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More Sex More City


Monday I went to see Sex and the City…again…this time with Meredith, Maureen, Alina, and Jen. We started at Grand Lux Cafe where we all got pink drinks and my plate of chicken, potatoes, and vegetables was huge. I didn’t cry as much during the movie this time (that’s not to say I didn’t cry). Also, as promised, I paid special attention to the scenes with Jennifer Hudson and Sarah Jessica Parker. In doing so I noticed that Hudson spent almost the entire movie sitting down (to not look like a beheameth next to Sarah Jessica). And when they were standing up they never showed them in the same frame. And, for instance **spoiler** when Hudson gets engaged SJP doesn’t even hug her or anything…because, you know, she’s afraid of getting crushed.

p.s. here is a photo of them together at the MTV movie awards to see what I mean.

Sarah Jessica Parker next to Jennifer Hudson

p.p.s. during the previews there was a trailer for Eagle Eye. Guy on cell phone behind Shia at the ATM…totally my friend Eric.



This postsecret pretty much describes me…except without the professional part…

I am a photographer who doesn't know anything about cameras



My neighbor at work sends around opera news everyday. The following is a list of movies that have been commissioned as operas (this is 100% serious):

1. The Fly

2. An Inconvenient Truth

3. Brokeback Mountain

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Hi, I'm Val. I spent most of my 20s in a standstill, unable to pick which path in life I wanted to take. I wanted the nomadic life of a traveler but also wanted the husband, the condo, and the kitten. Unable to decide which life I wanted more, I did nothing. When I turned 30 I’d had enough of putting my life on hold and decided to start “choosing my figs.” So, I quit my job, bought a one-way ticket to Europe, and traveled for three years. Now I'm back in Chicago, decorating my apartment in all the teal, petting my cats, and planning my next adventure.

  • Heather
    June 11, 2008at4:02 pm

    does this mean al gore is going to sing?

  • Anonymous
    June 18, 2008at7:19 pm

    ISO is the film speed-higher number means less light needed
    fstop is the size of the aperature opening, larger fstop=more light, less depth of field

  • Anonymous
    June 18, 2008at7:19 pm

    i think i put the fstop backwards

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