april 2017

  • the McBaine Burr Oak: v cool big ole tree, pleasant short drive from providence to K onto the country roads
  • Mug's Up: best burger I've had in a while, root beer comes in a frosted mug, cheese fries come with onion. cash only. good service.
  • Capen Park Hinkson Creek Trail: short, but not a too many people. great birding: thrasher, both kinglets, sparrows, etc. would be good for rock climbing

the district: parked at garage at 8th St & Walnut (50c/hour)

  • Maude Vintage: pricey but great selection, purchased blue flannel shirt and embroidered handbag
  • Main Squeeze Cafe: tried the TKO wrap (huge, good) and Purple Rain juice (tart)//really cute atmosphere, saw Julien Baker h...
apr 7 2018 ∞
apr 7 2018 +
  • fuffley & peeta in pathetic plays
  • the bad haircuts
mar 17 2018 ∞
mar 17 2018 +
  • "Muckyyuppo" - no context, except that it was Anna and me being silly
feb 9 2018 ∞
mar 17 2018 +
  • jan 2018: The Hour of Land williams, to emily haynes
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Sandhill Crane Migration in Nebraska
  • print out photographs & stick them in an album
  • pay off a student loan
  • memorize a poem, speech, or passage
  • explore shawnee nat'l forest: snake road, garden of the gods
  • learn to recognize frog calls w/ Anna & participate in some citizen science
  • build a firepit in the backyard
  • find some good spots to watch the sunrise
  • read & learn ravenously. stick w/ a notes system. take online classes: invertebrates, geology, philosophy, theology, coding, microbiology. consume digital media mindfully. habitually open a book on my phone first.
  • invest
  • carve a stamp, draw more when you write, and write more.
jan 7 2018 ∞
mar 19 2018 +
  • the graffiti wall, down by the river
  • secret beach I & II: find some driftwood, bricks, and trash & watch the tugboats
  • good sandwiches @ Gramophone or Fozzie's
  • inside the Insectarium!
  • caves & mummies in Alton
  • good Chinese @ House of Chen
  • the Book House in Maplewood
  • Cahokia Mounds Historic Site
  • City Museum
  • swings @ Tiemeyer Park & the Mariachi Men
  • Bellefontaine Cemetery: William Lewis (of Lewis & Clark fame) is buried here & there's some cool architecture
  • Mildred Kemper Lane Art Museum on Wash U's campus

things I've been wanting to try: Broadway Oyster Bar, Civil Rights exhibit at Missouri History Museum, karaoke @ Mangia Italiano,

nov 14 2017 ∞
nov 14 2017 +
  • A Mighty Wind
  • Slomo
  • Comet
  • Black Scorpion
jul 16 2017 ∞
aug 5 2017 +
  • 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 +
  • Helplessness Blues Fleet Foxes
  • Fear Fun Father John Misty
  • American Idiot Green Day
  • When the Night St. Lucia
  • Port of Morrow The Shins
  • Sign No More Mumford & Sons
  • Graceland Paul Simon
  • His Band and the Street Choir Van Morrison
  • Trouble Will Find Me The National
dec 4 2011 ∞
jul 7 2015 +
  • ayate washcloth
  • cheesecloth
apr 9 2018 ∞
apr 9 2018 +
  • Five Star Burgers, Clayton, Creve Couer
  • Stacked, Carondolet
  • Mug's Up, Columbia
mar 17 2018 ∞
apr 7 2018 +
  • National Geographic Complete Birds of the World
  • Endangered flach
  • Non Campus Mentis
  • Insectopedia
  • Just Listen
  • Rubber Stamps fowler
  • Trespassing Across America
  • Tarantula Keeper's Guide Rev. Ed.
  • The Hour of Land
  • How to Be an Explorer of the World
  • Sidetracked mag
  • Locally produced guidebook to St. Louis
  • rhyming dictionary
  • idiom dictionary
  • terrain mag
  • beccaloni's Arachnids
feb 9 2018 ∞
apr 9 2018 +
  • 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 +
  • pins (sizes tbd)
  • 1009 insect box 19
  • h20 wash bottle 11
  • 5086 moth poster
  • 5302 coleoptera poster
  • 5087 snake poster
  • 7112FA pocket net 18
feb 2 2018 ∞
feb 3 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 +
  • Mental Illness Aimee Mann, 2017 buy
  • Undercurrent Sarah Jarosz, 2016
  • CDW Charlotte Day Wilson, 2016
  • Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi, The Four Seasons 2014
  • Uptown, Downtown Bill Charlap Trio, 2017
  • MASSEDUCTION St. Vincent, 2017
  • Dua Lipa (Deluxe) Dua Lipa, 2017
  • Purple Rain Prince & the Revolution, 1984 buy
  • The Queen of Hearts Offa Rex, 2017
  • Last Leaf Danish String Quartet, 2017
  • Close to You Kate Wolf, 1981 buy
  • Emotions and Math Margaret Glaspy, 2016
  • 50 Song Memoir The Magnetic Zeros, 2017 buy
  • Blue Madonna BORNS, 2018
  • Peasant Richard Dawson, 2017
  • Encore Anderson East, 2018
  • The Order of Time Valerie June, 2017
  • Golden Island Club 8, 2018
  • Songs of Praise Shame, 2018
  • Someone Out There Rae Morris, 2018
jan 17 2018 ∞
mar 17 2018 +

classics

  • anna karenina
  • a tale of two cities
  • 1984
  • brave new world
  • the handmaid's tale
  • lotr
  • the foundation
  • the grapes of wrath
  • infinite jest
  • ramayana
  • catch-22

tbd

may 22 2017 ∞
may 22 2017 +
  • Juno Concerto Bela Fleck
  • Throw Down Your Heart Bela Fleck (Country section of VV)
  • Outbound Bela Fleck (Jazz section of VV)
  • Left of Cool Bela Fleck (Country section of VV)
  • The Bluegrass Sessions: Tales from the Acoustic Planet Bela Fleck
  • Live Art Bela Fleck (Country section of VV)
  • Human Condition Jon Bellion (Rap section of VV)
  • Carrie & Lowell sufjan
  • all Father John Misty
  • all Marina & the Diamonds
  • Port of Morrow The Shins
  • His Band and the Street Choir van morrison
  • Simple Sons jim o'rourke
  • Night Surfer chuck prophet
mar 6 2017 ∞
feb 9 2018 +
nov 1 2017 ∞
dec 5 2017 +
  • 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 +
  • volunteer at a bird sanctuary
  • take the GRE stat
  • look into SponsorChange
  • reading specialist (grad school)
  • park ranger
apr 5 2015 ∞
dec 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 +
  • Pretty Little Troubles Malcolm Holcombe, 2017
  • Lush Mitski, 2012
  • Peach Larkin Poe, 2017 buy
  • The Nashville Sound Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, 2017
  • Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit Courtney Barnett, 2015
  • Vide Noir Lord Huron, 2018
  • Mule Variations Tom Waits
may 6 2018 ∞
may 12 2018 +
  • Impractical Jokers
  • Russian dash cam compilations
  • bot fly removal videos
  • ipecac ingestion videos
mar 17 2018 ∞
mar 17 2018 +
  • Sprained Ankle Julien Baker, 2015 buy
  • Stranger in the Alps Phoebe Bridgers, 2017 buy
  • Historian Lucy Dacus, 2018
  • The Harrow and the Harvest Gillian Welch, 2011 buy
  • Soul Journey Gillian Welch, 2003
  • Music of Hair Andrew Bird, 1996
  • Lamentations Moses Sumney, 2016
  • A Show of Hands Victor Wooten, 1996
  • Wanted on Voyage George Ezra, 2014
  • Clean Soccer Mommy, 2018
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D Berlin Philharmonic dir. Karajan, 1994
  • Cahoots The Band, 1971
  • May Your Kindness Remain Courtney Marie Andrews, 2018 buy
  • Killer Phoebe Bridgers, 2015
  • Time (the Revelator) Gillian Welch, 2001
  • Puberty 2 Mitski, 2016
  • I Need to Start a Garden Haley Heynderickx, 2018 buy
  • The Ballad of Willy Robbins Vikesh Kapoor, 2013
mar 17 2018 ∞
apr 7 2018 +
  • All I want is an anatomically correct heart emoji.
  • One time a guy with a parrot on his shoulder stopped me in the Salvation Army to tell me to smile more.
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 24 2018 +
  • "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 +
  • Chicken People halmes, 2016
  • Gropius Mind Palace brown, 2017
  • Midnight in Paris allen, 2011
  • Meru chin & vasarhelyi, 2015
  • Hummindbirds: Jewelled Messengers reddish, 2012
  • Bugs: Nature's Little Superheroes platz, 2017
  • Time Spy sun xun, 2016
  • Thoroughbreds finley, 2018
  • Flower winkler, 2018
  • KOE gaillard, 2015
feb 2 2018 ∞
may 12 2018 +
  • Sound of Snow Falling umber, 2017
  • Kitty Cornered: How Frannie and Five Other Incorrigible Cats Seized Control of Our House and Made It Their Home tarte, 2012 (audio)
  • The Hour of Land williams, 2016 (audio) buylist
  • A Christmas Carol dickens, 1843 (audio) buylist
  • Hedwig Lives: the Complete Collection of Fan Theories That Proves Harry Potter's Owl Still Lives degeorge, 2015 (zine)
  • Cut-Away Comics Issue #1, Part 1 - 3 of Tree Swallows zettwoch (zine)
  • Around the World in 80 Days verne, 1872 (audio)
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban rowling, 1999 (audio) buylist
  • Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief van draanen, 1998 (audio)
  • Norse Mythology gaiman, 2017 (audio)
  • The Prince Zine audubon, 2016 (zine)
  • Joy in the Morning wodehouse, 1946 (audio)
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox and Other Animal Stories dahl, 1970 & 2004 (audio)
  • The Innocents Abroad or The New Pilgrims' Progress twain, 1869 (500+)
  • The Goldfinch tartt, 2016 (audio) (500+)
jan 17 2018 ∞
may 12 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 +