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week 50: dec 8 – dec 14

  • book: how to castrate a bull: unexpected lessons on risk, growth, and success in business, dave hitz
  • film:
  • good thing:
  • misc.:
  • music: hey muse!, the suburbs
  • podcast: hello from the magic tavern, season 3
  • recipe:
  • tv show:

week 49: dec 1 – dec 7

  • book: cat in a jeweled jumpsuit, carole nelson douglas
  • film: the kitchen, andrea berloff (2019)
  • good thing: cl's new music!
  • misc.: reznor instrumentals playlist
  • music: +done161201+, cl
  • podcast: the happiness lab, you are not so smart
  • recipe: black bean and sausage soup

week 48: nov 24 – nov 30

  • book: before watchmen: nite owl/dr. manhattan, j. michael straczynski
  • film: sympathy for lady vengeance, park chan-wook (2005)
  • good thing: quiet, snowy holiday
  • misc.: "the collapse of civilization may have already begun"
  • music: my own dance, kesha
  • recipe: bacon-apple-cheddar oatmeal
  • tv show: a discovery of witches, season 1

week 47: nov 17 – nov 23

  • book: jessica jones: the pulse, brian michael bendis
  • film: parasite, bong joon-ho (2019)
  • good thing: bridesmaid dress shopping
  • misc.: "meet the immigrants who took on amazon"
  • music: look at her now, selena gomez
  • recipe: baked brussels sprouts with tahini

week 46: nov 10 – nov 16

  • book: virtual training tools and templates, cindy huggett
  • film:spirited away, hayao miyazaki (2001)
  • good thing: ordered new prescription sunglasses
  • misc.: "forget plato, aristotle, and the stoics: try being epicurean"
  • music: hip, 마마무
  • recipe: sausage, apple, and acorn squash casserole

week 45: nov 03 – nov 09

  • book: laura dean keeps breaking up with me, mariko tamaki
  • film: the last black man in san francisco, joe talbot (2019)
  • good thing: new laptop!
  • misc.: "the happiness ruse"
  • music: iris, tr/st
  • recipe: grean beans with warm bacon vinaigrette
  • tv show:friends, season 9

week 44: oct 27 – nov 02

  • book: virtual training tools and templates, cindy huggett
  • film: whisper of the heart, yoshifumi kondō (1995)
  • good thing: tea and knitting
  • misc.: "non-partisan thinking"
  • recipe: pork chops and squash over green onions
  • tv show: the handmaid's tale, season 3

week 43: oct 20 – oct 26

  • book: virtual training tools and templates, cindy huggett
  • film: go back to china, emily ting (2019)
  • good thing: friend visiting!
  • misc.: "how stories of female friendship construct a sense of self"
  • music: seasons change and so do i, cray
  • tv show:friends, season 8

week 42: oct 13 – oct 19

  • book: the king in yellow, robert w. chambers
  • film: ocean waves, tomomi mochizuki (1993)
  • good thing: new suju album!
  • misc.: "post-empirical science is an oxymoron, and it is dangerous"
  • music: time_slip, super junior
  • recipe: cheddar-corn chowder with bacon and scallions
  • tv show: castlevania, season 2

week 41: oct 6 – oct 12

  • book: the king in yellow, robert w. chambers
  • film:the empire strikes back, irvin kershner (1980)
  • good thing: tea and reading time while it snows
  • misc.: "web exclusive: extended conversation with lizzo"
  • music: there will be blood, kim petras
  • recipe: colombian chicken and potato soup
  • tv show:friends, season 5

week 40: sep 29 – oct 5

  • book: watchmen (vol. 1-12), alan moore
  • good thing: friend visiting!
  • music: the crown, super junior
  • recipe: chicken paprikash
  • tv show: elementary, season 7

week 39: sep 22 – sep 28

  • book: cat in an indigo mood, carole nelson douglas
  • film:twister, jan de bont (1996)
  • good thing: bleached concert
  • misc.: "our skulls are out-evolving us"
  • podcast: tree wench with rachel bloom, hello from the magic tavern
  • recipe: creamy broccoli soup
  • tv show:friends, season 3

week 38: sep 15 – sep 21

  • book: cat in an indigo mood, carole nelson douglas
  • film: dark phoenix, simon kinberg (2019)
  • good thing: much knitting
  • recipe: tilapia tacos with cucumber relish
  • tv show:friends, season 2

week 37: sep 08 – sep 14

  • book: training design basics, saul carliner
  • film: men in black: international, f. gary gray (2019)
  • good thing: tea box shipped
  • music: violence, grimes, i_o
  • podcast: short stuff: papasan chairs, stuff you should know
  • recipe: chicken primavera
  • tv show: legion, season 3

week 36: sep 01 – sep 07

  • book: cat on a hyacinth hunt, carole nelson douglas
  • film: kiki's delivery service, hayao miyazaki (1989)
  • good thing: started knitting
  • misc.: "brain-reading tech is coming. the law is not ready to protect us."
  • music: pneuma, tool
  • recipe: sizzling pork greek salad
  • tv show: american gods, season 2

week 35: aug 25 – aug 31

  • book: cat on a hyacinth hunt, carole nelson douglas
  • good thing: friends and family in town
  • music: lalalay, sunmi
  • recipe: greens with radishes and snap peas
  • tv show:friends, season 1

week 34: aug 18 – aug 24

  • book: exhalation, ted chiang
  • film: us, jordan peele (2019)
  • good thing: friend's wedding!
  • misc.: the matrix 4, what the actual fuck
  • music: feel nothing, health
  • recipe: steak salad with bacon, potatoes, and blue cheese dressing

week 33: aug 11 – aug 17

  • book: exhalation, ted chiang
  • film: my neighbour totoro, hayao miyazaki (1988)
  • good thing: pt released me to run...a little
  • misc.: "what happened to aung san suu kyi? a human-rights icon's fall from grace in myanmar"
  • music: kiss you goodbye, bleached
  • recipe: late summer raspberry-nectarine gazpacho

week 32: aug 04 – aug 10

  • book: exhalation, ted chiang
  • film: the farewell, lulu wang (2019)
  • good thing: new tool after 13 years!!!!
  • misc.: "athleisure, barre, and kale: the tyranny of the ideal woman"
  • music: fear inoculum, tool
  • podcast: iran contra affair: shady in the '80s, stuff you should know
  • recipe: big turkey meatballs with roasted cherry tomatoes

week 31: jul 28 – aug 03

  • book: cat in a golden garland, carole nelson douglas
  • film: castle in the sky, hayao miyazaki (1986)
  • good thing: started pilates reformer
  • misc.: gerald lol
  • music: open sea, ionnalee
  • podcast: robert downey jr. 2, off camera with sam jones
  • recipe: sautéed sugar snap peas
  • tv show: molang, season 1

week 30: jul 21 – ju1 27

  • film: the beach bum, harmony korine (2019)
  • good thing: minimized/organized
  • music: chica, 청하
  • recipe: bing cherry chicken salad with toasted pecans

week 29: jul 14 – ju1 20

  • book: cat in a golden garland, carole nelson douglas
  • film: the rover, david michôd (2014)
  • good thing: star trek: picard trailer
  • misc.: revamped listography
  • recipe: gazpacho
  • tv show: jessica jones, season 3

week 28: jul 07 – ju1 13

  • book: transcription, kate atkinson
  • film: good time, the safdies (2017)
  • good thing: new phone!
  • music: snapping, 청하
  • podcast: diane: a twin peaks podcast
  • tv show: jessica jones, season 3

week 27: jun 30 – ju1 06

  • book: the tea girl of hummingbird lane, lisa see
  • film: midsommar, ari aster (2019)
  • good thing: friend visiting
  • music: f9mily (you & me), lil nas x
  • podcast: stuff you should know
  • recipe: gazpacho
  • tv show: jessica jones, season 3

week 26: jun 23 – jun 29

  • book: the shining, stephen king
  • good thing: promotion!
  • podcast: the trypod
  • tv show: jessica jones, season 3

week 25: jun 16 – jun 22

  • book: the shining, stephen king
  • film: destroyer, karyn kusama (2018)
  • good thing: my own bed
  • music: dream glow, bts feat. charli xcx
  • recipe: greek salad
  • tv show: アグレッシブ烈子, season 2

week 24: jun 09 – jun 15

  • book: cat in a flamingo fedora, carole nelson douglas
  • film: always be my maybe, nahnatchka khan (2019)
  • good thing: berlin!
  • tv show: good omens, season 1

week 23: jun 02 – jun 08

  • book: the travelling cat chronicles, hiro arikawa
  • film: 완벽한 타인, lee jae-kyo (2018)
  • good thing: berlin!
  • misc.: updated events calendar
  • music: 누구 없소, lee hi feat. b.i
  • tv show: the grand tour, season 3

week 22: may 26 – jun 01

  • book: the travelling cat chronicles, hiro arikawa
  • film: booksmart, olivia wilde (2019)
  • good thing: free ayce bacon thursdays
  • misc.: album list
  • music: bitches brew, †††
  • podcast: brian cox, the joe rogan experience
  • recipe: 김 계란말이 (korean rolled omelet with dried seaweed)
  • tv show: the grand tour, season 3

week 21: may 19 – may 25

  • film: spider-man: into the spider-verse, bob persichetti, et. al (2018)
  • good thing: birthday!
  • misc.: "why i quit therapy"
  • music: doin' time, lana del rey (sublime cover)
  • podcast: eddie izzard, the joe rogan experience
  • recipe: 계란말이 (korean rolled omelet)

week 20: may 12 – may 18

  • film: john wick: chapter 3 – parabellum, chad stahelski (2019)
  • good thing: bts @ soldier field
  • misc.: "the legend of keanu reeves"
  • music: ah yeah, winner
  • tv show: veep, season 7

week 19: may 05 – may 11

  • film:iron man 3, shane black (2013)
  • good thing: business tesl certification
  • misc.: "men have no friends and women bear the burden"
  • music: gimme, banks
  • recipe: cointreau fizz
  • tv show: deadwood, season 1

week 18: apr. 28 – may 04

  • book: after dark, haruki murakami
  • film: avengers: endgame, the russos (2019)
  • good thing: a1 french certification
  • misc.: "raw and red-hot: could inflammation be the cause of myriad chronic conditions?"
  • podcast: behind the curve, you are not so smart
  • recipe: miso ramen
  • tv show: リラックマとカオルさん, season 1

week 17: apr. 21 – apr. 27

  • book: after dark, haruki murakami
  • film: the old man & the gun, david lowery (2018)
  • good thing: it didn't snow
  • music: cuz i love you, lizzo

week 16: apr. 14 – apr. 20

  • book: be cool, elmore leonard
  • good thing: sunshine, sunshine, sunshine!
  • misc.: mood
  • music: 땡겨, super junior-d&e
  • recipe: pea, feta, and crispy prosciutto salad
  • tv show: 슈퍼tv, season 2

week 15: apr. 07 – apr. 13

  • film: you were never really here, lynne ramsay (2017)
  • good thing: the snow is melting quickly
  • misc.: "i am not always very attached to being alive"
  • music: in the end, röyksopp, man without country, susanne sundfør
  • tv show: kim's convenience, season 3

week 14: mar. 31 – apr. 06

  • book: descender vol. 4-6, jeff lemire
  • film: お早よう, yasujirō ozu (1959)
  • good thing: reorganized my spotify playlists
  • misc.: "'i met my wife on livejournal': stories of love, friendship and joy from the web's early days"
  • music: bad guy, billie eilish
  • tv show: santa clarita diet, season 3

week 13: mar. 24 – mar. 30

  • film:star trek into darkness, j.j. abrams (2013)
  • good thing: dessa concert
  • misc.: "future 50 foods: 50 foods for healthier people and a healthier planet"
  • music: lux prima, karen o. & danger mouse
  • tv show: カウボーイビバップ, season 1

week 12: mar. 17 – mar. 23

  • film: 風の谷のナウシカ, hayao miyazaki (1984)
  • good thing: first outdoor run of the year!
  • misc.: "how to hide an empire"
  • recipe: banger sausage patties with sweet potato mash and caramelized onions
  • tv show: we bare bears, season 1

week 11: mar. 10 – mar. 16

  • book: descender vol. 1: tin stars, jeff lemire
  • film: captain marvel, anna boden & ryan fleck (2019)
  • good thing: everything about this video
  • misc.: seungri retires
  • music: 누아르, sunmi
  • recipe: grilled mediterranean chicken and quinoa salad
  • tv show: カウボーイビバップ, season 1

week 10: mar. 03 – mar. 09

  • book: master keaton vol. 1-2, naoki urasawa
  • film: bad times at the el royale, drew goddard (2018)
  • good thing: bts tickets acquired
  • misc.: started monthly acupuncture
  • music: let's shut up & dance, jason derulo, lay, nct 127
  • podcast: rule makers, rule breakers, you are not so smart
  • recipe: cauliflower and chickpea stew with couscous
  • tv show: 슈퍼tv, season 1

week 09: feb. 24 – mar. 02

  • book: the shining, stephen king
  • good thing: february is over.
  • music: bury a friend, billie eilish
  • podcast: chunt's mom, hello from the magic tavern
  • tv show: 슈퍼tv, season 1

week 08: feb. 17 – feb. 23

  • book: the dark tower graphic novels
  • film: tully, jason reitman (2018)
  • good thing: kitbull short
  • music: valentine, diiv
  • podcast: the greatest generation: ds9
  • recipe: thai coconut soup
  • tv show:star trek: deep space nine, season 2

week 07: feb. 10 – feb. 16

  • book: the dark tower graphic novels
  • good thing: egypt's sunken cities
  • misc.: opportunity rover.
  • music: twit, hwa sa
  • podcast: the secret history of the slave behind jack daniel's whiskey, gastropod
  • recipe: minestrone verde

week 06: feb. 03 – feb. 09

  • book:the dark tower series #7: the dark tower, stephen king
  • film: mandy, panos cosmatos (2018)
  • good thing: day off / finished my taxes.
  • misc.: lunar new year.
  • music: fine mess, interpol
  • podcast: the greatest generation: ds9
  • recipe: spicy lemongrass chicken and bok choy stir fry
  • tv show: russian doll, season 1

week 05: jan. 27 – feb. 02

  • book:the dark tower series #7: the dark tower, stephen king
  • good thing: great mn orchestra performance.
  • misc.: work travel, travel, travel.
  • music: 나로 말할 것 같으면, 마마무
  • podcast: the greatest generation: ds9

week 04: jan. 20 – jan. 26

  • book:the dark tower series #7: the dark tower, stephen king
  • film: mission: impossible - fallout, christopher mcquarrie (2018)
  • good thing: k-pop drag dinner!
  • misc.: canada's new dietary guidelines actually follow science and not industry lobbying!
  • music: retrofuturism, vhs collection
  • recipe: curried avocado egg salad
  • tv show: star trek: deep space nine, season 2 ↺

week 03: jan. 13 – jan. 19

  • book: the mere wife, maria dahvana headley
  • film:unbreakable, m. night shyamalan (2000)
  • good thing: john wick: chapter 3 - parabellum trailer
  • misc.: "the shady link between sunscreen and your health"
  • music: the light is coming, ariana grande feat. nicki minaj
  • recipe: indian beef and bell pepper stir fry
  • tv show: kim's convenience, season 2

week 02: jan. 06 – jan. 12

  • book: the mere wife, maria dahvana headley
  • film: the favourite, yorgos lanthimos (2018)
  • good thing: two work projects off the ground
  • misc.: "how millennials became the burnout generation"
  • music: whatcha doin', 예성 x 청하
  • podcast: consensual mornhammer (ds9 s1e15), the greatest generation
  • tv show: kim's convenience, season 1, 2

week 01: jan. 01 – jan. 05

  • book:the dark tower series #7: the dark tower, stephen king
  • film: blackkklansman, spike lee (2018)
  • good thing: oranges on new year's day
  • misc.: figuring out listnd
  • music: 시노시작, ikon
  • podcast: a medicine called christmas, sawbones
  • recipe: puree of root vegetable soup
  • tv show: アグレッシブ烈子, season 1
jan 1 2019 ∞
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