• Lead contamination found in the 32nd St Open Space and now the city has closed it indefinitely pending remediation
  • Baltimore's waterways are polluted with sewage and you can't swim in them.
  • The city took away the public boat docking along Fell's Point waterfront.
  • I never got my EZPass
  • Kvetching wins the day! Several angry phone calls and emails later, my EZPass, which apparently did not exist and could not be refunded, has arrived in the mail!
jun 13 2018 ∞
jun 22 2018 +
  • 2013 meditation retreat at Karme Choling: Hepatitis C outbreak
    • outcome: already vacinated. Yessss.
  • 2017 Wickerman Festival at Four Quarters Farm: Dysentary/Norovirus
    • outcome: infected. Nooooo.
jun 20 2017 ∞
jun 20 2017 +

Men:

    • "I was going to offer to help you, but now I see you're almost done."
    • "Girl power!"
    • "You look like you're ready for battle."

Women:

    • "Excellent job."
jan 27 2016 ∞
jan 27 2016 +
  • digital camera presumed lost several years ago
    • 800 photos I'd forgotten about
  • many vials of fake blood
  • whose keys are these?
  • a handmade Amish quilt
aug 24 2014 ∞
aug 24 2014 +
  • 2017: Grill on the creek year
  • 2016: Missed tube year
  • 2015: Sick Lucas year
  • 2014: No rain year
  • 2013: Finished the tube year
  • 2012: Miracle Jeff year
  • 2011: Hypothermia year
jul 27 2014 ∞
aug 14 2017 +
  • Oliver Sachs
    • often mistakes other bearded clumsy people for mirrors
  • Jane Goodall
    • remarkable ability to identify chimpanzee faces, zero ability to identify humans
  • Chuck Close
    • portrait artist with photographic memory of faces, until they move, turn their head or change expression
  • Brad Pitt, so he claims...
    • ...probably a poser
apr 5 2014 ∞
apr 5 2014 +
  • Are you a she?
  • You're a pretty good dancer. If you actually learned how to Lindy Hop, you'd be one the best ones here.
  • So what kind of stuffed animals do you like to sleep with?
  • I've been stalking you all night.
aug 13 2013 ∞
jan 12 2014 +
  • Renly Baratheon & the Knight of Flowers (duh)
  • Stannis Baratheon & the Onion Knight
  • Rob Stark & Theon Greyjoy (only before the latter stole the former's castle. And not in a sexy way)
  • Robert Baratheon & Ned Stark (after the Victory on the Trident, and probably only once)
  • Pyp & Grenn (on the Wall)
  • Tyrion & Bronn (when they're not boning whores)
  • Beric Donadarion & Thoros of Myr (also duh)
may 7 2013 ∞
may 7 2013 +
  • "A ginger snap will never die."
  • "Find a vinegar you really connect with."
mar 9 2013 ∞
jan 12 2014 +
  • Enforced the peace
    • herded children away from oncoming sculpture traffic
    • herded sculptures away from oncoming real traffic
    • prevented toes from being run over
    • distributed band aids
    • distributed fake blood
    • performed vehicle safety inspections
  • Accepted bribes
    • cookies cookies cookies
    • love note written by a third grader
    • homemade toy car
    • fake mustache
    • "Go Ask Alice" temporary tattoo
    • stuffed road kill tiger (best)
    • pringles (worst)
    • apples and bananas
    • chocolate raspberry cukpcake
may 6 2012 ∞
may 6 2012 +
  • Tim Robbins: Susan Sarandan's Exhusband/Bob Roberts
  • Qorianka Kilcher: Pocohantas
  • Nawal El Saadawi: World's leading opponent of Female Genital Mutilation
  • Stevie Salas: Bill & Ted's Excellent Guitarist
  • Karl Rove: Bringing enhanced interrogation to a home near you
sep 20 2011 ∞
jan 12 2015 +

All the Problems:

  • Loneliness
  • Cruelty to animals
    • the frozen ducklings that never made it to the Farm Show
  • Both our toilets are clogged, and I'm too embarrassed to go poop at our neighbor's house
  • when governments don't respect peaceful protest and thereby legitimize violent protest
  • sexual dissatisfaction in all its forms
  • passive aggression
  • our limited perception of time
  • people dying
  • people not cleaning the kitchen
  • unequal distribution of labor (at the restaurant)
  • hair in the drain
  • people being mean to their partners at Li...
apr 24 2011 ∞
aug 14 2017 +
  • Lost:
    • Blair's keys
      • please let us know if you find them! His car is stuck in front of our house until we do.
      • turns out he left them in his car. tsk, tsk.
    • My sequin tee-shirt
    • Jennifer Jordan's phone
    • Probably some innocence
    • the remote control which is the only way to turn on the only light in our kitchen
    • memory of spilling an entire cup of beer on Jeff McCloud's head and then trotting away
  • Found:
    • assorted hats, scarves and sweaters
    • a really sweet Scorpio lighter
jan 31 2011 ∞
feb 2 2011 +
  • Go for it!
  • ween myself off texting as a substitute for real conversation
    • actually, ween myself off everything that substitutes real conversation
    • work the word "ween" into everyday conversation more
  • "generosity beyond belief"
  • Contemplate embodiment
  • Dont overextend
    • in yoga
    • and in life
  • Always, always, always be more moisturized
  • Re-acclimate menstrual cycle to not being on the pill anymore
    • preferably start cycling with the moon
    • that one was easy!
jan 1 2011 ∞
jan 26 2011 +
  • Emile
    • What I thought: Dreamy Buddhist Frisbee player with substance abuse and lady problems.
    • But actually: Pseudo-Buddhist Frisbee player with substance abuse/lady problems and a dog
  • Dori and Summer
    • What I thought: Kind of weird Lindy Hop couple who fight a lot and are swingers
    • But actually: he's an internationally renowned transplant surgeon and she's a brilliant mathematician who developed a new system for locating organ donors. FOR REAL.
  • Demery
    • What I thought: Overly talkative, drunken exchange student in South Africa with po...
jul 19 2010 ∞
apr 25 2011 +
  • Herb and Dorothy
  • The New World
  • Holiday
    • Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant version, not Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz version
  • Akeela and The Bee
  • The Company
  • Lost In Translation
  • Bossa Nova
  • Enchanted April
nov 10 2010 ∞
jan 10 2011 +
  • Become famous enough to star on Dancing With The Stars
    • Preferred partners: Derek, Tony or Cheryl Burke
  • Open my own animal rescue ranch in Colorado
  • Replace Terry Gross on "Fresh Air" when she retires
  • Buy an old Firehouse and turn it into a yoga studio called "Firehouse Yoga"
  • Organize my closet by color
  • Go back to school for Economics/Financial Planning degree
  • Get yoga teacher certification
  • Unionize Donna's
  • Oral History of:
    • refugee kids in Patterson High School ESOL class
    • Burning Man
sep 30 2010 ∞
may 6 2013 +
  • Could you help me with this power tool?
  • I just got a bunch of cash from the ATM. Maybe you could help me count it.
  • Want to go for a ride?
  • Let's go get some pork tacos.
aug 27 2010 ∞
aug 27 2010 +
  • Science-y women
  • the Southwest
  • wilderness
  • death of loved ones
  • men who are either shorter, younger, blue collar, or ethnic
  • unexpectedly acquired babies
  • ageing
  • people who speak with a twang
  • Daddy issues
  • farming
jun 25 2010 ∞
aug 25 2010 +
  • People who are my favorites:
    • Sawyer
    • Sayid
    • John Locke
    • Hurley
    • Ben
    • Daniel Farraday
    • Desmond
  • People who are hotties:
    • Kate
    • Sayid
    • Sun
    • Jin
    • Boone (until he died)
    • Ana Lucia (diito)
    • Alex
    • Demond's lady friend (but maybe it's just her accent)
  • People who I feel like I should like more...
apr 17 2010 ∞
aug 12 2011 +
  • mouth breathing
  • waking up with hardened snot on my arm
  • sleeping with the vaporizer on made all my posters fall down from the wall
mar 31 2010 ∞
mar 31 2010 +
  • Blizzard of '96
  • fall from the tree in Bennett's yard
  • jelly fish sting
  • 3 car wreck at the Progress Ave. exit of Route 81
  • rabid dog by the Israel-Jordan border
  • being burgled in South Africa
  • tongue lashing by Karl Rove (that sounds dirty, but it's not)
  • scorpion attack
  • Wednesday night sail racing when it's WINDY
  • Crazy Emile S
mar 2 2010 ∞
aug 29 2010 +
  • Shells
  • Rocks
  • Coins
  • Currency
  • Stamps
  • Crushed pennies
    • not the same collection as coins
  • Quotes
  • Lists
  • Earings
jan 20 2010 ∞
aug 25 2010 +
  • first snow of the year
  • rare books and rare book stores
  • bubbles
  • Holocaust survival stories
  • any survival stories
  • Midnight Mass
  • waking up early...sometimes
  • technology that works
  • playing soccer at night under the turf field lights
  • sunset on the Miles River
  • seeing Delicate Steve in concert
  • driving over the Bay Bridge at night
  • unfurling a clean white table cloth over a table
  • skyping Sun and Ep's son in Laos late at night in the dish pit of the restaurant
dec 14 2009 ∞
apr 22 2012 +
  • Definite:
    • Hair cut!
    • see the new bookstore
    • make chocolate cake w/ peanut butter icing
    • deposit paychecks
    • get more birth control pills
    • read for senior thesis
    • write Modern Dance paper
    • interview Aunt Dolly
  • Maybe:
    • planetarium
    • see New Moon
    • eat at Vietnam Garden
    • take Ruby to run free
nov 24 2009 ∞
dec 1 2009 +
  • grey wool coat
  • sleeping bag
  • Before Sunrise and Before Sunset DVDs
  • bag with lamp, surge protector and bottom of electric kettle in it
  • The Little Princess on VHS
  • Vera
  • Green vest
sep 27 2009 ∞
oct 4 2009 +
  • Pieces of April
  • Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Howl's Moving Castle
sep 8 2009 ∞
aug 13 2015 +
  • a very uncomfortable bridesmaid dress (lebanon)
  • foreign bodies (maui)
  • a love of star trek: voyager (frat haus)
  • too much used clothing (seattle)
  • a hula hoop (goddess gathering)
  • the gayer half of bennett's wardrobe (montrose park)
  • a sheriff's hat (lewes)
  • eye problems (the warehouse)
  • water skillz (HACC)
  • sweet messneger bag (rehobeth)
  • a radical haircut (harrisburg)
aug 27 2009 ∞
aug 27 2009 +
  • Listening Is an Act of Love
  • V for Vendetta
  • Reading Lolita in Tehran
  • Animal Dreams
  • The Milagro Beanfield War
  • The Transcendental Murder
  • Tales of a Shaman's apprentice
  • In Defense of Food
  • People of the Book
jul 1 2009 ∞
aug 9 2009 +
  • Meat
  • Ballet
  • Emile S
  • Facebook
  • Shaving
may 4 2009 ∞
aug 29 2010 +
  • Laura Dolid
    • "That looked like I just sprayed Raid on ants"
    • "Are you a junior or a senior? Well, it doesn't really matter because you're not turning out enough."
    • "Actually, it makes me happy when you make mistakes, because otherwise I wouldn't have a job."
    • observing women's lacrosse practice outside, "Do you think they're really having fun out there? I guess they get to hit each other with those sticks."
    • "I know you feel like you have to throw up, but you've already missed three classes so I really think you should dance."
  • Thomas Hanner
    • "Even if I didn't see that double piroutte, God was still watching."
apr 15 2009 ∞
jul 15 2010 +
  • Literature
    • Woman at Point Zero
    • The Bell Jar
    • Eichmann in Jerusalem
    • A Room of One's Own
    • Luce Irigaray's "The Sex Which is Not One"
    • Helene Cixous's "The Laugh of Medusa"
  • Film
    • The Hours
    • The Reader
    • Mona Lisa Smile
    • The Last King of Scotland
    • Into the Wild
  • Music
    • India.Arie
    • Randi Driscoll
    • Stephen Speaks
feb 20 2009 ∞
aug 27 2009 +
  • World War Z
  • Sense and Sensibility
  • Magic for Beginners
  • The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse
  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian
  • Ask the Dust
  • Reservation Blues
  • The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
  • The Talmud and the Internet
jan 15 2009 ∞
jul 1 2009 +
  • Financial
    • Open a money market account
    • Get a credit card
    • Get some high interest CDs
  • Professional
    • Write my resume
    • Research internships in Baltimore
  • Personal
    • Cook healthy meals
    • Look into new forms of contraceptive (IUD, nuvaring, etc.)
dec 27 2008 ∞
jul 15 2010 +
  • Pros:
    • less cruelty to animals
    • less cruelty to immigrants and poor people who work in slaughterhouses
    • Eating vegetables is generally less expensive
    • Not eating meat is healthier for my body in the long run
    • Less guilt about supporting a violent system
    • Attempt to wash away the traumatic exper...
  • Cons:
    • Meat is so tasty!
    • Meat is a good source of protein and energy. Also helps me maintain a healthy weight
    • Nature of life is to consume life: even some animals eat other animals
    • People are designed to meat: molars and d...
oct 30 2008 ∞
nov 3 2008 +
  • Whackadoodle: Suede
  • Leatha: Stella
  • Licious: Blayne
  • Holla atcha boy: Tim Gunn
sep 25 2008 ∞
sep 25 2008 +

All I could think of was Neil Young, and then I remembered he's Canadian. This list is going to require some deep thought.

  • the domestication of maize
  • rabble rousers
    • Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Dad
    • Woody Guthrie
  • Bluegrass Music
  • Bill Moyers
  • Pink Flamingos
aug 23 2008 ∞
aug 9 2009 +
  • birds trapped inside buildings
  • regret
  • gender-based violence
  • applying for PEPFAR
  • Conflict Diamonds
  • when the library printers get jammed and you have to wait two hours to get your paper.
  • being hung over for a flight
  • people who bite their nails in class
  • cruelty to animals
aug 16 2008 ∞
oct 21 2008 +
  • Lord of War
  • Blood Diamond
  • Last King of Scotland
  • Babel
  • O Brother Where Art Thou
  • The Pianist (not when I'm depressed though)
  • Goodnight and Good luck
  • Angels in America (again, not when I'm depressed)
  • Paris Je T'aime
  • Amandla
  • Cry Freedom
  • Nausicaa
  • Tsotsi
aug 8 2008 ∞
jul 18 2018 +
  • Unaccustomed Earth-Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Holy Blood, Holy Grail (ah! my house in St. Michaels has this book)
  • No Logo-Naomi Klein
  • The Miracle of Mindfulness-Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Wretched of the Earth-Frantz Fanon
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn-Mark Twain
  • A Short History of Nearly Everything-Bill Bryson
  • Memory of Fire Triology-Eduardo Galeano
  • Getting a Grip-Francis Moore Lappe
  • Deep Community-Scott Alarik
  • All the Shah's Men
  • Lake Wobegone Days-Garrison Keillor
    • ugh rapists. Do I need to start a list of writers and filmakers from my Listography who have been demoted to the rape list???
aug 8 2008 ∞
jul 18 2018 +
  • Salto
    • something briny with mescal
  • Lady in the moon
    • maybe a blueberry floating on a lemon peel?
  • Skin the cat
    • coconut flakes
  • Elsie Rollup
  • Single Star
  • Jack knife
  • Fish on a hook
  • Serenity roll
  • Plinko
    • ice cubes to be theatrically plinked in glass at serving time
jul 11 2018 ∞
jul 11 2018 +
  • Become a ham radio operator
  • Scuba certification
    • volunteer ray feeder at the Aquarium
  • Informational interviews of people with kewl jobs
  • Learn how to sail
    • start anti-racist yacht club
  • Start a neighborhood seed library
  • Volunteer at the Conservatory
  • Walk all the dogs
  • Poop sleuthing with Bluewater Baltimore's outfall screenings
  • Maryland Master Gardener certfication
  • Choreograph aerial dance performances
    • two broke girls in The Roches "Mr Sellack."
    • Aerial dance adaptation of "Somnambula," see also: sleep walking
oct 10 2017 ∞
jul 11 2018 +
  • Short & Sweet:
    • The Maura: lemon poppy seed tea cookie (yes there is a cookie named after me)
    • The Nancy: dark chocolate and espresso
  • Harmony Bakery, vegan gluten free, how is it so good:
    • Dark chocolate thin mint
    • Chocolate oatmeal sandwich cookie with chocolate filling
  • Mom:
    • Chocolate breasts: peanut butter cookie with Hershey's kiss in middle
    • Ron's cookies: chocolate walnut delight bars
    • Snickerdoodles: a nod to non-chocolate desserts
mar 19 2016 ∞
mar 19 2016 +
  • 2013: Got there too late
  • 2014: Got there too early
  • 2015: Ducklings froze
  • 2016: Avian flu = featherless Farm Show

Is it cursed?

UPDATE: 2017 Duckling Slip N Slide was moved to the Main Convention Hall adjacent to tractors and was slippin and slidin in full force!

feb 5 2015 ∞
jun 20 2017 +
  • Read a book
  • Read a thing online
  • Write a letter (postage?)
  • Watch a Netflix movie
  • Go for a bike ride
  • Go for a bird walk
  • Meditate
  • Sort things
  • Ayurvedic self-massage
  • Garden
  • Shtupping
jul 27 2014 ∞
dec 7 2014 +
  • Neighbor Harvey returns from Thailand to pick up the trash and pretend that other humans don't exist
  • Potholes expand
  • Ethiopian food and mushroom lady return to Farmer's Market
apr 5 2014 ∞
apr 5 2014 +
  • Wake up
  • Contemplate Being for five minutes while lying in bed
  • Brush teeth, use neti pot
  • Pranayama and sitting meditation for 20 minutes
  • Eat breakfast
  • Check phone & email

Order in which Things Actually happen

  • Wake up
  • Drift in and out of sleep hitting snooze alarm for 20 minutes
  • Moan
  • Brush teeth and pop some claritin D
  • Check phone, realize there is fire to put out at the yoga studio
  • Do I really need to meditate today?
  • Cliff Bar
jan 14 2014 ∞
jan 14 2014 +
  • Remembering to take my vitamin
  • Watering the plants
  • Swinging on swing sets
may 12 2013 ∞
may 12 2013 +
  • Tandem "doggy style" Charleston
  • The difference between 6 count and 8 count basics
  • The Swingout
  • Susie Q

But I'm still wondering:

  • When to use 6 count or 8 count
  • If everyone knows the Shim Sham, why don't we do it all the time?
  • Balboa?! What and when.
  • What's the proper etiquette if your partner is an asshole?
mar 9 2013 ∞
aug 13 2013 +
  • Conquer the forearm balance: Pinchamayurasana
  • Journal, dammit
  • Be nicer to our plants and cats
  • And as always, be more moisturized
dec 31 2012 ∞
jan 1 2013 +
  • Collect used bikes from Craigslist
  • Rollerskate to pop music on Sunday nights at the Olympic skate rink in Enola
  • Drink $2 beers and dance to traditional folk music at the Croatian Fraternal Society of Steelton
  • Watch movies at the Midtown Cinema
  • Read the Hunger Games trilogy
  • Contemplate the pros and cons of Rick Santorum's potential Presidential nomination
  • That's about it
mar 23 2012 ∞
mar 23 2012 +
  • Upon hearing that Senator Barbara Mikulski was in the restaurant, "Tell her she should order the Cubano, in honor of what she's trying to do to our health care system."
  • When we started bombing Libya, "What's your favorite part of our new war?"
  • "Somebody clean this plate up. I wouldn't serve that dish to Barack Hussein Obama."
  • "You know what you can tell those debt collectors? Tell them to S your fucking D."
  • Amy, watching Ian pour himself a kids cup of Franzia cooking wine, "I can't believe you drink that shit." Ian, "Trust me Amy, if I took a shit on a spoon, and put it in my mouth, it would NOT taste like this."
  • "I don't care what Al Gore says, the earth can't be getting warmer AND colder at t...
may 31 2011 ∞
aug 29 2012 +
  • Movies
    • Enchanted April
    • Easy A
    • The Company
    • She's the Man
      • you've probably already seen it, but amanda bynes plus bizarrely insightful gender commentary still equals awesome
    • The Social Network
  • Music
    • Dirty Projectors
    • Frontier Myth
    • Jenny Lewis
  • Books
    • Poisonwood Bible
      • really, all Barbara Kingsolver
jan 31 2011 ∞
feb 6 2011 +
  • Shani
    • stop planning
    • Enough with the potato products!
  • Sue
    • "Oh, who cares."
  • Misc.
    • Stop should-ing all over yourself
  • Adam B.
    • Take more vacations from the internet
  • Me
    • Try new things or your life is over
jan 3 2011 ∞
mar 15 2011 +
  • Hang out with Lady Friends
    • Interior decorating thoughts
    • "What's going on with the Bar Mitzvah planning?"
    • "This nail polish is a totally different shade of clear than the one I use."
    • "I'm a grandma!"
  • Plan European vacation
  • Discuss whether or not Obama is a "fascist thug"
    • Result:undecided
  • Creep me out by letting their high school age daughter sit on their lap
  • Didn't feel like cooking
  • The basement of your fancy Roland Park house flooded so you're staying in the Radison
  • Family Problems:
nov 21 2010 ∞
oct 7 2011 +
  • anythingness
  • the end of the world
  • dance
  • stories
  • buoyancy
  • nudity
  • making out
nov 12 2009 ∞
nov 10 2010 +
  • Northern Exposure
  • Dancing With The Stars
  • 30 Rock
  • Project Runway
    • Best Episode: Season Five Drag Queen Challenge
  • Masterpiece Mystery
    • all of them really, but mostly Inspector Lewis
  • Lost
  • The West Wing
  • Downton Fucking Abbey
  • Arrested Development
  • Dance Academy
  • Sherlock
  • The Wire
  • Twin Peaks
sep 30 2010 ∞
jan 12 2015 +
  • Used tissues she finds on the street
  • Mommy and Daddy and Sissies
  • Bean
  • Donna's Challah
  • Bearie
  • Henry
    • person
    • and stuffed toy
  • rolling in things
  • Bella (not as much as Bean)
  • runnin' around
  • when the peoples come home
  • when we leave food on the counter
  • jumping up on people beds
  • presents
  • the Mail Carrier
  • watching birds
  • rubbing herself against the futon until she and it are completely static-y
  • digging holes in the yard and flinging th...
aug 27 2010 ∞
jan 3 2011 +
  • Join Creative Alliance and start volunteering
    • Halloween Lantern Parade!
    • Burlesque
  • Charm City Swing
    • get really really good at swing dance
      • kind of, as good as I'll ever get
  • The Hexagon
    • work events
    • yoga trance dance?!
  • Max
    • mooch off of rock climbing passes some more
    • go to shows
  • Charm City Yoga $40 membership
  • Judaica
aug 7 2010 ∞
may 6 2013 +
  • you're not a good listener
  • you're not a good storyteller
  • you're wearing plaid shorts/crocs/a bow in your hair
    • if all of the above, good luck
  • you don't like animals
    • really bad if it's dogs
  • you have crappy taste in music
  • you eat really crappy foods
  • you're not a Harry Potter person
  • you drive a P.T. Cruiser
  • you refer to your "father" in an overly referential way as in "Father's always been a great patron of the Museum."
  • you tried to give me a stupid nickname when we barely knew each other
  • you use emoticons :{
  • you have a weak immune system, and not because of an immunodeficiency disorder.
jun 28 2010 ∞
apr 28 2013 +
  • Eat delicious local seafood
  • Go to thrift stores
  • Befriend Goucher girl who works at local wine tasting room and get free wine
  • get people to take me on their boats
  • Tilghman Island
  • Smith Island?!
  • bird watching walks
  • check out quilts at St. Michaels Museum
  • Dinner and a movie at Lynne's house
  • Visit Kate in Chestertown
  • Visit Marian's farm in Cambridge
jun 5 2010 ∞
aug 25 2010 +
  • At Goucher
    • Computer Music Concert May 7
    • Goucher woods, site of the old incinerator
    • the Labyrinth
  • Foods and Drinks
    • Sofi's Crepes
    • The Dizz for the crab dip
    • Golden West for the elvis pancake and tater tots
    • Holy Frijoles for the margaritas
    • The Crease for the dive-iness
    • Amicci's because it's Little Italy
    • One World Cafe for the crunchiness
    • Vaccaros, because it is a dessert restaurant
  • Museums, Baltimore has a shit ton of these
apr 4 2010 ∞
apr 4 2010 +
  • Draft Ch.1: Single-sex vs. Coed debate
  • Draft Ch.2: History of Women's Colleges going coed
  • Draft Ch.3: Brief history of Goucher College 1885-1985
  • Draft Ch.4: THE DECISION
  • Draft Ch.5: Effects of coed on social life at Goucher
  • Draft Ch.6: Effects of coed on academic and institutional life at Goucher
  • Draft Intro and Conclusion
  • Edit that fucker
  • Get release forms from everyone
    • Rick Pringle, I still need yours, dammit!
  • Deposit interviews in Goucher College Archives
  • Student Symposium
  • Thesis Defense

That doen't sound too bad, right?

mar 7 2010 ∞
jun 29 2010 +
  • Felix qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas: Fortunate is the one who knows the causes of things.
  • Fugit irreparabile tempus, singula dum capti circumvectamur amore: Time flies irretrievably, while we wander around, prisoners of our love of detail
  • Homo sum, nihil humanum alienum: I am human, nothing human is alien to me
  • Illegitimi non carborundum: Don't let the bastards grind you down
  • Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus: Never tickle a sleeping dragon
feb 11 2010 ∞
mar 15 2012 +
  • Posession
  • My Life in France
  • The Periodic Table
  • Survival in Auschwitz
  • Legacy of Silence
  • Whose Body?
  • The Reader
dec 20 2009 ∞
jan 19 2010 +
  • Yoga Trance Dance: Dec. 18
  • Leader Hain's Christmas Tree Decorating: Dec. 23
  • Dentist Appointment: Dec.29
  • Visit Shana in Seattle
    • laser show
    • eat delicious stuff
    • thrift shopping
    • also go to Portland
  • Planetarium!
  • Outdoor ice skating?
  • Play viola!
  • Bike to the library and do reading for my senior thesis
    • alright I didn't bike, but it's 19 fucking degrees outside
  • visit the new bookstore
  • Get my computer cleaned
  • Get a massage
dec 6 2009 ∞
jan 19 2010 +
  • That I currently practice
    • Dance
    • pooping
    • listening to the radio
    • checking to see how much my plant grew overnight
    • flossing!
    • pranayama
  • That I would like to practice
    • starting the day with a cup of tea
    • bird watching
    • getting a really great massage
    • practice yoga
nov 17 2009 ∞
jan 12 2015 +
  • stampeded through Opening Ceremony
  • House Meeting parade
  • family style burrito dinner
  • found Anndal's insulin kit
  • Blackout dance in the gopher hole DJed by Debra
  • Support the Volleyball Team signs:
    • "Once more unto the breach, Goucher volleyball."
    • "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall, and put up a volleyball net."
  • Modified reenactment of Debra's romance novels
  • Anything But Clothes Party
  • post-intermural soccer game shower parties
  • Back from Abroad Potluck
  • Game Nights
    • Celebrity Salad
sep 14 2009 ∞
mar 15 2012 +
  • In Baltimore
    • Free Store
    • Book Thing
    • Charm City Roller Girls
    • Student night at Aquarium
    • Book Fest
    • New exhibit at AVAM
    • Free School
    • Great Halloween Lantern Parade
    • 32nd St./Waverly Farmer's market: Saturdays 7am to noon
  • Dance
    • Sarah's senior thesis concert: April 9-11
    • 361 concert: Dec. 4-6
    • Open Marley nights
  • Environs
aug 27 2009 ∞
jul 15 2010 +
  • Get a radical hair cut at the student hair salon
  • Eat delicious things
  • Thrift store shopping
  • Visit public library
  • Kayaking on Puget Sound
    • actually it was canoeing at the arboretum, but same diff
  • Hot House Women's Spa
  • Bike along Burke-Gilman
jul 1 2009 ∞
jul 21 2009 +
  • Museums
    • Baltimore Museum of Industry
    • National Museum of the American Indian
    • American Visonary Art Museum
    • District 6 Museum in Cape Town
  • Oral History
    • Storycorps (read Listening Is an Act of Love)
    • Independent project?
  • Environmental
    • WOOF again
    • SCA internship
  • Counselor of some sort
    • probably requires grad school
    • troubled youth?
    • marital?
    • religious?
may 5 2009 ∞
oct 14 2009 +
  • navigating public transportation
  • opening and closing an umbrella
  • Minesweeper
  • using a washing machine
apr 22 2009 ∞
apr 22 2009 +
  • Vegetable Studies
  • The very old man with the young man's voice
  • Another day without Jesus
  • The magic banjo
feb 21 2009 ∞
feb 21 2009 +
  • Yoga trance dance
    • get formula from Shani
  • Guest class with Shani
  • Guest class with Heather?
  • Yoga club slumber party!
  • Yoga club camping trip
jan 26 2009 ∞
jan 26 2009 +
  • The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse
  • Magic for Beginners
  • Persuasion
  • The Sparrow
  • Love in the Time of Cholera
  • A Canticle for Leibowitz
  • The Talmud and the Internet
  • Reservation Blues
  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian
  • Wuthering Heights
  • The Left Hand of Darkness
  • If on a Winter's Night a Traveler
  • The Periodic Table
  • Animal Dreams
jan 15 2009 ∞
jun 29 2009 +

I wanted to put "Cry Freedom," on this list because it's about Steve Biko's life in South Africa, but ironically, when the movie was shot in 1987, Zimbabwe was a safer and more stable location for filming than South Africa.

nov 3 2008 ∞
nov 3 2008 +
  • Qorianka Kilcher
  • Tim Gunn
  • Kate Blanchett
  • John Cusack
  • Anderson Cooper
  • Emile Hirsch
  • Cynthia Terry
  • the bassist in Wilco whose name I always forget
  • Yossarian
  • Gael Garcia Bernal
  • Michelle Obama
  • Alan Cumming
  • holy shit Naveen Andrews, why do you onl...
  • Charlotte Gainsbourg
  • Antoni from Queer Eye
  • Dilone
oct 21 2008 ∞
jul 18 2018 +
  • Watching TV alone
  • Comparing my experience studying abroad to anyone else's
  • African Street at night
  • hippos
  • generalized and specific anxiety
  • attachment
  • meat
aug 27 2008 ∞
oct 21 2008 +
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Yossarian
  • Arundhati Roy
    • Or not. Turns out she's Naveena's dad's ex girlfriend, and she's a pill
  • Woody Guthrie
  • Zachie Achmat
  • Nola Elliott
  • David Byrne
  • John Waters
  • Azar Nafisi
  • Bill Moyers
  • Mikey Thomas
  • Tim Gunn
  • Jane Goodall
  • Chelsea Manning
  • Toby
aug 16 2008 ∞
nov 26 2014 +
aug 10 2008 ∞
jun 9 2011 +
  • Start a Goucher Outing Club: events could include hikes, festivals, daytrips, etc.
  • Attend Women's Solar Workshop in June 2008
  • Find HIV/AIDS related internship in Baltimore
    • HERO
    • AIDS Action Baltimore
  • Find HIV/AIDS related internship in Harrisburg
    • AIDS Community Alliance
  • Take summer classes at HACC
    • glass blowing
    • Spanish
  • Attend Mountain Justice Workshop
  • Work on an Indian Reservation
  • Work for National Museum of the American ...
aug 8 2008 ∞
jul 18 2018 +
  • Cry the Beloved Country
  • American Shaolin
  • Maus I
  • Maus II
  • Oryx and Crake
  • Long Walk to Freedom
  • Tranquil Mind
  • Poisonwood Bible
  • A Country at War with Itself
  • King Solomon's Mines
  • A Handmaid's Tale
  • Zen in the Art of Archery
  • The Bingo Palace
  • The Tent
  • No Country for Old Men
  • Never Let Me Go
aug 8 2008 ∞
dec 10 2008 +
  • What what what is the deal with Bruce Willis' orange man-tank
  • Was a Luke Perry cameo appearance a requirement of all films made in 1997?
  • Is the machine they use to regrow Mila Jovavich from that severed hand the same thing the Trisolarans used on Yun Tianming's brain?
  • What was the giant skull fireball thing, and why was it in league with the evil capitalist guy?
  • Why was there a giant trash mountain at the airport?!
  • Can the bandage dress trend in late 90s fashion be traced back to to Jean Paul Gaultier's iconic white Leeloo costume or was it the other way around?
  • Is that giant alien armadillo still inside the pyramid?
apr 19 2016 ∞
jul 17 2018 +
  • In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
  • Everything is Illuminated
  • Season Two of Transparent
jan 27 2016 ∞
jan 27 2016 +
  • Jennifer Connelly in Labyrinth
  • Katniss in The Hunger Games
  • Danaerys in the House of the Undying
  • Ofellia in Pan's Labyrinth
  • Crow Song River
aug 14 2014 ∞
aug 14 2014 +
  • Jimmy McNulty
  • Endeavour Morse
  • Spock
  • Edward Snowden
  • Fox Mulder
  • Special Agent Dale Cooper
jul 23 2014 ∞
nov 26 2014 +
  • Mary & Tom
  • Mrs. Crawley & Dr. Clarkson
  • Daisy & Mrs. Patmore
  • Sybbie & ...whoever the other baby is
  • Robert & Isis
feb 4 2014 ∞
jan 12 2015 +
  • Springtime
  • Outdoor festivals
    • First Thursday concerts in Mt Vernon Park
  • The hours of the day between 4 and 7 pm
  • Being in New York City for the weekend
  • Bike Party After Party if you aren't volunteering
aug 13 2013 ∞
oct 28 2013 +
  • "flow through the vinyasa of your choice"
  • "set an intention for your practice"
  • "choose the level that's right for you"
  • "don't drop out"
  • "find length into your spine"
  • "let go of what's no longer serving you"
  • "we're going to stay here for a few breaths"
  • "open to grace"
  • "tuck your tail"

Need to think more about this one. Once I make the cards you need to get five in a row, and then correctly spell the Sanskrit name for Downward Facing Dog to win.

mar 9 2013 ∞
nov 26 2014 +
  • How do I come to terms with death?
  • What is blues dancing, really?
  • Why did I win those Alicia Keys tickets when I didn't even enter the contest?
mar 9 2013 ∞
apr 1 2013 +
  • Freedom
  • Happy eaters
  • Meteorology
    • tracking weather patterns on his phone during dinner service
    • warning us to get everyone off the patio before a thunderstorm as if he were in the movie "Twister"
  • Snow!
  • Looking at ladies' butts/thinking about having ladies' butts on his face
  • Drinking
  • His wife and kids
  • America
  • Documentary films
  • Mushrooms
  • Singing
  • Ron Paul
  • Gardening
apr 22 2012 ∞
apr 22 2012 +
  • Capicola: traditional Italian coldcut, dry cured whole from the shoulder or neck of a pig
    • dry cured?
  • Bresaolo: air cured salted beef, from the top round of the cow
    • top round?
  • Saltimbocca: traditionally veal with prosciutto and sage but at Donna's, chicken with prosciutto and cheese
  • Wines: who the fuck knows
    • driest red on list: malbec
    • driest white: uh...
    • my favorite wine: The Eve chardonnay because it has the prettiest label and a screw top. I mean, the Eve chardonnay because it's a little bit astringent and lemony.
aug 28 2011 ∞
aug 28 2011 +
  • Zombies, for sure.
  • The Facebook
    • as a commodification of individual identity
    • as a replacement for human social interaction
  • Taking a poop in the toilet and forgetting to flush
    • sometimes I go back and check
  • poisonous insects
  • getting my diva cup lost inside me
feb 6 2011 ∞
aug 14 2017 +
  • The Singing Revolution
  • The King's Speech
  • Today's Special
  • The Illusionist
  • Persepolis
  • Greatest Movie Ever Sold
  • Inception
  • The Last Picture Show
  • Junebug
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Inside Job
  • The Adjustment Bureau
  • Word is Out (documentary about gay and lesbian people in america)
  • Never Let Me Go
  • The Last Days of Disco
  • La Haine
  • Orlando
  • Moneyball
  • The Science of Sleep
jan 27 2011 ∞
jul 18 2018 +
  • "Is that really you, Helena Bonham Carter?"
  • "The movie with the best homoerotic bathing scene ever, and I include 'Brokeback Mountain' in that statement."
  • "Life will be better if you don't marry Daniel Day Lewis."
  • "Making out in the Italian countryside."
  • "Blame it on your chaperone"
  • "Basically, just a fucking awesome movie."
dec 21 2010 ∞
jan 1 2011 +
  • My senior thesis
  • being a good dancer
  • the past
  • the future
  • Oliver T. Archives
  • the end of the world
  • technology
    • robots
    • transferring my interview tapes to DVD
nov 2 2009 ∞
nov 10 2010 +
  • Halloween
    • Pumpkins
    • yellow umbrella
    • container of salt
    • fake blood
    • candy for trick or treaters
    • sheets for haunted house
  • Home
    • foam top mattress
    • duvet cover
  • Kitchen
    • peeler
    • whisk
    • basting brush
    • sifter
    • more plates!
    • hand held citrus juicer
    • mortar and pestel
oct 24 2010 ∞
apr 5 2014 +
  • At the grocery store, "Are you prepared to bail me out the day I decide to steal an Asian baby?"
  • While listening to a news story about Michael Vick's abused dogs, "I am not a violent person, but I think he should have his balls cut off."
  • Watching Bristol Palin on DWTS, "Well at least you didn't pee on the floor."
  • Observing a construction site, "I love cranes. They're so sexual...you're gonna put that on one of your quote lists aren't you?"
  • In response to me complaining about all the things I had to shlep in my bike basket, "Well Fluffy shleps you around all the time, and I never hear her complain."
sep 30 2010 ∞
may 6 2013 +
  • "Let's enjoy a Pidgeon."
  • "Don't get stuck in the pelvis."
  • "There is one very expressive Pidgeon in this room."
  • "Thanks for playing"
  • "Well. That's in the past."
  • "My life was just all about gluten."
  • "The armpits are really the groins of your arms."
  • "Place your feet on the butt proper."
aug 25 2010 ∞
jul 27 2014 +
  • It doesn't matter how hungry you are, two packets of Ramen Noodles is always TOO MUCH
  • Foods with five or fewer ingredients are probably pretty healthy (thank Michael Pollan)
  • Listening to public radio makes you smarter and probably a better person
  • The Facebook is a parasite on our already ailing society. Save yourselves!
  • It doesn't matter if yours are "the best in town." All crab cakes taste the same
  • Condoms condoms condoms
  • Putting on an extra layer before savasana

This I do NOT Believe:

  • The Facebook
  • Jeggings
  • Crocs, unless they are for work
  • the GPS
jul 13 2010 ∞
jun 2 2011 +
  • Love Medicine
  • Prodigal Summer
  • Love and Hate in Jamestown
  • Pretty Monsters
  • Deer Hunting with Jesus
  • The Hobbit
  • Kitchen Table Wisdom
  • Role Models
  • Skinny Leg and All
  • A Walk In the Woods
  • Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
  • Africa In My Blood: Autobiography of Jane Goodall, Vol. 1
  • Reason for Hope
  • Twelfth Night
  • The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
  • Bicycle Diaries
  • The Savage Detectives
  • A Moveable Feast
  • The Heart of Yoga
  • Chakras: Energy Centers for Transformatio...
jun 25 2010 ∞
aug 12 2011 +
  • From Max
    • Being There
    • A.M.
    • Flying Burrito Brothers
    • Townes Van Zandt
  • Amadou et Mariam
    • "Sabali"
    • Dimanche a Bamako
  • Beck
    • "Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime"
  • Masood Ali Kahn
  • Morning Benders
  • Jason Derulo: "Riding Solo"
  • Flo Rida: "Club Can't Handle Me"
  • Katy Perry "California Gurls"
  • "Paparazzi"
  • The Goat Sessions
apr 11 2010 ∞
oct 25 2011 +
  • The Bun Also Rises
  • Northanger Crabby
  • Blintz and Blintzability
  • All Quiet on the Western Bunt
  • The Catcher in the Rye Bread
  • The Old Man and the Pea
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Herring
  • Their Eyes were Watching Cod
  • Their Pies were Watching God
  • The Grape Gatsby
  • Portnoy's Compote
  • Finnegan's Cake
  • Portrait of the Artist as a Young Ham
  • Hamlet
  • The Crying of Latke 49
  • The Crepes of Wrath
  • War and Quiche
  • Slaughterhouse Fries
  • The Sound and the Curry
  • Are you there God? It's me, margarine
  • Diary of Anne Frankfurter
mar 28 2010 ∞
apr 5 2014 +
feb 21 2010 ∞
feb 21 2010 +
  • Don't panic
  • Be more moisturized
    • this is a perennial goal of mine
    • maybe invest in some essential oils too
    • shit, I already sound superficial
  • Devote more time to planning and enjoying yoga classes
  • Think about the future in a non-panicky way
    • find a job
    • find somewhere to live
    • always have another trip on the horizon
  • go to the pool every week
  • stay connected with Auni and Kashmir even though they've graduated
  • Call Joy on our mutual birthday: October 29
  • don't let food go to waste
  • Learn to:
jan 4 2010 ∞
mar 7 2010 +
  • These days it feels like there is a jumpsuit lurking around every corner.
  • I know, I know, I know. It's like THE LAW that we all think Natalie Portman is so tremendous and so beautiful and so NATALIE PORTMAN OH GOD IF ONLY I WERE NATALIE PORTMAN that I'm fairly sure the cops will be here to question me in a mere matter of minutes, at which one point one of them will screech that I'm JUST JEALOUS of how PETITE AND GLORIOUS she is, like a very rare and fragile tea cup that we as a society must protect from harm by hiding her in our very bosom. Me? I'm just not that into her. I don't know why, and I'm SORRY, okay? I'VE TRIED. But I can't pretend anymore that I would take a bullet for Natalie Portman.
dec 7 2009 ∞
jan 28 2010 +
  • community theater child star
  • amateur boxer
  • Oxford don
  • EMT
  • Confederate Civil War reenactor
  • devoted "Sex and the City" fan
  • Baltimore County firefighter
  • opera singer
  • Echinacea farmer
  • high school football player
  • reluctant Quaker
  • BWI airplane de-icer
  • intramural soccer coach
  • amateur rock climber
  • Peace Corps volunteer in Malawi
nov 17 2009 ∞
jul 15 2010 +
sep 19 2009 ∞
jan 12 2015 +
  • hula hoops
  • The bus
  • bigger dogs
  • smaller dogs that bark
  • balloons
  • riding in our new van
  • global economic meltdown
  • walking down steps
  • any car which she's never been in.
  • bridges
  • The Gay Pride Parade in Harrisburg
sep 1 2009 ∞
jul 15 2010 +
  • Joseph Cornell: Secrets in a Box (3WH-656)
  • Cambridge Companion to Margaret Atwood
  • Slightly damaged copy of The Art of Chuck Close
  • Soft Vengeance of a Freedom Fighter (1WH-19)
  • The Long Emergency (for dad)
  • Food Fight: Your Guide to the Farmbill
aug 2 2009 ∞
aug 27 2009 +
  • Senators games: only $5, go on good promotional night
    • Also talk Mom and Dad into Mini golf
  • Midtown Scholar
    • organize the shit out of the new store
    • crack the shell of Kinsey
    • Revive warehouse gocart outings
    • make lots of dollars
    • Company Party July 24
  • Rasa Vinyasa
    • hang out with people outside of class
    • Trance Dance and trance dance parties!
    • Goddess Gathering Aug. 1
  • Modern Dance somewhere in H-burg
    • ballet too?
  • Look into joining a pool/water aerobics class
may 10 2009 ∞
aug 9 2009 +
  • Girl 1, "So do you think he LIKES you likes you?
  • Girl 2, "He BETTER like me if he was touching my butt at the dance."
  • Girl 1, "I guess that's better than him touching your butt and liking other girls."
  • Girl 2, "Well I definitely have a big enough butt."

I hope these girls become lesbians

apr 30 2009 ∞
apr 30 2009 +
  • Watching girly movies (as in "Serendipity," not porn)
  • Teaching yoga
  • Going to Crackpot
    • two dollar whiskey sours
    • Old Bay seasoned french fries
    • good company
  • Knowing that Laura's ballet class is the only thing standing between me and the weekend
mar 9 2009 ∞
mar 9 2009 +
  • Painting my nails
  • Vending machine food
  • Free stuff
  • When Cynthia Terry, Goucher college chaplain, uses the "F" word
  • The "Pronti...Via! Beginner Italian" textbook at the warehouse
    • buttery yellow cover
    • fits perfectly in size 1 bag
    • makes me want to learn Italian
  • being in the laundry room in the basement of mary fischer
  • hot dogs
    • every day is a battle to not just eat hot dogs
  • cleaning the lint trap
  • putting away clean dishes
  • channel surfing on the radio
  • not using the a/c while driving alone
feb 20 2009 ∞
sep 20 2011 +
  • A room full of mushroom sculptures
  • An 885 lb. squash: as large as a boulder, it came up to my hip and was just as wide
  • State attorney general Tom Corbett mounted on horseback team penning a calf
  • An arena full of nothing but old farts pitching horse shoes, and other old farts on bleachers watching them
  • The duckling slip and slide
  • The baked potato
  • The wonderful aroma of the apple displays
  • Baby alpacas
  • A little girl reading a book on top of a sleeping steer
  • Potato people contest
  • Drive by flu shots
  • Archival display of award winning wools
jan 15 2009 ∞
jan 12 2015 +

I have Christmas envy:

Harrisburg

  • planetarium
  • drive around and look at light displays
  • learn to cook delicious vegetarian things
  • Trance dance with Shani!
  • ballet class?
  • Jan. 10-17: Farm Show!
nov 19 2008 ∞
jan 15 2009 +
  • Nola: coordinator for Orphans and Vulnerable Children at the Raphael Centre
  • Carla: History lecturer, yoga teacher, activist
  • Mama Diko: choir instructor, OVC coordinator
  • Philippa: Jewish lady who hosted me on Yom Kippur in East London
  • Linda: Xhosa instructor
oct 29 2008 ∞
oct 29 2008 +
  • Independence
  • basic conversation skills in IsiXhosa
  • grant-writing experience
  • camp-planning experience
  • thicker skin
  • openness to different people
  • resolve
  • several pounds around the hips
  • more hair on my legs and armpits
  • a vegetarian diet
sep 21 2008 ∞
nov 20 2008 +
  • tendrils
  • spry
  • menstruant
  • vapid
  • glean
aug 22 2008 ∞
aug 22 2008 +
  • dreaming about loved ones
  • peanut butter
  • farting loudly when you're all alone
  • happy dogs
  • sunshine
  • waking up and listening to really good music and feeling excited for the day
  • hot water bottles
  • dessert
  • Marimba ensembles
  • the really nice stapler in the library. That shit can staple ANYTHING
  • warm laundry
  • Simba chips
  • painting your nails
  • Checking your email after coming back from vacation
  • Almost anything deep fried
  • Adding things to my "Books I've Read" list
  • Turning to a new page in your calendar at...
aug 14 2008 ∞
dec 14 2009 +
  • Paris
  • Germany: visit Andrea and Emile's relatives
  • Amsterdam, with Bennett
  • America
    • New York City: visit Margaret
    • Boston: visit Ovadias and Gavi
    • Washington, D.C.: visit Amaya
    • Colorado: attend solar workshop, visit Anne, also go to Boulder
    • Alaska
    • Hawaii
    • South West United States: national parks, reservations
      • Taos Pueblo
      • Roswell
      • Earthships
      • 1000 Waves
  • Japan
aug 9 2008 ∞
jul 18 2018 +
  • Joburg:
    • Demery's friend who films "Escape to Chimp Eden"
    • Apartheid Museum
    • Demery's friend who owns a creche we can sleep in (actually in Pretoria)
  • Cape Town:
    • Robben Island
    • Winelands
    • township tours
    • Bo Kaap
    • Simon's town and Boulder Beach (with penguins!)
    • Cape Point
    • Markets: Grand Parade, Greenmarket Square
  • Eastern Cape:
    • Graaf Reinet
aug 8 2008 ∞
may 4 2010 +