• The Witch (2015)
  • Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)
  • The Virgin Spring (1960)
  • Kill List (2011)
  • Witchfinder General (1968)
  • Cry of the Banshee (1970)
  • Onibaba (1964)
  • Wake Wood (2011)
  • Plague of the Zombies (1966)
  • The Wicker Man (2006)
  • The Wicker Man (1973)
aug 26 2017 ∞
aug 26 2017 +
  • read my eyes out
    • or: read every day
  • less coffee, more tea
    • or: 2+ cups of tea a day
  • be nicer to the body
    • or: sleep better and when tired; eat healthily; eat when you should, even if you don't have the appetite for it
  • embrace the witchiness inside hardcore
    • including, but not limited to: herbalism, folklore research, botany, agnostic/psychologically oriented cartomancy
  • give myself a chance when everyone else won't
  • write everyday (as of 7/16/17)
  • practice hebrew
jan 9 2016 ∞
jul 21 2017 +

(this list was started on 7.19.17, and is NOT indicative of i) whether that day was good or bad, ii) the things listed are necessarily good or bad, and iii) whether or not i was successful in completing any tasks or assignments listed herein. basically, don't assume anything. that goes for you, too, self.)(def stole this from this lady, rose , who may or may not realize i'm effectively emulating a lot of her shit)

JULY

  • 19: woke up w/ bae; stuck in house
  • 18: woke up w/ bae; stuck in house; finished Cosmocopia before midnight; mapped habits poorly; Snotgirl #6 ; beanie-weenies; Oh, Hello! on Broadway
  • 19: stuck in house; Furies by Elisa Gonzalez (x); finished Do What You Want , the zine re: mental illness and self-care, feel very conflicted about it
  • 20: stuck in house; 4+ hours of the bachelorette , watched ~half of most recent episode with Cava; me, cava, + bae went to One-Fifth (restaurant) to celebrate nothing in particular (told waiter we were celebrating my getting accepted into graduate school...
jul 19 2017 ∞
sep 19 2017 +

Short Stories

  • "The Virtual Swallows of Hog Island," by Julianna Baggott (2017) x
  • "October in the Chair," Fragile Things: Short Stories , Neil Gaiman (orig. 2003, in FT 2006) )
  • "The Mothers of Voorhisville," Mary Rickert (2014)
  • "The Hope of Elantris," Brandon Sanderson (2006)

Novels, etc.

  • The Eye by Vladimir Nabokov (1930, trans. by author 1965)
  • Elantris by Brandon Sanderson (2005)
  • You Can't Touch My Hair: and Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson (2016)
  • The Glorious Nosebleed by Edward Gorey (1974)
  • Laughter in the Dark by Vladimir Nabokov (1932, trans. by author 1960)
  • Snake Agent by Liz Williams (2005)
  • Cosmocopia by Paul di Flippo (2014)
  • Do What You Want by Ruby Tando et al., ed. by Ruby Tandoh...
feb 8 2017 ∞
sep 19 2017 +
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  • ★ ☆
jul 18 2017 ∞
jul 21 2017 +

JANUARY

  • 1 | purchased lifetime membership for Worts + Cunning
  • 8 | Book of Mormon
  • 14 | Steve and I got married; had an upsetting evening out with friends that ended safely and okay-ish
  • 16 | recv'd e-mail from Northwestern, requesting on-site interview
  • 21 | women's march 2017 (houston, TX)
  • 30 | final date at Uchi's

FEBRUARY

  • 1 | rejecton letter from UT Austin
  • 4 | valentine's day → bill murray day; watched groundhog day (1993)
  • 23 | fly to chicago; welcome reception for graduate students in hotel
  • 24 | faculty interviews! (did well);
  • 25 | mom's birthday; chicago cultural museum; late-night meet-and-greet graduate stu...
jul 19 2017 ∞
aug 26 2017 +
  • beastie
  • heart-whole
  • anthology
  • liminal
  • shibboleth
  • gigantor
  • Wertherian
  • tawny
  • datemate
  • abyssal
  • nihilominus (Latin)
aug 10 2017 ∞
aug 10 2017 +
  • alpenglow , n.
  • apricate , v.
  • athleisure , n. /'æθ liʒər/ - a trend in fashion in which clothing designed for workouts and other athletic activities is worn in other settings, such as during work, trips to school, or other casual or social occasions. Example outfits may include yoga pants, tights and leggings that "look like athletic wear" and are characterized as "fashionable, dressed up sweats and exercise clothing.
  • beastie , n. /bi.sti/ (c. 1775) - a small animal, especially one toward which affection is felt.
    • ex: "Imhotep and Prissy are mommy's little beasties ♡♡♡~"
  • boilerplate , /ˈbɔɪlərˌpleɪt/ n. - the detailed standard wording of a contract, warranty, etc.
feb 20 2017 ∞
sep 20 2017 +

February

  • 2.8.17 - Les Ba'get ★★★☆☆
    • Toddy-sweet Vietnamese coffee; ham&egg bahn mi, w/ Buddha Spring Rolls and Vietnamese street corn bowl; ∅ pandan milk ☹
  • 2.15.17 - Café Rabelais ★★★★★+
    • Rose wine bottle, charcuterie (boo, horseradish-like spicy mustard), pork with lavender cream sauce, the world's best fucking [rustic?] French bread
    • BONUS!! Oatmeal raisin ice cream sandwich w/ strawberry ice cream, rainbow sprinkles, and Nerds candy
  • 2.22.17 - House of Pies ★★★★★+++
    • 2 eggs over medium with hash browns, 2 sausage patties, 4 triangles of buttery-ass...
feb 10 2017 ∞
aug 10 2017 +

[start date: 7.21.17;]

  • Day 1: Favorite part of today
  • Day 2: Best memory of this year so far
  • Day 3: The happiest you've ever felt
  • Day 4: When you've never cried harder
  • Day 5: Your biggest regret
  • Day 6: Most proud accomplishments
  • Day 7: Whatever comes to your mind — don't stop for 10 minutes
  • Day 8: A letter to yourself five years from now
  • Day 9: Favorite childhood memory
  • Day 10: What you'd say to your favorite celebrity
  • Day 11: Where you'd like to be in life 20 years from now
  • Day 12: A short story
  • Day 13: Are you happy right now? Why or why not?
  • Day 14: Where would you go if you could be anywhere in the world right now?
jul 20 2017 ∞
jul 23 2017 +
  • A book recommended by a librarian
  • A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long) || Elantris by Brandon Sanderson
  • A book of letters
  • An audiobook
  • A book by a person of color || You Can't Touch My Hair by Phoebe Robinson
  • A book with one of the four seasons in the title
  • A book that is a story within a story
  • A book with multiple authors || Do What You Want , ed. Ruby Tandoh
  • An espionage thriller
  • A book with a cat on the cover || Junji Ito's Cat Diary: Yon & Mu
  • A book by an author who uses a pseudonym
  • A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read || Redefining Realness by Janet Mock
  • A book by or about a person who has a disability || Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
  • A book involving travel || Cosmocopia by Paul Di Flippo
  • A book that's published in 2017 || Catboy by Benji Nate
  • A book with a subtitle
  • A book involving a mythical creature || Flying Witch , vol. i
jul 18 2017 ∞
sep 13 2017 +

[this list was started on 7.23.17, and so will obviously not consist of all 365 days of discovered/read/coveted/discarded/etc. of verses and rhymes or neither.]

JULY

  • 23rd ▸ "the voice of things" by thomas hardy || "leda," H.D.
  • 26th ▸ "original hope" by lauren kamp (x)
  • 30th ▸ "luck" by charles bukowski (x)

AUGUST

  • 3rd ▸ "requiem" by kurt vonnegut, jr. (x)
  • 5th ▸ "august" by helen hunt jackson (x)
  • 6th ▸ "some consequences of the made thing" by dan beachy-quick
  • 8th ▸ "lady montrevor" by christina rosetti (x)
  • 9th ▸ "carillion" by Wayne Miller (x)
  • 10th ▸ "pomology" by kim roberts (x)
  • 13th ▸ "a plagued journey" by maya angelou (x)
jul 23 2017 ∞
sep 19 2017 +
  • Groundhog Day (1993)
  • Oh, Hello! on Broadway (2017)
  • Tour de Pharmacy (2017)
  • Violence Jack: Hell Town (Uncut) (1988)
  • Zoolander 2 (2016)
jul 19 2017 ∞
sep 19 2017 +