welcome to ché's news journal!
this will be updated regularly by ME!
(the links to the archived journal pages are at the bottom of the page!)
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news and thoughts and stuff!
if you have anything interesting to report
around town or in the world,
please let ME know!
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wow, july already???? it's SPARKLE BUG MONTH! that's what tisa called the fireflies/lightening bugs that she saw for the very first time last summer on our eastern/mid-atlantic tour... and when i found the images online, i had to put them here for you guys to see. did you know that sparkle bugs are only found east of the rockies??? anyway. the gig last night was fun! we hope to see you guys this weekend, during your independence day festivities.... come on out and see us! xoxo
hey kids! i know some of you are getting away from it all this weekend, but those of you who choose to stay here in l.a., there are TONS of things to do! besides our gig at coffee cartel tonight in redondo beach, you can come up to the mountains tomorrow afternoon, where tisa and i will be playing from noon til about 3:30pm - we are going to be outside in the sunshine, in the clean mountain air, hanging out with you all, at newcombs ranch. now, if you havent ever been to this place, or to the san gabriel mountains, here is your big CHANCE!!!! the drive is spectacular! the views are amazing from up there, too, and you may even spot a bobcat or a bear!!!! they serve food, and even have a bbq outside during the holiday weekends, full bar, and you can bring the whole family, ride up on your harley, hike around the area... a nice weekend for all of the above! i hope to take some pics and post them of our weekend! anyway, have a safe independence day weekend!!!!! xoxo
'twas great to see you guys today - what a glorious afternoon at newcombs ranch!!! and the BIKES! wish i would have taken a pic of them all lined up in front of the place! whew! anyway, thanks to dave (and maybe bill) we have pics to post! woo hoo! oh, and by the way, WE SAW A BOBCAT on the drive up! unreal, huh? so, here ya go.... here we are - with a view of the ski lift seat in the front of newcombs...and me through the looking glass, tee hee!
pics from last night.... hope everyone had a safe and exciting 4th!!!
walking up the hill to "the spot!"
it's lotus blossom time in echo park, here in l.a.... HAD to go down and see them, but they weren't in bloom like they must have been LAST week when the pics were taken for the newspaper... isn't downtown los angeles gorgeous??? thought i would share these pics with you!!!
thought i would post the pic of my goddaughter and her brothers here (my cousin beth's kids, for those of you who remember her!)... here is reilly with her brothers nicholas and stephen!!! (looks like she takes after godmum che, with that vintage hat!!!)
watching the morning show on nbc this morning, i freaked out when i saw al roker's bit in dallas, texas, and standing in the audience were my music pals antara and delilah! it's always so much fun when you see people you know on TV!!!!!
another sunny day in southern california.... thought i would post a pic of my cat, tuffy, laying under the bird feeder, with seed all over her.... obviously the birds aren't even getting NEAR the feeder!!!!
last night's gig was FUN in rancho santa margarita!!! morgan, harry and deborah came by and a few of us went out for cocktails afterwards! fun! here we are: deborah, me, harry, tisa!!!!
buster, we are going to miss you...
hey dennis, thanks for the pics from wednesday's gig at the coffee machine!!! it was a HOT show! literally!!!!
pics from friday nights borders gig in puente hills, thanks dave for the fun pics!!!!
went to see kellys lot down at pershing square this afternoon, in downtown los angeles. it was a gorgeous day and the music was awesome!!!
hung out with our friend devin last night who flew into l.a. from texas! the last time we got to hang out was in orlando, when tisa and i played there in march! (i have yet to post pics from there, because of my camera problems.....) anyway, last night was che, devin, and tisa, hollywood 2004 night.... took him down the boulevard and had fun! here we are after dinner (and DRINKS!)....
good news!!! i am featured (along with some of the other Rockrgrl Magazine Discoveries 2004 CD artists) in the new issue of ROCKRGRL MAGAZINE!
end of the month, and tisa and i are on tour once again!!! our first stop was at borders in goleta, just a tad north of santa barbara, right near UCSB. it was a fun time for us and the weather is perfect!!!!