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"To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
An eternity in an hour.."

25. female. a dreamer.
very much of these lists serve a personal purpose, but you're welcome to try and make sense of and identify with their content. =)

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  • sliding bathroom door
  • diamond panel tin and window for reflective light in the bathroom
  • light wood floors, bright/neutral tones in walls/furniture
  • dormer(s)
  • floor-to-ceiling window/french doors in great room
  • folding/leaf table as a desk
  • multi-purpose ottoman/table in sectional alcove
oct 16 2014 ∞
oct 16 2014 +
  • Valley View's Shenandoah
  • Liberty's Jefferson
  • Molecule
  • Leaf House
  • Tumbleweed Cyprus
oct 6 2014 ∞
oct 7 2014 +

(for those inevitable moments when i am in the store and buy nothing and then end up spending triple the amount i'd intended on food buying lunch/snacks on campus.)

buy 2-3 types of snacks for each week. prepare into serving size portions; make them easy to grab on busy mornings on your way to campus or late-nite study snacks.

  • apples
  • bananas
  • clementines
  • grapes
  • strawberries
  • hummus
  • guacamole
  • carrots
  • nuts
  • trail mix
  • string cheese
  • pretzels
jul 19 2014 ∞
jul 19 2014 +
  • all these things that i've done - the killers
  • cath... - death cab for cutie
  • cow - sparklehorse
  • electric pow wow drum - a tribe called red
  • halloweenhead - ryan adams
  • hussein - blue scholars
  • italian leather sofa - cake
  • loud pipes - ratat
  • magic - coldplay
  • new slang - the shins
  • nighttimming - coconut records
  • oil and water - incubus
  • pachuca sunrise (acoustic) - minus the bear
  • pale blue eyes - the velvet underground
  • red right ankle - the decemberists
  • summersong - the decemberists
  • the jumper - third eye blind
  • these days - nico
may 17 2014 ∞
jul 21 2014 +

time management

  • have separate week-, month- and year-scope planners to keep track of the big picture amongst the hectic of your every day experiences and tasks.
  • make a (manageable) to-do list every day. rank items based upon priority.
  • schedule distractions: try and work 45 minutes for every 15 minute break. breaks should mean physically removing yourself from your work/study environment.
  • schedule at least one, three-hour block of studying at the library every week. try to let this be a reading block and avoid technology if possible.
  • plan your meals at least a few days in advance to accommodate a busy schedule. make lunches the night before to leave more time each morning to manage your to-do list and morning routine.
  • facebook should be avoided during working...
sep 21 2013 ∞
jan 3 2014 +
  • foer's everything is illuminated
  • nothomb's the character of rain
  • eliot's the love song of j. alfred prufrock
  • fuller's don't let's go to the dogs tonight
  • king's dark tower series
  • mrs. clark's storyline in palahniuk's haunted
  • king's duma key
  • palahniuk's invisible monsters
  • krakauer's into the wild
  • steinbeck's cannery row
  • gilbert's the last american man
  • geiman's coraline
  • keller's fox girl
  • kafka's the hunger artist
  • shakespeare's king lear
  • emmon's manson in his own words
  • lamb's she's come undone
may 1 2009 ∞
may 14 2014 +
  • master your thoughts through understanding. consider their origins by asking yourself questions. "why do I think this?" "why is this valuable to me?" "what is a healthier alternative to this way of thinking?" be vigilant in this effort, but kind to yourself.
  • refuse finding personal identity/worth in material things. deny the power of capitalistic living. deny the power of the purely decorative.
  • understand dependency as a human being upon the rest of creation. find humility in this, show respect for the other beings that provide for the human population. reject a hierarchy of life in which humans sit atop.
  • work to understand the natural world and it's processes. respect the sovreignty of other beings and adjust self processes to reflect this respect.
oct 6 2011 ∞
aug 3 2012 +

bottoms

  • wide leg black slacks
  • neutral green chinos or cargo pants
  • light/medium wash everyday high waisted denim
  • distressed blue denim, light wash and high waist
  • black denim, high waist
  • distressed black denim, high waist
  • joggers
  • patterned pants

tops

  • neutral striped long sleeve blouse
  • chambray tops
  • long sleeve
  • short sleeve
  • sleeveless
  • tee's
  • gray
  • black
jul 19 2018 ∞
jul 20 2018 +

cons

  • its heart surgery that ultimately causes multiple traumas to the heart (burning) and potentially a puncture wound between atria
  • potentially awake for 6+ hours during the procedure
  • potentially under general anesthesia
  • low, but existing potential of irreversible cardiac damage that may result in leaving with a pacemaker
  • cost
  • my svt has been sporadic, largely a result of mental/emotional stress combined with too much physical exertion (triggered in the work place) and has responded well to adenosine and atenolol intervention
  • potential that the procedure may need to be repeated
  • if the procedure is successful, still need to address the potential for anti-anxie...
dec 4 2014 ∞
dec 4 2014 +
  • a tub (old metal washbucket?)
  • storage stairs -- no ladder
  • apartment-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • oven
  • wardrobe space
  • cat friendly!
  • deck space (not necessarily on the foundation)
  • second sleep space (a couch/futon would suffice)
  • shelves for books
  • space for a small tele and gaming consoles
  • light colors and open feeling
  • a fold-able table
oct 7 2014 ∞
oct 8 2014 +
  • small and sturdy
  • cottage-like
  • nestled either on a wooded mountain or a forested lake
  • pots of flowers on the front stairs
  • small, screened-in sun room in the back
  • cozy back porch: pretty lighting (candles, twinkle lights), built-in swing, rocking chairs for reading and tea
  • small produce and flower garden with stepping stone landscaping
  • big bathroom window with wooden white blinds for privacy
  • pretty scenery through a window behind the kitchen sink
  • dark wood flooring throughout
  • built-in bookcases in an open-concept library/office with bright, natural lighting
  • open shelving in the kitchen
  • steel counter tops in kitchen and bathroo...
jul 21 2014 ∞
aug 12 2014 +
  • design this page. highlight your name within it.
  • best part of your day
  • someone you love/admire: write them a letter, draw a portrait
  • what does your heart look like?
  • it's time for...
  • describe today
  • your favorites
  • what do you collect
  • illustrate an inside joke
  • describe a person you love/admire: use many fonts
  • insecurity
  • personal greats
  • goals
  • be inspired by your favorite music
  • be inspired by your favorite film
  • be inspired by your favorite book
  • a must-see guide of your city
  • what's in your bag?
jun 14 2014 ∞
jun 15 2014 +
  • "Two years he walks the earth. No phone, no pool, no pets, no cigarettes. Ultimate freedom. An extremist. An aesthetic voyager whose home is the road. Escaped from Atlanta. Thou shalt not return, 'cause "the West is the best." And now after two rambling years comes the final and greatest adventure. The climactic battle to kill the false being within and victoriously conclude the spiritual pilgrimage. Ten days and nights of freight trains and hitchhiking bring him to the Great White North. No longer to be poisoned by civilization he flees, and walks alone upon the land to become lost in the wild." — Alexander Supertramp, May 1992
  • "I don't know anything with certainty but seeing the stars makes me dream." - Vincent Van Gogh
  • "He knew that 'I love you' also means 'I love you more than anyone loves you, or h..._Everything is Illuminated_
mar 16 2010 ∞
may 15 2014 +
  • Carter Webb, In the Land of Women
  • Augustus Waters, The Fault in Our Stars (book)
  • Margot Tenenbaum, The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Zoey Barkow, Nurse Jackie
  • Poussey, Orange is the New Black (TV)
  • Yoga Jones, Orange is the New Black (TV)
apr 19 2014 ∞
jul 31 2016 +
  • compromise
  • bonfires con amigos mejores
  • the beauty of truth, especially speaking with one's true voice
  • chamomile tea with too much honey
  • close-knit groups of friends
  • live music
  • the natural world
  • summer skins
  • real human moments
  • "freedom at it's rawest" ..free to exist, free to express, free to love.
apr 14 2009 ∞
may 13 2014 +
  • seek balance in life
  • acknowledge and consider your (life) teachers
  • explore
  • invite curiosity
  • embrace what is natural. be true to yourself
  • expand your boundaries
  • don't get comfortable
  • take neccessary risks
  • forget what you were told; be aware of your matrix, consider alternative matrices
  • remember: circles, not lines
  • don't ask too many questions; let answers find you
  • don't take up too much space
  • get in touch with the universe's rhythms
  • give thanks
  • have faith in something, anything
  • tell the truth
feb 4 2011 ∞
mar 9 2011 +
  • WWOOF for a substantial length of time
  • embrace the quantum field
  • explore Colorado
  • learn subsistence farming, hunting, gathering
  • refuse consumer lifestyle, reclaim human piece of humanity
  • go carless
aug 3 2011 ∞
jan 5 2012 +
  • glass jars for dry goods (spices, grains, tea/coffee, etc.
  • under-appliance/cupboard drawers (utensils, baking pans, etc.
  • shallow open shelving for towels in bathroom
  • space for trash & cleaning products (max. 3 items) under kitchen sink
  • storage drawers/cupboards under sectional
  • storage drawers/cupboards in stairs
  • built-in book shelf
  • hanging jars for cutlery/utensils/herbs
  • cover for range - extra counter space when not in use
  • above-door storage
oct 16 2014 ∞
oct 16 2014 +
  • coldplay's "magic"
  • the photo of dad and i at graduation
  • visiting the cemetery
  • sparklehorse
  • hardwicke's "lords of dogtown" film
  • incubus' "friends and lovers"
aug 24 2014 ∞
oct 8 2014 +
  • clean and refreshing well water straight from the tap
  • brightly coloured sunsets over the tops of the trees as seen from the front porch
  • listening to the grasses sway in the field when we have a fire
  • loon songs on the lake
  • long drives around the lakes with the windows down, especially at dusk
  • catching and watching fireflies in the field
  • catching bird, frog and cricket songs through the open windows (and especially the absence of people sounds)
  • heaping, delicious dinners made by mama
  • watching the stars and listening to ryan adams and lucero
  • small, inconsequential reminders of dad that wave unexpected hellos just when you need them
  • snuggles from buddy
jul 7 2014 ∞
jul 19 2014 +

raw

  • strawberry lemonade
  • lavender lemonade
  • cucumber slices
  • guacamole
  • watermelon
  • grapes

grilled

  • pineapple
  • corn on the cob
  • asparagus
  • bbq chicken

salads

  • black eyed pea salad
    • cilantro, lime, oil, salt, ground pepper, diced pepper(s), tomato and cucumber
      • with cooled tortellini
may 16 2014 ∞
may 22 2014 +
  • volunteer in africa
  • be a part of a live performance
  • compile a novel of love letters
  • fall in love
  • visit el tajo en ronda, espana
  • hitchhike
  • volunteer for the lakota nation in south dakota, usa
  • start a riot (or a bar fight)
  • learn to bake (in progress)
  • WWOOF in a foreign land
  • couch-surf
  • be-rid of all material possessions, save those that can be carried on my back
  • become nomadic
  • have babies
  • marry a hippie
  • partake in the burning man festival
  • build an art studio
  • write an album's worth of songs
  • be fluent in 6 languages
apr 25 2009 ∞
oct 8 2014 +
  • 0- number of bones i've broken
  • 1- number of 'f's i've received as an undergrad
  • 2- day of the month on which i was born
  • 2- number of degrees i have earned
  • 3- number of colleges i have attended
  • 3 - number of video games i've beat
  • 3- number of vehicles i have owned
  • 3- apartments i've leased
  • 3- nephews i'm an aunt to
  • 4- nieces i'm an aunt to
  • 4- number of animals i currently count as family
  • 4- number of bookshelves in my home
  • 4- number of times i've visited the emergency room
  • 4- number of towns i've lived in
  • 5- number of years i spent as an undergraduate
  • 7- my childhood "lucky number"
  • 8- number of jobs i've had
aug 26 2010 ∞
jun 8 2014 +