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The Vancouver Mountains

On some mornings, pretty placid pictures are just what you need to start the day off. It calms me down by reminding me how much bigger the world is than the little micro-world, micro-politics, micro-dynamics which one little person can get so easily caught up in. On that note, here are some photos we took… Read more »

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FOOD FINDS #1: ‘2 Chefs and a Table’ in Vancouver, BC

As avid seekers of yummy eats, we’ve started cataloguing our food posts into a little series called Food Finds. These posts include casual reviews of the unsung culinary gems we encounter on the road–or even right here at home in DC and NY As with a lot of Exit Clov tours of late…ahem, our trip… Read more »

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Getting All Warm ‘n Fuzzy with the Chocosol Traders!

After our show on Saturday, the Chocosol vendor on site at Toronto’s HarbourFront Centre was so nice and offered us (Exit Clov) each a complimentary cup of “ice chocolate” and bar of handcrafted chocolates! All made from cacao that was “horizontally traded through friendships with farmers and communities from southern Mexico.” (Aw, don’t it just… Read more »

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TORONTO: Clov Look at Taiwan Fest

Em lookin sassy in her yellow mustard dress (steal: <$25 from Necessary Clothing in Soho last weekend) — an 11th hour decision over a black one-shoulder jumpsuit. Luckily, yours truly saved the day by packing the yellow dress with me! And today all the members of Exit Clov get a personal pic for lookin so… Read more »

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Off to Rock the Socks Off Them Canucks!

So in a matter of days, we (and the rest of the Exit Clov gang) will pile into a van and make our way 500 miles northward to visit our neighbors in the land of Canada! We’ll play two FREE shows at TaiwanFest in Toronto this weekend (Aug. 25-26) and in Vancouver the following weekend (Sept…. Read more »

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Mousybabe’s Shoes in the News. Legwarmers Too!

The awesome peeps at Brightest Young Things must like Em and my shoes, yay! This is probably the third occasion where they’ve included a photo of just our ankles + shoesies when posting a montage of pics from a show. Below is the latest one, courtesy of Alex Lee from the Run For Cover show… Read more »

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Run For Cover 2012!

Possibly and sadly the last Run For Cover at the Black Cat. The City Paper did up a story on this. I’ll be playing tonight alongside my DC compatriots David Barker, Jason Griffenhagen, Dex Fontaine, Paul Bernardi and Mundy Spears! Join us for the fun *s

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A Day Off Is a Beautiful Day Indeed

Day off for a moogle. Nothing beats a relaxing sunny afternoon to sit at my table with my laptop and sewing machine, and a hot cup o’ joe to boot Check out my sick pink skull mug, newly gifted by Mama Hsu (TJ Maxx Retail: $3.99). I have a handful of things on my agenda… Read more »

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Latest Make: Gray Floral Print Bag

So I’m almost finished with this little baggie that I started making before my sewing machine’s backstitch function broke several months ago. (It has since gone through the (Soviet) Sears repair process.) It’s a pretty simple bag – the same pattern that’s used at Bits of Thread in Adams Morgan. I made one before using… Read more »