Slowly building my instrument collection...

Stringed:

  • Acoustic guitar: Taylor GS Mini, mahogany, 7/8 scale
  • Ukulele: Kala KA-CG glossed mahogany concert
  • Ukulele: Mitchell MU40NT Soprano ukulele
  • G7th guitar capo
  • Planet Waves ukulele capo
  • Snark SN2 clip-on, all-instrument tuner
  • string winder
  • Pick Punch

Drums:

  • Remo Festival Djembe, 10"
  • Remo Artbeat for Humanity buffalo drum, 12"(?)
  • Remo SoundShapes (3)

Pitched Percussion:

nov 19 2016 ∞
nov 19 2016 +

Mainly for lyrical content, but also for

  • Arcade Fire - Some Other Place
  • Arctic Monkeys - Baby, I'm Yours
  • DNCE - Toothbrush
jul 30 2016 ∞
jul 30 2016 +

random things that feel like rites-of-passage for me:

  • taking a long time to finish a soda
  • finding the idea of chillin on a boat v exciting
  • running out of checks
  • thinking about meals in advance
  • looking forward to having time to clean
  • understanding the difference between food storage containers and lunch boxes
  • getting upset when someone else does your laundry
may 23 2016 ∞
jul 18 2016 +

Albums

  • Worlds by Porter Robinson
  • No No No by Beirut
  • Hozier
  • Out to Sea by Tom Misch
  • Beat Tape 2 by Tom Misch
  • I Love You. by The Neighbourhood
  • Ultraviolence by Lana Del Rey
  • My Type EP by Saint Motel

Individual songs:

  • The Chainsmokers - Roses
  • Postmodern Jukebox - Creep
  • The Head and the Heart - Rivers and Roads
  • the bird and the bee - How Deep is Your Love
  • She & Him - God Only Knows
  • She & Him - Unchained Melody
  • Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice
apr 29 2016 ∞
apr 29 2016 +

Upgrade:

  • Business attire
  • Ukulele
  • Suitcase
  • Car

Acquire:

  • iPad
  • Electric guitar
  • Nylon-string guitar
  • good bag for instruments
  • djembe
  • cajon
mar 25 2016 ∞
may 7 2016 +

New year's eve

  • presents
  • looked cute
  • cocktail shrimp, tacos, chips on chips on chips
  • chocolate wasted
    • bullfrog, amfs, shots
    • gin, vodka, light rum, spiced rum, vodka, bailey's, hypnotiq, blue curacao, tequila
    • meltyblend, chocolate potato chips, alcoholic milo truffles, chocolate pie, fudge, choclava
  • swan
  • the concert edison came from barely started before he left lol
  • noise complaint
  • karaoke
  • sad ass round-and-a-half of CAH
  • picssss
jan 3 2016 ∞
jan 3 2016 +

Saw 'em on Facebook

  • Oreo rice
  • Oreo marshmallow treats
  • Beer mac 'n cheese
oct 27 2015 ∞
oct 27 2015 +

I very seriously want these:

  • ukulele
  • cajon
  • djembe
  • nylon-string guitar
  • buffalo drum
  • frame drum
  • electric guitar

cool:

  • drum set
  • Orff xylophones
  • autoharp
  • melodica
  • ocean drum
  • tongue drum
  • guiro
  • vibraslap
  • kalimba/mbira
  • hapi drum
  • singing bowl
sep 19 2014 ∞
mar 17 2015 +
  • Beirut
  • Bright Eyes
  • Steve Burns
  • Death Cab for Cutie
  • Feist
  • Fleet Foxes
  • Hot Hot Heat
  • Kimbra
  • The Kooks
  • Lorde
  • Tom Misch
  • The Morning Benders
  • Muse
  • My Chemical Romance
  • Phoenix
  • The Postal Service
  • Radiohead
  • Regina Spektor
  • The Strokes
  • The Temper Trap
  • Thrice
aug 9 2014 ∞
feb 16 2016 +
  • organize my browser bookmarks
  • tag all my Tumblr posts
  • change my Tumblr layouts
  • update my Facebook photos
    • 2013
    • Pulse banquet
    • Erika's senior stuff
  • defragment my PC
  • phone SD card
  • clean out my old saved emails
  • organize my mobile photos
  • use my iTunes gift card
jan 10 2014 ∞
jun 26 2014 +

I have these things lying around; I need to figure out what to do with them

  • opaque tights in various colors
  • black maxi skirt
  • brown combat boots
  • sheer white blouse
  • wide waisted belts
  • black sleeveless crop tops
  • grey short-sleeve crop top
jan 12 2014 ∞
may 21 2015 +
  • Surround yourself with people who build you up.
  • Treat others as you would like to be treated.
  • Much unhappiness has come into the world because of things left unsaid.
  • Respect must be earned before it is given.
  • You don't have to like or agree with someone to respect them.
  • Keep in touch with your inner child.
  • Doing the right thing often comes at a price.
  • Enjoy the little things
  • What is essential to the heart is invisible to the eye.
  • Emotions can impair your judgment. Be careful.
  • Remember your manners.
  • Love is subjective
  • Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.
feb 2 2012 ∞
dec 17 2012 +
  • SIT UP FRONT: You'll absorb more
  • DEVELOP A SCHEDULE: Budget your time (24 hours) / Get a day planner
  • NOTES AND NOTEBOOK: Take good notes and keep in orderly fashion in notebook
  • UNDERLINE AND * YOUR READINGS: (Test Questions) / Makes review quicker and predicts test questions
  • REVIEW WITH A'S AND B'S: A must, they know more / Two days before test
  • DICTIONARY: A small three ring in the back of your notebook, build your vocabulary
feb 20 2012 ∞
mar 7 2012 +
  • airfare to Ohio
  • conference hotel room
  • conference admission
  • rock climbing
  • iPad keyboard
  • Hapi drum
  • mochi things
aug 10 2016 ∞
aug 13 2016 +
  • Scardino's
  • KBBQ
  • Mediterranean food
  • botanic garden
  • hiking trail
  • Ventura
  • Las Vegas
  • Seattle
may 7 2016 ∞
may 10 2016 +
  • Torrance farmer's market
  • the beach
  • Tons of Japanese food around
  • Del Amo Mall
  • places with nice views (Del Cerro, Rocketship, etc)
  • close to Christine, Yoko, Jennifer, Stephanie again
  • having multiple choices in town to buy gas at the cheapest price
  • still able to see Wolf
  • the most easygoing roommate ever
  • Kansha Creamery
  • my drawers
  • good homemade food
  • awesome weather
  • boba!!!
  • closer to OC friends
  • closer to Round 1!
  • 85 Degrees
  • LA Taiko Institute
apr 18 2016 ∞
apr 29 2016 +
  • I own one square foot of land in St. George Lake, Maine.
  • I have grapheme-color synesthesia
  • I once held an actual human brain
  • One of my hobbies is organizing- fridge, pantry, whatever
  • I know who I'd chose to play me in a movie about my life. I met her once, and she really was as I expected.
  • I own two lava lamps
  • I was a garden gnome last Halloween
feb 17 2016 ∞
feb 17 2016 +
  • Round 1 - Weekend
  • La Brea Tar Pits - check
  • Natural History Museum - weekend
  • LA Arboretum - check
  • Baking - any day, just buy ingredients
  • Disneyland - weekend or break
  • Skydiving - weekend?
  • Thai food - any day
  • LACMA - weekend or a 2nd Tuesday
  • Round 1 - night
  • Webcam filters? - any day
oct 27 2015 ∞
oct 27 2015 +

Local:

  • Okrumong
  • Yellow Fever
  • Pizza Five85
  • Freebirds
  • Frostbites
  • Yummy Spot
  • Shin-Sen-Gumi Yakitori
  • Otafuku
  • Kansha Creamery
  • Honeymee

SFV:

  • Ninong's
  • White Rabbit Truck
  • CiCi's Cafe
  • California Chicken Cafe
  • Bon Bon Tea House
  • Sharky's
  • CREAM
  • Lala's Kitchen
jul 6 2015 ∞
feb 17 2016 +

Keep the chops up:

  • Contact people re: volunteering
    • Providence LCMH
    • Arts & Services for Disabled
    • Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times 8/11-12
    • Arts & Services + Special Olympics 7/22-23
    • CSUN MT Wellness Clinic
  • Practice my functional MT skills
  • Research MT

Kinda busy stuff:

  • Update my resume
  • Upload my notes from conference/workshops
  • CalVet waiver stuff
    • Print form
    • Statement of non-filing (mailed request)
may 3 2015 ∞
sep 3 2015 +
  • my parents
  • Erika
  • Jennifer
  • Teckan
  • Wolf
  • Majesca
  • Danielle
  • Anjanie
  • Melissa
  • Nicole
  • Sean
  • Connie
  • Stephanie
  • Patrick
  • John
  • Wesley
  • Abigail
  • Elizabeth
  • Yoko
  • Edison
  • Alex
feb 16 2015 ∞
aug 14 2015 +

Part/full time work I'll consider if anything terrible happens in the next couple years >_>

  • ECC
    • Fine arts division office
    • Music library
    • Music tutoring
  • Stage managing
  • Life insurance
  • Substitute teaching
  • Drive for Uber...?
  • I'm sure there's more I'm not thinking of...
dec 29 2014 ∞
jan 9 2015 +
  • spinach chips
  • sweet tea vodka
  • milk tea
  • iced coffee
  • hummus
  • flourless banana pancakes
  • onigiri
  • rice cooker cheesecake
jun 11 2014 ∞
jan 9 2015 +
  • I really miss recycling.
  • I'm looking forward to when they ban plastic grocery bags in my hometown.
  • Machine wash cold, tumble try low
  • When cooking or doing most things in general, I like to be exact in following instructions.
  • I'm way less open on the internet than I was five years ago
  • I keep a written planner; apps just don't really stick
  • I take a while to upload photos
  • Sometimes I spend extra time thinking about how to get things done efficiently.
  • Tea/coffee drinks: When I'm out I usually buy/drink them iced; I usually drink hot drinks at home.
  • I always wear slippers at home
  • I have quite a bit of pride.

7/23/14

jun 7 2014 ∞
dec 6 2014 +
  • i need to keep reminding myself to...
  • things that would have been found in my childhood room
  • talents found in my friends circle
  • most notable events this week
  • memorable things about this year so far
  • favorite jean brands over the years
  • most memorable gifts I've given
  • things I've tried out/applied for
  • a lists of lasts...last kiss, etc
  • memorable things about last year
  • baby stories my parents tell about me
  • roadtrip playlist
  • things i've tried with slight hesitation
feb 12 2011 ∞
mar 7 2012 +

Aside from some of the more obvious things (like playing lots of music)...

  • I use my time differently
  • I bring more snacks to school
  • I'm more patient
  • I'm a better listener
  • I try to ask less closed questions
  • these words and concepts come up more in my thinking and speech:
    • process
    • validate
    • reinforce
    • goals/objectives
    • success-oriented
    • modality
    • improvise
    • iso principle
    • holistic
    • evidence
    • ethics
dec 13 2014 ∞
jan 9 2015 +
  • replace this text with your list
  • begin each item with an asterisk
oct 12 2016 ∞
oct 12 2016 +
  • my own practice
  • pediatric palliative
  • medical
  • mental health
  • hospice
  • veterans
  • consulting
may 11 2016 ∞
may 11 2016 +
  • being able to see Wolf almost every day
  • taiko
  • my roommates
  • a nice internet connection
  • places that stay open past 10
  • places with pretty good happy hour deals
  • having somewhere to park my car at home
  • being self-reliant
  • being the one who organizes the fridge and pantry
  • not having my organization undone lol
  • having space
  • air conditioning in my apartment
  • having lots of instruments in my home
  • peace and quiet
  • big mirrors
  • coming home late without anyone giving me a hard time
  • having a dishwasher (even though we barely use it)
  • a few interesting food spots that aren't ...
apr 18 2016 ∞
apr 18 2016 +
  • The Little Prince
  • Spark Joy
  • The Four Agreements
feb 29 2016 ∞
feb 29 2016 +
  • I make lots of lists
  • I have a lot of scraps of paper lying around containing notes, lists, etc
  • I don't like to leave soap in the sponge
  • I follow instructions to a T more often than I eyeball things
  • I drive really close to the steering wheel, and yes, I'm afraid that my airbags will kill me
  • I wait a while for my coffee/tea to cool down before I drink it
  • I enjoy putting dishes and silverware away
  • I enjoy organizing the refrigerator and pantry
  • I sentimentally hold onto things like ticket stubs, photo stickers, etc
  • I like to wet my toothbrush before putting the toothpaste on.
  • I have about three hairstyles: down, ponytail, and bun
dec 27 2015 ∞
dec 27 2015 +
  • stuffing
  • celery
  • mustard
  • bell peppers
  • onions
  • spice
  • spinach
  • pho
nov 21 2015 ∞
nov 22 2015 +
  • Teckan
  • Luke
  • Monica
  • Lizzie
  • Nicole
  • Majesca
  • Danielle
  • Christine
  • Karl
  • Stephanie
  • Edison
  • Mark
oct 4 2015 ∞
dec 5 2015 +

Cool places in the South Bay to show friends who aren't from around here

  • various ramen places
  • Mitsuwa Marketplace
  • Mulligan's
  • Rocketship Park
  • Handel's
  • Redondo Fun Factory
  • beaches
    • Redondo
    • Hermosa
    • Manhattan
  • boba places!
    • Yami
    • Oko
  • Del Amo Fashion Center (I guess)
  • Asano Taiko (?? well with taiko friends)
  • Marukai Forum
  • Wilson Park
jul 6 2015 ∞
jul 6 2015 +
  • atis
  • lanzones
  • mangosteen
  • guyabano (soursop)
  • duhat
  • camachile
  • aratiles
  • bignay
  • susong kalabaw
  • kayamito (star apple)
  • paho (tiny mango)
  • santol
  • chico
  • pongkan
  • rambutan
  • dalanghita
  • suha
  • tiesa
  • jackfruit
  • starfruit
  • dragonfruit
jun 19 2015 ∞
jun 19 2015 +
  • JM: INFJ
  • LD: ESTP
  • SM: ISTJ
  • ET: ESFP
  • GM: ENTJ
  • NM: INTP
  • TY: INFJ
  • RJ: ENTJ
  • WR: ESTP
  • CE: INFJ
  • DG: INFP
  • SL: INTJ
  • CB: ESFP
  • AC: ESFP
  • DL: ISFJ
  • DT: ESFP
  • AM: INTJ
  • PC: ENTP
  • TL: ISFP
  • SS: INTJ
  • OP: ESFP
jun 8 2015 ∞
jul 17 2015 +
  • odaiko form
  • left-side naname playing
  • soloing
  • Yatai Bayashi
  • 4-man Yamabiko
  • Suzume
  • double LH spins
  • double dragon
  • Hachijo
  • sling okedo form
  • any other pieces, really
  • "ka" drill
may 3 2015 ∞
nov 21 2015 +
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • We are the Champions
  • old Britney Spears
  • YMCA
  • We Are Young
  • Total Eclipse of the Heart
  • gotta think of more so I don't blank at karaoke bars
apr 28 2015 ∞
may 21 2015 +
  • My humor is mostly pun-based
  • I'm not above really stupid funny things.
  • I don't really pry; if I think you want me to know something, I'll wait for you to tell me when you're ready.
  • My learning style frustrates me sometimes and I'm trying to understand it
  • When I finally get something... it's on lock for me.
  • Structure is important to me
  • I don't like watching people read a card I wrote them in front of me.
mar 16 2015 ∞
apr 17 2015 +
  • Five Stages of Grief
  • Cool
  • Celebrating the Departed: Mourning in Four Cultures
  • Home
  • Alive
  • Against the Grain
  • Obsessed
  • Coming & Going
  • Return to Innocence
  • Renegade
  • That Which Confines Us
feb 18 2015 ∞
feb 18 2015 +

I think the theme here is "things that already exist"

  • ideas for creative projects
  • lyrics/songwriting (unlock that creativity!)
  • things I should revisit/start doing again
  • handmade gifts
  • traditional art supplies that I own and should use...
  • cool things that I own that I need to figure out how to use
  • beauty products I rely on
  • music-related items I should get that aren't instruments (e.g. closed headphones, cables, tuner, etc)
  • beauty products I own that I should use
  • food deals by time
feb 1 2015 ∞
feb 1 2015 +

Things I'm curious about but don't have time to read up on/pursue:

  • Environmental psychology
  • Personality psychology
  • Human factors & ergonomics
  • Social psychology
  • Music performance science
  • Music analysis
  • Counterpoint
  • Acoustics
  • Color theory
  • Marketing
  • Consumer behavior
  • Media manipulation
  • Effects of social media/Big Data on society
  • Typography
  • Nurition
dec 28 2014 ∞
jan 9 2015 +
  • sky
  • space
  • sun moon
  • Left 4 Dead / 2 / L4D / L4D2
  • Team Fortress 2 / TF2
  • destruction
  • excessive
  • personal
  • my face
  • Los Angeles
  • California
  • pattern
  • Mass Effect / 2 / 3
  • flowers
  • words of wisdom
  • heartwarming
jul 31 2014 ∞
jul 31 2014 +

they may or may not overlap

  • early morning, sun has not risen
  • motivating
  • morning, sunny
  • morning, foggy/hazy?
  • daytime
  • summery
  • afternoon, intimate
  • late afternoon
  • the end
  • throwback 200x
  • homebody
  • active
  • driving
  • school
  • night on the town
  • early evening
  • night, upbeat
  • night, mellow
  • night, contemplative
  • night, poignant
jun 14 2014 ∞
jun 14 2014 +