cirque du soleil's corteo...WOW

just got back from opening night of corteo at marymoor park...i think this one is my new favorite cirque show. so beautiful and amazing colors, visuals, singing, choreography, music, acrobats, midgets, everything. if you're in seattle you have to see this show!





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georges st. pierre is not only fine, he also happens to be the new (and rightful) UFC welterweight champion and hands down one of the fittest athletes in the world. most UFC fighters are really good in one or two aspects of mixed martial arts. GSP is not the best at any particular thing, but he is pretty damn good at almost freakin everything. he is perfect what can i say? he was totally worth moving my birthday party up a week from my real birthday just so i could have a fight party :)

it feel like atlanta, it feel like L.A. - it feel like PERFECTION

after a week of birthday fun and being busy at work as usual - here it is. damn i'm so late on this! if you missed the kanye show last weds you seriously missed out. i've been to a lot of concerts over the years and this is probably the best one i've ever seen. yeezy is over-the-top and cocky, making no exceptions for the way he is and how he does things - which is why it's extra amazing that he more than delivers everything he's talked about. he calmed down a bit after his mother passed but you can tell he threw his heart and passion into designing this concert. that's what i love - seeing musicians get involved with their show beyond just showing up and playing music. this show's got spaceships, inflatable dolls, superscreens and a jim henson designed set that completely changes its look once different lights are imposed on it. freakin amazing. i was tryin to find fonzie and animal quite frankly. i am so impressed. he freakin tied (a whole lot of) his songs together and weaved a story out of them. ugh. what an experience.

lupe and N.E.R.D also killed it. lupe always does though. why did the neptunes rock the joint even with only one new song? ballers! i could have done without rihanna, but jake's friend is one of her backup dancers and i am happy he's got such a great job


compassion, can't get enough

i finished tuesdays with morrie today - gosh this book is amazing! the many messages in this book are so simple and yet so powerful. lessions on everything from love, courage, family, life, death - everything in this book centers around the simple satisfaction that can be found from humility and compassion. coupled with the dalai lama's visit to seattle this weekend - two different and equally strong events that can help anyone take a few minutes and slow down from their busy lives to really appreciate what matters to them most!