(Self)Motivated Early

September 26, 2011

in Family,Personal

Yesterday I called my mom’s house to have a not-so-brief chat and catch up. The person who answered the phone was one of my little sisters, age 14, who entered her freshman year of high school 6 weeks ago. We had some small talk and then she said, “[my nickname redacted], can I ask you […]


Today is my last day in LA, and I must admit I’m a bit sad about it. Since I have been here (since November!) I accumulated a little life. I first came here just for the holiday season, that rolled into going to the GRAMMYs, which rolled into seeing my doctor, going upstate to see […]


I've Got My Angel Now

August 11, 2009

in Music

I’m back, two days in a row and blogging! It’s as if it’s 2003 all over again, and I’m blogging everyday. Ha, not really. I came by to drop off a video, Beyonce’s “Halo.” I can’t explain why, but this is my jam of the moment. Yes, I have had her album since it leaked. […]


It has been almost two months since I last blogged. I almost thought about putting up a hiatus post…but I was too busy to think about that. My life in the past two months: 1. Went to SXSW. Spoke on the panel moderated by the fabulous Denise Jacobs. Did a lot of napping and working […]


About Elizabeth

December 19, 2008

in Personal

My family knows me by my first name, but to friends and the general public I am known as Elizabeth Burr, which is also my grandmother’s name. My grandmother had a massive stroke, and after three days in intensive care, she passed away on December 11th. I can’t describe how much my heart broke when […]



March 16, 2008

in Family,Video

I finally decided to take iMovie for a spin, after avoiding it for a few years. Here’s my first video. Prodigy from calinative on Vimeo.