Thursday, February 25, 2010

new addition.

Last week, James and I adopted a dog from the Humane Society. We had been hoping to get a puppy from another rescue out in Pearl City, but we went to the Humane Society just to see who was there. There was this cute little dog that was called Henry. We spent some time with him, he tried to pee on James twice, and loved to sit in my lap. Even though we liked him, he didn't seem to interested in us, so we left.

The next morning I got an email from the lady at the other animal rescue and she said that the puppy we had been looking at online was already 20 lbs. (way too big for our apartment). So I went back to the Humane Society just for fun and saw Henry again. This time he was so excited to see me, he ran to the door of his cage wagging his tail the most and giving me kisses. Soooo... I adopted him.

He had been a stray on Maui, and they said they think that he was abused before that. (They send over little dogs from Maui, because I guess everyone over there wants big dogs). He is a 5 year old poi dog. He is very underweight, all of his ribs visible, and his little hip bones too. But we are gonna fatten him up in no time. Since he had been a stray, they were just calling him Henry at the Humane Society, and he didn't know that as his name yet, so we got to give him a name. After talking about it all afternoon and naming random things and whatever came to mind, we decided on Kentucky. Full name, Kentucky Good Lookin'.

He is a very good dog, he only had a couple of accidents the first couple days, but now he is completely potty trained (besides peeing on a guy at the dog park the other day), and he loves James and I. All he wants to do is cuddle and be in our laps. He likes to be outside too. He is perfect. He has energy when we are outside doing fun things, or playing. But when we are at home relaxing, he just cuddles.

Kentucky Good Lookin' Swenson Ludewig.
Now we are a real family.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

mini kristina

my mom surprised me at my place of work today and gave me some photos of little me. now you can see that i have always been a goofy little monster. hah

Saturday, February 13, 2010

haiku stairs, stairway to heaven.

after behave yourself's first show, we climbed the haiku stairs (stairway to heaven) at 2:30 in the morning! we made it to the top at around 4:30-5am i think. it was amazing, and i wish i had taken photos of the trip up in the dark. when we got to the top we set up camp in the little building up there. that consisted of a tarp on the ground and all of us in a pile, eating soup that rob and toby heated up via their camp stoves, and blankets!

julie & her soup! this girl just came into our lives yesterday, and she is so rad. so excited to hang out with her more!
kelli caterpillar mercado.
boys eating bread.
"and we will sleep in a real pile!" -where the wild things are.
we were all cold, but using each other's body heat and sharing blankets helped out a lot! (i just noticed kelli &rob kissing face)
greg and isaac, frozen, but alive.
anny lou!
joey-best dude.
my boy. :)
blanket outside pictures. (it was so windy and cold!)

i love this photo. the colors/facial expressions/people. yes.
view from the top.
our crew.
james being a monkey man.
i guess greg and i love to take photos of each other taking photos of each other.
our friend matthew the red is a GI Joe.
anny lou in the seven layers of the bamboo forest.


friday night was behave yourself's (james' band) first ever show.
greg and joey mosh hugging?
three headed 2/3 hapa monster.
james and nick in their cute outfits behaving themselves.
my mom came to the show and took photos for me so i could dance and sing along the most, and most of them came out super blurry, but there were a couple good ones.

being sidewalk fools.

rob loves being in pictures.

the show was sooo good and it was just a short set, 4 songs, cannot wait for their first "real" show!!

a day with the brothers Crippen

greg and isaac came out to visit from new jersey. isaac likes fish so i took them to mermaid land so he could go snorkling in the tide pools.

makapu'u lighthouse.
a heart shaped rock that made my day.

these two are seriously two of the nicest/coolest/best guys ever and it bums me out so much that they are going back to new jersey. tried kidnapping them, but forgot about it, and let them go to the airport.
giant grasshopper (out of focus).

Friday, February 12, 2010

rise against.

we're all okay, until the day we're not.
the surface shines, while the inside rots.

we are the three best friends that anyone could have!

i love these two girls more than pretty much anything in the world. it is so nice to have friends like these when you are going through shit and they will listen and hug and yell and hit you. i want to get my entire body covered in friendship tattoos with them. and aren't they the cutest girls you've ever seen? i think so.
so to kelli castillo mercado and anny lou clapp-- thanks for being there for me. i fucking love you.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

new jersey boys x 4

joey on the couch with my favorite softest pillows ever.

nanook is in love with greg.

isaac found a dead baby parrot fish. it had the cutest teeth that i wish i had taken a photo of.

mr. hermit crab.

lanikai juice.

crossing a river on a pipe above maunawili falls.

james, king of the bridge.
greg taking a photo, isaac scaling the slimiest wall ever. i love this photo.

cool bridge that makes me feel like i'm on lost.
greg's new best friend that he is going to eat. :/

joey and james. :)