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I’m part of the Mickey Mouse Club!

23rd June 2014

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From time to time I’ll look to my blog for a photo or to remember where in the timeline of my life something has happened. It makes me sad to see that it has just stopped at the beginning of this year, which is now half over and has been full of massive life changes.

The biggest one being my move to working full time as a photographer for Yellow Shoes which is Disneys creative advertisement team! I was relocated to the south back in April, where I practically live in a cluster of parks run by my favorite mouse.

friendsimiss Before I left the Bay Area, my favorite burger place allowed my favorite mice in to wish me luck and say good bye. I remember this day as one of the most heart warming days of my life. I’m lucky to have been surrounded by so many unique people at the same time.

boyfriendsAnd lets not even get into how much my heart shrivels up being so far from these two! Luckily, this furry family of dudes have been really supportive so it helps to not feel guilty about moving across the country with most of our joint belongings, rather suddenly.florida bound

I had the longest 5 hour flight of my life, when I left San Francisco. I looked out the window as the plane took off and hovered me over the cities I felt like I had just started to get to know. I tried following the highway vein until the clouds became to dense too look down anymore and I did everything I could to not make my heart not feel so heavy. Thats right. I watched The Birdcage on my iPad ALOT. No self sufficient woman can cry when Nathan Lane is acting like such a lady!

The feeling on the flight, and that of the following couple of weeks, was a lot like the feeling that I got when I originally left New York. It feels like a difficult and confusing break up where no one did anything wrong, but there was just something saying that its time to separate for who-knows-how-long. So you leave scilently trying not to cry because theres not a specific thing to attribute the crying to. Then you watch the city move on without you though photos and movies that are unavoidable, gut wrenchingly showing off places that remind you of happy times together, until it becomes a little easier to view as you discover the little things that make you happy in your new town! Because, much like with human break ups, its not the place you miss as much as the idea of it and the memories you’ve made there. I love the memories I have of the bay area and I’m excited to create new memories in my new and completely different town!

officespaceMy first day at my first cloth walled office, I made the shyest introduction to my co workers. I’ve since come out of my shell a bit more, and have been making office redecorating plans. After all, gray stuff is best enjoyed when a candle stick tells you to try it because its delicious.

I don’t spent too much time indoors. Most of my days are spent outside of my office where I’m constantly encouraged to explore Disney World, try shooting from different places, and thinking up fun ideas to go out and document! The downside is that I have to keep all of these projects top secret, even after I see photos I’ve taken floating around the internet. Its odd how I’ve used social media as a way to build a relationship with corporate jobs and now that I have one, oh well.

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I’m still able to show off the colors and adventures and people near me in my day to day outside of work, though! Back in the bay, I had spent a lot of time focusing my maternal instincts toward Harvey the pup. Readjusting to life without him means that every time I want something to nurture and watch grow, I stroll around the farmers market picking out plants to add to my tiny jungle! Tiny jungle is quickly becoming my favorite hang out spot since I’ve been here.

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I don’t know too much about the area I live in yet, because I’ve just started settling into my new house and job. So far my best friend is a 5 year old and she doesn’t go on many adventures with me due to bed time restrictions. Although, I miss the friends and family I’ve made in San Francisco horribly, I’m looking forward to this new chapter, along with what adventures, lessons, and projects it’ll inspire.

Now that I’m all caught up, I wan’t to start focusing on new creative endeavors and silly photos from my adventures! I can’t wait to start filling up these clickable pages again

 

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Why, hello!

18th April 2011

Photo by Bee Jellyfish

BOO! I’ve gone missing! Well…sort of….

Not to assume a majority of people are interested in knowing my personal business (nor do I find a real itch to share all of it) but I have gotten some friendly emails asking where I’ve gone.

In short heres the turn of events that I’ve gone through in April, thus far:

  • I moved out of my much loved loft space, and parted ways with my much loved room mate and our much loved internet

My previously mentioned and loved room mate James

  • FedEx moved my material life over to Los Angeles and JetBlue gave me another month to soak up the things I love about New York and rub in my face (along with my grandmother) that this cross country move may be a very wreck less quality-of-life decision.
  • For the month of April, I have had no internet connection from the couch I temporarily live on.
  • The only thing that seems to connect me to the world of 1′s and 0′s is the Twitter app on my phone
  • Turns out that I hate Twitter. I hate when friends retweet peoples replies to their mundane posts, as if to show off something that they can’t seem to see is completely insignificant to someone that IS NOT THEM! I hate waiting 3 minutes for a 3G network to load a link to decipher a cryptic message, only to find that it is a picture of a cat.
  • So with that being said, I have stopped looking at my phone, and  started running errands by walking around the city and absorbing as much of it as I can.
  • I’ve been spending every available moment with whoever I can, because there is no way to fill the void that there will be once they’re not in my daily life anymore.
  • I gave Charlie, my dog, to my grandmother because the thought of taking someone she loves away from her, along with me, is just too heartbreaking.

Being away from the internet has given me so many creative ideas. I can’t wait to share them, once I’m more settled in my new place, in May! Until then, here’s some photos taken durring my month of absence. a self portrait from my room, on one of my last days in my loft

Inside this bag is another bag, which held a shoe box, which held Alfie (my 3 year old snakes) body. He died  in an accident involving too much heat, under the care of a snake sitter. He had a viking burial. Bee and I held a service and sent him out into the East River.

I have never seen one of my closest friends, Smo, work so hard on anything the way hes worked on the animation for the second season of the Adult Swim show SuperJail. It has been airing on Sunday nights since the beginning of April.

We’re all really proud of him. (photo by Genavieve White)

Thanks for taking the jumping photo above, and for letting me post this embarrassing moment of yours

Don’t worry. Now Genavieve jumps with more caution…and head gear

After losing my phone to the pits of my bag several times a day, I went to a friend in Chinatown and asked her to make me an iPhone case that wouldn’t blend in with my things and get lost. Mission accomplished. I haven’t misplaced the damn thing once, and every time I answer my phone in public, I get looked at as if I’ve stolen a teenage girls phone, from Harlem. LOVE it!

I’m really going to miss New York and all of the grime and venerability that it has offered me as inspiration.


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Reemerge

12th September 2010

I’ve procrastinated updating because I’ve just ben so excited about everything I’ve shot recently that I didn’t know where to start. Heres a few of my favorite shots I’ve taken since I got back to the East Coast, the other week:

How about I don’t “start” talking about my adventures and just redirect you to my new photo tumblr of some things I’ve recently shot, so that I can move on?

I’ve spent a lot of my days in make up and curlers for one reason or another. I feel like I’m trying to fool someone into thinking I’m in someway classy but at the heart I’m just your average snow bunny from the streets…yo.