So I see this message posted on facebook yesterday asking if anyone wants to be on TV and dance dressed as an elf. Um, obviously!
So I drive downtown, park outside the TV studio, overhear some other people in the waiting area talking about flash mobs, and ask them if they’re here to be an elf too. Sure enough, yep!
So donning our provided wardrobe of neon tights and clothing, we hang out in the dressing area and goof around, eventually make our way backstage (and it’s amazing how much more stuff goes on behind the scenes and during commercial breaks compared to the little box of view you see on the TV screen), and when they call us out from behind the set, we get a bit of time to be goofy on TV.
Life is funny sometimes…
Skip to about 2:20 or so to skip right to when we enter. I’m the one wearing the green shirt (in the studio, not the one in the outdoor shots wearing green at the beginning of the video).
Everyone else there was a professional dancer or even teacher. Me, not so much… which makes the “What in the world am I doing!?” feeling extra scary and fun!
By the way, did you know that things like leg hair and underwear shows right through tights? Yeah, neither did I… Thank goodness leg hair doesn’t show up on TV and we had shorts and long shirts to cover the rest. Oh the things you never see on television…1 Comment | Permalink
It’s been a while since I’ve gone out on a good long road trip. I really love it. Since I’m leasing my car and have only done about 6,000 miles in a year and yet I’m good for 12k/yr, I figured it’s time to put some miles on my car and hit the road!
Wanting to stay off the main highways, the trip was about 12 hours there and about 9 hours back. It’s amazing what a good drive does for me. It feels soooooo good… Here’s a video I put together of some of the highlights, as shot from one of the dashcams on my windshield.
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“So Ariel, how was your day?”
“Oh you know, spent the morning looking at physical and non-physical beings sitting side-by-side, sold a car or two, drove home and had a conversation with the non-physical beings I’d seen earlier… It was cool.”4 Comments | Permalink
For a little while now, I’ve been having periodic contact with aliens. It’s something I’ve really hesitated to speak about because, (after spending a little time earlier today to figure out what my hesitation/fear was), I’ve been afraid of people thinking I’ve gone off into the looney bin. That I’m some wiley nutcase. I think it’s part of the reason that I’ve now got a traditional 9-5(ish) job. Just to make myself feel more normal. I’ve never done drugs and yet I experience things normally that others sometimes do when they’re on drugs. Seeing energy, seeing the physical world radiate light, seeing solid objects vibrating and undulating as if they’re liquid waves. It’s just the way I see the world and while to me it’s totally normal, there’s an aspect of my own mind that judges this as weird and abnormal (in a bad way), and so I’ve been afraid of others judging me in this way too. hm, projection. Seeing this makes me more at peace with the subject now, and I feel like it’s time to share about this aspect of my life. My direct contact with extraterrestrials. I have no idea how this will be received on your end, but I do enjoy this and feel like sharing.
So with that said, let’s begin!15 Comments | Permalink
I’ve never been into politics. It’s always seemed to be a whole bunch of BS and it’s just never interested me all that much. However, Ron Paul is the first politician who’s ever gotten me excited because what he says just makes sense. One morning recently on one of my days off work, I found out he was going to be speaking here in Seattle later this evening. Since I’d never been to a political rally, I figured I’d go and have that experience to see what it’s like.Leave a Comment | Permalink
It’s been a while since I’ve really taken the time to invest some energy in shooting and publishing on this photoblog, and yet telling stories with photos is something I really enjoy. Just because it’s fun, when I went to go get a massage during my days off work, I decided to take a stroll around the funky town that is Fremont and spend the rest of the day just enjoying the area.1 Comment | Permalink
The past few days here in Seattle, after an unseasonably warm winter, we finally got slammed with an awesome snowstorm!!! Schools were cancelled for the rest of the week, very few people actually went to work, and Seattle practically shut down.
and it was the most fun I’ve had in ages!Leave a Comment | Permalink
For our last day in Sedona, I wanted to get up early and shoot a sunrise. Since our hotel, Bell Rock Inn, was literally a minute or two drive away from Bell Rock, this was the natural choice. Shooting the sunrise here was a great start for the last day in this beautiful location…10 Comments | Permalink
Yesterday when we went to Shaman’s Cave, the original plan was to visit all of the vortexes in Sedona and choose which one to be at on 11:11 on 11/11/11, but that hike turned out to be WAY more than we had initially anticipated. Since there’s really only a few vortexes in Sedona, we figured it would be easy enough to just go check them out in the morning, feel our way around, and then decide which one we wanted to be at at 11:11am. Time to go check out some vortexes!1 Comment | Permalink
So now day 2 in Sedona, or perhaps day 1 if you wanna call it that. It’s Thursday the 10th of November. We decide to go check out various different vortexes in the area, feel them out, and decide which one we’d want to be at for 11:11 on 11-11-11.8 Comments | Permalink