#hairflip #whateves #sheismyspiritanimal we have heard new emojis (new + culturally diverse) are on the way. I am patiently counting down the days but I am super sad to be losing our praying hands with god rays.
Travel Bug: After my amazing trip to Spain last September I am hoping I can pull off another trip in between weddings and Phish shows. HitList Flights is the wanderlust travelers dream. Just type in your departure city and voila a list of destinations all of their world you can go on the cheap. Denver to Oslo for $675 or Bejing $699… sign me up!
Fashion News:Revolve (the best online shop) recently acquired Alliance Apparel for an undisclosed sum, what does that mean? Revolve now owns Lovers + Friends, Tularosa and NBD. If you love those brands, that means we are gonna get more of them! Read more here.
Hottest New App:Meerkat, the most talked about app at SXSW is the easiest way to tweet live video. Basically, you open a live stream that your twitter followers can watch in real time. This might be a game changer for #couchtour. Edit: Periscope, Twitter’s answer to Meerkat launched Thursday.
quinoa [keen-wah, kee-noh-uh]: My roomie and I have been on a quinoa diet. We swapped out orzo for regular and red quinoa in this Orzo, Brocolini and Sausage bake from Domesticate Me and voila! A healthy lunch/dinner for the week. Seriously we make enough to last us the entire week. We have been mixing it up trying more veggies and different cheese too. Check out my Pinterest for more ideas.
Spring Break is here! While I’m not headed out on a week long vaca, I am getting headed to Miami this weekend for one of my oldest and dearest friends Bachelorette! I’m almost packed too, all I need is a pedicure and spray tan…
It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of Ramen. I have been making my own variations on ramen way before it was the hip new restaurant trend. I’ll admit mine mostly involve sautéed spinach, a fried egg and some homemade peanut sauce (Jiff + soy sauce) but now I’m really trying to step up my game. Here are some yummy recipes to try…
So I just wrote this entire post about the talking heads and then realized I wrote one about a year ago – so now there will be two Jam of The Weeks Devoted to The Talking Heads!
Everyone knows a Talking Heads song whether they know it or not, Psycho Killer or Burning Down The House. When I was younger I remember knowing Take Me to The River only because of the Billy The Big Mouth Bass (the singing fish) we got for Christmas one year, but that was a much more bluesy rendition. Senior year of high school we watched the David Byrne film “True Stories” starring John Goodman and laughed at the tune “Hey Now“.
It wasn’t until college and even more so after college that I learned to really love The Talking Heads. My girlfriends and I loved This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) and loved the Miles Fisher “American Psycho” remake even more. No party was complete without dancing and shouting “Already Will” at the top of our lungs.
Then came Phish and Crosseyed and Painless. My first Phish show at Red Rocks (7/31/2009) featured this groovy number. Every show I hope for a Crosseyed and I have been lucky enough to get 5 including an epic one at the Gorge last summer and a big bus out in Vegas this year. Phish also covers Citiesand its just perfect, especially the lyrics “I’ve got it figured out I’m the one that’s got it figured out, There’s good points, some bad points, It all works out…”. Besides Phish covering The Talking Heads, Widespread Panic brings the heat to Life During Wartime. I have never seen a crowd go more wild for a cover than in the Sunday heat of a Panic Sunday show at Red Rocks.
If you only know a little Talking Heads listen to it all, all of it. And if “This Must Be The Band” ever reunites, go see the greatest Talking Heads band ever.
I have come to love a good hat. Living in colorado you need a hate for all seasons. A beanie for winter and a sturdy Panama hat for out on the river. Lounging all day in the heat at Telluride Bluegrass? A floppy, but structured floppy hat. A structured floppy hat? I know it sounds weird, but if it’s too floppy you’re basically walking around with tunnel vision bumping into people. Recently, I have been loving the felt floppy, Panama and cowboy hats for winter. My mom hit the nail on the head with this amazing brown cowboy hat with turquoise detailing. Next on the list, a felt hunter green Panama style hat.
This year I will be ringing in the New Year in Miami with dear friends and Phish. My roomie, Kristina is headed to Cabo with her family. So while we are both bundling up for Ski season our eyes are on swim suits and cover ups for our Holiday get away. Here are some of our favorite from 2015 Resort wear collections.
One of my favorite things about Phish is the fans. People who love Phish really love Phish. Because of that love, there has grown a beautiful art community around the Phish scene. Above are items from Phish.com as well as various independent artist. I absolutely love the poster from Jiggs Lot “Your trip is short” inspired by the amazing Vegas Halloween Set. Unfortunately, these posters are sold out but you can still grab a postcard. I am eyeing the “Say Something” beanie for myself and I know a few guys who would love the Phishman Bow-Tie. I have my own personal stockpile of ShakeDown Shops Phish Shades and will be gifting these Miami ones to my crew for New Years. My favorite gift of all would be my own Phish Setlist from Mike Hamad (@phishmaps). At the moment these amazing designs are not for sale so everyone is welcome to print and frame themselves, check out these beauties on his blog Setlist Schematics.