But you know how you see a live show and something sparks and there's magic and it all becomes alive? Marketa's charm is part of the fun, and her album has been on repeat ever since. Go pay a few bucks (or not) and get her live album on Noisetrade.
Remember her Oscar moment from 3 years ago when their thank you speech got cut off, but Jon Stewart brought her back out?
Mike gave us a tour of his offices after lunch; he's got a pretty sweet view of LA. Mostly clear that day. I'll have to go back after a good rain, when visibility is great.
One afternoon I drove over to Highland Park to interview a student who had applied to Georgetown. The sky was ridiculous on the drive home. I took a million photos. Don't worry, I was mostly going 5mph.
manti and apple tea), but it was pretty good. The Turkish family who runs it was really nice, and it was full of other Turks. Sorry, Sehmus from Selcuk, I might have to find another Turkish boyfriend.
One Saturday, Kirsten and I drove down to the OC to hang out with Jami. First up, I tried paddle skateboarding. I didn't look as cool as this guy, but it was pretty fun. Harder than it looks. Jami had access to a bunch of bikes, so we biked from Huntington Beach down to Newport and Balboa.
The Santa Ana River
Lunch at Big Belly Deli. The 6310 sandwich was pretty intense.
On to Balboa.
Goal for 2012?
There's always money in the banana stand.
The fact that I can do that in February makes life a little more awesome. We should do this once a month.