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Entries from January 2007

more me

January 30th, 2007 No Comments

I’m pretty self-absorbed. It’s not that I think that I’m better than anyone, it’s just that I am closer to understanding myself than I am to understanding anyone else, and I am most comfortable in my own company. My art is all about me, not because I am narcissistic, but because I am the only […]


a 26.2 mile story in 17 minutes.

January 25th, 2007 2 Comments

Three years ago I finished the Suzuki Rock n’ Roll Marathon. This past weekend I finally compiled all of the footage that I’d taken into a little video. I share it out here in cyberspace so that I stay motivated to redeem myself this summer as I attempt to complete a marathon in under four […]


Happy Semester-end for me!

January 24th, 2007 No Comments

This was taken yesterday. If you can believe it, I now have 4 stacks of sketchbooks and portfolios to grade and I am no longer visible behind them. =) Thank goodness I’ve got great students. Their portfolios are filled with wonderful things that make me smile. The hours digging myself out of this pile will […]


San Diego is beautiful!

January 23rd, 2007 No Comments

I still find myself walking down a random street in my neighborhood saying, “I live in San Diego” in disbelief. Yesterday I took my birthday-present-Schwinn-bike to the thrift store where I bought a few items to cut up and remake. Then I sputtered all the way up the Washington Street Hill into Hillcrest, where I […]


my efforts are gucking up San Diego streets

January 17th, 2007 1 Comment

Everywhere I drive nowadays I leave little drops of power steering fluid. My car is constantly dripping. In fact, I think that I’m going through more power steering fluid than gas. I took my car into the repair shop this weekend and crossed my fingers that it was a hose that was causing the leak. […]


now I have a drinking buddy

January 16th, 2007 2 Comments

My twin sister Julia turns 21 today. She’s my favorite sister ever. For reals. p.s. to Julia- I used this photo again because I like your cleavage…and it looks like I have some…and the avacado soup looks delicious…and it’s summer, can we go to the beach now? love! laura. =)


still thinking of it 2 weeks later.

January 11th, 2007 1 Comment

My parents set up a little guest room for me in the room that we used to call the parlour when I was home for Christmas. Our home is large and old and drafty- and so they also furnished the bed with a heated blanket. I would get excited about crawling into the sheets, and […]


january first is a great day to floss

January 2nd, 2007 No Comments

Happy New Year all y’all! How quietly 2006 slipped away from me. As the last minutes of it ticked along while I played card games with my family, I felt it’s pulse weaken and it’s will relinquish to the new year. It’s a strange concious passing of present into past. One moment it’s 2006, a […]