Jenn Reese Writer, Artist, Geek

CategoryLos Angeles

Year of the Rat

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Happy Chinese New Year! The parade in Chinatown was on February 9th this year, and me and my buds once again braved the traffic for ringside seats. The weather was gorgeous and we found a great spot near the start of the parade. I loved the constant barrage of confetti and colors. The sun was a bit unforgiving at times, but I do believe we did a good job heralding the Year of the Rat. I’ve...

Harry Potter Exhibit

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My friend MoviePen works at WB. Before lunch today, we wandered around the lot, stood in the ER ambulance bay, and visited the Warner Brothers Museum… of which the entire second floor is dedicated to Harry Potter! Oh, the geekery! We were greeted immediately by a headless mannequin sporting Hagrid’s huge overcoat from the first movie. What, is he nine or ten feet tall? Then we saw...

The Airport

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I love the airport, especially when I’m not traveling myself, and especially in LA. The diversity amazes me. I could watch people coming and going for hours. The energy! All those lives coming together from different places, hovering in one place and time for a few minutes, and then kareening off again in different directions. There’s a magic to it that I can never quite put my finger...

Earthquake

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Cairo woke me up just before it hit. Some cats will approach slowly, purring, and nuzzle you awake. Not Cairo. His primary display of affection is a skull slam to my chin, followed by a generous slathering of wet nose. Yum. In any case, that’s why I was awake when the earthquake hit around 1:00 am last night. A violent shake followed by long seconds of lesser shaking. I swear I heard a dark...

Jenn Reese Writer, Artist, Geek

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