Category Archive: Recaps

Jul 26 2011

Comic-Con 2011 Recap

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Wed: * Arrived at SD Marriott Marquis around midnight * Google + Huddle (Huggle) Thurs: * Line for Ballroom 20 with Jul, Josh, Nick, & Shock – missed Psych panel 🙁 * Ringer Panel – interesting * Game of Thrones Panel – awesome! * Swag at the Fulfillment Room * Squid, Inc Headquarters * Con …

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Jul 13 2011

Birthday?

Who celebrates turning 34 anyhow? I guess I’ll have fun and celebrate being alive, but 34 really isn’t anything special. Next year, 35, seems like more of a milestone. Mid-30s! Wow! So, I haven’t posted since May. I see that Facebook has become my blog, so to speak. I think my site updates FB though, …

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Apr 16 2011

April Showers Bring Tears

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So far, April has been a pretty lousy month. I got into a car accident and my wonderful Roxy Red Prius is now in car heaven. The frame was bent in the accident, so Geico had it totaled. The accident is technically my fault as the oncoming party did not have a stop sign; however, …

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Dec 24 2010

Another Day, Another Year, Another Million Memories

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I definitely had a whirlwind of a year. I started off working for a wedding invitation company, kept growing my wedding photography business, and ended up a math teacher at an all-girls charter high school. Kyle & I have grown as a couple and are very happy, we have taken some great vacations together, and …

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Nov 27 2010

Thanksgiving

As I sit here with a sleeping cat on my lap, having to pee, but not wanting to get up and disturb her, I reflect upon my awesome weekend that is not over yet… Wednesday, Kyle & I made Veggie Pot Pie from scratch. Elysia & KC came over to hang out. Kyle & I …

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Nov 21 2010

Life in a Blender

I don’t even know what day it is sometimes. I am constantly in motion, constantly thinking about what I’m supposed to do next. I have so many moments I should be living in, but I am always two steps ahead… in my head. Even while watching Harry Potter, I was already thinking of the conversations …

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Sep 13 2010

First Day – I Need Sleep!

I survived! Hooray! So, I didn’t sleep much, as expected, and I woke up at 5:45am to get ready for work. I left at 6:45am and got to work around 7:15am. Once inside my classroom, I started printing docs for my students: A Learning Style assessment and a Get to Know You worksheet that focused …

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Sep 12 2010

Camp-Out 2010… Best One Yet!

Thursday, 9/9/2010 – My Camp-Out weekend started with a great dinner with some of my fellow Crumbs: April, Melanie, Hans & Teresa. My friend Josef joined us as well. We ate at Masa in Echo Park, the restaurant where Melanie works. Amazing food! I’m going back here for sure! Kyle and Melanie’s boyfriend, Anthony, met …

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Aug 26 2010

Employed, Happy, Hopeful, and Still Overwhelmed

So, I have a job!!! I will be teaching at New Village Charter HS in Echo Park. I am the ONLY math teacher in the school; so, I will be teaching all grades, all math subjects, and all students. NVC is an all girl’s school with many of the students coming from very difficult life …

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Jul 25 2010

Comic-Con Whirlwind 2010

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Wow! What a weekend! Here’s what I remember… Wednesday, 7/21 * Drove to Erik & Ricki’s * Drove to the Hilton Bayfront, stopped at Denny’s on the way for lunch * Checked in (hotel and Con) * John & I took a shot of Vodka and went to the Clash of the Titans field of …

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Jul 22 2010

Comic-Con Begins

Wednesday, July 21st John & I met up with Erik & Ricki on Wednesday at 11:15am to drive down to San Diego. We stopped at Denny’s for breakfast and hit some traffic once in downtown. Arrived at the hotel around 2:45pm and checked-in. We are staying at the beautiful Bayfront Hilton on the water! It’s …

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Jun 15 2010

Return to the Near East

I flew to FL last Thursday to shoot a wedding in West Palm Beach, FL; and, I had a blast! It’s been a crazy, busy week! Saturday, June 5th – Photographed a wedding at the Athaneaum in Pasadena. Beautiful couple and location! I had so much fun working with my awesome 2nd shooter and Assistant …

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Jun 04 2010

Geometric Breakdown

It’s been a long time since I’ve last posted on my blog (http://www.mirdonamy.com)! I’ve been studying Algebra and Geometry for weeks, and I am doing pretty well with Algebra, but I am having so much trouble wrapping my head around Geometry. I am seriously considering a back up plan. If I don’t pass both exams, …

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May 10 2010

Anticipation & Elation: A Passionate Whirlwind

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This past week was spent with great anticipation for my trip to Vegas to see Kyle and 10 Years. It was a fantastic weekend! Here’s how the week went… Mon, May 3rd – Went to San Pedro to visit my dad, sat it traffic for quite a bit, then edited Bats Day photos Tues, May …

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May 04 2010

Bats & Basic Education

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This past week was a whirlwind of emotion. I was happy, stressed, depressed, excited, relaxed, bored, busy, lonely, silly, drunk, energetic, frumpy, annoyed, optimistic and tired. Here’s what I did: Mon, April 26th – Exercised, watched Eps 1 – 5 of United States of Tara, studied for the CBEST, took the pre-exams for the CBEST, …

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