Archive | August, 2011

Wedding 101: The Engagement Photos


Don’t be fooled: Engagement photos are the most awkward thing you will do in your life. Our advice? 1. Bring a flask. 2. Have an Awesome Photographer Friend. These things make the photo shoot much less uncomfortable for all involved. Our A.P.F. is my college roommate, 1L roommate and Maid of Honor, Kelly Kollar. Kelly […]

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Gazpacho v2


Today’s workout left me a bit sore. I did a P90X/Insanity “Mash-Up”* in our workout room: the 11-minute standard Insanity warm-up, followed by alternating P90X weight circuits and Insanity cardio circuits for a little over an hour. It was a good combo of sweat and burn, and made me hungry for DINNER. Dinner comes with […]

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Our Wedding 101


My intention over the coming months is to chronicle how two students planned a DIY wedding on a too-small budget. I hope that I can offer advice as helpful as the advice I’ve been given from friends who have recently married [best piece of advice so far: buy your own tablecloths on Amazon – savings […]

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Bon Iver, Tower Theater [Upper Darby, PA] 8/3/2011


The morning after Bon Iver [singer/songwriter Justin Vernon and his ten-piece band] played in Philadelphia at the Tower Theater, the Inquirer published a review titled, “At the Tower, Bon Iver shows that less can be more.” The basic premise of the review was: “The new album [S/T] is bad and the old album [For Emma, […]

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