• MUSIC,  REVIEWS

    Friday at Bumbershoot 2017

    Set in the middle of Seattle, Bumbershoot is a 3-day music and arts festival that happens every Labor Day weekend. The headliners this year included Flume, Lorde, Odesza, Flo Rida, Big Sean, Dillon Francis and so on. This is the second year I’ve attended the festival, but my friend and I were only able to attend on Friday. *sigh* Responsibilities. But we were mostly drawn to the Friday line-up anyway, which included Foster the People, Big Sean, Flume and a night cap with Flo Rida. All performances were impressive, with Big Sean being a fan favorite. I was surprised that he wasn’t a closer, as he definitely drew the biggest…

  • LIFE

    Happy Festivus!

    Growing up, Christmastime was always my favorite time of the year… school was out for winter break, holiday parties were in full-swing, our house was so beautifully decorated with festive lights and a perfect tree and the countdown to Christmas Day was much anticipated. This year Christmas kind of snuck up on me and my usual holiday anticipation has been minimal, but I am looking forward to spending much-needed quality time with my parents & my dog, and recharging for the new year. I wish I still had that exuberant Christmas spirit from when I was young, but that’s unrealistic as I grow older and become less naïve. When I…