I sorta have a band crush on this band. If you watch the movie they made you will too!! http://www.phoxband.com/ (it might be considered more of a music video. I’m not sure. Movie sounds good to me. ) They are going to be super famous in like 3 minutes if they aren’t already. I am sure of this. AAAANNNNNDDDD omg so nice. They were so nice I wondered if they had a plan to assign one or two of the band members to talk to me. I got to do team cheer at the end of the shoot -The one where everyone puts there hand in the middle with the “whooooooaaaa team” business. I love that shit. I think we yelled out something from the periodic table. That’s fun.
I took this photo for the cover of the Isthmus-I choose the backyard of the Eastside Club because it is a magical Madison location. If you are ever looking for me this summer I will probably be there. Playing croquet and drinking Pina Coladas. Or really more like the Hopolicious beer. Those Pina Colada get all sugary and I would feel sick after 2. I’m glad I thought this through.
I whole heartedly believe brunch is mostly about the drinks. The more drinks you have the better the brunch. The very last photo in this blog is one of my favorites. There was Alterra Coffee, this spritzer/white wine magical punch drink, and a beery mary! I think about brunch all week long.
I shot the very first brunch at One Barrel Brewing! This thing happened where the Nostrano people showed up with food and they call it a pop up brunch! Right? They all talked about it like it’s a thing so I got on board and was hip to the pop up idea of food. It does seem very smart and delicious. Best grits i’ve ever had! I mean the whole idea is just so cute. First the drinks show up and then different courses of food came -drinks were refilled and people were mingling. It was amazing. OH, and there was also this bourbon pudding at the end. I’m still thinking about that.
Oh I miss kyle with my whole heart. I fostered a Shibu Inu dog through the Shibu Inu rescue. I thought we would be best of friends when we met. Like in the movies. It turns out I think we were both pretty scared of each other. I would try to hug kyle and he would growl at me. Kyle has big dog teeth. They are a bit terrifying. So he would growl and I would say things like, “kyle. please don’t eat me. or the orange & white kitten.” He would look for ways to escape out of my house. I thought he might take a run for the window and bust outta here. He never did that. He did get out once and I was running down the street like a crazy person yelling at him. He ran faaaasssst! I got him back. And then we started to become friends and would go to the bar or watch “Monk” on the tv. Kyle is really into quirky detective shows. My favorite is when he would rest his cute little kyle head on my leg and I would pet his fuzzy ears. Orange & white and Kyle never became friends. Kyle was sooooo nice to Orange & White. OW can kinda be a bitch. I don’t think he means to be….but he just is. Kyle ended up moving to Chicago. It was a sad day but I think he found a nice home where he can live forever. If it’s not working out Kyle will escape. He’s very smart.
I really love it when Justin & Cynthia get married. This wedding was great & perfect. Lawn games, music, and a DIY bar. I’ve known Cynthia for a couple years and she’s one of the nicest & easy going gals I know. Just goes with it–pleasant & nice. This is exactly how the wedding felt. No big to do’s. She did do a dress change from the wedding to reception-that was her diva moment. HA!
The bands that played at the wedding were delightful. Justin was looking very handsome in his suit. Shane gave a funny speech. The twice baked pototes from the 4&20 were delicious. The IPA a friend made was lovely. All the friends were looking super cute. Best day ever.