• oh
  • hush
  • bittersweet
  • voluptuous (sounds of the sea)
  • wilderness
  • enchant
  • ethereal
  • opulence
  • murmurous
  • penumbra (a half-shadow)
  • déjà vu
  • poppy
  • faery
  • midsummer
  • swoon
  • endearing
oct 5 2011 ∞
apr 26 2013 +
  • "la muchacha más preciosa del mundo"
  • "sweet dreams" for goodbye
  • sign on the road: "soft shoulders"
  • (when the little boy saw our empty shoes by the riverbank) "mom, mom- how do they stand up with nobody in them?"
oct 2 2011 ∞
oct 4 2011 +
  • The lawn /is pressed by unseen feet, and ghosts return /gently at twilight, gently go at dawn /the sad intangible who grieve and yearn. -T.S. Eliot
  • We exist with a wind whispering inside and our moon flexing. Amid the ducts, inside the basilica of bones. The flesh is a neighborhood, but not the life. Our body is not good at memory, but at keeping it. —Jack Gilbert
  • Last night I dreamed about you. What happened in detail I can hardly remember, all I know is that we kept merging into one another. I was you, you were me. Finally you somehow caught fire. — Franz Kafka to Milena Jesenska, 1921
  • May 1935: Storm sky in August. Gusts of hot wind. Black clouds. Yet in the East a delicate, transparent band of blue sky. Impossible to look at it. Its presence is a torture for the eyes and for the soul, ..._Notebooks_
oct 3 2011 ∞
feb 1 2013 +
  • smell of campfires
  • lullabies
  • the tenderness of being sick
    • bruises
  • chamomile-lavender tea
  • "would you like some honey honey?"
  • coming in from the cold
  • remembered dreams
  • big spoon, little spoon
oct 2 2011 ∞
oct 24 2011 +
  • sleep paralysis
  • paranoia
  • vulnerability
  • stuttering
  • "in case of emergency, secure your own mask before helping others"
  • disassociation (are these hands my own?)
  • seeing faces in everything
  • sartre
oct 2 2011 ∞
oct 5 2011 +
  • yayoi kusuma
  • frida kahlo
  • yoko ono
  • diane arbus
  • bjork
apr 21 2015 ∞
apr 21 2015 +
  • self love.
  • people are always sincere. the fullest expressions of themselves truly. pay attention.
  • strength of character means: taking 100% responsibility for oneself, and doing what is right. both of these things all of the time, no matter how inconvenient.
  • if you're going to do something, do it all the way
  • try to learn to breathe deeply; really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep really to sleep. try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell (saroyan)
  • let go
  • everyone is a valid living being. look into everyone's eyes. respect & caring, always. there is no difference between my life/awareness/spirit/being and anyone else...
oct 2 2011 ∞
apr 21 2015 +
  • nasturtium pesto
  • ginger pie
  • tapenade
  • oat straw tea
  • shoo-fly pie
  • pulao / paella
  • fine cognac
  • homemade absinthe
  • persimmon / dandelion wine
  • lemon tart
  • kinpira gobo
  • cardamom cookies
  • strawberry jam
oct 2 2011 ∞
feb 1 2013 +

california

  • piedmont cemetery
  • golden gate bridge (wind vortex)
  • the bordello
  • albany bulb
  • mad tea party at the end of time
  • children's fairyland

oregon

  • rimsky-korsakoffee
  • the good karma box
  • archangel michael

texas

  • white sands.

utah

  • salt flats twinkling like stars

yellowstone

  • colorful pools of steam
oct 2 2011 ∞
jun 10 2013 +