News for July 2012

Awkwardly Beautifully Young (gpoy)

Ear­li­er today my friend K post­ed a cou­ple of scanned pho­tos of me from high school on Face­book. I feel like I’m just now able to come to terms with the awk­ward young per­son I was… And so I scanned a few of my own.

I used to cringe about my super androg­y­nous phase. Truth­ful­ly, I think it’s just because it also hap­pens to coin­cide with a time in my life where I was­n’t always very hap­py. Many of these pho­tos rep­re­sent good times, tho, espe­cial­ly the ones in Ice­land and in Mel­bourne. I think I was actu­al­ly a pret­ty cute lit­tle boi­girl most of the time and I made it thru teenage and young adult­hood with­out being sucked into the fem­me­beau­ty­con­sumer­ma­chine, which is kind of neat.

Self Por­trait, 2000.


Elven blur­ry chil­dren, 1997.


Red Rocks, 1999 or 2000ish.


Ice­land horse trekking, 1999.


Mel­bourne, 1996.


Band pho­to shoot, 2001. We are try­ing to look very seri­ous here but if I scanned the out­takes (which you could not pay me a mil­lion dol­lars to do!) you could see how much we were goof­ing around.


Posted: July 16th, 2012
Categories: My Life 1979-2001
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playa to-dos: 52 days until the man burns

meet new camp­mates and see their faces on google hang­out and they are all so awe­some
write a let­ter to this year’s vir­gins to be deliv­ered at gate

I think antic­i­pa­tion and excite­ment are two of the best emo­tions. Get­ting excit­ed takes effort, but it makes expe­ri­ence so much sweet­er.

Posted: July 10th, 2012
Categories: burning man
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mini-comic: we’re tired

Yes­ter­day John, Jen­na, and I went on a field trip to Ft. Collins to have brunch at the Rain­bow Cafe and vis­it the Alley Cat. At the Alley Cat we all got so, so sleepy and I was wor­ried I would pass out in a food coma in the booth. I decid­ed to make a lit­tle mini-com­ic about it in my mole­sk­ine (co-writ­ten with J & J).

Lat­er we went to see Prometheus in Love­land (I give it a B-) and when the movie let out it was rain­ing intense­ly. It turned out the high­way was flood­ed and we end­ed up hav­ing to dri­ve back to Erie on Coun­ty Road 1.

All in all I real­ize this is not a super excit­ing sto­ry, but hey! We were tired! It was fun!

Posted: July 8th, 2012
Categories: comics, Daily
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playa to-dos: 61 days until the man burns

research how to make pan­cake tutus
buy one mil­lion yards of tulle in rain­bow col­ors
comb out my tutu dreads from last year
be excit­ed
inter­rupt john learn­ing david low­ery songs to ask tutu length
order EL wire for bikes

Posted: July 2nd, 2012
Categories: adventures, making
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