well, gone is the gypsy summer of earlier this week. we are now in the frigid thirties, which means i am feeling the christmas vibes and am making all manners of lists. baking lists, wish lists, gift idea lists...there's so much holiday giddiness involved i'm practically sweating tinsel. boy was that an odd euphemism.
so this morning i danced the hula at a women's conference, which is funny for quite a few reasons, not the least being that i don't actually know how to dance the hula. apparently that detail was not nearly as important as the fact that i grew up in hawaii, which we all know is the main qualification for hula performance. ah well, it went okay, although if the videographic evidence is ever posted online i will die a thousand melodramatic deaths (as will the person who posts it, just fyi).
confession: i totally take the "disposable" out of disposable contact lenses. you know how you're supposed to toss them after 2-3 weeks? yeah, so i've been wearing mine for seven point five months now. and all the optometrists reading my blog have just died of anaphylactic shock. so sorry.
earlier this week i exhumed an old video from its cardboard grave of home-videos-that-should-be-left-to-rest-in-peace. i had to find it, you see, to relearn aloha oe so i could do my, um, hula-ish interpretation of it this morning. it was on a tape labeled "winterball/sr prom/graduation/grad party" and let me just say HOLY CANNOLI was that a blast from the past. you all looked different fourteen/fifteen years ago, except for nate, who looks exactly the same. also, i talked like a chipmunk. i'm not sure when i outgrew that, but my apologies to all of you who endured multiple years of hearing me speak.
and by now you are rather getting the sense of the aimlessness of this post, which is the inevitable result of the following equation:
itch to blog + not a blessed clue what to blog about = this.
so how about we take a gander at those band photos i promised...
i do have to say that photographing this band was a rare experience indeed. they maintained the most fabulously witty banter that made my cheeks ache post-session from so much grinning.
and see this beautiful gal, here:
this is danae. keep an eye on her, cause this one's going to be famous someday soon. her voice is fluid and soulful, plus she has got PERSonality. yeah, i'm just a wee bit in love with her, but really, it can't be helped.
ok, signing off now. y'all behave this weekend. :)
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