• DC to Pittsburg: Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Trails
  • East coast, Maine to FL
  • all the way across the country
  • VT loop
  • New Mexico (need a mountain bike/fat bike)
may 9 2016 ∞
jan 8 2017 +
  • Purple Hibiscus , Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Wild , Cheryl Strayed
  • The Argonauts , Maggie Nelson
  • The Year of Magical Thinking , Joan Didion
  • The Song of Solomon , Toni Morrison
  • Waiting: The True Confessions of a Waitress , Debra Ginsberg
  • You Don't Have to Like Me , Alida Nugent
  • Disgruntled , Asali Solomon
  • Averno , Louise Glück
  • The Opposite of Loneliness , Marina Keegan
  • Carry On, Warrior , Glennon Doyle Melton
  • The Secret Life of Bees , Sue Monk Kidd
  • The Vagina Monologues , Eve Ensler
  • Prodigal Summer , Barbara Kingsolver
  • Pussy, King of the Pirates , Kathy Acker
  • An American Childhood , Annie Dillard
  • Black Ice , Lorene Cary
  • And Short the Season , Maxine Kumin
  • Milk and Honey , Rupi Kaur
  • The Bean Trees , Barbara Kingsolver
jan 8 2016 ∞
jan 1 2017 +
  • Women , Chloe Caldwell
  • The Blind Assassin , Margaret Atwood
  • Autobiography of Red , Anne Carson
  • Norwegian wood , Haruki Murakami
  • NW , Zadie Smith
  • Half of a Yellow Sun , Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Babylon Revisited and Other Stories , F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Breakfast of Champions , Kurt Vonnegut
  • The History of Love , Nicole Krauss
  • Girl with Curious Hair , David Foster Wallace
  • Cunt: A Declaration of Independence , Inga Muscio
  • The Marriage Plot , Jeffrey Eugenides
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's , Truman Capote
  • The Corrections , Jonathan Franzen
jan 11 2015 ∞
jan 8 2016 +
  • A Moveable Feast , Ernest Hemingway
  • Kitchen , Banana Yoshimoto
  • Short Stories , F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • 25 Best Short Stories , O. Henry
  • The Old Man and the Sea , Ernest Hemingway
  • The Beautiful and the Damned , F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Orange is the New Black , Piper Kerman
  • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running , Haruki Murakami
jul 18 2013 ∞
sep 2 2013 +
  • oven-roasted tomatoes
  • strawberries
  • raspberries
  • cherries
  • apples
  • roasted beets
  • sweet potatoes
  • oranges
  • mangoes
  • bananas
  • pineapple
  • summer squash
  • zucchini
  • cucumbers
  • avocados
  • spinach
  • asparagus
  • kale
  • grapes
  • blueberries
  • eggplant
may 1 2013 ∞
may 9 2013 +
  • Winter's Bone
  • True Grit
  • Bend it Like Beckham
  • The Graduate
  • Breakfast At Tiffany's
  • Rabbit Hole
  • All Good Things
  • The Notebook
  • Princess Diaries
  • Dogtooth
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Klunkerz
feb 11 2012 ∞
jun 13 2016 +
  • sub 8 minute 2k (accomplished 6/2/11)
  • race at the Head of the Charles (college)
  • 7:40 2k
  • sub 2:05 (split) 6k (accomplished 10/14/11)
  • 2:00 (split) 6k
  • row a marathon on the erg (6/24/12)
  • row a marathon in a boat (10/27/12)
  • erg with a coxswain on my back
  • 23:45 6k
  • erg and then find 5 dollars
jul 7 2011 ∞
mar 11 2014 +
  • run a half-marathon
  • run a full marathon
  • hike the Appalachian trail
  • bike across the United States
  • ride a horse without a saddle
  • go skiing in Europe
  • go swimming in the Dead Sea
  • re-learn how to play the piano well
  • ride in a hot air balloon
  • go sky diving
  • sleep on an overnight train (St. Petersburg to Moscow)
  • visit all 7 continents
    • do a 2k on every one (ha!)
  • visit all 50 states
  • live in a foreign country
  • visit LA and see Jeopardy! live
jun 4 2011 ∞
feb 25 2016 +
  • socks
  • hair clips
  • my train of thought
  • toothpaste, apparently
mar 28 2011 ∞
mar 31 2011 +
  • all day dining
  • creezamping (crew + freezing + camping)
  • the game we played at Liz's birthday party
  • iO comedy
  • the huge blizzard and two snow days
      • trying to brick up the classics arch
  • staying up really late watching movies in Ariel's room
  • getting 1st in the relay at CIRCs
  • crew winter formal
  • ice skating at midnight on a melting ice rink
  • crew spoonerisms
  • rowing to Michigan Avenue
  • pie eating contest
feb 11 2011 ∞
may 21 2011 +
  • "I was straight and I used to shower every day. I was like the biggest freak on camp. The only time Birch would shower was when I would drag her in the shower and take off her clothes and throw her in there." Kushki
      • "What a bunch of hairy, hippie lesbians we are." Mango
  • "Have a nice chat with mango. Don't get carried away. You don't want to get pregnant at the age of 19." Kushki
  • "It's thundering." me
      • "Outside? I don't think it is." Mango
      • "Mango you're in new york." me
  • "I don't know a single person who owns a penis!" Mango
oct 24 2010 ∞
nov 26 2010 +
  • "My mom thinks I look like I should be sheldon's bff because I'm reading a geek book with my geeky glasses and headlamp" Mango
  • "I'm on the bus to nyc and I fell asleep and snored so loud I woke myself up." Mango
  • "Ooh 3 sickles and a dungbomb! it's my lucky day." Molly
  • "Maybe that's why ms foster wears so many scarves" Phil
  • "I just woke up with a gay boy in my bed =\" Caroline
  • "Because the sight of me makes you pee in your pants?" Molly
  • "I just walked by the hippie version of candy chaplin" Phil
  • "My ex-boyfriend just sent me this text: FWD: I'm beginning to think you're in an actual lesbian relationship with erin ferguson" Mango
aug 24 2010 ∞
may 17 2011 +
  • A Neutron walks into the bar and asks how much it is for a drink. The bartender says, "For you, no charge."
  • What goes up and down but doesn't move? A sine curve.
apr 2 2010 ∞
nov 23 2010 +
mar 13 2010 ∞
apr 18 2015 +
  • Mr. Moerlein
  • Ms. Foster
  • Trevor
  • Mrs. Carter
  • Mr. Barnard
  • Doc
dec 21 2009 ∞
jun 25 2010 +
  • plain chapstick
  • oatmeal raisin granola bars
nov 8 2009 ∞
nov 14 2009 +

School

  • winning senior survivor because of Phil
  • the crazy middle schooler ("Did you ever meet Hitler?")
  • going to Bertucci's for lunch with Phil
  • bringing a chair and lamp from the senior forum into the physics room and making Seiger sit in it with his feet up
  • when the whole school got swine flu
  • the Mr. Anthony spooning Doc story
  • the days in AP English when we don't talk about the book except for 5 minutes
  • teaching Mr. Anthony "nom nom nom"

Crew

  • doing *impressions* of people during our free time at Pasquaaaney
  • "I love coxswains so much I married one."
  • crew carpool videos
  • 4th place in the 8 at NHCs
oct 18 2009 ∞
dec 16 2010 +
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  • Sitting in a huge comfy chair in front of a fireplace with a book
  • Walking alone through a small town in the summertime
  • Christmastime in a city
  • Taking long naps outside on the grass in the sun
  • Catching snowflakes on your tongue during the first snowfall
  • Ice skating outside at night
  • Swimming in a lake alone during sunset and diving off a dock into the water
  • Having picnics and running through fields
  • Lying on the beach and listening to the waves
  • Coming around a corner on a long car trip to see a breath-taking view of trees and mountains
  • Being able to go anywhere and do anything, with anyone
sep 26 2009 ∞
mar 30 2011 +

As chronological as possible

  • Dartmouth
  • Middlebury
  • Bates
  • Bowdoin
  • Connecticut College
  • Clark University
  • Tufts
  • Colgate
  • Hamilton
  • University of Chicago
aug 10 2009 ∞
aug 10 2009 +
  • "What is life other than a collection of moments, some moments you want to remember, while others you try very hard to repress."
  • "Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time."
  • "A superstition is a premature explanation that overstays its time."
  • "Those who can laugh without cause have either found the true meaning of happiness or have gone stark raving mad."
  • "Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it."
  • "Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught." Winston Churchill
  • "Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be alway...
apr 18 2009 ∞
jun 1 2010 +
  • smart
  • funny
  • easy to talk to, be with
  • understanding
  • quirky
dec 14 2008 ∞
sep 13 2010 +
  • always putting on and tying my left shoe before my right
  • my shoes always have to be evenly tied tightly
  • always doing the exact same thing as I dry off after showers
  • always putting my contacts in and taking them out in the same order
dec 14 2008 ∞
mar 17 2010 +
  • Go sky diving
  • Visit 6/7 continents and all 50 states
  • Read all of Shakespeare's plays
  • Watch IMDB's top 100 movies of all times
  • Read a good majority of Barnes and Noble's Classics
  • Become fluent in at least 3 languages
  • See a drive-in movie
dec 14 2008 ∞
mar 17 2010 +
  • Pigs in Heaven , Barbara Kingsolver (audiobook)
  • My Brilliant Friend , Elena Ferrante
  • Oryx and Crake , Margaret Atwood (audiobook)
  • Homegoing , Yaa Gyasi (audiobook)
  • Bad Feminist , Roxane Gay
  • West with the Night , Beryl Markham
  • Mr. Fox , Helen Oyeyemi
  • The Girl on the Train , Paula Hawkins
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events, Books 1-8 , Lemony Snicket
  • Turtles All the Way Down , John Green

currently reading

  • The Secret History , Donna Tartt
  • Summer , Edith Wharton
  • The Abundance , Annie Dillard
  • Middlesex Jeffrey Eugenides
jan 8 2017 ∞
nov 6 2017 +
  • Alexi Murdoch
  • The Bird and the Bee
  • Robyn
  • The Lumineers
  • Mumford and Sons: Babel
  • Hayley Kiyoko
  • Halsey
jan 30 2016 ∞
may 21 2017 +
  • Annie Dillard
  • Andrea Gibson
  • Alison Bechdel
  • Toni Morrison
  • Gloria Steinem
  • Alida Nugent
  • Audre Lorde
  • Alice Walker
  • Mary Oliver
  • Anaïs Nin
nov 1 2015 ∞
may 17 2016 +
  • Go Your Own Way , Fleetwood Mac
  • Landslide , Stevie Nicks
  • Cecilia , Simon and Garfunkel
  • Featherstone , The Paper Kites
  • The Wire , Haim
  • Wetsuit , The Vaccines
feb 28 2015 ∞
oct 6 2015 +
  • A Clockwork Orange , Anthony Burgess
  • On Beauty , Zadie Smith
  • Once a Runner , John L. Parker Jr.
  • Fun Home , Alison Bechdel
  • White Teeth , Zadie Smith
  • Americanah , Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Code Name Verity , Elizabeth E. Wein
  • The Bell Jar , Sylvia Plath
  • The Goldfinch , Donna Tartt
  • The Brief, Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao , Junot Diaz
  • The Boys in the Boat , Daniel James Brown
  • A Walk in the Woods , Bill Bryson
  • Franny and Zooey , J. D. Salinger
jan 17 2014 ∞
nov 1 2015 +
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Gertrude Stein
  • James Purdy
  • Colum McCann
  • The Cider House Rules , John Irving
  • Auntie Mame , Patrick Dennis
  • This Side of Paradise , F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Sun Also Rises , Ernest Hemingway
  • A Doll's House , Henrik Ibsen
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's , Truman Capote
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance , Robert M. Pirsig
  • The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047
jul 21 2013 ∞
sep 23 2016 +
  • Dead Souls, Nikolai Gogol
  • Fathers and Children, Ivan Turgenev
  • The Duel, Anton Chekhov
  • Les Miserables, Victor Hugo
  • A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway
  • Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Jean-Jacques Rousseau (re-read)
  • The Social Contract, Jean-Jacques Rousseau (re-read)
  • See Summer 2013 List
  • Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe Fannie Flagg
  • In Defense of Food , Michael Pollan
  • The Time Traveler's Wife , Audrey Niffenegger
  • Where'd you go Bernadette , Maria Semple
may 8 2013 ∞
jan 14 2014 +
  • row downtown
  • run from campus to Navy Pier
  • go to the Art Institute of Chicago
  • riverboat architecture tour
  • see Second City
  • go swimming at the Point
  • sunrise run to the Point
  • sunset bike ride to Navy Pier
  • run a half-marathon before I graduate
  • go to christkindlmarket
  • see the zoo lights
  • lunch at the Hancock tower (window table!)
jul 7 2011 ∞
may 11 2014 +

Fall Quarter

  • GREK: Intermediate Greek (201)
  • HIST: Introduction to Russian Civilization
  • RUSS: Russian through Pushkin (language)
  • RUSS: Russian Literature from Classicism to Romanticism

Winter Quarter

  • GREK: Intermediate Greek (202)
  • HIST: Introduction to Russian Civilization
  • RUSS: Russian through Pushkin (language)
  • FNDL: Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment
  • FNDL: Dante's Divine Comedy 1: Inferno

Spring Quarter

  • GREK: Intermediate Greek (203)
  • RUSS: Russian through Pushkin (language)
  • LING: Introduction to Linguistics
  • CMLT: Nerves in the 19th Century
jun 6 2011 ∞
mar 16 2012 +
  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Aquinas
  • Alfarabi
  • Machiavelli
  • Hobbes
  • Locke
  • Nabokov
  • Rousseau
  • Nietzsche
  • Tocqueville
  • Mill
  • Marx
  • Pushkin
  • Lomonosov
  • Karamzin
  • Lermontov
  • Gogol
  • Tolstoy
  • Dostoevsky
  • Chekhov
mar 10 2011 ∞
nov 8 2013 +

Fall Quarter

  • HUM: Readings in World Literature - The Epic
  • SOSC: Classics of Social and Political Thought
  • MATH: Calc 151
  • LATN: Roman Elegy

Winter Quarter

  • HUM: Readings in World Literature - Autobiography
  • SOSC: Classics of Social and Political Thought
  • MATH: Calc 152
  • GREK: Accelerated Intro to Greek (112)

Spring Quarter

  • HUM: Readings in World Literature - The Novel
  • SOSC: Classics of Social and Political Thought
nov 19 2010 ∞
mar 30 2011 +

First Year

  • "I met someone and I didn't like his face so I killed him." Helma Dik
  • "This is more like 'Houston we have a problem.'" Helma Dik
  • "When you meet Hermes you will recognize him." Helma Dik
  • "I certainly entertain tangents on kittens." Lauren Silvers
  • "And when A is less than zero, we just give up." David Diamondstone
  • "You guys have extra liquor? What the fuck is wrong with this team? You need to learn how to party better." JJ
  • "Stasis: Charlie Sheen = Nietzsche. Destabilization: Rebecca's face." Rebecca
  • "Las Vegas seems to have its own narrative logic." Lauren Silvers
  • "I should get a gold medal. I'm going to take one of those trophies and run around with it. Fuck all of y'all, I win!" Ma...
sep 23 2010 ∞
mar 15 2012 +
  • “What is that?” me
    • “That’s a jug of Koolaid with alcohol in it.” Auntie
  • “I’m looking at my hair in the moonlight! Even though there’s no moonlight in here...” Molly
  • “Maybe if I have a second life, I’ll be a dog. But this is my first life.” Molly
  • “It’s a good thing I’m the woman; otherwise I’d be giving you the finger.” Mom
  • “I’ll have breakfast, I’ll wait a few minutes, then I’ll have lunch.” Molly
  • “The junk goes in the drawers!” Mom
  • “Ali’s dad is a hypnotist.” me
    • “He should hypnotize his wife.” Mom
  • “Did you know that Girl’s JV soccer i...
aug 23 2010 ∞
mar 14 2016 +
  • Pre-K: Snow White
  • 1st grade: Esmerelda
  • 2nd grade: Pippi Longstockings
  • 3rd grade: Buttercup (the green Powerpuff girl)
  • 4th grade: don't remember
  • 5th grade: a witch
  • 6th grade: Violet Baudelaire (A Series of Unfortunate Events)
  • 7th grade: housewife
may 20 2010 ∞
oct 31 2013 +
  • Great Pyramid of Giza
  • Colosseum
  • Great Wall of China
  • Taj Mahal
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Acropolis of Athens
  • Grand Canyon
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Stonehenge
  • Forbidden City
  • St. Peter's Basilica
  • Notre Dame
  • St. Basil's Cathedral
mar 17 2010 ∞
oct 27 2015 +

Starting from when I was little...

  • Inventor (of a time machine) - oh, 2nd grade
  • Software Engineer
  • Author
  • Psychologist
  • Lawyer
  • Teacher/Professor
  • Archeologist
feb 19 2010 ∞
mar 4 2013 +

Featuring...

  • Don't Rush Me Boy!
  • In a Minute or Six
  • Trickily
  • When I Was Two (My Mommy Taught Me)
  • That Would Be Sad
  • That Would Be Sad: Reprise (That Would Be Peachy)
  • Poosh It (Poosh It Real Good)
dec 24 2009 ∞
jan 8 2010 +
  • jumping in leaf piles
  • playgrounds
  • making snow angels
  • sand castles on the beach
nov 24 2009 ∞
feb 18 2010 +

Choir

  • “I want you to sit close enough so that I can hit you if I have to.” Mrs. Devino
  • “It could be an evil woman-doer.” Mrs. Devino

Latin

  • “If you don’t like gossip, this is not the class for you.” Doc
  • “We like the awkward turtle in this class.” Doc
  • “I know it’s embarrassing having a teacher who knows more about music than you.” Doc
  • “Doc, you trained us for Cash Cab.” Kemal
  • “Florida’s just old people, alligators, and dead armadillos.” Claudia
  • “Doc when was the last time you were out in the woods with the administrators?”...
nov 14 2009 ∞
dec 4 2018 +

Mr. Mathes

  • “Thought you were going to a private school and you ended up at a mental institution.”
  • “I’m weird. I was born that way. My mother dropped me on a radiator.”
  • “Now I’m living under a bridge in a garbage bag. I am beyond drunk.”
  • “I was having pure-grain alcohol to forget my troubles from this class.”
  • “You have a bigger mouth than a store of knowledge.”
  • “Wouldn’t you feel better if you failed but it was an F+?”
  • “What would happen to your self esteem if I got a raise because I hit you?”
  • “You and Mr. Pythag would’ve gotten along well. He was also a crackpot.”
  • “You better work or your college of choice will be YDC.”

Mr. Anthony

oct 20 2009 ∞
dec 16 2013 +
  • Memorize Book 1 of the Aeneid in Latin
  • Memorize pi to at least 100 digits (314?)
  • Read the Rig Veda in Sanskrit
sep 28 2009 ∞
mar 6 2011 +
  • Carry On (fun)
  • Die Young (Ke$ha)
  • Pursuit of Happiness (Lissie)
  • Ho Hey (The Lumineers)

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Past Favorites

  • Somebody That I Used to Know (Gotye)
  • Tonight, Tonight (Hot Chelle Rae)
  • Edge of Glory (Lady Gaga)
  • Rolling in the Deep (Adele)
  • Do Wah Doo (Kate Nash)
  • Major Tom (Shiny Toy Guns)
  • Do You Recall (Royal Wood)
  • Crinan Wood (Alexi Murdoch)
  • All My Days (Alexi Murdoch)
  • The Ragged Sea (Alexi Murdoch)
  • Home (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes)
  • Every Morning (Basshunter)
  • Cosmic Love (Florence + the Machine)
sep 9 2009 ∞
mar 8 2013 +

Girls

  • Natalie
  • Rebecca
  • Jane
  • Emily/Emma
  • Meredith
  • Phoebe
  • Maggie
  • Charlotte

Boys

  • James
  • Jasper
  • Colin
  • Michael
  • Andy
  • Timothy
  • Stephen
  • Jeremy
  • Peter
  • Nicholas
dec 14 2008 ∞
mar 6 2011 +
  • Alexi Murdoch
  • Mumford and Sons
  • The Bird and the Bee
  • Florence + the Machine
  • Basshunter
  • R.E.M.
  • Indigo Girls
  • Mike and the Mechanics
  • U2
  • Toto
  • Queen
  • Ke$ha
  • Lady Gaga
  • Katy Perry
  • Bruno Mars
  • ABBA
  • Rush
  • The Beatles
  • Journey
  • .38 Special
  • Talking Heads
dec 14 2008 ∞
mar 6 2011 +
  • Lima, Peru - Pam
  • Buffalo, NY - Chelsea and Sasha
  • San Francisco/Bay Area - Elora, Mary, Annalisa
  • LA - Phil
  • Boulder/Denver, CO - Sophia
  • Seattle, WA - Tareyn
  • Whitefish, MT - Paula
mar 31 2016 ∞
jan 8 2017 +
  • Purple Hibiscus , Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Black Ice , Lorene Cary
  • Prodigal Summer , Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Handmaid's Tale , Margaret Atwood
  • To the Lighthouse , Virginia Woolf
  • Wild , Cheryl Strayed
  • Are You My Mother? , Alison Bechdel
  • The Tiger's Wife , Téa Obreht
  • The Woman Upstairs , Claire Messud
  • A Pearl in the Storm , Tori Murden
  • Queen of the Court , Serena Williams
  • Hold Still , Sally Mann
  • Mislaid , Nell Zink
  • Parable of the Sower , Octavia Butler* (exeter)
  • Course Correction: A Story of Rowing and Resilience in the Wake of Title IX , Ginny Gilder
  • The Abyss , Marguerite Yourcenar
  • Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America , Ayana Byrd
  • The Maytrees , Annie Dillard* (exeter)
nov 19 2015 ∞
dec 4 2016 +
  • clipped
  • game of thrones
  • 30 rock
  • broad city
  • agent carter
  • house of cards
  • girls
  • true blood
  • the fosters
  • mad men
  • friends
  • weeds
  • the americans
sep 12 2015 ∞
sep 12 2015 +

Movies

  • Annie Hall
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • Frances Ha
  • Blue is the Warmest Color
  • Thelma & Louise
  • Brokeback Mountain
  • The Big Chill
  • Mona Lisa Smile
  • The Time Traveler's Wife
  • Silver Lining's Playbook
  • Obvious Child
  • Almost Famous
  • Boyhood
  • The Hours
  • An Affair to Remember
  • This Girl Friday
  • The Odd Couple
  • The Quiet Man
  • Julia
  • Ma Vie En Rose
jun 8 2014 ∞
mar 13 2016 +
  • Always carry a book with you wherever you go
  • Never put your socks on before you get in the boat
sep 17 2013 ∞
nov 8 2013 +
  • Vermont
  • Montana
  • Colorado
  • Ireland
may 10 2013 ∞
may 10 2013 +

Travel

  • drove across the country with my family
  • went to 28/50 states (I think that number is correct...)
    • visited several National Parks/Monuments
        • The Grand Canyon (AZ)
        • Yellowstone (MT/WY)
        • Yosemite (CA)
        • Sequoia (CA)
        • Redwood (CA)
        • Arches (UT)
        • Zion (UT)
        • The Badlands (SD)
        • Bryce Canyon (UT)
        • Crazy Horse Memorial (SD)
        • Mt. Rushmore (SD)
        • Devil's Tower (WY)
        • Custer (SD)
jun 28 2011 ∞
sep 17 2013 +
  • when people leave faucets dripping
  • and lights on
  • stringy bananas
  • people who text and walk (bit hypocritical here)
  • people who stand still on moving walkways
  • the fact that watches are becoming obsolete and are being replaced by cell phones
  • people who listen to their ipods when they walk places. sing to yourself, out loud or in your head
  • people who lock their bikes so close to yours that you can't get yours out without difficulty or without the other bike falling on top of you
  • when people don't change the radio station when it gets to an ad
  • when poems are translated into English but they still rhyme. the integrity of the original poem is totally lost
may 1 2011 ∞
oct 11 2011 +
  • rowing in weather I could be skiing in (breakin' out the pogies). also in the dark.
  • losing the ability to walk without being in pain
  • running from Henry Crown to Navy Pier (over 8 miles)
  • sleeping way too much - naps that made each day seem like two days
  • fun bonding times with the team
mar 27 2011 ∞
mar 27 2011 +

From this list [http://1000awesomethings.com/the-top-100...]

  • (981) wearing clothes just out of the dryer
  • (980) old, dangerous playground equipment
  • (974) high tens
  • (963) when someone offers to toss your dirty clothes in with their load of laundry
  • (959) planning for snoozing your alarm
  • (954) rain hair
  • (943) using q-tips the way you’re not supposed to use them
  • (937) the smell of rain on a hot sidewalk
  • (935) eating cookies like cookie monster
  • (933) the first scoop out of a jar of peanut butter
  • (932) wearing sandals when you shouldn’t be wearing sandals
  • (922) getting a trucker to blow their hor...
feb 2 2011 ∞
jan 22 2013 +

Vincent Twitter (largeroosters)

  • Melinda: Felipe called me Rachel
    • Rachel: We're fucking different people!
    • Chris: Well it would be awkward if you were fucking the same person
  • [to Morgan] "Don't worry, if Alan Rickman talked to me I would orgasm too." Kyle Michelson
  • "You know the dogs that are so ugly they're cute? That's how I feel about babies." Melinda
  • "I sleep with anyone who asks." Laura
  • "Can we have afternoon delight for study break?" Jen

All Day Dining (12/3/10) from twitter

  • Laura (on Dodd-Mead): "They're like... the special kids."
  • Eli, you're sounding desperate. You can't ASK people tweet back at you.
dec 3 2010 ∞
mar 9 2011 +
  • Easy A
  • The Social Network
  • It's Kind of a Funny Story
  • HARRY POTTER
  • Burlesque
  • Love and Other Drugs
  • Black Swan
  • The Adjustment Bureau
  • The King's Speech
oct 5 2010 ∞
mar 6 2011 +

Physics

  • “If you want to go to the semi-formal with him, dude just go over and ask him.” Mr. Cousineau
  • “I’m so used to being able to fail.” Maeghan
  • “Is lambda the peace sign without the circle?” Craig

Statistics

  • “Let’s make believe we know what we’re doing.” Mr. Holland
  • “If this turns you on... at some point the calculator is going to laugh at you.” Mr. Holland
  • “It’s hard to give somebody a placebo apple.” Mr. Holland
  • “I bet you a dollar you’ll do this wrong.” Mr. Holland
  • “Pretend that you just woke up. It’ll be easy.” Mr. Holland
aug 23 2010 ∞
aug 23 2010 +
  • Middlebury: waitlist
  • U. Chicago: ACCEPTED
  • Bates: ACCEPTED
  • Colgate: ACCEPTED
  • Bowdoin: waitlist
  • Connecticut College: ACCEPTED
  • Tufts: ACCEPTED
  • Dartmouth: denied
  • UVM: accepted, honors college
mar 27 2010 ∞
apr 4 2010 +

Males

  • Alan Rickman (young)
  • George Clooney
  • Ewen McGregor
  • Hugh Dancy
  • Matt Damon
  • Harrison Ford
  • Hank Green
  • Chris Pine
  • Kevin McHale
  • Logan Lerman
  • Jim Parsons
  • Michael Vartan

Females

  • Kate Winslet
  • Jayma Mays
  • Helen Hunt
  • Meg Ryan
  • Geena Davis
  • Kate Beckinsale
jan 15 2010 ∞
jul 14 2011 +
  • Phil
  • Mr. Anthony
  • Ms. Foster
  • Claire
dec 20 2009 ∞
feb 9 2011 +

Chinese

  • “What, are they going to throw turkeys at us?” Aseeb
  • “We’re learning about the Chinese and how fast they reproduce.” Aseeb
  • “I can’t multi-task. I can’t even chew gum and walk at the same time.” Aseeb
  • “Philip, you should not drink coffee. Soda. It makes you hyper.” Mrs. Liu
  • “Sometimes I eat children!” Phil
  • “Crew is so awesome, I don’t know why everyone doesn’t do crew!” Zoe
  • “I’ll put on an apron and you can be a bread loaf and I’ll put you in the oven!” Phil
  • “Is there a drinking age in China?” Cat
nov 5 2009 ∞
mar 17 2010 +
  • Slaughterhouse Five
  • Breakfast of Champions
  • Cat's Cradle
  • The Enchantress of Florence
  • The Satanic Verses
  • Shalimar the Clown
  • Midnight's Children
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Emma
  • Sense and Sensibility
  • Persuasion
  • Frankenstein
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Dracula
  • The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Great Expectations
  • The Tale of Two Cities
  • Catch 22
  • The Book Thief
  • Anna Karenina
  • Robinson Crusoe
oct 6 2009 ∞
apr 29 2016 +
  • Mamma Mia! - camp 2008
  • When I Grow Up - crew carpool fall 2008
  • Happy Ending - crew carpool fall 2009
  • Don't Stop Me Now - China trip
  • Your Love Is My Drug - spring crew 2010
  • Right Round - prom 2010
  • Soul Sister - Mango!
sep 18 2009 ∞
feb 9 2011 +
  • The Princess Bride
  • The Probable Future
jun 5 2009 ∞
mar 17 2010 +
  • Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone elses opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
  • One's real life is often the life that one does not lead.
  • Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
  • It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
  • Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.
  • The reason we all like to think so well of others is that we are all afraid for ourselves. The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
  • Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fin...
apr 9 2009 ∞
mar 17 2010 +

According to my family tree, these are some common family names.

  • Joanna
  • Ellen
  • Mary
  • Cornelius
  • William
  • John
dec 14 2008 ∞
mar 17 2010 +
  • moths
  • the dark (sometimes)
  • severe weather (when it's really windy)
  • death - drowning
dec 14 2008 ∞
jul 19 2011 +