Journal Entries

I try to do or make interesting things on a regular basis. Here are some words and photos about my exploits.

Mark and Scott go to the Cabin

Over Spring Break my friend and commercial photography grad school classmate Scott Marx and I headed up to the cabin for a few days of good food, wine, and shootin’ stuff. Fortunately Scott took care ...

Pumpkin Show, iMac guts, and more fashion drama

AMotD (Awesome Moment of the Day) Re-assembling a lab iMac and it didn’t go “bloop!” and let off a small cloud of smoke. Current main project: One Minute of Video and FASHION: glamour Had a ...

Tryin’ to get from A to B can be tough

AMotD (Awesome Moment of the Day) Today was as good as yesterday was cruddy – tough to pick. Current main project: Publication Design, Fashion shoot, and picking final project ideas. Had a pretty great evening. ...

Yahoo’s sense of humor (?), setting up camp, grades

AMotD (Awesome Moment of the Day) Umm… still waiting for it. Current main project: First video shoot, publication design project Aside from the ad Yahoo served up this morning with my email (see below), today ...

Assignments Round 3: featuring Gary the Luthier

AMotD (Awesome Moment of the Day) Finishing the biggest project of the year (so far) Current main project: Getting home and getting more than 4 hours sleep. As usual it’s late and I’m not done ...

Grad Student Evicted!

HALLMARK ATHENS STUDENT HOUSING, LLC, PLAINTIFF: I’ve been served with an eviction notice for failure to pay rent. I don’t have time to fully explain how pissed off I am, but here’s a summary: rent ...

The first assignments are due

  AMotD (Awesome Moment of the Day) Going to bed before 3 am. Current main project: NOTHING… for a few hours ...

Audio Video Class, and The Decisive Moment

AMotD (Awesome Moment of the Day) Hearing my voice being recorded through a decent microphone. Or maybe it was the first bite of a great Chipotle burrito. Current main project: Trying to keep my head ...

Graduate School, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Start location: Athens, Ohio Avg. altitude: 719 ft Min temp: Max temp: Damn hot, and humid I’m not still in Peru. For various reasons I stopped updating the journal (obviously) but not traveling and ...

Lima, LA, Chicago

Max temp: 102F outside Vegas airport (I didn’t leave the airconditioned building), 87F at 1am in Chicago. Start location: Los Angeles, CA End location: Chicago, IL I celebrated being back by flushing toilet paper, ordering ...

Last day at the clinic, Cajamarca, Peru

Today is our last day working in the Centro Medico “Padre Luis Tezza” in Cajamarca. Despite the fact that we were going to do some amazing sightseeing in the coming days, I don’t think any ...

Cumbe Mayo, Peru

Start location: Cajamarca, Peru Other location: Cumbe Mayo, Peru Min altitude: 8750 ft Max altitude: 11,550 ft. Today got off to a rough start, but it was all my own fault. A late night in ...