Monday, June 27, 2011

Knuckles Handerson

This is my brother and I... and my little friend Knuckles Handerson. Knuckles is these 2 eyes attached by a ring. When you put it on your hand... instant adorable puppet! I got him when someone at work was cleaning out her desk and didn't want him anymore. So I rescued him, and now he goes on adventures with me. He even has a twitter account, @Knuckles_H. Knuckles Handerson adds an extra little bit of silliness to my life's adventures. A friend sent me this link... I look forward to making some friends for Knuckles!

Dinner in the front...

Knuckles fancies himself a bit of a lush. Here he samples some Missouri wine.

Zipline tour!

Cranking up water from an old-school well.

Knocking down pins.

Schafly brewery tour.

lost in Illinois.

Stay classy, Missouri!

Knuckles kind of box!

Cotton candy concrete.

Mmmmm... delicious St. Louis Arch. Nom.

Hiding in my purse. Sneaky.

put a cork innit!

Road trip!!

Moar road trip!

Knuckles' favorite band.

heh. bunghole.

Knuckes Hamburger?

Weed eater.



Moose Knuckles.

I swear I didn't do it!

Escape route for Knuckleheads.

Friday, June 10, 2011

mixed tape: see the world

My good friend Julie recently started a travel blog, My Roving I. Julie and her husband Scott are my heroes when it comes to traveling. They have been all over the world and I love seeing their photos and hearing their stories. Combine that love and knowledge for travel and excellent writing skills, and you have one fantastic blog.

Julie recently posted her travel playlist and invited us readers to make suggestions. Ya'll know I love me some themed mixes. Here are some songs I thought would make a good soundtrack for going around the world.

see the world, gomez

off the ground, citizen cope

all my days, alexi murdoch

feel the tide, mumford & sons

the world at large, modest mouse

brothers on a hotel bed, deathcab

snow is gone, josh ritter

whole wide world, wreckless eric

home by saturday, hayden

swim until you can't see land, frightened rabbit

still lost, the features

beautiful world, colin hay

the great unknown, damnwells

What would be on your "Jet-set" playlist?

Friday, June 3, 2011

default albums

I have my earbuds in my head a lot when I am on the computer, both at home and at work. Some days I cannot decide what I am in the mood for... that's when I listen to my "default albums." This is music I never get sick of... songs I have listened to over and over and over again. These are like the worn, faded jeans of my music collection. They always feel good and comfortable.

Beck, Sea Change

High Fidelity Soundtrack

Blind Melon, Blind Melon

Postal Service, Give Up

Niel Diamond, 12 Songs

Garden State Soundtrack

The Shins, Oh, Inverted World

Do you have default albums? What are they?