Archive for February, 2010

A couple of weeks ago my multimedia professor was trying to give us tips on reporting. To start things off, he asked, “If you could interview anyone in the world, who would it be?” The classroom full of upper-division journalism students was completely quiet for a couple of seconds before somebody blurted out “Will Smith.”

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Noble’s brother turned 17 on Thursday, so we joined his family for a celebratory dinner today. Happy birthday, Blu!

Rather lazy Saturday. Lovely. 🙂

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Quote of the day: “He’s a serial killer whale!”

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The weekend starts on Thursday.

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I live in Austin. Sunday was beautiful and sunny, with a high of 76. Today it snowed.

I would have taken more pictures, but 1) it was cold; 2) I wasn’t actually interested in venturing out into the precipitation. I got snow on my face when I went to the parking lot to take pictures of my car, and that was enough for me.

Tomorrow’s forecast: 53 degrees and sunny.

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My latest multimedia project is an audio slideshow, due Friday. My partner, Elizabeth, discovered CageMatch online, so we ventured to ColdTowne Theater last night to get the material for our project.

We spent some time with one of the performing groups, Control Alt Delight (formerly known as Continental Breakfast) as they rehearsed before the show. Very funny guys who threw around obscenities, asked if it was all right to do so (Elizabeth was recording them), then continued once they got the OK.

Control Alt Delight’s opponent was Cougar. Unfortunately for them, Cougar did not come out the victor in the end.

I love this last picture. Such great facial expressions.

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I welcomed my first child into the world today.

Her name is the Nikon D60.

I’ve wanted my own digital SLR for a while now, and I finally bit the bullet and got this gently used model on eBay. I’m in love.

My boy is so studious.

Andrea's birthday flowers, a week and a half later

I can’t wait to spend some time learning how to use the camera really well. This will probably include me taking lots of pictures of Noble for practice. How long before he gets tired of having a camera poked in his face? Look, he’s still smiling:

Well. It’s only day one. 🙂

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