Monday, April 30, 2012

The Corespondent's dinner

This is always one of the funnest things always during the political year. Enjoy






Another Beautiful day from Somerville.

Gotta love living here. Everything one might like is at most a T-ride away, and it's beautiful! 






Sunday, April 29, 2012

Love Love Love my new Camera

I love my new Nikon V1! It's been a blast to shoot with. I do wish that they had a better layout of the manual vs aperture priority vs ect... However after working with it for about a week or so, the other cool stuff it does makes up for this! 





Saturday, April 28, 2012

What the Wha???

So I just found this clip...



Really, Really, REALLY... Do these people think that women are animals? That women are less than animals? I understand why people might be on either side of the issue, but comparing women to animals. Telling a women that her child is dead and that she will still have to carry it to term knowing everyday that the thing inside of her, the child inside of her is dead sounds to me like torture, inhumane torture. What really bothers me is how easy it is for this guy to compare women to animals, to dehumanise us. Nothing good ever comes from dehumanising a group of people. Women are people. It seems obvious, but after watching this, seeing some of the laws coming out, and listening to other law makers (I'm talking to you my beloved WI) I feel it is necessary to point out. Women are humans, fully functioning, thinking, intelligent, feeling humans.

Just a few days till heading to the midwest

I haven't been back to MN in about a year, it'll be good to see it again. In the mean time, I'm going to continue to enjoy spring here in Somerville.




Friday, April 27, 2012

More Flowers from Somerville

Have a great weekend everyone! I hope your week went well. 





Gotta love flowers

There is just so much colour out in the world at the moment. I keep trying to take photos of people and places, but I get stuck taking photos of the beautiful flowers all over the neighbourhood. Not a bad predicament! Hope you enjoy them. 








Thursday, April 26, 2012

Spring in Boston 2012

Spring has been here in Boston for at least a month. Really most of that time has felt like summer!

The flowers are in full bloom!




Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Slow Mo Falling...

Here is the slow mo  video I promised earlier. Falling during skating practice. We all thought falling looked funny in slow mo, but perhaps you might find it boring. Doesn't matter, I had fun making it. Same Skaters Katie and Jess but this time the music is O Fortuna from Carmina Burana by Carl Orff. It seemed fitting.

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I hope you have a laugh, cuz we sure did.

Another Slow Mo will be coming, but before that...

I am now an Auntie and will have pics in a few weeks of my first nephew. In the mean time a splash of colour for the bright baby boy!




Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Slow Motion Skating

I've been having way too much fun with the new camera. The other day I took it to the rink and got some friends skating, plan to do that again tomorrow, but here's what I've got thus far.

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Monday, April 23, 2012

After a couple of weeks of amazing weather here in Boston, we've now had two days of rain. Perfect time to go back through all the photos I've taken this last week. Here are just a few.

Outside of Bull McCabes. If you are ever in Boston, head over to Union Square in Somerville. This is a tiny tiny pub, but it serves the best bar food I've had. 

Cambridge from Mass Ave heading towards ITAMP 

In Cambridge again. School was just about to let out and you could tell the puppy was just sitting around people watching hoping to see the kiddies soon. 

Sunday, April 22, 2012

The thesis is submitted and I have a new Camera

The thesis is finally submitted and I just have to wait to hear back from the reviewers (3 - 6 months) but in the mean time I have a new camera. And this camera is amazing. It's the Nikon V1 and not only are the photos gorgeous, but it takes slow motion video (only 5 seconds at a time, which translates to something like a min. and a half viewing time).

Anyway here are some pics and a flick from around the Somerville area.

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And here is the "Slow Mo - H2O
 Just down the street... 
 Davis Square, Somerville MA
Outside of the Apartment. Beautiful Spring (but it felt like summer) day.