Monthly Archives: April 2012

Photo Friday – Rain

Right now I’m sitting in a sunny room drinking breakfast tea. The idea of clouds seems so distant. However, this entire week has been filled with them. Covered by them. Fluffy and white. Fluffy and grey and pink. Thin and silvery. I know they have scientific names. And perhaps I could even remember a few of them. But the beauty of clouds is that they can take whatever shape you imagine. Whatever adjective you decide to use for them. And not only are they full of imaginative possibilities they also come full of lightning, thunder, and rain. The beautiful sky splitting purple lightning that was impossible to catch with my point and shoot. The booming rumbles of thunder off in the distance. And the heavy drops of rain that soaked my hair and feet. With all those beautiful sensual experiences my camera felt so inadequate. However, I still tried to capture a bit of it. 🙂

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Obsession Sessions: Staying up late

It started a few months ago. Ignoring my self set bedtime of midnight. Staying up until 12:30. Then I decided to make it an even 1:00. That satisfied me for a bit. But soon it wasn’t enough. I kept pushing bedtime back further and further and this last week I’ve found myself regularly seeing this . . .

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Tea – Organic India’s Tulsi Chai Masala

I purchased this box of tea at the beginning of what I knew would be an extremely busy week. I had a lot of things to accomplish and I also had a lot of writing to do and wanted to be able to turn off the day and tune into the story. It says stress relieving right on the front so it sounded perfect. 🙂

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Nick Lambert of Northern Abbey – Featured Northwest Artist

Nick Lambert is not only a musician, he is also a musical producer. In the interest of full disclosure I should tell you that Nick Lambert is related to me. Through marriage. And no, I don’t have to compliment him because we’re related. You can listen to his music and decide for yourself. (It’s good.) His most recent solo album is fantastic. It sounds like it should be the soundtrack to an awesome movie. It’s called Northern Abbey and it’s well worth your time to take a listen. 🙂 He’s also involved in three other bands. Read on to find out more about this very busy fellow.

PQ: Describe your approach to your art.   Nick: I’m a very spur of the moment person, and Continue reading

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Obsession Sessions: Rap

If I’m going to be fair, I have to credit Kreayshawn for reigniting my interest in this current obsession.

I was perusing Adam’s GQ (which I tend to read much more than he does) and flipped onto this article about the petite youtube rap sensation. Maybe I’m getting old. Maybe I’m just out of touch.(Hours locked up in a room in front of a computer writing will do that to you.) But I hadn’t even heard of this girl. So, of course, Continue reading

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