hello, i'm dana!

  • ♡ she/her
  • ♡ 10.20.97
  • ♡ infj
  • ♡ neutral good
  • ♡ waterbender
  • ♡ ravenclaw
nov 29 2016 ∞
nov 15 2017 +
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if i am worth something later, i am worth something now. - vincent van gogh

  • go a week without sweets
  • then go a month without sweets
  • finish reading vin's letters
  • save $400
  • try 5 new cafes (1/5)
  • find a new favorite director
  • bake a 2 4 6 8 cake
  • make a new letter-writing friend
  • finish film journal
  • get ears pierced
  • finish one course on khan academy
  • watch + finish one kdrama
  • discover 5 new female producers (0/5)
  • buy new frames
  • do a double-feature at home
  • finish spanish course on duolingo
  • get to know one new professor
jan 2 2018 ∞
aug 12 2018 +

august

  • ♡ won't you be my neighbor? ✮✮✮✮✮
    • directed by morgan neville
  • oblivion ✮✮✮
    • directed by joseph kosinski
  • ♡ green room (rewatch) ✮✮✮✮✮
    • directed by jeremy saulnier
  • good will hunting ✮✮✮✮
    • directed by gus van sant
  • blackkklansman ✮✮✮✮
    • directed by spike lee
  • eighth grade ✮✮✮✮
    • directed by bo burnham
  • ♡ mamma mia! here we go again ✮✮✮✮✮...
jan 1 2018 ∞
aug 19 2018 +

what's new?

  • aug. 1: emily's 21st birthday!!
  • aug. 2: won't you be my neighbor w mom
  • aug. 3: dave's birthday ꒰⑅ᵕ༚ᵕ꒱˖♡
  • aug. 9: minhyun's birthday!!! :D
  • aug. 9: blackkklansman pre-release @ 7:00
  • aug. 11: eighth grade @ 6:50
  • aug. 12: mamma mia! 2 @ 12:05
  • aug. 13: slenderman @ 12:20
  • aug. 16: blackkklansman w mom
  • aug. 17: billionaire boys club release
  • aug. 19: yellow submarine @ campus theatre
  • aug. 20: fall semester begins
  • aug. 21: the rider @ campus theatre - 7:00
  • aug. 27: mom starts french class
  • aug. 28: aunt holly's birthday!

goals

  • send aunt holly a birthday card! ♡
  • apply for permanent position @ work
  • make list of pieces to finish in studio
aug 1 2018 ∞
aug 20 2018 +

film scoring —

  • roland and vera by the sea ➳❥ begin sketching piano accompaniment, in the style of max richter

outstanding projects —

  • symphony of a dream ➳❥ plan where the modulations will go, write up until the kyrie cadence
  • oh, i'll miss you ➳❥ ok if left outstanding, write this when you're stuck + need to finish something
  • the ludlows ➳❥ needs to be rewritten for string quartet
  • variation on a folk song suite ➳❥ needs to be finished

new projects —

  • funeral rites, mvt. ii ➳❥ continue writing until page six. think of the emotion of the piece!
    • think symphonie fantastique, mvt. v — hector berlioz
  • the temple of fame ➳❥ rewrite, set homophonically inste...
jul 3 2018 ∞
aug 14 2018 +
  • waterloo ➯ abba
  • fernando ➯ abba
  • angel eyes ➯ abba
  • gyöngyhajú lány ➯ omega
  • wild mountain thyme ➯ trad. scottish folk song
  • summer's end ➯ john prine
jan 22 2017 ∞
aug 15 2018 +

27/32 books read

august ༉‧₊˚✧

july ༉‧₊˚✧

  • the heart is a lonely hunter ▸ carson mccullers

"i'm a stranger in a strange land."

  • the girl on the train ▸ paula hawkins

"it’s possible to miss what you’ve never had, to mourn for it."

  • the two princesses of bamarre ▸ gail carson levine

"loving her was the best part of me."

  • as you like it ▸ william shakespeare

"and there begins my sadness."

june ༉‧₊˚✧

  • girl with a pearl earring ▸ tracy chevalier

"i seemed to be waiting for something i did not think would ever happen."

jan 1 2018 ∞
aug 1 2018 +

☆ - i own it

✎ - recommended

  • read all of cormac mccarthy's books
    • _ the orchard keeper (1965)
    • _ outer dark (1968)
    • child of god (1974)
    • _ suttree (1979)
    • _ blood meridian, or the evening redness in the west (1985)
    • all the pretty horses (1992) ☆
    • _ the crossing (1994) ☆
    • _ cities of the plain (1998) ☆
    • no country for old men (2005)
    • the road (2006) ☆
  • watch five black and white films (2/5)
    • _ citizen kane
    • all about eve ✎
    • the philadelphia story ✎
    • _ dr. strangelove
jan 1 2018 ∞
aug 12 2018 +