Design

House of Bagels

The new House of Bagels site is live! I partnered with Singlebound Creative to convert the existing site into a custom WordPress site for easier maintenance by the client. We added a nice jquery slideshow widget: Skitter slideshow to showcase items on the homepage.

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Video Interview with Jamie Vasta

Jamie Vasta paints with glitterUploaded by richeditor. – Independent web videos. Conversation 5: Nicholas & Sheila Pye and Jamie Vasta July 23 – September 19, click 2009 San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery 401 Van Ness, San Francisco

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Girl Time and Music Weekend

I have had 4 straight days of girl time. Saturday was craft day with Zo, Paige, and Michelle. We made mosaics (photo coming soon!) and ate Zo’s delicious tea and cookies. Sunday I spent with Stacie and Lisa, Traipsing around the city. We drank beer, ate nachos, got mall massages, did some shopping, and had […]

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Bajaj Chetak 2002 Scooter For Sale

Regretfully I need to sell my beautiful scooter. It runs well, and I’ve had all my tune ups through the SF Scooter Center. There is minor body damage on one side from some lame-o who backed into it while leaving a parking space. I’ve hammered out the ding best I could but it’s still visible. […]

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Andy Goldsworthy's Spire

I finally made it out the the Presidio to see Andy Goldsworthy’s “Spire” sculpture just past the Arguello gates between the golf coarse and the vista point. You can get there most easily from the golf course parking lot. The spire is an arrangement of 10 tree trunks that were recently cleared in the park. […]

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News and Blog Posts about No On Prop 8 rallies

Hundreds of thousands across California have joined hands in protesting the passing of Prop 8. Here are a few of the news reports from around the state. SF Gate/Chronicle KRON 4 San Francisco Toronto Sun Protest8.blogspot.com Laughing Squid Boi from Troy KCOY 12 Santa Maria Santa Barbara Independent CBS 5 SF

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Finding inspiration

Finding inspiration Originally uploaded by Alanna Risse I’ve had an uninspiring week so I took the long way home via aquatic park and fort mason. And nature does not disappoint today! Thanks nature.

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nervous energy

Nervous energy I have a studio visit on monday and I’m sooooo nervous. So I’m starting up my daily ritual of walking up the filbert steps to coit tower. Wish me luck, both on the walk and the studio visit. Posted via Pixelpipe.

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Note to self: wok shop

Note to self: wok shop Originally uploaded by Alanna Spence This place is magical. It’s in chinatown at grant and commercial. They have all kinds of cupcake tins and cookie cutters and ravioli stampers plus fancy knives.

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Birthday almond cornetto

Birthday almond cornetto Originally uploaded by Alanna Spence I stopped by the jackson cafe and got a pastry and a coffee to start off my birthday right. Yay birthdays!

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Little Chihuahua; Sweet Heat replacement?

Little chihuahua Originally uploaded by Alanna Spence The Little Chihuahua Taqueria http://thelittlechihuahua.com/ 292 Divisadero ( at Page) San Francisco, CA Report (Scale of 1 – 10): Tortilla: 10 Burrito Contents: 9 Salsa bar: 9 Cleanliness: 7 Decor: 9 Prices: 8.5 Beverage menu: 9 Service: 9 We ordered the carne asade super burrito for $7.50. The […]

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