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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:
Taylor financial (things I want/need to buy)
hayley to do (never ending to do list)
emily names (for a daughter)
Bruna autobio (nice things per day, 17)
épanoui to do (leisurely, but assured)
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  • Amélie Poulain (Amélie)
  • Andy Dwyer (Parks & Recreation)
  • April Ludgate (Parks & Recreation)
  • Aragorn (The Lord of the Rings)
  • Arya Stark (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Audrey Horne (Twin Peaks)
  • Ben Wyatt (Parks & Recreation)
  • Blanche Devereaux (The Golden Girls)
  • Buffy Summers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Camilla Macaulay (The Secret History)
  • Catelyn Stark (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Cersei Lannister (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Chris Traeger (Parks & Recreation)
  • Cordelia Chase (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Daenerys Targaryen (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Dana Scully (The X-Files)
  • Dobby (Harry Potter)
  • Doc Holliday (Wynonna Earp)
  • Donna Meagle (Parks & Recreation)
  • Dorothy Zbornak (The Golden Girls)
  • Evelyn "Evy" Carnahan (The Mummy)
jul 20 2017 ∞
jul 22 2017 +
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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 » sophia petrillo
  • holiday » christmas
  • ice cream flavor » mint chocolate chip
  • month » october
  • musical » hamilton
  • name (boy) » ezra
dec 3 2016 ∞
jul 18 2017 +
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  • Chris Evans
  • Chris Pine
  • Colin Farrell
  • Daveed Diggs
  • Dev Patel
  • Idris Elba
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Oscar Isaac
  • Taika Waititi
  • Tom Hardy
  • Tom Hiddleston
mar 27 2015 ∞
jul 20 2017 +
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  • the mystic
  • the wise elder
  • the psychic
  • the oracle
  • the blind seer
  • the martyr
  • the dreamer
  • the saint
  • the sinner
  • the savior
  • the sufferer
  • the empath
  • the knight in shining armor
  • the damsel in distress
  • the escapist
  • the innocent
  • the shape-shifter
  • the starving artist
  • the storyteller
  • the spiritualist
  • the old soul
jul 11 2017 ∞
jul 12 2017 +
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  • Abbi Abrams
  • Rose Nylund
jun 10 2017 ∞
jul 20 2017 +
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  • Basil
  • Buddy & Holly (as a pair, of course)
  • Calliope
  • Cosmo
  • Eugene
  • Howell/Howl "Howie"
  • Merlin
  • Midori
  • Minerva
  • Murphy
  • Oona
  • Pimm
  • Ramona
  • Rumi
  • Saffron
  • Samwise
  • Simcha
  • Tallulah
  • Zelda
jul 1 2017 ∞
jul 22 2017 +
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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 ∞
jul 14 2017 +
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  • Bend it like Beckham
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Monty Python & The Holy Grail
  • Mumfy
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Spirited Away
  • Wall-E
may 5 2017 ∞
jul 20 2017 +
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tries to not add fleetwood mac or prince's entire discography

  • 1999 by Prince
  • A Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol Harum
  • Ain't No Sunshine by Bill Withers
  • Alison by Elvis Costello
  • All the Young Dudes by Mott The Hoople
  • Annie's Song by John Denver
  • As the World Falls Down by David Bowie
  • Babel by Mumford & Sons
  • Back to Black by Amy Winehouse
  • Bizarre Love Triangle by New Order
  • Black by Pearl Jam
  • Black Coffee in Bed by Squeeze
  • Black Dog by Led Zeppelin
  • Blowin' in the Wind by Bob Dylan
  • Both Sides Now by Joni Mitchell
  • Buddy Holly by Weezer
  • Call Me Al by Paul Simon
  • Can't Take My Eyes Off You by Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
jul 4 2017 ∞
jul 20 2017 +
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  • Ask Me Another
  • Bernie Sanders Show, The
  • Black Tapes, The
  • British History Podcast, The
  • Hello from the Magic Tavern
  • Hilarious World of Depression, The
  • History of England, The
  • In Our Time
  • Lore
  • Moth, The
  • On Being with Krista Tippett
  • Queens of England Podcast
  • Rabbits
  • Tanis
aug 16 2016 ∞
jul 20 2017 +
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  • 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
  • Nicki's verse on Monster
apr 30 2017 ∞
jul 20 2017 +
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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 ∞
jun 26 2017 +
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I read one book and now I'm really emotional over these cephalopods

  • the plural is octopuses, not octopi, because the origin word is greek and the plural -i is latin and you just don't combine the two
  • sometimes they'll carry around halved coconut shells for protection
  • their brains have 50-75 lobes and 300-500 million neurons
  • 2/3 of those neurons are actually in their arms
  • they're technically colorblind but see with their skin via gene sequences on their skin that are normally contained in the eyes
  • then there's the Opisthoteuthis Adorabilis x
  • they're crazy smart, and scientists seem to be just discovering how smart they truly are
  • they love interior decorating and put shells and rocks and things around their den...
jul 20 2017 ∞
jul 20 2017 +
  • my weight
    • I want to lose weight but whenever I think of what I have to do to lose it I stuff my face with mashed potatoes, ice cream, etc.
    • I want to weigh 100 pounds. I want to be as nonexistent as possible.
  • money
    • for my trip
    • doctor bills
    • school
  • what am i doing after i graduate?!
  • general ennui while also feeling overwhelmed
  • imposter syndrome x1000000
  • lonely
  • fat, ugly, stupid.
  • why am i here
  • trump
jul 14 2017 ∞
jul 23 2017 +
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Junior Year:

  • Fall 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
  • Spring 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)

Senior Year - tentative schedule

  • Fall Semester in London:
may 22 2016 ∞
jun 26 2017 +
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  • "this counts"
  • a line from "wild geese" by mary oliver or "otis" by louise gluck
  • anne boleyn's signature
  • tudor rose
  • botanical drawings - lilac/lavender; larkspur
  • coffee cup
    • Twin peaks themed?
  • "look at the world with love" (insp. by dale cooper quote)
apr 18 2017 ∞
jul 20 2017 +
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  • an historic love (trevor morris)
  • human (daughter)
  • wildest moments (jessie ware)
  • wasting my young years (london grammar)
  • so cold (ben cocks feat. nakisha reyes-pile)
  • chandelier - piano version (sia)
  • seven devils (florence + the machine)
  • wicked game (james vincent mcmorrow)
  • 9 crimes (damien rice)
  • nara (e.s. posthumus)
jul 12 2017 ∞
jul 20 2017 +
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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 ∞
jul 20 2017 +
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or have grown bored of...

  • any crime-related or hospital-set tv show
  • avocado
  • bon jovi
  • brownies
  • doctor who
  • dystopian fiction ala young adult novels
  • friends
  • jimmy fallon
  • rupi kaur
    • her "poetry" fucking sucks
  • star trek
  • star wars
  • superhero movies
  • the beatles
  • the big bang theory
  • the steve miller band
  • van halen
may 30 2017 ∞
jul 24 2017 +