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Monday, October 25, 2010

me so...copi

Well my prittis,

It looks like there is another Me so Pritti something out there.... Here it folks! I'm not mad or anything. At least the spelling is different. Actually, I think the picture is quite cute :)
This image was forwarded to me by a fan.
Thanks for the inspiration!
Next thing on the to do list- Drive a vespa in Europe! This is how I got to the image in the first place!

Have a great week my prittis!

Saturday, October 16, 2010

i heart graffiti

As you can see, from the background of my blog, I heart graffiti.
I was looking though some old pictures of mine on my computer and came across my NYC folder. As I was looking them over, I stumbled on some NYC graffiti shots.
This will be a short post, mostly pics!

On the sidewalk- Brooklyn
Mural in Brooklyn
Streets of DUMBO in Brooklyn

Thursday, October 7, 2010

lumberjack chique

I was visiting Vancouver this week and had the chance to explore most of the city in one day. Pretty impressive?... it turns out that it's a walkable city... which I completely didn't realize.
Towards the end of my journey I made my way slowly into Gastown, which to me seemed like the SOHO of the Vancouver Island. Cute shops, cobble stones, great vibe!

I found an interesting store called Old Faithful Shop. I call it lumberjack chique.
It was gorgeous!

The owner was quite an interesting character. A little rude and snobish at first, but he opened up towards the end of our conversation and was quite pleasant. He was a polished lumberjack sporting an auburn beard, retro specs, and a new take on a sweet old man's sweater vest.

I asked him permission to take pictures of the store for my blog. He wasn't really thrilled with the idea and stated that he hates the up close shots of small objects and labels. I'm thinking to myself... THESE ARE MY FAVORITE TYPE OF SHOTS!!! Macro setting hello?!?

Anyways, so my pictures suck, 'cuz I was trying to stay cool yet try to capture the amazing things he had in the store. It was just like the outside came in. The old became new. And the unwanted became valued. That would be the general description that I have for the stuff in his store.

I bought my husband a pocket knife from France, two metal camping mugs with lids and a wilderness book... because he is a true lumberjack.... Not a polished one!

I don't want to give too much away and spoil my experience... but you really must check it out!

pici of the weeki-6

Hello my prittis,
Yes, it's been a while, but I still love you! I have been busy with my o'valley blog, so I am still here.
I am sharing with you my pici of the weeki that was submitted by an avid reader ;)

This picture is very interesting, and kind of dark with the evil grin on the heel, the hidden young lady and the black cloud above her. Maybe this is just in time for Halloween!

It was taken in the South of France at the hotel marquis de Sade.
Thank you for sharing this original piece!

Have a happi thanksgiving my prittis.