November 2010 Gallery Stroll

I visited Stolen & Escaped gallery this month during the November gallery stroll. Even the cold temperatures and gusty winds couldn't keep art lovers away!

Our friend Matt Black and Alex Haworth presented video installations.

Amanda Hurtado and Danielle Marriott created this awesome video installation. I couldn't stop chuckling at it all evening long.


I'm pretty sure that I've made my feelings about flash mobs clear in the past. I love them. I want to take part in one. Plus, to have a flash mob combined with the 'Hallelujah Chorus'? Well, let's just say that I can't listen to this piece of music without getting goose bumps. I officially declare the start of the holiday season!

Happy Thanksgiving

I adore watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. Perhaps it is a way to feel connected to my family in New York while living out west (let me clarify, they watch the parade on TV too). Maybe I just like parades (I do). Anyhow, seeing the parade in person is on my bucket list. Yesterday, I found an article that listed hotels that are on the parade route and as I bookmarked it dreamily thinking about how fun it would be to order room service and watch the parade. Then, last night, my daughter who is going to school in New York starts sending me text messages while she and some friends were wandering around the upper west side looking for the parade balloons. Next thing I know, she is sending me photos! Sigh, maybe next Thanksgiving I'll be able to cross this off my list...

I Would Like Your Vote

Lonely Trek (Hipstamatic Contest Entry)

I took this photo on my iPhone last month after hiking to Delicate Arch in Moab, Utah. I used the Hipstamatic photo application. Last night I entered the photo into a Hipstamatic photo contest. By the time I went to bed last night the photo was ranked #469, when I got up this morning it was #225, after a plea on Facebook and Twitter I'm up to #106!! Voting ends on Saturday so if you have a Twitter or Facebook account and are willing to vote, I would surely appreciate it. Click here to vote.

Attention Harry Potter Fans!

This is exactly what I've been waiting for! The Quidditch matches are some of the best scenes in the Harry Potter movies and now you can be part of the action too (well, except for the flying part).

I am pretty sure that I'd be a natural Keeper. Anyone up for getting a Quidditch league going in Salt Lake City??