I vacationed, for real. For the first time since college, I wasn’t day jobbing or night blogging or doing anything but fun having. It was marvelous. And necessary.
I kicked off this time off with Fun Fun Fun Fest, which quickly turned into my favorite fest. A month ago, ACL attracted anyone and everyone looking for a party. FFF Fest was reserved for a different crowd. It was rock n’ roll. And I loved it.
Some of my favorites:
Bleached – Dead in Your Head
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The Julie Ruin – Just My Kind
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MGMT – Introspection
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After festing like a boss (a phrase I completely jacked from the FFF Fest app), I followed Ariel back to LA where I had some QT with Runyon Canyon and The Strokes. I’ve been on a kick for a few weeks now, listening to 15 Minutes, Ask Me Anything, Hard to Explain, and What Ever Happened on repeat, probably in that order. Total processing tunes.
There were friendship manicures.
And costume-clad meals.
And then it was time to head home and gear up for my first day of work at le new gig. First stop? Uchi Houston for a managers’ meeting. I spent the day surrounded by the most inspiring group of people, eating the most amazing meals. It was an epic first day and I am so extremely excited to be a part of this family and for this adventure to finally begin!