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The mind can take a moment and recreate it for you if you practice. In this way, nothing ever ends, no one ever dies, and everything is right there in you --and all these snapshots become a scrapbook of your mysterious existence.

"There are no new waves. There is only the ocean."

lisa follows:
adam venue capacities
heartrl books (Reading/Read 2014)
Marrie books (last 10 books i've read)
James music (Seen (Heard))
Ryan movies (What I've watched recently)
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  • when they bus the tables but don't wipe the seat (and there's crumbs all over it)
  • christmas music before thanksgiving
  • when Toki seems to shed year round
  • cold grocery stores when you're not properly dressed
  • when you're sharing your phone number or credit card and you're interrupted because they say uhhh huh and you're not sure if they got the last part
  • when you've just finished the dishes and then turn around and realize there's one more on the stove
  • people who leave their yard sale signs up after it's over
  • the coin spot in the car that just fills with dirt and dog hair mixed with useless pennies
  • pennies
  • when couples block the entire sidewalk because they want to hold hands
apr 11 2006 ∞
nov 16 2014 +
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  • when the Sims video game version of Adam and Lisa died in a fire.
  • when I was stung by a wasp for no good reason on a hike in michigan.
  • when my rabbit I grew up with disappeared after 10 years (we believe she dug a hole under the house to die of old age).
  • when we came home to an open window in our house and called the police (window lock broke so it was a false alarm but we were standing outside scared for toki).
  • when we witnessed an accident in the east village and a near miss as we had just crossed the intersection where a man ran through a red light and crashed into two taxi cabs (which landed at the corner we were just standing at).
  • when my mom's cancer returned, and the year that followed.
  • when my friends told me Tower of Terror was a kid's ride at Disneyland and it sooo...
may 23 2007 ∞
nov 22 2014 +
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  • when my dad talks about movies I specifically rent for him but he thinks netflix just sends it randomly (esp when he says he "got a really good one this week")
  • 75 degree days
  • pulling out my cozy winter jackets and feeling like I'm seeing old friends again
  • taking a cozy nap at an unexpected time
  • getting things in the mail (not bills, etc)
  • the brief pause before the movie starts
  • when I get a text from a friend at just the right moment when I needed it and I have a happy cry
  • recognizing the smell of a flower or tree when you're walking down the street
  • the feeling when you've decided to take a trip somewhere
  • when clouds allow you to see the rays of light from the sun
  • to go back in time on google maps and see...
nov 18 2009 ∞
nov 20 2014 +
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  • Acetone
  • Benzene
  • Coal Tar: A known carcinogen banned in the EU, but still used in North America. Used in dry skin treatments, anti-lice and anti-dandruff shampoos, also listed as a colour plus number, i.e. FD&C Red No. 6.
  • DEA/TEA/MEA: Suspected carcinogens used as emulsifiers and foaming agents for shampoos, body washes, soaps.
  • Ethoxylated surfactants and 1,4-dioxane: Never listed because it’s a by-product made from adding carcinogenic ethylene oxide to make other chemicals less harsh. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has found 1,4-dioxane in 57 percent of baby washes in the U.S. Avoid any ingredients containing the letters "eth."
  • Ethanol + Ethyl Acetate
  • Formaldehyde: Probable carcinogen and irritant found in nail products, hair dye, f...
nov 21 2014 ∞
nov 21 2014 +
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Hanoi

  • Day 1: (late night flight)
  • Day 2: airplane travel (time loss)
  • Day 3: arrival to hotel noon: Hanoi sightseeing
  • Day 4: Hanoi sightseeing daytime (night train to Sapa 9:00pm - 8 hrs)
  • Day 5: Sapa trek (overnight homestay in villager home)
  • Day 6: Sapa trek (then night train back to Hanoi 8 hrs)
  • Day 7 (arrive in Hanoi by night train in early morning) drive to Ha Long Bay (3 hrs) - Pelican overnight boat for New Years Eve (ask for one of the front upstairs rooms (207&208) as it larger and access to front private balcony.)
  • Day 8: return from Ha Long Bay (3hrs drive): Hanoi
  • Day 9: Hanoi
  • Day 10: Hanoi
  • Day 11: noon departure
oct 7 2014 ∞
oct 27 2014 +