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the world offers itself to your imagination,
calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting --
over and over announcing your place
in the family of things.

vagabond follows:
the invisible... notes (obsessions and favourites in 2017)
birdie notes (2017)
Laurene books (I've read)
emily names (for a daughter)
becca movies (2017 : watched)
  • xxii
  • student of english literature & medieval studies
  • pisces sun x, scorpio rising x, & virgo moon x
  • infp x
  • slytherpuff
  • vegetarian
  • anxious & depressed
feb 27 2015 ∞
apr 8 2017 +

inspired by el x

  • actor » oscar isaac
  • actress » natalie dormer
  • animal » manatee
  • article of clothing » sweater
  • author » khaled hosseini
  • band » fleetwood mac
  • book » life of pi by yann martel
  • breakfast » blueberry pancakes
  • candle scent » apple-cinnamon
  • coffee drink » cinnamon dolce latte
  • color » sea foam green
  • film » wall-e
  • flower » delphinium
  • fruit » apples
  • golden girl » dorothy zbornak
  • holiday » christmas
  • ice cream flavor » mint chocolate chip
  • month » october
  • musical » hamilton
  • name (boy) » ezra
dec 3 2016 ∞
may 8 2017 +

Every night I hope and pray / A dream lover will come my way

  • Warm brown or dark blue eyes
  • Brown hair, slightly curly
  • Lets me wear his nerdy sweaters and cardigans
  • Prominent nose
  • Always has some stubble
  • Has a soft tummy perfect for cuddles
  • Darker skin
  • Taller than me, but not too tall
  • Broad shoulders/husky build
  • Loves animals
  • Can cook and garden
  • Taurus, Virgo, or Scorpio
  • Politically progressive
  • Will watch Golden Girls with me
  • Understands my nerdy, obscure references
  • (and laughs at the bad jokes I make)
may 10 2017 ∞
may 10 2017 +
  • May 1
    • May Day celebrations - Henry leaves without a word.
  • May 2
    • Anne is arrested.
  • May 3
    • Archbishop Cranmer writes to Henry upon hearing about the arrest: ...my mind is clean amazed: for I never had better opinion in woman than I had in her; which maketh me to think that she should not be culpable...
  • May 10
    • The Grand Jury of Middlesex decides that Anne, George Boleyn, Mark Smeaton, Sir Henry Norris, Sir Francis Weston, and William Brereton should be indicted and sent to trial before a jury.
may 16 2016 ∞
apr 30 2017 +

starting a little late, but whatever

MARCH

  • 3/7 - professor said he's glad I exist
  • 3/10 - research assistantship application is accepted
  • 3/14 - roommate got me a plant for my birthday
  • 3/20 - ordered a medium coffee, guy gave me a large on purpose (I think he's in love with me)
  • 3/27 - scholarship!

APRIL

  • 4/11: application to study in london is accepted!!!!!!!!
  • 4/14: cat-sitting G & C
  • 4/17: received some random scholarship??
  • 4/20: tacos & nachos with the roommate
  • 4/22: sleepover; "toilet baby"
  • 4/23: getting Chinese food with roommate & co.
mar 8 2017 ∞
may 15 2017 +
  • blasting music in the shower
  • falafel burgers
  • first time away from home
  • group chats
  • group hugs
  • hunting for cute coffee shops
  • inspirational professors
  • interfaith experiences
  • opening up (just a little)
  • podcasts
  • protesting
  • raspberry white chocolate mochas
  • sleepovers
  • snapchat
  • the slightest increase in independence
  • therapy dogs
  • therapy with Abby
  • walks in fancy neighborhoods
  • weed
  • whiskey gingers
apr 18 2017 ∞
may 4 2017 +
  • Both Sides Now by Joni Mitchell
  • Cranes in the Sky by Solange
  • Dreams by Fleetwood Mac
  • Love on the Brain by Rihanna
  • Wild World by Cat Stevens
  • Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? by Carole King
apr 30 2017 ∞
apr 30 2017 +

In London...

  • Cat cafe in Shoreditch
  • The Tower of London
  • St Peter ad Vincula
  • All Hallows by the Tower
  • Museum of London
  • National Gallery
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • British Museum
  • Westminster Abbey - Henry VII's Ladys Chapel
  • Fitzrovia
  • Bookstores:
    • Daunt Books
    • Persephone Books
    • Word on the Water
  • Tate Museum
  • The "As Time Goes By" house

Other places I'd like to visit over the course of the semester

mar 29 2017 ∞
apr 13 2017 +
  • added to my first group chat
  • marched in a political protest
  • presentations by the french professor hottie
  • smoked weed for the first time (not a fan)
  • started seeing a counsellor and therapist again
  • took my first uber ride
  • visited a Hindu temple
  • visited a mosque
  • visited a synagogue
  • witnessed an ancient native american water ceremony
  • wrote, submitted, and shared assignments talking about my own depression
dec 8 2016 ∞
feb 25 2017 +

Junior Year:

  • First Semester: 4.0
    • Beginning Latin I // A
    • Introduction to Literary Study // A
    • History of Cinema // A
    • Religion, Vocation, and the Search For Meaning I // A
  • Second Semester: 4.0
    • Beginning Latin II // A
    • American Literature from 1945 // A
    • Medieval Life in 12th Century Europe // A
    • Responsible Leadership in an Interfaith World // A
  • Summer: (research assistantship)
may 22 2016 ∞
may 12 2017 +
  • a fictional mystery-drama (a la Tanis, The Black Tapes, etc.)
  • baby names ▻ celeb babies, historical, lists, 'of the week,' meanings, etc.
  • mental health ▻
  • english history ▻
may 1 2017 ∞
may 3 2017 +
  • "this counts"
  • a line from "wild geese" by mary oliver
  • anne boleyn's signature
  • tudor rose
  • botanical drawings - lilac/lavender; larkspur
  • coffee cup
    • Twin peaks themed?
apr 18 2017 ∞
apr 18 2017 +