Friday, December 19, 2008


moved into the place and it's rad
love it
and it's still dumping
for a week now

grips of pics are on myspace and facebook of the season thus far

won new bonfire gea the other night for shakin what my momma gave me

things won this season:

boots - check
gear - check

i start teaching on saturday
aka making money

it's gonna be tight this month but i think the 3 of us will make it through

we should really get on that go - go dancing


Sunday, December 14, 2008


i need money
to pay off my credit card
make rent
and buy new gear since all mine is breaking


just a vent
thats what this thing is for right?


Brooke is almost here

dolla dolla bill ya'll


Saturday, December 13, 2008

week long storm

so today is the first day of a predicted week long ordeal'

I'm stoked
new snow and i finally get to move into my house on Tuesday 
Brooke comes into town in 3 days
and i cannot wait

i feel like Tammie and i have been here forever and been on the most uncomfortable futon ever
don't get me wrong
i thank Luc, Matt, and Julian grips for letting us crash for like 3 weeks
but i am SO ready to be in my own space

but on to more Snow related chitter chatter
i feel like i have progressed more in the last month of riding than i had all last season
its going great 
being pushed by friends and just having nothing else really to worry about

it's nice

that's really all i have time for atm so hopefully i'll get more stuff to blabber on about

i got a second job at Mammoth Sporting Goods
sweet as

Friday, December 5, 2008

a month later...

and im still couch surfing
having a blast
but i really want my own place

as im sure a lot of you know
friends, as good as they are, are HUGE flakes...
so finding a place and people to live in it with Brooke and I has proven to be more of a challenge than we ever thought

im going with this awesome realtor today too look at a few places for just brooke and i and hopefully we'll find something good

on a more cheerful note
thanksgiving was amazing - my first turkey was picture 
perfect and tasted  euphoric 

also i now have 30 days racked up of continuous riding
its awesome
my goggle tan is coming in nicely

the snow is good - its been pretty comparable to last springs conditions
employee dinners start on monday and hopefully eagle opens soon so i can start working and making money

im trying to blog more but as we dont have internet and im only on here because i ran out of underwear and am doing laundry at a friends house.

i have some great pics which i hope to have up soon
also im still taking donations for a new laptop

this pic was taken a few days ago during the 3rd storm of november
Tammie and I know how to get down

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

mammoth mammoth mammoth

so i've been back in mammoth for about a week now and im stoked out of my mind
3days in we get DUMPED on
and Tammie and i got the best freshies of our lives
untouched amazing 10 turn untouched tracks
and the park gets better everyday somethin new is up every morning

this season is just on the right track to be nothin short of epic

then last night we went to Mason Aquirre's 21st birthday party whic was SO fun
haha Tammie and I danced SO hard
this guy was like, " where did you learn your moves youre a really good dancer!"
haha thats a first haha

im too lazy to post more pics so yeah haha
check the facebook

Sunday, November 2, 2008

just kidding...

Mammoth is opening tomorrow
november 3rd

10 days early

might be leavin tomorrow night

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

i have juuuust about 2 weeks left...

just about 2 weeks untill this is once again my life
oh how i can not wait
sooo pumped

this rad vid was found courtesy of my friend David down unda'

VOTE 2008

go out and vote people


Tuesday, October 28, 2008

wow aaaaand we're back...

so back in august everything of mine expect(surprisingly) my myspace was hacked

i got my facebook back but was still locked out of all my accounts and everything linked to them
including the blog

i gave up trying for a while and for some reason decided to give it another go tonight
so after about 4hrs

im back
suck on that fuckin hacker

i move back to mammoth Nov. 5th

im so pumped - season starts nov. 13th and i cant wait to start riding

the beanie company is lookin good
inventory is ridiculous so i think im set for the season extra money should be on the way

anyways - its late but i had to post about my victory
more posts to come

oh and if anyone has a laptop for me
hook a sister up


Tuesday, August 26, 2008

some lost stuff from melissa.2

roommate from Mammoth, Melissa, cared enough to share these lost photo's and videos from last season with me
and i do the same upon you





and finally
look ay my shoes
and how skinny my leg looks...

Friday, August 8, 2008

Oh how i love thee...let me count the ways...

so i miss mammoth...i miss snow...i miss riding more than i think i ever have before
I'm done with the heat of my home land aka Hell and I'm done with the shittyness of the economy and my jobs. i have two and yet still have no income and no hours and my money is getting less and less as i type this...amazing...

in church last week the msg i got was simply " i do not have because i do not ask" i feel kind of dumb asking God for money, a car, a home in mammoth, and enough sufficient funds to get me up and back to Canada multiple times and everything i would need to get to and from Australia next summer

that's quite a bit for one to ask from someone they've hardly spoken to in the last couple of years and in the last year has questioned more than ever...

but i still "do not have because i do not ask"
another reason i think i don't ask is because I'm afraid the answer will be no

just like a child
don't ask-don't get the answer you don't want.

what I'm supposed to do i don't know
I'm taking a job i know I'm gonna hate and I'm toughin' it out through three more months of hell

luckily I've found someone to keep me company along the way and to give me drive to get the shit that i need to done. so i can get to Canada and mammoth quicker.
hopefully the 3 months i have left will go as quick as the 7 in mammoth last season did and I'll be strapping in sooner that later.

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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

nike snowboarding boots

so apparently Nike is coming out with their own line of boots

4 men's models and 3 women models...

I'm somewhat torn on if I'm hyped or not

i mean i like the Nike SB's

but that's skating - i don't skate - so whatever Nike does in that industry let the skate scene deal. this is snowboarding

Nike couldn't be further from their home turf. now i understand that the usual style Nike appeals to has merged its way into snowboarding and these will prolly be a huge hit among the "thugs" on the hill...but really?


i dunno

I'll still rep my Thirty Twos.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

This is hat i wrote to Ellen...

watching your show over the past few years - i get the feeling you're one for a sappy tear-jerking story's...

lets see how mine does haha

im twenty-one years old and i have never met my Father...

until about 2 days ago.

my cousin Kelly and i sought to find him and did just that.
all i had was a letter he'd sent me maybe 4years back that i never replied to because i was to scared.
so we started by calling the number he'd given me - it was no longer his.
and the same story for the address.
all we had was the town we thought he might still be in - Harrisburg, PA.
we started out Monday afternoon by going to People Search on yahoo
and just going to numerous different sites seeing how many Joseph M. Lombardi's we could find who lived in PA.
we ended up buying some information for a "deal" $2.95
in this we found a Verna, Gayle, and Ron Lombardi.
his mother Verna, Sister Gayle, and brother Ron.
we thought this was it!
all numbers were no longer in service

we knew Gayle was married - so we looked her up under her married name.
someone picked up -oh my god we're getting somewhere

it was her ex husband, Del
they'd since divorced and she went back to her maiden name.

he gave us her number - which we told him didn't work.
he told us if he gets a hold of her he'd let her know we were looking to speak with her soon.
he also told us that my Dad has two other brothers
so he gave us Fred's number.
called him and got a hold of his wife Caroline - who at first was a bit hesitant of giving us any information but had told us that Joe was no longer in PA but had moved to FL with his other brother Ron.

she also told us she and Fred don't often hear from Joe but the next time she spoke with him she would let him now we were waiting for a call.

this was all after about 3 days of searching and calling. calling random joe's that we figured there was no harm in calling and seeing if he was my dad haha.

that day (Wednesday)after speaking with Caroline, Kelly had left the house for a bit and i was at work waiting for Kelly's next update.
around 3pm i get a call from Kelly, " are you off yet? when do you get off? call me when you get off. DONT FORGET!"

i sped to her house.
when i got there - she played a message on the machine.

it was my dad
holding back tears as he tried to give his phone number to call him back
told us to call him back as soon as possible
and again said his number - tears making it hard for him to say the last few digits.

at the sound of his voice i broke down in tears
i couldn't believe i had finally found him
my dad - Joseph M. Lombardi
my other 50% to my being 100% Italian!

i waited for my voice to stop shaking and said, "ok, lets do this."
i called him and Kelly listened in on another phone - so i wouldn't have to try and repeat everything to her later

we talked for an hour and a half

"i cant believe i'm taking to my daughter"
"i cant believe i found my dad"
all the emotional words you can think of were said drenched in happy happy tears.

i'd found out that he was now living in Saratoga, FL and had been looking for me for a good 7yrs but had hit so many dead ends it hurt too much to search anymore.
he said he couldn't take getting calls back from psycho's saying, "yeah we have your daughter - send $500 for a plane ticket."

so pretty much
we're both stoked on life
he has his daughter
i have my dad
our lives can be complete - everything else is now.... just a bonus.

having this feeling honestly as cliche' as it may sound - i just want to let the world know and shoud it from the heavens.

but since i can make it to the heavens at the moment,thank god, i figured you would be the next best place to go.

love you
and your show

do with this story what you will
i just had to tell somebody who i thought could help other kids in my shoes go out and find their long lost parents.

thanks for your time.

Melissa Ashley Di Pietro-Lombardi

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

THE best day of my life...

after three days of searching the web and buying phone numbers and address's for 2.95

calling people I'm related to but have never met

and waiting..lots of waiting...

I've found my Dad

Joseph M. Lombardi

my cousin Kelly and i had been looking for the past three days

we ended up finding him buy calling his sisters ex husband who informed us he had two older brothers we were unaware f and that he was in FL with one of them

Del called Fred, one of the brothers, and talked with Caroline his wife and Caroline was a bit hesitant of giving us information but said the next time she hears from Joe she'd give him our number.

Kelly then left for a bit and when she returned had a msg on her answering machine from Joe

he couldn't even finish saying his phone number he was crying so hard...

i was in tears the instant i heard his voice.

i was in shock

my dad had jut called Kelly's house
i had my dads number
i could finally talk to my dad

about 20 min later
i called him

- hi, is this Joe?
-hi...this is Missy...

hi sweetheart.

hi Dad

it was nothing but tears, i cant believe this is happening, and i love you so much's for the next hour and a half
we talked about so much
I'm so much like him
it was creepy

he loves me so much
every 10 min or so he would just stop
"i cant believe I'm talking to my daughter right now"
"is this really happening?"
"if i wake up and this is a dream I'm going to die"

to hear someone love you SO much
is the greatest feeling in the world
i haven't cried from being so happy in lord knows how long

i sent him an email with around 20 pics of me

he's never seen me
a few baby pics and a few recent ones

he has no idea what i look like

i have a whole new family to meet
aunts and uncles
i have a grandmother who's 88 and i thought was dead

this is easily the most glorious day of both mine and my Dads life.

thank you God.
thank you.

i really owe this all to my cousin Kelly
without her
i would never of pushed myself to try and find him
i love you.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

so this is Jeff
he was lucky enough to have me make and send him beanies
first person to get one

im stoked he loves it
and he's stoked he has it


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Tuesday, July 8, 2008


check it people...
do it.


Friday, July 4, 2008


So these are some shots from the Rock Band California Championships...
I went as a groupie with my friends favors...

this is Sean, Weeman, and Myself...

this is the band, groupies (sam and i), and weeman - the head honcho of it all...

we had more fun than we ever expected to and meeting WeeMan?
was awesome. VZ sponsored the whole thing and i got a Radical VZ fanny pack - stoked

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

as summer sets in...

i am given more time to sit on my ass and wonder what to do

that usually means its time to blog...

so in light of the matter i will be documenting my trip to Canada that i took late January early February.

better late than never right?

oh and i made a new header - i think it might be my new buisness card - there are a few drafts - its still a work in progress...i kind of have all summer until i really need new ones.

they're gonna be printed by
thanks to FLickr

so yeah super late post to be expected - keep up.