the lengths they went through to do so. The thing that blew my mind is the wall came down in 1989… and I actually […]Read more "Berlin"
meat lovers paradise: beef magazine! Schnitzel! horse weiners! bifi sticks! beef tartar beef carpaccio every night! longest weiners! more weiners! ghetto currywurst on the trainRead more "Meat Overload in Germany"
they keep saying it’s like Bruges… I’ve seen in Bruges a handful of times so I believe it… it’s a cute little town with a lot of history and the streets are just adorable. Here’s the Bremen Town Musicians…. from the Brother’s Grimm fairytale… My travel companion, Laurence. This is the “Hole of Bremen”… It’s […]Read more "Bremen, Germany"
so the work trip is confirmed! Being sent to Bremen, Germany for a week to… run a couple trials and purchase a kettle! STOKED! Might take the train to Berlin/Hamburg during the weekend… doing a little research… A lot of hip german doods have that em… for lack of a better term, neo nazi haircut. […]Read more "germany for reals!"
i usually don’t do it but after all the walking and sweating in Tokyo, I feel back in shape and have more motivation to stay that way… so when prompted to join friends on a hike…. downhill all the way there. not so bad… insane people cliff-jumping. too much testosterone in that place i have […]Read more "on exercise…"
at LOFT… mid century modern made tiny. smaller = cheaper so that’s nice. Ebisu Ippudo… a little out of the way but well worth it Tokyu Food Show… CHEAP and deliciously fresh. Below, best cherries i’ve ever had. most expensive cherries i’ve ever had. Family Mart… This is what I normally ask for when I […]Read more "iphone snaps in Tokyo"
there are these sticker machines that can automatically give you wide eye enhancement. it makes everyone look a little psychotic and it’s a bit too intense to be all that realistic but i could not stop taking more… i found this picture on the web i thought it was hilarious even without sticker machines there […]Read more "psychotic big eyes"
They put on a pretty amazing show. A must visit! freaking kamikaze pilots in the show. Here is one of the stars, Baby Shimmer Shyna!!!Read more "Roppongi Kingyo Theatre Restaurant"
puroland is like legoland – it’s designed for toddlers. kitty lab was fun to see… you lug these things around and play a game at each station and if you’re good at the games you get to design your own kitty. knowing japanese would help. thus our kitty was a big fat mess. you can […]Read more "Puroland sanrio overload"
The new Ghibli film, Karigurashi no Arriety (The Borrower Arrietty) which I was the only one in the group who did not see because I stayed in Harajuku to shop. There is a little bit of regret but I did hear it’s not as stellar as the other films have been… I didn’t skip out on […]Read more "Studio Ghibli Museum"
#1 it’s FREE. #2 the majority of participants are kids (CUTE one too!). the way it should be #3 if you see something you like, just walk over to Toys-R-Us after to buy it. i can now make my own anpanman bread! and kiddie bracelets! can’t wait! #4 adults have fun too. but not in […]Read more "i choose tokyo toy show over comic con"