Monthly Archives: December 2008

>My First Latte Art

>My first (somewhat) successful attempt at latte art.

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>Album Review: The Welcome Wagon

>Although each Christmas since I turned 18 has wrought less and less presents, I was fortunate enough to receive “Welcome to the Welcome Wagon” by the Welcome Wagon as a gift this year. I will not review this album in … Continue reading

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>Winter Reading List: Christmas Eve Edition

>Last night, after getting home to Heber-Overgaard, I curled up in my bedroom and started Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck as the snow was lightly falling outside. I didn’t stop reading until I finished it two hours later. … Continue reading

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>Winter Reading List

>Today I finally completed Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. I can honestly say that it was one of the most difficult things I have ever done. To be quite honest, I found myself identifying a whole lot more with … Continue reading

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>Evergreen

>I opened for, among many other people, Rajiv Patel of Before Braille tonight at the Evergreen Show in downtown Phoenix. Three words: dance after party. Earlier in the day my new friend Tyler and I went for a bike ride … Continue reading

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>The Istanbul Tapes: Part 4

>This video actually is not from Istanbul but the mountains just outside of Trabzon, a city in the Black Sea region of Turkey. I have previously blogged about this crazy road trip, so I won’t repeat it here. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=2545285&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1River by … Continue reading

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>The Istanbul Tapes: Part 3

>Istanbul is a city swarming with people. In contrast to the rest of Turkey, where is life has a slow pace, everyone is in a rush in the city. So much so, I was barely noticed when I stopped at … Continue reading

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>The Istanbul Tapes: Part 2

>Recently I made a list of the most beautiful moments of my life. Very close to the top was crossing the Bosporus River. Often multiple times a day, I would take a ferry between the European and Asian side of … Continue reading

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>The Istanbul Tapes: Part 1

>Over the course of the summer I took a series of short videos with my digital camera of various things around Istanbul, ranging from the tragic to the aesthetic. This first entry I consider rather humorous.http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=2530091&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1Taksim Dance Party from Michael … Continue reading

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>Winter Reading List

> It took me longer to read than the previous four novels on my winter reading list, but I finally finished East of Eden be John Steinbeck. Simply put, the story is epic. It covers threes generations of the Trask … Continue reading

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