• the Bead Shop on Magazine
  • St. Patrick's Day parade in Metairie @ 12
  • Crescent City Cat Club - hang out with some cats, $10 cover 12 - 6 Su
  • Second Line Antiques on Frenchman
  • Aquarium, Insectarium, & Zoo FREE
  • The Fly: riverfront park by Zoo
  • Preservation Hall in the French Quarter: $20 cash cover, shows at 5, 6, 8, 9, 10pm daily

food

  • Frankie & Johnny's Restaurant for some alligator po boys
  • Humble Bagel for some goooood breakfast (closed T & W)
  • vegan chow @ the Sneaky Pickle on St. Claude
  • Fry & Pie on St. Claude
mar 1 2019 ∞
mar 15 2019 +
  • Krystals: not as good as White Castle but did enjoy. Had the largest meal they offered and people watched on Bourbon St.
  • The Sneaky Pickle: had the organ meat local burger (middlingly good), the pickle plate (yes), and the mango sorbet (wow- and I'm not huge into sweets rn), best fries I've had in NOLA to date
  • tahini cookies: should've added sugar, made like PB cookies and lost the dark chocolate (too intense)
  • sweet potato and/or green pepper curry in the style of northern thai cuisine: YUM best thing I make currently
  • mashed potato with herbed goat cheese & parsley YES
  • kraft macaroni + steamed broccoli + cold avocado YES
  • sardines + pasta YUM
  • Jacques-Imo's alligator cheesecake YES bouillabaisse ok. bread pudding YAS
jan 28 2019 ∞
mar 11 2019 +
  • print out the list of sandwiches from wikipedia and frame it
may 22 2017 ∞
may 22 2017 +
  • pai mu tan imperial, a China White Tea
  • yorkshire gold
feb 6 2017 ∞
mar 6 2017 +
  • It depends, does your breath smell like chimichangas? thank you scrubs
  • A most notable coward, an infinite and endless liar, an hourly promise breaker, the owner of no one good quality.
  • I want a cactus in a cute little pot and I’ll name it after you because you’re a prick.
  • I will slit your knee caps and ship you to Antarctica.
  • Please fly into the sun now.
  • Most of the time I want to staple things to her head. thank you Bridget Jones
  • Capt Haddock: You..fancy-dress freebooter/abominable snowman/pickled herring/sea-gherkin...
  • You grackle. thank you Brooklyn Nine Nine
  • Jello-bellied hellhound. thank you, Wodehouse
  • "He did not mention that he was a lineal descendant of Balaam's ass; but every body knew that without his telling it." thank you, Twain
jul 25 2014 ∞
feb 19 2018 +
  • write in a foreign language
  • how food tastes
  • what a place smells like
  • the weather
  • feelings
  • little moments/grand moments
  • keep running lists on the last few pages: best moments, list of adventures, favorite smells, places you've skipped stones, places you read outside, the weird places wherein you wrote in your notebook, people you met
  • start the notebook off with a good quote
  • press wildflowers
  • playlists
apr 5 2014 ∞
jul 6 2015 +

music/bars

  • George Porter Jr. @ Maple Leaf Bar
  • Preservation Hall in the French Quarter, $20 cash, shows at 5 6 8 9 10pm daily

coffee

  • Café Luna for excellent coffee & a homey, welcoming vibe also the muffins are superb//in Uptown on Magazine

thrifting

  • Second Line Antiques

etc.

  • Crescent City Cat Club : $10 cover to hang out with cats, Thu - Sun 12 - 6

to do

  • High Hat Café
  • burgers @ Port of Call
  • The Saturn
mar 4 2019 ∞
mar 15 2019 +

food

  • Jacque-imo's for alligator cheesecake and cornbread, opens at 5
  • Humble Bagel for some bomb bagels
  • Commander's Palace for some fancy brunch: haven't been here, but it's a NOLA classic
  • Napoleon House in the Quarter: have not been here but hear good things
  • the Sneaky Pickle, located on St Claude, good vegan options and the best fries I've had in NOLA
  • Verti Mart in the Quarter: a good Muffaletta, open 24 hrs
  • Guy's: massive po-boys in Uptown, cash only, only open for lunch
    • a couple of options for po boys in Uptown, let's talk
  • some other places on Oak I've been meaning to try: Breads on Oak (breakfast & lunc...
feb 11 2019 ∞
feb 11 2019 +
  • Bride & Prejudice, 2004 chadha H
  • Slow West, 2015 maclean K
  • The Ballad of Lefty Brown, 2017 moshe K
  • Ella Enchanted, 2014 o'haver H
  • Northanger Abbey, 2008 jones H
  • Emma, 1996 mcgrath H
  • A Midsummer's Night Dream, 2018 mott K
  • Singin' in the Rain, 1952 kelly & donen P
jan 14 2019 ∞
mar 6 2019 +
  • of great comfort
  • reminders for humans (you don't have to take a shower if it's too much work. a sponge bath is fine)
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • meals for comfort
  • meals for energy
  • meals for when calories are no object
  • purposely overly complicated meals
  • meals for bad customers
  • general food reviews in the vein of some opinions on food
  • treats for a first date
    • splitting one americano
  • little victories at meshuggah
jan 29 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Blistering barnacles!/Billions of blue blistering barnacles!
  • Oh, sugar!
  • Crumble.
  • Liza Minelli!/Shiza Binelli
oct 30 2015 ∞
jan 9 2017 +
  • listen to francoise hardy
  • only allow yourself to go on pinterest, no other social media shall be allowed
  • pay attention to your breathing
  • try simple yoga poses: child's pose, reclining goddess, pigeon, downward dog
jun 27 2015 ∞
jun 27 2015 +
  • climbing Mt. Parnassus <one misty, moisty morning>
  • playing the harmonica on the steps of Sant Ignazio
  • taking a gondola traghetto ride in Venice
  • watching the blood moon lunar eclipse from a clandestine vantage point (april '14)
  • floating on the (crowded) San Marcos River near Austin
  • climbing Mt. Subasio in Assisi barefoot in February
apr 6 2014 ∞
dec 17 2014 +
  • day 1: alligator po boys @ frankie and johnny's in uptown
  • day 2
    • mass @ holy name of jesus parish
    • humble bagel
    • walk the Bywater
    • solo espresso
    • vegan mac n chz & other goodies @ sneaky pickle
    • crescent city cat club
    • the bead shop on magazine
    • dragon king Chinese takeout for dinner
    • bob's burgers
  • day 3
    • take the st charles streetcar downtown
    • insectarium
    • beignets & muffuletta & crawfish potato chips @ café beignet
    • blue eyes iced tea @ french truck coffee
mar 19 2019 ∞
mar 19 2019 +
  • PCT: one day
  • Appalachian Trail: find a good memoir
  • Ozark Trail: research best times to go, and a supply list
feb 18 2019 ∞
feb 18 2019 +
  • Trickster's Queen pierce, 2007
  • The End of Night bogard, 2013
  • Giant Days #45 allison, 2018
  • Giant Days: Where Women Glow and Men Plunder allison, 2018
  • Saga: Vol. 1 vaughn, 2012
  • Saga: Vol. 2 vaughn, 2013
  • Saga: Vol. 3 vaughn, 2014
  • Saga: Vol. 4 vaughn, 2014
  • Saga: Vol. 5 vaughn, 2015
  • Giant Days #46 allison, 2019
  • Saga: Vol. 6 vaughn, 2016
  • Saga: Vol. 7 vaughn, 2017
  • Saga: Vol. 8 vaughn, 2018
  • Giant Days #47 allison, 2019
  • Super Chill: A Year of Living Anxiously ellis, 2018
jan 28 2019 ∞
mar 7 2019 +
  • journal/keep notes about every book you read
  • visit Atlanta (aquarium)
  • visit Grand Isle (birds!)
  • create a 30 day challenge
    • no internet
    • read the news
    • no added sugar
    • meditate
    • exercise
  • find people to bird with
  • post-work microadventure
  • take a lunchtime walk
  • reach out to someone you haven't talked to in awhile
  • try to take a train to a hike
  • go to a bar late late at night
  • create an online portfolio
  • is it possible to microadventure in this city?
nov 24 2018 ∞
dec 18 2018 +
  • Salton Sea
  • Joshua Tree
  • Grand Canyon
  • Clinton, OK KOA
  • Smoky Mtns
  • Mound City, MO
  • De Soto, MO
  • Bayou Segnette (for a few hours at least)
sep 3 2018 ∞
jan 28 2019 +
  • One time a guy with a parrot on his shoulder stopped me in the Salvation Army to tell me to smile more.
  • People think I'm wise but I probably just got it from Wikihow.
  • The rattiest undercut in all the land
feb 6 2018 ∞
mar 4 2019 +
  • "Think of yourself as dead. You have lived your life. Now, take what's left and live it properly. What doesn't transmit light creates its own darkness." -marcus aurelius
  • "Roses are red, violets are blue. Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2." -Saturn's Eye via jacksfilms
  • "If anything is wrong just construct a set of axioms that make it right." -xkcd
  • "For safety's sake, don't embarrass him!" -young frankenstein
  • "I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up." -twain
  • "It is lonely and it is marvelous." -maya angelou, on writing by herself in a hotel room
  • "We're deep in the soup."
  • I have been working all the time and it's like a flood going through the soul. It'...
feb 6 2018 ∞
apr 30 2018 +
  • Fan Diego, a fan store off of rte 78 in north San Diego
  • Treebeard Landscaping, saw on a truck driving in San Diego
feb 5 2017 ∞
feb 5 2017 +
  • True Colors Cyndi Lauper
  • Forget You Cee Lo Green
  • 5 Years' Time Noah & the Whale
  • SOB Nathaniel Rateliffe & the Nigh Sweats
  • Get High Tove Lo
  • I Believe in a Thing Called Love
  • Stayin' Alive the Bee Gees
  • Magic BoB
  • Chandelier Sia
  • Derniere Danse Indila
  • Beer beer beer the Clancy Brothers
  • Rolling Stone from Texas
  • Werewolves of London Warren Zevon
  • International Harvester
  • Inside Out Eve6
  • I Will Survive
  • I Hate Myself for Loving You Joan Jet
  • Brick House the Commodores
  • Walkin' in Memphis Cher
jan 30 2017 ∞
feb 8 2018 +