• The song Moon River
  • Fxx and the Hound movie
  • "Time after time" by cyndi lauper
  • people turning out their pockets with the look of panic when they've lost something
  • people hurriedly eating
  • people hurriedly eating combined with verbal abuse and/or physical violence
  • kids who eat alone
oct 9 2014 ∞
oct 27 2014 +
  • "Get yourself together, show some passion!"
  • Stop criticizing and doubting yourself--there's already enough people in the world who will do that for you.
  • You need to open up and let people in.
  • Move to the city you want and find the best job you can, or find the job you want and live the best life you can.
  • You've been there done that, fuck everyone's opinions, you're here to graduate.
  • Suck it up! Better now than later.
  • Don't fall into that same rut. Get out of your comfort-zone. Don't think. Go fast.
aug 18 2014 ∞
sep 14 2014 +
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SPRING 2014

  • receiving a kind letter, hand-carved box and ring from Alonso
  • carpooling, apartment hangouts, girl night with Brit. & friends
  • coffee chit-chat with Mikey
  • game night with nate, ash, shawn, codey & curtis
  • chatting the cute art boy up
  • making eye-contact with the attractive figure drawing model
  • Moonrise Kingdom & late night pie with Mikey
  • blackjack and slots at the casino
  • akira with friends
  • frozen yogurt with Brit
  • bus travelin' & park talks & candy chomping with Mikey
  • alien/big-foot discussion with Michael
  • non-fic prof. emailing me back

SUMMER 2014

mar 9 2014 ∞
oct 9 2014 +
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  • Do something outlandish/ slightly crazy (new hair color/color maybe)
      • Impulsive park/candy/temp tatts/earth day/shenanigans with Mikey
  • Be employed and save buku bucks for graduate school
    • half way there (still need to save though)
  • get a car
  • Sketch in my sketchbook every day
  • join a club and be involved with the uni
    • ok, not so much a club, but I am more active in Uni activities
  • attempt more french dishes a la julia child
  • become super fit and participate in a run
dec 22 2013 ∞
sep 14 2014 +
  • Do things EARLY and in advance. Prepare and DO NOT wait till the last minute.
  • organize, organize, organize
  • give people more love and kindness than they think they deserve
  • trusting blindly is not always a bad thing
  • BE BRAVE
  • I am worthy of success, love and compassion. I need not prove my worth all the time
dec 6 2013 ∞
dec 6 2013 +
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  • I want to laugh often
  • have a genuine reason to smile
  • a good group of close friends
  • be surrounded by positive people
  • live in a nice city
  • own my own cozy house
apr 21 2013 ∞
apr 21 2013 +
  • train rides
  • on the monorail
  • dreaming on the bus
  • sundays
  • downtown
  • and in that moment we were infinite
  • foreign
  • laurel palmer walks with me
  • drive
  • late night drives
  • sing me to sleep
  • everlong
  • about a girl
  • about a boy
  • pablo picasso
  • great artist inspired tracks! or authors. like make a mix on whta you think a particular write or famous artist would listen to.
  • run away train, drifter
  • thrift store
mar 28 2013 ∞
mar 28 2013 +
  • I impinge on their periphery
  • pitiably inconsequential
  • eradicate an eyesore
  • he world which I have departed is a menagerie
  • call me out on its superfluousness
  • I am clairvoyant
  • I’m an amnestic idiot.
  • saying something conciliatory
  • a blight on the environment.
  • trepidation
  • mollify
  • languor
  • trepidation
  • I’m so tired of the rigmarole
  • beguiling
feb 28 2013 ∞
mar 19 2013 +
  • best coast
  • augustana
  • camera obscura
  • lana del ray
  • stars
  • john mayer
  • mm
  • pg
feb 28 2013 ∞
mar 6 2013 +
  • not accomplishing anything
  • not finding a career after graduating
  • becoming dull & uninteresting
  • children, marriage, being trapped
  • adult=perfection
  • not being prepared
nov 9 2012 ∞
apr 29 2013 +
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  • bring me over a house plant (mini bonsai tree please) as a house warming gift
  • offer a plate of cookies during the holidays
  • be the first one to talk to me
  • be honest and sincere
  • recommend me a favorite book or film or album of yours
  • offer me a ride home
  • say, "this reminded me of you..."
nov 19 2012 ∞
jul 21 2014 +
  • I've seen The Breakfast Club so many times growing up that I can quote every scene word for word. Same with The Lion King, The Terminator, Benny & Joon and Hocus Pocus.
  • When I was 7 years old I religiously listened to the radio for 60s/70s tunes, wore bell bottoms, and swore I was going to become a flower child.
  • I was 12 and happened across the AMC channel. It rocked my 12 year old mind.
  • I was a huge Courtney Love fan when I was 13 & was also a teenage feminist. Most boys were intimidated by that fact.
  • I hate summer time because it means I have to shave my legs ever day
  • one summer I wore the same baggy striped sweater everyday, so much so, that my family threatened to burn it
  • I also had one of my classic hideously ugly sweaters banned form my english class ...
jul 9 2012 ∞
sep 28 2013 +
  • wink without looking as though my face just had a spasm.
  • walk and drink water
  • whistle for a sustained amount of time
  • walk up of down the stairs without looking down at my feet
  • touch my toes
sep 12 2012 ∞
jan 10 2013 +
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  • Milano chow
  • kriten farelle
  • Greno
  • Damon Soule
  • Dale Grimshaw
  • Adam Caldwell
  • David Choe
nov 27 2010 ∞
feb 26 2011 +
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  • "i think you are a great artist and you inspire me"-andrea d.
  • i'm an inspiration-Fernandez
  • an amazing artist-pablo
  • "i loved your artwork, you are one of the best"-pablo
  • "i'd be proud to have you as my daughter"-hudecek
  • i have a gift for writing and should consider writing as a career-hudecek
  • "what a cool girl she turned out to be"-taylor
  • "you made my high school years worth it"-Gianna
  • "it's students like you that make me proud to be a teacher"-srsen
  • "i couldn't think of anyone more deserving of the artist of the year award than you"-srsen
  • "you know what, i think you're the prettiest girl in this class"-elliot
jun 13 2010 ∞
oct 27 2014 +
  • Teddy( 5yrs)
    • this kid was my partner in crime.he was my best friend. i remember we once out ran a bunch of kids who were throwing rocks at us because we had a lunch box full of pennys. he lived in the same apartment complex as me.
  • Brent & Drake (5yrs)
    • i loved these boys. i was the only girl but they never noticed. i played video games with drake all the time. brent use to get me to talk to him since i was shy and if i wouldn't he'd tickle my feet.
  • Cassy(7yrs)
    • the only other friend i knew who was born premature and was as small as me. She talked about god all the time and was super cute.
jun 25 2010 ∞
jun 24 2012 +
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  • How to be happy: decide every morning that you are in a good mood.
      • Today is a good day for a good day.
  • Strive for progress, not perfection
      • Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful.
      • Stop being afraid of what could go wrong; focus on what could go right.
  • Make choices that reflect your hopes, not your fears.
  • Don't count the days; make the days count.
      • Don't let yesterday take up too much of today.
  • Failure is a bruise, not a tattoo.
aug 18 2014 ∞
aug 18 2014 +
  • I have a birthmark on my inner left elbow shaped exactly like a butterfly
  • I think the sheer stretch marks on my knees are kinda cool
  • my skin is really translucent for some reason and therefore most of my veins are easily visible (it's really weird but kind of neat)
  • Also on the left side of my body you can see this giant spider web of veins leading to my heart
  • I know every location of all my freckles and I absolutely love them
  • my feet have extremely high arches, and when I look at them from a certain angle my feet look like telephones (house phones from the 80s)
  • my joints pop constantly, mostly the hips, elbows, shoulders, and toes
  • my thumbs are double jointed so I can bend them back to gross degrees
aug 1 2014 ∞
sep 1 2014 +
  • psychology
  • genetic mutations
  • abnormalities
  • psychological disorders
  • brain chemical imbalances
  • conjoined twins
  • childhood fantasies
  • imaginary friends
  • people who see spirits
  • intuition
  • past lives
  • plant communication
  • aliens/big-foot/lockness monster
  • counter cultures
  • child geniuses
  • coping mechanisms
may 7 2014 ∞
may 7 2014 +
  • my listography lists
  • bookshelf
  • paperwork (by semester)
  • to reads on my shelfari
  • letters received/ to mail
  • magazine recipes/clippings
  • under the bed
dec 23 2013 ∞
dec 23 2013 +
  • excuses for not flossing
  • Never trying on clothes in the store & also never bothering to look at the tag-size
  • not sleeping when I have to get up early
  • forgetting peoples names
  • picking at my face when I'm stressed out
  • figiting and lack of eye contact when nervous
  • only taking what fits into my pockets
  • never carrying my cellphone (I'm probably the only person who does not care to own or use their cell phone, shocker I know)
  • telling the same story twice or forgetting that the person whom I'm telling the story to was there
  • slouching
  • not folding my laundry and letting my clothes pile up in the corner of my room
jul 9 2012 ∞
jul 18 2012 +
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  • snail mail
  • post cards
  • scented love letters
  • signing a love letter with a kiss
  • writing your phone number on peoples wrists or cocktail napkins
  • red lipstick
  • curls
  • welcome to the neighborhood jello molds
  • block parties
  • thank you cards/notes
  • passing folded notes in class
  • hats
  • homemade baked goods during the holidays
  • legit photo-booth pictures
  • keeping photos of your sweetheart in your wallet or locket
  • walking your cutie home from school
  • kissing under the mistletoe
  • girls wearing their boyfriends jacket
  • getting dolled up for a night on the town...
jul 17 2012 ∞
sep 28 2013 +
  • practice practice practice my art. hone those skills. especially figure drawing
  • talk to my professors. get in good with them.
  • research graduate school, cost, places, degree path etc.
  • submit my writing and art work! Seriously, i need to get my work out there, gain some damn exposure.
  • research the main players of the game in the art community and writing world.
  • fix my car and fucking drive all over town. I'm really too damn old, and I need to get over this stupid fear of driving.
  • Get a job. I look like a real loser without one, and hey, i'd like to spend some cash on my cutie-pie...and you know gas for the car would come in handy.
  • have a game plan. I need to figure out a direction BEFORE i graduate. what career path am I leaning towards, and how am i g...
nov 10 2012 ∞
nov 10 2012 +
  • send 'happy mail' more often
    • mixed CDs w/ covers and pretty decorated envelope cases
    • handwritten letters
    • bubble paper
    • mini gifts like handmade earrings or beaded braclets
    • paper stars
    • used books with highlighted quotes(tuesdays w/ morrie, sidartha etc)
    • food recipes with my own cute illustrations and/or photos
    • old fashion-ey trinkets
    • mini candy themes & gum
    • tea bags and mint tins filled with little notes and goodies
    • vintage postcards from bookmans or handmade collages by me
    • mini journals made by me
    • list of favorite quotes
feb 26 2012 ∞
mar 10 2012 +
  • great listener who will listen to you talk for hours
  • has the utmost ability and talent for weaving in and out of large crowds quickly
  • walks tremendously fast
  • only dishes out sincere compliments when needed
  • explains things eloquently well without making people feel like shit
  • makes the best music mixes
  • makes many references to films and books
  • I'm very intuitive and can call bullshit with ease
  • unable to walk and drink water simultaneously; however, I can pat my head and rub my stomach at the same time
  • president of the Overachievers Who Are Really Grade A Slackers And Top Shelf Bullshitters Club.
aug 26 2012 ∞
jan 21 2013 +
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  • sunday morning breakfast with french toast
  • stopping at a side restaurant during one of our family road trips so i could eat and stretch my legs
  • visiting the flower garden in Oregon
  • cozy-ing up to a good flick with home made bread and soup during the monsoon weather
  • hot-chocolate, a good book, and cloudy weather
  • sunday mornings with my mom, popcorn & those crazy dramatic movies
  • my father running to the nearest vending machine to get me a soda when i'm sick
  • little cafes that smell of coffee beans,vanilla and books
  • traveling
  • public transportation: the metro, subway, bicycle
  • vintage bicycles, especially the ones wit...
jun 1 2012 ∞
sep 1 2014 +
  • Going blind by a lazer pointer. I'm terrified some stupid 14 year old kid will be playing around with a lazer pointer and accidentally shine it on my eyes, thus rendering me blind.
  • The idea that all my friends and family could secretly have hidden cameras in their homes. This is why I act rather refined in others homes; I'm afraid they can see everything I'm doing.
  • People that can read my mind. Every time I meet someone new, I get this terrible feeling that they secretly have the ability to read my mind, and thus I need to stop thinking stupid thoughts.
  • The idea that people secretly measure every item in their medicine cabinet and will therefore know if I moved things around
  • People time how long I'm occupying the bathroom stall.
jul 17 2012 ∞
jul 23 2012 +
  • dress length
    • 30"-31" if worn with slip
    • 32"-33" is a comfortable length
    • 34"-35" hits right at the knee
  • shorts
    • 3 inch inseam for the shortest
    • 6.5" inseam is comfortable
  • skirts
    • 13" above the knee
    • 16" medium/high waist & hits just above knee
    • 21" high waist & hits just below knee
  • jackets
    • 17" crop hitting a little blow waist
    • 20"-21" hits right above the belt, good length
    • 31" long cardigan
jul 14 2012 ∞
jul 14 2012 +

make a book about this filled with pictures for each idea

  • train trip! plan an adventure hogwarts style and ride a train instead of a plane.
  • be a foreign exchange student, erhhhm study abroad. how about Japan, Britain, Greece, Ireland, anywhere really.
  • karaoke, karaoke, karaoke! I don't care if I have to take singing lessons or be drunk off my ass to perform, but it will happen.
  • screw disneyland(even though I've never been there either), I'm going to efteling.
  • visit the museum of natural history!!
  • spend a night catching fire flys
  • ride in a hot air balloon and hope that it doesn't crash
  • finally see some of the most famous art pieces & architecture that I've been readi...
may 26 2012 ∞
oct 9 2014 +
  • Chicago
  • The Nutcracker
  • Romeo & Juliet
  • Ain't Misbehavin'
  • Xanadu
  • Around the World in 80 Days
  • Venus in Fur
  • Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
sep 14 2014 ∞
sep 14 2014 +
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  • Go to Japan to teach english
  • travel to South Korea, China, France, Europe
  • get a job at the A.Z.A. financial group
  • join a university club
  • drive
  • get an writing internship
  • start saying yes instead of no
  • contact former professors
  • volunteer at art museum or poetry center
apr 29 2013 ∞
may 1 2013 +
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  • rainy days
    • hot chocolate mix
    • scone mix
    • dvd?
    • small umbrella
  • sunny days
    • a good novel
    • lemon candy
  • fall/autumns
    • cinnamon sticks
    • mini candles
    • harriet the spy dvd
  • university
    • across the universe dvd
    • argyle socks
    • planner
    • fancy pen/pencil set
apr 18 2013 ∞
apr 18 2013 +
  • Start your story with: “He glanced at his watch impatiently…”
  • Write about a stranger you see. Either their back-story or what they are thinking in the moment you see them.
  • Write a story based on a dream you had
  • Select a book at random and use the last sentence of the story as the first line of your new story.
  • Write a story that takes place in an airport terminal.
  • Write a story that takes place in the kitchen. (i'm think a mouse and cheese)
  • something about characters on the sub/subway etc.
  • rewrite/edit one of your previous writings
  • Something about which people seem to compliment you. (shoes, looking down, glass half empty)
  • Someone you met randomly that's made an i...
mar 3 2013 ∞
mar 3 2013 +
  • yawning
  • dimples
  • messy hair
jan 26 2013 ∞
feb 3 2013 +
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  • a fish tank with goldfish
  • plants, hanging plants, terrariums, greenhouse etc.
  • glowing lights
  • bookshelves
  • big windows and lots of natural lighting
nov 10 2012 ∞
jan 7 2013 +
  • people who say 'trust me'
  • those with exceptionally white teeth
  • people who randomly whistle out-loud while they walk
  • sales clerks
  • bubbly people
  • charming people
  • those with a large # of "friends"
  • adults who don't drink coffee
  • people who think partying is a legitimate sport
  • those who don't read books
  • people who claim to not like music (how is that even possible?)
  • Adults who haven't read a book past the age of eight (like wise those who've only read the same books since they were eight)
  • People who dish out compliments like candy
  • People who claim they have a real plan fo...
sep 27 2012 ∞
oct 19 2013 +
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flattering

  • 3/4 sleeves
  • A-line dress
  • flared & straight leg jeans
  • halter style/ racer back tops
  • drop shoulder
  • cropped cardigans
  • mid rise
  • loafers & oxfords
  • skirts that hit just above the knee
  • colors:
    • navy/indigo
    • sky blue
    • light pink/salmon
    • eggplant
    • emerald green
    • warm yellow
    • burgundy
    • maroon/deep red
    • olive
jul 14 2012 ∞
aug 5 2012 +

My Picasso

  • your curly hair
  • sweet smile
  • that one dimple when you smile
  • you're shy at times
  • i love your bashful face
  • deep genuine brown eyes
  • long eyelashes
  • tiny freckles on your face
  • the slight Spanish accent
  • watching you skateboard
  • your awkward small talk
  • artistic abilities(art, graphic design, photography)
  • humble
  • your unwavering faith
  • the plaid shirts you wear so often
  • when you go out of your way to say hi to me
  • i could always find you by your green backpack
jun 25 2010 ∞
sep 1 2014 +