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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:
heartrl books (Reading/Read 2014)
films (Films 2014)
Marrie books (last 10 books i've read)
James films (Seen 2014)
Ryan movies (Important Movies in my Life)
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  • audience participation
  • the birthday song esp if sung to me
  • when pop stars thank god for their award or success as though a god would intervene for them but then somehow not intervene for countless suffering across the planet
  • 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...
apr 11 2006 ∞
dec 16 2014 +
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  • seeing big men walking tiny little dogs
  • secretly taking cash from Adam's wallet
  • when someone makes an incredible documentary about a current problem and it moves you enough to donate money or sign petitions to help (i.e. the cove, virunga, death on a factory farm)
  • birds birds birds
  • walking with Toki around the silver lake reservoir listening to my special playlist at sunset
  • 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)
nov 18 2009 ∞
dec 6 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 ∞
dec 10 2014 +
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  • 2014 - WP24 romantic dinner with Adam, korean dinner and mike birbiglia comedy night with Richard, Ryan, Andrea and Julie. Christmas Tree Lane walking tour with Escalera Family & mission folks.
  • 2013 - birthday getaway in Ojai with Adam, Richard, Andrea and Toki (a hippie watched him while we went to dinner)
  • 2012 - Dinner + Movie (Life of Pi) w. Andrea, Laura, Richard, Ryan, Adam, Erik. Soho House brunch w. Samer, Brad, John. Detroit birthday dinner with Adam's family (Jack, Sue, Matt, Vanessa, their daughters, Grandpa Wright), Jack + Sue dinner with ambulance.
  • 2011 - lunch at Fish Company with dad, a week in Kauai with Adam, homemade brunch with friends at the house (andrea, laura, glen, mike, jesse, dare, adrian, jovin, greg, leah, richard, lisa, temske, sara), dinner & dance recital w/russ & john
jan 26 2007 ∞
dec 11 2014 +