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Archive for July, 2009

Fiddy Love

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

I’ve used a couple different lenses in my day, but I keep finding myself coming back to my beloved 50mm f/1.8 lens. It’s the lens I used to take pictures of my girls when they were infants so that I could eschew the flash. It’s the lens I use at concerts if I can get […]

Five artists I hope you know more about soon

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Sorry for all the music related posts, but there’s not really much else to talk about right now. Working and keeping an eye on two almost-two-year-olds doesn’t really leave me much time to feed the creative muse. I was pretty excited when Anberlin hit #1 on 99X earlier this year with “Feel Good Drag” (which, […]

Day 4: Rain, Rain On My Face

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Rain fell hard last night so many tents were flooded and washed out. The rain slowed down a little bit, but it didn’t dampen spirits too much. By the end of the day, the infamous “mud children” i.e., kids who couldn’t resist sliding through the mud and walking around covered head to toe in it, […]

Day 3: So Many Choices

Monday, July 13th, 2009

There was so much going on at the festival on Day 3 that I was whirling around the festival grounds like one of those kids around the poles at the Flatfoot 56 show the night before. First in the day, however, I camped out at the New Band Stage. At least once every festival I […]

Day 2: Easing Into “Cornerstone Time”

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

On Day 2, everyone was still dragging a little bit. It’s a lot tougher adjustment to “Cornerstone hours” from the real world when you’re in your 30’s. Poor Becky took some “non-drowsy” cough medicine to combat the dust at Cornerstone and was in a zombie-like state for most of the day. She did not, however, […]