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  • Do well at my job + get to a point where I have full autonomy and can work from home occasionally
  • Grow my relationship with Mike
  • Save money + become financially healthy
  • Move into my own apartment in Tempe
  • Current creative goals
    • Start a blog
    • Write short stories
    • Sew and sell some pieces on blog
    • Finish screenplay
mar 2 2014 ∞
mar 2 2014 +
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Books

  • Designlicious: Gastronomy by Design by Basheer Graphic Books *
  • Package Design Workbook: The Art and Science of Successful Packaging by Steven DuPuis, John Silva
  • The Business of Design by Keith Granet *
  • Designing Brand Identity: An Essential Guide for the Whole Branding Team by Alina Wheeler
  • Creative Workshop: 80 Challenges to Sharpen Your Design Skills by David Sherwin
  • Layout Workbook: A Real-World Guide to Building Pages in Graphic Design by Kristin Cullen
  • Work for Money, Design for Love: Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Starting and Running a Successful Design Business (Voices That Matter) by David Airey
  • How To Be a Graphic Designer Without Losing Your Soul by Adrian Shaughnessy
  • Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers, Fourth Edition by Eva Doman Bruck, Tad Crawford *
  • Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop by Timothy Samara
dec 8 2013 ∞
dec 8 2013 +
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  • Spring/Summer 2013
    • Christopher Kane
    • Prada
    • Vena Cava
    • Chado Ralph Rucci
    • Calvin Klein Collection
  • Pre-Fall 2013
    • Band of Outsiders
    • Pringle of Scotland
    • Bottega Veneta
    • Burberry Prorsum
    • J. Mendel
    • Stella McCartney
    • Wayne
  • Fall/Winter 2013
    • Carin Wester
sep 24 2012 ∞
jan 30 2013 +
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  • Alphabetizing, numerical order
  • Assignments
  • Binders, folders, labels
  • Calendars, to-do lists
  • Color-coding
  • Lists
  • Packets
  • Plans
apr 17 2011 ∞
dec 8 2013 +
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  • WHEN YOU KNOW THAT ALL IS LIGHT, YOU ARE ENGLIGHTENED.
  • The mind is energy. Regulate it.
  • Wisdom, character, and consciousness conquer all.
  • Where there is love, there is no question.
  • When we practice listening, we become intuitive.
  • You are unlimited.
  • Live to share.
  • Let love elevate your self to excellence.
  • Your head must bow to your heart.
  • Your intuiion is your best friend.
  • Your breath is the voice of your soul.
  • By honoring your words, you are honored.
  • Your greatness is not what you have, it's what you give.
oct 8 2008 ∞
dec 8 2013 +
  • Bobbypinned on right side
  • High ponytail
  • High ponytail with side part
  • High messy bun
oct 15 2012 ∞
oct 15 2012 +
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  • Black Aviator sunglasses
  • Black cowboy boots
  • Black crew-neck sweatshirt
  • Black crewneck sweater *
  • Black cropped trousers *
  • Black Keds or Vans sneakers *
  • Black leather motorcycle jacket
  • Black leather pants *
  • Black long-sleeve wrap sweater (fitted) *
  • Black muscle tee
  • Black opaque tights *
  • Black scoopneck short-sleeve tee
  • Black sheer tights
  • Black short-sleeve jersey mini dress
  • Black shrunken blazer
  • Black strappy sandals
  • Black trenchcoat *
  • Chain wallet
  • Chunky gold men's watch
  • Chunky silver men's watch * AND slim silv...
sep 16 2011 ∞
dec 8 2013 +
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  • Minneapolis:
    • Matt's (Jucy Lucy)
    • Sushi Tango (Crunchy Spicy Tuna roll)
    • Victor's 1959 Café (corn pancake, hot chocolate)
    • Wakame Sushi and Asian Bistro (Hot Spicy Girl roll)
  • Scottsdale:
    • Pei Wei (Pad Tai [best I've had yet], chocolate chip cookie)
    • Sprinkles Cupcakes (red velvet, banana, strawberry, carrot, chai latte, cinnamon sugar, milk chocolate, black and white, coconut)
    • True Food (wild mushroom pizza, edamame dumplings)
    • YC's Mongolian Grill
jul 11 2011 ∞
dec 21 2011 +
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  • Learn to play the electric guitar
  • Get a septum piercing
  • Move out
  • Go camping at Yosemite/Joshua Tree/in Malibu
  • Visit The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  • Spend time in London during Christmas
  • Spend time in NYC in October/during Halloween
  • Visit the Harvard campus in the fall
  • Watch and study more films
  • Read books on filmmaking and fashion design
  • Create my first piece of clothing
  • Write a story and/or movie
  • Cook something delicious from scratch
  • Drive to another state by myself
  • Take my first trip overseas, maybe live in another country
  • Take fashion classes in New York and Lond...
nov 13 2009 ∞
mar 16 2014 +
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  • 3.1 Phillip Lim
  • Acne (Jonny Johansson)
  • Alberta Feretti
  • Alexander McQueen (Sarah Burton)
  • Azzedine Alaïa
  • Band of Outsiders/Boy. Band of Outsiders/Girl. Band of Outsiders (Scott Sternberg)
  • Balenciaga (Nicolas Ghesquière)
  • Balmain (Christophe Decarnin - exiting)
  • Bottega Veneta (Tomas Maier)
  • Burberry Prorsum (Christopher Bailey)
  • Cacharel
  • Carven (Guillaume Henry)
  • Céline (Phoebe Philo)
  • Chanel (Karl Lagerfeld)
  • Chloé (Hannah MacGibbon - exiting, Clare Waight Keller to succeed)
  • Chloe Sevigny for Opening Ceremony
  • Christian Dior
  • Christopher Kane
oct 22 2010 ∞
mar 16 2014 +
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Most Important, Currently:

  • New York City, New York
  • Seoul, South Korea
  • Tokyo, Japan

North America

  • Alaska
  • The Bahamas
  • California
    • San Francisco
    • Napa Valley
  • Canada
    • Montreal
    • Toronto (Downtown)
    • Vancouver (Downtown, Granville Street)
  • Connecticut
  • Georgia
    • Atlanta (Downtown)
oct 11 2009 ∞
dec 24 2013 +
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  • Stella
  • Comedy Bang! Bang!
  • Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast
  • On Cinema
  • Between Two Ferns
  • Wainy Days
  • The Greatest Event in Television History
  • Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
jan 19 2014 ∞
jan 26 2014 +

(Generated)

  • Genuinely laugh at my jokes
  • Ask what's wrong and actually want to know
  • Don't start every sentence with 'yeah I' in a conversation. When they ask you questions about yourself and really care to know the answer.
  • Are witty and can appreciate sarcasm
  • Give really good hugs
  • Have good grammar and spelling
  • Hold the door for me
  • Do what they say they're going to do
  • Smile at me for no reason
  • Aren't afraid to look stupid
  • Are really open, almost too open
feb 20 2011 ∞
dec 8 2013 +
  • September 2013: Meeting Mike
  • November 2012: Seeing Bigbang in Anaheim by myself
    • BigBang songs, trenchcoat, cold, Shuttle Bus at night, The Holiday Inn
  • Summer 2012: Watching Breaking Bad
    • Being inspired to write
  • August 2011: Spending two weeks in LA by myself
    • Ralph's, cinnamon raisin oatmeal, Midnight City - M83, Westwood, Westfield Century City, carrot juice, Touch of Happiness body wash, Victoria's Secret Very Sexy conditioner
jul 28 2013 ∞
dec 8 2013 +
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CURRENT MAIN GOAL:

  • To be able to understand the spoken language (including dramas, variety shows, natural conversations, and colloquial speech)
    • Curriculum Summary:
      • Watch TV shows while actively listening
      • Build vocabulary bank
      • Make short audio clips of listening materials with Audacity and study them
      • Read out loud, record yourself, and work on pronunciation and accent mistakes
    • Curriculum Breakdown:
      • Watch as much TV as possible (with English subs, Korean transcripts, and without either) while *actively listening*. Don't stress about it, and don't try to absorb every single word. Just pay attention to ...
dec 10 2012 ∞
aug 9 2013 +
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  • Work with a solid wall behind you (never a window)
  • Work out of the line of a doorway
  • Listen to classical music or nature sounds on low
  • Chew peppermint gum and/or use peppermint essential oil (rub under nose or use in a diffuser)
  • Surround yourself with white, gray, water, and metal elements (a metal water fountain, for instance)
  • Get comfortable
  • Take a break for at least 5-10 minutes every hour
  • Get a change of scenery/location
  • Take deep breaths and stretch
  • Put Hematite stones around work space
  • Drink plenty of water while working

Or ignore all this and just sit down and work.

aug 13 2012 ∞
nov 17 2012 +
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aug 13 2012 ∞
dec 8 2013 +
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  • Go through fashion design ideas and sketch them all (ongoing)
feb 18 2011 ∞
dec 21 2012 +
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  • American Psycho (2000) : Opening credits
  • Blue Valentine (2010) : Last scene - Dean walking away while the fireworks go off
  • Drive (2011) : Every. Single. One. I don't even want to ruin it by dissecting it.
  • Let The Right One In (2008) : School pool - when Eli kills the bullies
  • Wild At Heart (1990) : First car crash, Bobby and Lula in the hotel
  • "Breaking Bad":
    • S1E3 - "There has to be more to a human being than that," as Walt dumps Emilio down the toilet
    • S1E3 - Walt discovers Crazy Eight is hiding a piece of the broken plate by putting the rest of it together
jul 26 2011 ∞
jun 30 2012 +
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  • White - Cream
  • Texture: fur, pintuck, etc.
  • Glass/mirrored tray for perfumes, lotions, and jewelry
  • White bookshelves
    • Color coded books (Christopher Pike, R.L. Stine, textbooks, fashion, film)
  • Candles: Jo Malone Red Roses and Grapefruit, Yankee Candle Cotton
  • Flameless candles
  • Small fountain
  • Himalayan salt lamp
  • Framed personal photos
  • Healing crystals
  • Framed I'm Here poster
jul 22 2011 ∞
jul 11 2012 +
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  • Baby - Warpaint
  • Caregiver - Memoryhouse
  • County Line - Cass McCombs
  • DLZ - TV On the Radio
  • Down By The Water - The Drums
  • Ghost Town - First Aid Kit
  • Gigantic - Pixies
  • Hurricane - Mr Ms
  • Hurry Up, We're Dreaming - M83 (basically the entire album)
  • Ice Cream Shop - L'ambasciatore dei sogni
  • Into Black - Blouse
  • It's Getting Dangerous - Thin Lizzy
  • Jelly Roll Baker - Tom Rush
  • Keep You - Class Actress
  • Kimmi In A Rice Field - Twin Sister
  • Let's Have Another Cup of Coffee - Horn and Hardhart
  • Life In A Northern Town - The Dream Acamedy
  • Lonely, Lonely, Lonely - Team Ghost
jun 5 2011 ∞
jul 24 2013 +
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  • Restaurants:
    • Main Ingredient
    • Nami
    • Sauce
    • To Try:
        • Scottsdale:
          • Olive & Ivy
        • Tempe:
          • Desert Roots
          • Essence Bakery
          • Desert Roots Kitchen
  • Areas:
    • Downtown Tempe
  • Recreation:
dec 7 2013 ∞
feb 7 2014 +
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  • Amy Poehler/Leslie Knope
  • Christina Applegate
  • Laura Linney
  • Lois (Malcolm in The Middle)
  • Megan Mullally
  • Miranda Hobbes (Sex and The City)
  • Kristen Wiig
  • Maya Rudolph
aug 3 2011 ∞
dec 8 2013 +
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  • 레스토랑:
    • Guillaume French Bakery
    • Doni Burger
    • 커피츄 (Coffee Chu)
    • 하라 도너츠 (Hara Donuts)
    • 당고집 (명동/홍대)
    • 후쿠오카함바그
    • Hello Kitty Cafe (홍대)
    • Cafe Another
    • Fell + Cole
    • 와플잇업 (Waffle It Up)
    • Paul Bassett
    • MIES Container
  • 쇼핑:
    • 롯데월드 (Lotte World)
  • 뮤지엄:
    • 오설록 티 뮤지엄 - (제주도)
  • 건축물:
jun 12 2013 ∞
dec 8 2013 +
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  • Currently looking forward to...
aug 3 2011 ∞
may 10 2013 +
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  • Yoga:
    • 10 Minute Solution Yoga DVD
    • Classes
  • Pilates:
    • Blogilates videos

Before a workout:

  • Banana or yogurt (an hour before)

After a workout:

  • Coconut water + protein
may 15 2012 ∞
jun 11 2012 +
  • Never mourn money. More will come.
  • Be aggressive when you have to be. Don't be afraid to be a "bitch". It's the only way to get things done the way you want them to be done.
  • It's not your responsibility to entertain people.
  • Who cares?
  • Don't let anyone intimidate you.
  • Don't let anyone pressure you.
  • Anything is doable, anything is possible, anything is plausible.
  • It's not that big of a deal. Calm down.
  • There's always more.
dec 21 2011 ∞
feb 18 2012 +
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  • PDFs
  • Contact forms
  • Questionnaires
  • Invoices
  • Client folders
  • My website / branding / identity
  • Hiring people / subcontracting / outsourcing
  • Delegating
  • Putting together packages
  • Marketing
  • Working in my pajamas if I want
  • Having a fully equipped home office
  • Setting my own hours
  • Taking vacations when I want

It reminds me of when I played "work" as a kid except I make real money ;)

jan 22 2012 ∞
jan 22 2012 +
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  • Whole Foods:
    • Salmon
    • Pre-Made Sushi
    • Chicken
    • Grass-Fed Beef
    • Organic Fat-Free Milk
    • Rice Milk
    • Almond Milk
    • Organic Cheese
    • Bottled Vegetable Juice (check label--low sodium, no additives)
    • Coconut Water
    • Organic Ranch Dressing
    • Organic Eggs
    • Grass-Fed Butter
    • Pure Carrot Juice
    • Pure Tomato Juice
    • Gluten-free items
    • Other organic items that look tasty (check website)
jun 14 2011 ∞
sep 9 2011 +
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  • Add subcategories to Film (Inspiration) - story, cinematography, wardrobe, writing, directing, etc.
  • ooks Wishlist
  • Business Advice Resources
  • Fall 2011 (orange sweater and boots, spiced cupcakes, drive-in)
  • Fashion - Keeping Up (Websites, Magazines, Blogs)
  • Favorite Internet Things
  • Future Room Inspiration
  • Things That Excite Me
may 28 2011 ∞
dec 18 2011 +
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  • EVERY DAY:
    • Smoothie (ingredients interchangeable but all are important!)
      • Turmeric (Anti-Inflammatory - 2 heaping tsp.)
      • Flax meal or Vega Antioxidant EFA Oil Blend (Omega 3, 6, 9, GLAs)
      • Simply Grapefruit juice (Vitamin C)
      • Carrot juice (Beta Carotene, Vitamin C)
      • Broccoli and/or swiss chard (Vitamins A, C, B9) (Biotin)
      • Avocado oil (Vitamins A, E, D, Bs, and EFA's)
      • Coconut water (Potassium, lots of hydration!)
      • Zinc capsules or pumpkin oil (Zinc, Tryptophan, Magnesium)
    • Liquid iron + B vitamin supplement
  • General:
    • Vitamin C, Antioxidants - Pomegranate juice
    • Rice protein powder
    • Fresh fruit, fresh pressed juices, vegetables, dark leafy greens, organic everythi...
mar 10 2011 ∞
mar 1 2012 +
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  • Atlanta
    • Thrive
  • Chicago
    • Alinea
    • Anteprima
    • Bittersweet Pastry Shop & Cafe
    • Nightwood
    • RL Ralph Lauren
  • Canada
    • Smith (Ontario)
  • Los Angeles
    • 3 Square Cafe
    • 8 oz. Burger Bar
    • A Votre Sante
    • Ago
    • Amandine Cafe
    • Black Cat Bakery
jan 16 2010 ∞
dec 21 2011 +
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  • Nosferatu (1922)
  • Faust (1926)
  • Freaks (1932)
  • Harvey (1950)
  • On The Waterfront (1954)
  • Eyes Without A Face (1960)
  • Pierrot le Fou (1965)
  • A Man and a Woman (1966)
  • A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  • Last Tango in Paris (1973)
  • Badlands (1973)
  • Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
  • Annie Hall (1977)
  • Suspiria (1977)
  • Eraserhead (1977)
  • Interiors (1978)
  • The Changeling (1980)
  • Happy Birthday To Me (1981) *
  • Body Heat (1981)
  • Possession (1981)
  • Sleepaway Camp (1983)
nov 14 2009 ∞
dec 6 2013 +