Daniel and Shelby: The Wedding
Saturday April 23 Handed the camera off to my brother for the wedding. Alli, Sally and her friend Sarah Big J and Sal WHO IS THAT?! Here I am not paying attention. (Actually I think I’m trying not to sneeze.) Shelby looked great! It was a really great night. They had so many fun things you could do, like a balloon guy, caricature artist, but Alli and I took advantage of the flipbook...
Saturday April 23 Getting dressed and looking around at the amazing decorations. Daniel is happy after reading a card from Shelby. All that food!? But we just ate! Such a pensive man. The next Bond. Cool and calm. Pan says so much with a look. We at the Four Seasons Best Man #1 Best Man #2Wayne Enterprise The decorations were very awesome. Reminded me of my ‘Fibers’ friends from SCAD....
Saturday April 23 Pan and I went down to check out the setup and make sure everybody was doing their jobs. Marking our spots. It’s the details that matter. This lady is jealous that this isn’t her wedding.
Saturday April 23 Lunch at Daniel’s favorite Tex-Mex restaurant before the big night. Always a pleasure to see GMo, and hadn’t seen Myers in years. Love the color. Jeff, watching an argument between his fingers.
The view from our room at the Four Seasons Austin.
Daniel and Shelby: Rehearsal Dinner
Friday April 22 After rehearsing one of the longest dance routines of wedding history (which we killed), we headed to the Caswell House for Daniel and Shelby’s rehearsal dinner.
Hadn't Seen the Burtons in A While
Friday April 22 At Easter, we drove down to Austin for Daniel’s wedding, BUT my sister was in town too, so we got to hang for a little while before the festivities. Alli reading to the whole gang. This was the first time we saw Bryce walking around. He’s the first little man in the family. Love Lydia’s faces. Super cool dude. The JLos Lots of Bryce pictures cause I...
Thursday April 14 Alli was a human antenna as we tried to watch The Office without interruption.
Tuesday April 12 Alli got me a cake for my birthday! Tron too! And some shirts! The next day we had our home group from church over and Alli made an amazing chocolate cake!
Monday April 11 This building near where I work looks a bit like Shawshank. I heard it may have been used as a training center during WWII. That could not be true though.
In the airport, this is the usual face I get from Alli.Goodbye Zihua!
Zih Day Seven: Last Day of Vacation
On our last day in Zihuatanejo we relaxed and walked around just a little bit. Just taking it in one last time. In the village, the doctor’s office. Earlier in the week we had bought ‘Zucaritas’ or Frosted Flakes. Painting out in the market. This guy kinda looks like me. I like the details of the town, like the floral pattern around these windows. Coffee shop. Old photos of...
I finished a painting/collage I’ve been working on for a little while called, “The Boat”. It is for my brother-in-law BJ, was is a big boater up in Seattle. This is his boat with a bunch of old nautical photos and diagrams formatted behind it. Here’s how I get started. I cut up a bunch of old pictures and diagrams I collected and arrange them in an appealing way. Paste them...
Austin Stone Easter
I worked on a looping background for the Austin Stone Community Church’s Easter service at the Frank Erwin Center. The concept was that the “rays” represented what Christ went through during the Easter weekend. First, they assemble from the ground into a “crown of thorns” of sorts. But these thorns quickly turn into the shine of his real crown. And finally they...
ZIh Day Six: Il Mare
Thursday, March 31 We went to a restaurant called ‘Il Mare’, and we got to see the best view of the bay as the sun went down. Such a beautiful place.
Zih Day Five: Mexican Fiesta
Wednesday, March 30 Here’s the view of our hotel from the beach. Traveling songsman In an earlier post I promised a photo of the scary guns that all the cops in Zih carried. Don’t mess with those guys. We went to a “Mexican Fiesta” at a big hotel in Ixtapa. It was half dinner half show. The food was OK, but the churros were made up close and personal and were great. ...
Here’s a quick video of our cruise night. It’s fun to remember things in motion.
Zih Day Four: Sunset Cruise
Tuesday, March 29 A new day, a new set of flowers. This one goes out to my dad, who gets to see all of his grandchildren this week. Biggest fish either of us had ever seen. Massive. Taking my pretty wife on a sunset cruise tonight. There’s our boat! Lighthouse. I’ve been reading ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’ and the cliffs reminded me of the movie. Our first view of...
Zih Day Three: Chill Day
Monday, March 28 Onward with the Zih trip. The third day was much more laid back than the first two. There was a parrot at the hotel named Corola. We got our ping-pong on. I showed no mercy to my wife, beating her 2 games out of 3. She was way better than I thought she’d be though. Funny money. I like foreign Hollywood posters. The movie theater, we thought it could be fun to experience a...
Santa Fe: 04
Here’s the last of the Santa Fe photos. We took a little excursion to Chimayo, which served as a great backdrop. There’s a church in Chimayo that was undeniably like Nacho Libre. You weren’t allowed to take pictures inside, but it had some Mexican-style paintings inside and the doorways were very very low. Everything about this little shop was perfect to me. At least the...