Yearly Archives: 2010

Alert DC – No More, No Less

When the notification doesn’t affect me, I find the emails from Alert DC kind of amusing. They are so simple and direct, to the point where it may not actually be useful information. for instance. this morning I received the following email: Police activity in the Pentagon Metro Station. The station is closed at this […]

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Hollywood Crushes: 2010

It’s getting to be that time of year again for the hollywood crush roundup. last year’s list was pretty long so I decided to change it up and go with all TV crushes: I didn’t watch the series Lipstick Jungle, but Lindsay Price made a guest appearance on HIMYM and I thought her looks were […]

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50 50 50 – Abandoned Houses

Since the weddings and engagement surprise this year, I have been reading about ways to help improve my photography skills. one exercise I read about was a 50-50-50 project. the idea is you shoot at 50mm, walk around taking photos every 50 feet (15-20 steps), and take 50 photos. the idea is to force yourself […]

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Blogging Vanity

I’m hopefully not going to surprise you with this: blogging is an act of vanity. no matter how good (or bad) your blog is, it is an act of vanity. I think the value of what you blog and quality of writing is what helps people ignore this fact. good blogs have sustainable themes and […]

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Surprise Proposal – Sarah and Jarrett

Just when I thought wedding season was winding down, I get a call from my friend Jarrett about keeping a certain saturday free. He wanted me to be a part of the distraction team in order to surprise his girlfriend with a proposal. This wasn’t the first time I’d been a part of a surprise […]

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Zombies, Don’t Mess With Me

So as you read in the previous post, I went to the shooting range a couple weeks ago. Went back to the shooting range recently and tried out two new guns – a M-9 Beretta and a 0.22 caliber Sig. It’s been confirmed. I can kill zombies standing still at 21 feet while standing still […]

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Zombie Apocalypse Skill Gained: How to Shoot a Handgun

One of the absolutely necessary skills needed for surviving the zombie apocalypse is knowing how to use all kinds of weaponry. It is not only important to consider anti-zombie weaponry but also just weaponry for self-defense. This isn’t just limited to blunt weapons or bladed weapons, but also firearms big and small. The other week, […]

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Erin and Kevin’s Wedding

Booked many months ago, I was slated to photography my friends Erin and Kevin’s wedding this fall. I was really excited because it was my second* wedding and I was planning on having my friend DD be my second shooter. She is super talented and clearly has an eye for good photos. She had never […]

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PSA: The Worst Photo Pose Ever

I don’t have a picture of it because I don’t like taking photos of it. There is no doubt in my mind you have seen it before – group of friends get together (usually asian) to take a photo. everyone’s smiling and being fun, and then someone whips out the peace sign before the shutter […]

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Baking: Popovers Attempt 4 (Baseline)

Ok, so this is attempt #4. I went back to the original recipe to get another baseline of what the basic popovers turn out like. I followed the original recipe and baked them up.

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