All posts tagged: summer

hot summer nights

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weekends

Summerfest, part deux. flower children (via Nancy Lo) Saturday: We set up shop on the very top of the hill right in front of the main stage. I came prepared this year. Had my battery powered fan and sunhat ready to enjoy the music with friends gathered on the same blanket. This year, we were treated with explosions of confetti and lights as giant multicolored balloons and a surprise fireworks show littered the sky at […]

feeling a cold in summer :(

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inspiration

Been feeling horrible the past few days. Somehow, I always manage to get a cold during the summer. It’s probably heat exhaustion since the Summerfest and the constant change in weather. But, I’ve managed to keep preoccupied with some new projects.  I picked up several bundles of felt yesterday and started making some flower head pieces for the fall. It’s a lot more satisfying to see everything “bloom” into completion after researching the how to’s […]

Summerfest, Sunday. the last hurrah

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audio / recollections

Despite the unbearable heat wave throughout the afternoons despite the untraceable body odor lingering throughout the crowds and inescapable wafts of marijuana and some mysterious skunk stench that came and went as surprisingly as the breeze despite the lousy organizational skills from the FreePress camp despite the pain in your ass, literally, from sitting at a hard angle on a hill despite a rain scare on Sunday despite crazies on acid frolicking around Yes, despite […]

Summerfest, Saturday

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audio / recollections

The music was so loud, it vibrated your ears. I looked down the hill, into the little valley and saw everyone’s head light up so that it reminded me of a microscopic image of sorts. Explosions in the Sky played on and I tried hard not to look at every single person in the crowd that wasn’t already mesmerized by the music. I looked up into the dimming sky. I saw the kids skateboarding in […]