Monday, 22 November 2010

PASIC, Indianapolis Metropolis, and some more NYC

Next stop on the map was Indianapolis :-)

I stayed in All Nations B&B, which was so.so.so nice

Thank You All Nations :-D










What can I say about PASIC*
Talk about percussionists heaven. I mean, what a one in a lifetime experience., three full days of talking percussion shop. I managed to bus some weird and wonderful instruments thank one could only buy at a percussion convention. Thank you so much PAS and PASIC!

 *Percussive Arts Society International Convention


Starbucks drive thru.... 
'WHAT?' you say Europeans?

I mean seriously, this is SUCH  a good idea! I’m already feeling the withdrawal symptoms of the extended drinks menu. Favourites were Cinnamon Dolce Latte, Pumpkin Spice Latte, Caramel Brulee Latte...the list goes on... Seriously delish :-)



So, after all of the goings on I returned to NY for some more adventures.

 
Notably and randomly, whilst stocking myself up for my expedition back to Germany in DUANEreade ( pharmacy ala boots that sell anything and everything) GUESS who cruses up right next to me 
(only about 1 person away!)

 
La Toya Jackson
(*!*!*!*)
done up to the nines, none less... (!)


No paps, no raving crowed, just her and her 2 assistants!
Of course, first thing I thought-
"Gosh, im standing in a store in NY next to La Toya Jackson- NOBODY will believe me"
....right, because you'all(yall) wouldn’t we ye? Ye mighty pack of doubting Tomas’s. Well, lookies what I got....


 
:-) Enjoy :-)

I feel bad, I should at least link her website….

www.latoyaonline.com

Check it out, buy her, um, music (?) and stuff...


Laters... :-)


ruairi :-)


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7 comments:

  1. Wow! LJ looking great. I'll have to check out her site. Great pics.

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  2. You and Latoya...cute! Too bad it wasn't Michael. Now that would have shot your blog your numbers up ehh?

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  4. Wow - you really packed a huge amount into your trip! Percussion heaven, coffee heaven and LaToya!!!

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  5. There's a whole convention dedicated to percussion?! Cool!

    Starbucks is the greatest place ever! Especially the drive-thru ones! There's one near me that I visit on the days I have early classes (read: 11am). lol Did you get a chance for the buy-one-get-one holiday drinks? I have to agree about the caramel brulee lattes--yum! Same for the peppermint mochas.

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  6. Sounds like you had a great time while you were here! I see that you were in Chinatown in NYC (W grew up there) and the drive-thru...actually have a Starbucks w/a drive-thru right across the street.

    Cool convention, too!

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