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"I am the shore and the ocean, awaiting myself on both sides."
- Dejan Stojanović

Anya follows:
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  • The Gardner Heist by Ulrich Boser
  • The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
  • Red Rising by Pierce Brown
  • The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee
  • Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
  • Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor
  • Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel García Márquez
  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • The Wild Places by Robert Macfarlane
  • The Genius of Birds by Jennifer Ackerman
  • The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë
  • How to Window Box: Small-Space Plants to Grow Indoors or Out by Chantal Aida Gordon & Ryan Benoit
  • Cold Moons by Magnús Sigurðsson
  • Homefire by Kamila Shamsie
  • Persian Ceramics from the Collection of the Asian Art Museum by Aimée Froom
  • The Badass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer
  • Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
  • Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
may 11 2010 ∞
nov 6 2018 +
  • Qi Baishi
  • Kim Whanki
  • Andy Goldsworthy
  • Anselm Kiefer
  • Odilon Redon
  • George Morrison
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Debora Arango
  • Clare Rojas
nov 13 2012 ∞
dec 26 2016 +
  • renew passport
  • file taxes
  • transfer driver's license from PA to MA (before June 9)
  • apply for social work licensure in Massachusetts
  • take ASWB master-level social work exam
  • consolidate federal loans
  • begin PAYE repayment plan
jan 2 2018 ∞
nov 1 2018 +
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  • Iceland
  • Alaska
  • Sudanese pyramids + Khartoum
  • Mali (especially Djenne + Timbuktu)
  • Fez, Morocco (World Sacred Music Festival)
  • Okavango delta
  • South Africa
  • Deutschland
  • Siberia (Lake Baikal)
  • Korea (separate list to follow)
  • Indonesia (Java and Sumatra)
  • New Zealand
  • Peru (especially Machu Picchu)
  • Teotihuacan + Mexico City (Frida's house!)
  • La Habana
  • Iran
  • Lebanon (protected cedars)
  • Nepali and/or Kashmiri Himalayas
  • Rajasthan (Jaipur Literature Festival)
apr 27 2010 ∞
jul 20 2018 +
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  • Dawnland
  • Wildfire
  • Wild Nights With Emily
  • Jamilia
  • Little Woods
  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • Deadpool 2
  • RBG
  • Wind River
  • Spiderman: Homecoming
  • House in the Fields
  • Negar
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • All the President's Men
  • Lady Bird
  • mother!
  • 13 Going On 30
  • The Beguiled
  • The Day My God Died
may 2 2010 ∞
nov 1 2018 +
  • losing myself in a book
  • connecting with my high school students
  • laughing
  • managing to communicate in another language
  • green tea flavored everything
  • hiking in the mountains
  • traveling and exploring new places and cultures
  • rooting for the underdog
  • history and art museums
  • the night sky
  • live music
  • elephants
  • writing words that provoke thoughtful analysis and change
  • dreaming
dec 16 2013 ∞
dec 16 2013 +