The Last Day of Twenty Eleven

This year to ring in 2012 about a dozen friends went in on a large cabin in the mountains at Big Bear Lake. Felice made Beef Wellington for our New Year’s feast which was amazing. I got a small keg of New Castle which we kept in the snow and there was also plenty of good wine and whiskey to imbibe. We did a full day of snowboarding, some hiking around the lake, a little off-roading and a lot of Cabin Chillin’ in the last days of 2011. Continue reading “The Last Day of Twenty Eleven”

Photo Shoot for The Tasting Kitchen

I happened to run into Chef Casey Lane from the Tasting Kitchen restaurant yesterday and he was anxious to get some new photos of a few dishes, so this afternoon I did a little photo session for them. The best part was getting to eat some of the food after we got the shots.  The burrata and brocolini salad was amazing… oh and I think the shots turned out pretty well too. Continue reading “Photo Shoot for The Tasting Kitchen”

Don’t Stop Believing

SantaCon is an annual mass gathering of people dressed in Santa Claus costumes parading publicly on streets and in bars in cities around the world. The focus is on spontaneity and creativity, while having a good time and spreading cheer and goodwill. There is also some drinking involved.

This year was my very first LA SantaCon and I was joined by my little helper Dee Dee and by Bad Irish Santa Mick. This video was shot entirely with a telephone and edited with some frustration in FCP X.

“No force on Earth can stop one hundred Santas!”