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THIS IS FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017!

Watch as I fall into a deep The Handmaid’s Tale wormhole, hang out with my dad and mom for Father’s Day, slip into work for an event, and catch the second half of an film screenings ft. films by asian filmmakers organized by my collective.

Enjoy!

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Good morning!

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Coffee delivery

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Bleh

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Would you like to read a piece I wrote for work (and made 2/3 of the media elements)? I’m proud of it.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Took one photo of Mickey and he’s protective

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
More coffee please

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Gecko cage cleaning day!

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Shower baby

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Clothes

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Slight tidy

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Parental units come over and bring breakfast. It’s Father’s Day weekend and today my dad put together his itinerary so we are just here to follow it…

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Breakfast burrito all the way from Pasadena

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Heading to San Pedro

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Caught in traffic for a while, stretch it out

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
My dad loves history and wanted to visit these drum barracks that are remnants from California’s history during the Civil War.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Unfortunately they weren’t open, but my dad already knew that. He just wanted to see the building…hah.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Tiny steps

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Banning House, a 23-room residence built in 1864.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Corn fence!

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
We wandered around the property for a little bit, again…not open.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
My mom, always knitting. Here she’s showing off her newest pattern.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Stopped by a local San Pedro winery, my dad wanted to buy a few bottles. Not sure how good it is, ha, but the building is very charming.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
This was approx $16 hah

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Mom is ready to hit the road for the next activity

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
A view of the ocean! We’re headed that way…

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
The U.S.S. Iowa, a battleship used in WW2, the Korean War…

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
MOM

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
“Imagine knitting with this rope…”

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
The USS Iowa was retired to San Pedro a few years ago.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Big…uh, guns.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
And a doggo scavenger hunt (based on a real dog that did live on board while the ship was sailing around the world). “Vicky” aka “Victory”

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
It’s a “Museum” now but Zach had to remind me a few times that a lot of people died because of this ship, and died on this ship. War is bad. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
San Pedro Harbor in the distance

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Telescope holes

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
A GIANT missle ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
More on Vicky the doggo mascot

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Captain’s hang out

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Other high up officer quarters

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Really leaning into the tourist vibes

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Franklin D. Roosevelt stayed in this room (that’s why the door way has no flood wall) as he was in a wheelchair.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
TUB!

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Apparently a very special bath

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Goes on and on and on and on

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
My parents used to work for a phone company so they loved commenting on the wiring

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
The boat is…huge.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
The tour was self-guided and we just wandered all around the boat, unattended for the most part.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
A model of the boat set up in the gallery area

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Face I see you

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Goob

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
I did it! Winner winner.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Where am I looking

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Kim’s in Crenshaw!

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Thai iced tea

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Hom Yu!

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
My parents have been coming here foreverโ€”I’ve been here a few times. And this time we noticed they had renovated and taken all the paper photos off the wall noooo.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
So. Stuffed.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Handing over some leftovers

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Wine jug from the cooler

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Back to the apartment. A few hours before I have to head to work.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Hai

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Handmaid’s Tale. Please watch. So good.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Still watch ok?

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Back into the car, hey Dobby

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Nearly caught up with My Favorite Murder

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
To work to cover an event for the evening

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Goodbye visitors, straight to my bat cave

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Working on promoting this post

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Dumping some memory cards

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Bein’ a girl

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Spongebob headphones and zits? It me.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Tristy has arrived.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
This event has a few artists perform around the site across the evening, so we went scouting.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Piece by Brendan Fernandez and How to Dress Well called Free Fall 49, a tribute to the victims of the Pulse shooting…but also a defiant gesture of joy and love.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Back to edit in the office. (If you are curious, just put together this short clip)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
I had to rush off to another event across town, had a long drive ahead of me and was racing the clock.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
It’s getting darker and darker…

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Made it to Chinatown!

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Looking for the film screening room (I’m late!)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
So full that people were spilling out the door

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Zach was in there so kiind he got there on time so actually had a seat in there.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Intermission

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
An evening of film screenings by asian artists and experimental filmmakers living in LA, organized by amwa. I take no credit for the suggest, I just help with website management, social media occasionally, and we eat dinner together ๐Ÿ™‚

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
On the way home

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Was feeling a little worn down and my natural stressball move was to pick up a salty snack and prepare to binge on The Handmaid’s Tale

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
No shame

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Sufi and my takis

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Bed ready

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
Time to journey to the hell world of Gileadโ€”I just can’t leave.

June 16 2017 (ADIML)
I took this pic at 11:13 sure but I enjoyed my evening takis and a few episodes before falling asleep.

Much love friends.

Posted by:sarahwaldo

By day I'm a content producer at an arts org in Los Angeles, by night I am the overly apologetic brain and face of sleepywaldo.blog

6 replies on “ADIML: JUNE 16, 2017 (U.S.S. IOWA, PERFORMANCE ART, FILM SERIES)

  1. Belated Happy Father’s Day to your Dad! ๐Ÿ™‚
    I love these ADIML posts.
    Love how your dad loves eating asian food, It’s exactly how we eat here in Asia hahaha…
    And I’ve always been saying this haha, but I really enjoy how grown up your ADIML posts are now because of the change in photography style also ๐Ÿ™‚

    Like

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