June 12, 2007
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it would have been really cool

This evening Michelle Obama came to the Kroc Center to host a fundraiser for her husband's campaign. After lunch today, I got an inquiry if I could give her girls a private art lesson while she met her audience. It was an honor, and I was pretty excited about it. Later I got a call that the girls ...

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June 11, 2007
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saturday night sox date

Jim Davis bought us tickets to see with Red Sox play the D'backs at Chase Field in Phoenix. Trent and I drove out to the desert after work on Friday with a packed dinner of sandwiches and ice tea and a big old stack of CDs to listen to. What a way to start the summer. The Diamondbacks' stadium is ...

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May 26, 2007
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devil’s bridge

Trent and I came out to Arizona to meet up with Ilana and Rich who were vacationing in Sedona. We went for a little hike up to Devil's Bridge before a late lunch at Oaxaca.

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May 21, 2007
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dia de la boda

On Saturday, Lauren and Angel had an intimate backyard wedding with a Dia de Los Muertos theme. They have been together for 10 years, and have 2 children, Ian, 3 and Isaac, six months. It was a very cool, easy going wedding, filled with children, food and music.

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May 21, 2007
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kaja

Kaja Peters came by on Sunday to have some portraits made. We did the entire shoot in the backyard, which Trent had been working in on Saturday. We had a great time and Kaja ended up hanging out for the afternoon, knocking back a few beers with us, and joining our bbq. Kaja is an actress, who also ...

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May 1, 2007
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lloyd at north mountain

On Sunday Trent and I met up with Jamie, Jaime and their son Lloyd at the North Mountain Visitor's Center in Phoenix. We had a great time playing and walking through the tunnel to find the horses( or clop-clops, as Lloyd called them). They are a sweet and beautiful family. {vidavee id="775" w="320" ...

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April 15, 2007
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San Diego High School Mariachi

Last summer on the long desert drive to Arizona, I heard a short piece on the radio about the growing number of high school mariachi bands. Suddenly I had these images in my head, very avedon-esque, of these teenagers, in their trajes, as musicians. Last winter, while doing a printmaking residency a ...

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April 8, 2007
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easter bonnet? easter shoes.

Trent and I volunteered to shoot the Hip-Hop Bunny Drop annual egg hunt that The Kroc Center partners with the radio stations Magic 92.5 and Z90.Most of the kids were in their regular Saturday clothes. One girl had her full-on Easter best dress, heels, and straw hat. Her brother was wearing a tiny s ...

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April 6, 2007
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k-rad

Katrina Radojevic. Mixing pieces of her Serbian clothes into her bag of fun outfits. Drinking red wine with me in the studio. Getting into a kind of serious bo-ho energy, then slipping off to Wine Steals.

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