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they say that the left brain is used for logic; left brain thinkers rely on lists and reason. the right brain uses intuition; the right brain thinker is sporadic and a daydreamer.

i'm a middle brain thinker.
this is my left brain.

verena follows:
  • paying back student loans (this will be here for at least 10 yrs)
  • chinchilla named fluffy ($400 initial, est. $35/month after)
  • a car (est. $9000)
  • the second season of veronica mars on DVD ($15-20)
  • a new stove for my mom ($300 plus labor)
  • a new glass sliding door for the house ($1000)
aug 27 2013 ∞
aug 25 2016 +
  • reading.
  • journaling.
  • clipping things from magazines or newspapers.
  • sudoku.
  • baking.
  • finding new music.
  • working on a new "project".
  • organizing things.
  • washing the dishes.
  • sea salt soaks for belly piercing. (no more belly piercing; plus, they're annoying)
  • color things.
  • paint my nails.
jun 9 2010 ∞
oct 25 2012 +
  • diana mini f+.
  • holga 135 or 135bc.
  • lomography action sampler.
  • superheadz golden half.
jun 6 2011 ∞
apr 29 2012 +
  • go to my little sister's graduation.
  • draw well.
  • freeze time.
  • go to hogwarts.
  • own an aston martin.
  • swim.
  • be good at math.
  • make ray feel better.
  • go forward in time.
  • concentrate.
  • make a good first impression.
  • be at the midnight showing of harry potter and deathly hallows: part one right now.
  • get drunk without having to worry about a thing.
jun 9 2010 ∞
apr 29 2012 +
  • i get too comfortable with people i dont know well, without realizing they may be uncomfortable with me.
  • my lack of time management skills.
  • my inability to maintain a conversation.
    • which comes from my short attention span.
  • I overanalyze every situation, even when I can't do anything about them.
nov 19 2010 ∞
dec 12 2011 +
jun 28 2012 ∞
jun 28 2012 +
  • my name is verena, rhymes with serena.
  • i have been around 5' 1&1/2" since middle school.
  • my birthday is on september eighth.
  • i am nineteen, going on twenty.
  • i'm a second year at ucsd.
  • i wear a size 8 shoe in womens, 6 in mens. [[i have relatively big feet. ><"]]
  • i currently have seven piercings. four of them are lobe piercings. (only 6 now.)
  • if i had to choose a favorite band, it would be brand new.
  • i currently have one tattoo. (2 tattoos as of 11.11.11)
  • i like hippos.
  • i speak cantonese to my parents.
  • my favorite color is blue, especially navy blue.
  • i laugh a lot.
  • i giggle a lot.
  • i am awesomely awesome.
feb 26 2011 ∞
oct 25 2012 +
  • anything by brand new.
  • anything by the beatles.
  • bee gees; how deep is your love.
  • crowded house; don't dream it's over.
  • earth, wind, and fire; fantasy.
  • foo fighters; everlong.[[acoustic version]]
  • ida maria; i like you so much better when you're naked.
  • iron &wine; the trapeze swinger.
  • jay sean; do you remember.
  • motion city soundtrack; l.g. fuad.
  • new order; true faith.
  • owl city; the technicolor phase.
  • psychedelic furs; the ghost in you.
  • saving jane; supergirl.
  • the all-american rejects; swing, swing.
  • the postal service;; such great heights.
  • the proclaimers; i would walk 500 miles.
  • the shins; saint simon.
  • when in rome; the promise.
jun 9 2010 ∞
oct 25 2012 +
  • 8 mile. [2002]
  • a clockwork orange. [1971]
  • about a boy. [2002]
  • american history x. [1998]
  • an education. [2009]
  • angus thongs and perfect snogging. [2008]
  • apocalypto. [2006]
  • away we go. [2009]
  • boy in the striped pajamas. [2008]
  • braveheart. [1995]
  • brokeback mountain. [2005]
  • casablanca. [1942]
  • chocolat. [2000]
  • confessions of a dangerous mind. [2002]
  • dead poets society. [1989]
  • definitely, maybe. [2008]
  • donnie darko. [2001]
  • duck soup. [1933]
  • ever after. [1998]
  • everything is illuminated. [2005]
jun 9 2010 ∞
may 22 2011 +
  • husky
  • pomeranian (would remind me of goldie too much)
  • caesar dog food dog
  • golden retriever
  • shiba inu
oct 25 2012 ∞
aug 27 2013 +
  • freshly-wet pavement.
  • brewing coffee.
  • oranges.
  • bread baking.
  • bus exhaust.
  • new binders.
  • jasmine.
  • midnight pomegranate from b&b works.
  • blushing cherry blossom from b&b works.
  • carried away from b&b works.
  • old spice: swagger.
  • jonathan.
jun 9 2010 ∞
oct 25 2012 +

Materials:

yellow, white, grey, blue, black yarn

2 hooks: one smaller by 2 sizes of the other [i used: E and G]

fiber fill stuffing

one safety eye

felt

Head/body

R1: ch 2, 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook

R2: 2 sc in each st around

R3: *sc in next st, 2 sc in st after* repeat until the end of the round

R4: *sc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 sc in st after* repeat until the end of the row

R5: *sc in each of the next 3 sts, 2 sc in st after* repeat until the end of the row

R6-17: sc all around

R18: *sc in each of the next 3 sts, sc2tog in next* repeat until end of the row

R19: *sc in each of the next 2 sts, sc2to...

dec 21 2011 ∞
dec 21 2011 +
  • give people bubbles to blow upon exiting
  • use security envelop insides for invites (cut the patterns into hearts)
  • local, vegetarian food (meat upon request)
  • find a recycled wedding dress
  • opt for reusable hair accessories instead of a veil
  • "mint to be" teabag favors
  • beeswax candle favor
oct 1 2013 ∞
oct 1 2013 +