• Older, more mature.
  • Able to teach me things, yet open to learn from me.
  • Respectful and respectable.
  • Someone who genuinely cares about me, and puts my feelings first.
  • A man who keeps his promises.
  • Someone who I can hold actual conversations with.
  • Someone who has passion. Passion for me. Passion for life. Passion for living.
  • Someone who cares about people and humanity.
  • Someone who will give me my space.
  • Someone who I can feel safe with. Safer with.
  • Someone I can trust with me, all of me.
  • A man who makes me want to be a better person.
aug 26 2011 ∞
aug 26 2011 +
  • Winter fog.
  • Waking up to the rain and getting to fall back asleep to it.
  • Braids in the cold morning; so frenchy.
  • Smell of cloths dried outside in the winter.
  • Bright lips and nails.
  • Smell of burning wood in the fireplace.
  • Hot soups and tea coursing through my veins.
  • Tiny marshmallows in hot chocolate.
  • The beach, because no one else is there!
  • Cozy dark nights under the stars enjoying the sound of the wind.
  • Stumbling across a great chick flick at 1am.
  • Climbing into a snug warm bed late at night.
  • Easier to sleep when it's cold outside.
  • The sound of peacefulness and silence.
aug 23 2011 ∞
aug 23 2011 +
  • Japanese (beginner)
  • Spanish (beginner)
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • German
  • Russian
  • Hindi/ Urdu
aug 22 2011 ∞
aug 22 2011 +
  • Wake up to the sound of soft rain with no alarm.
  • Lie in bed for a little while and just think.
  • Take a bubble bath with fairouz music playing.
  • Have french toast topped with fruit and a warm cup of chai latté.
  • Stalk my favourite someone online.
  • Go someplace nice and have brunch with some good company.
  • Take a drive to the beach, enjoy the magic of the radio and talk about our dreams and forget about the business of everyday life.
  • Have evening tea with the whole family.
  • Go to an event and run into a random person I like who I haven't seen in a while.
  • Have late dinner with a close friend in an open place, enjoy the weather and the comfortable silence.
aug 28 2011 ∞
aug 28 2011 +
  • Properly washed and cooked, top quality new harvest white rice (shinmai)
  • Freshly made tofu, as hiyayakko or yudofu
  • Properly made misoshiru and osumashi
  • Properly made homemade nukazuke
  • Very fresh sanma (saury), sizzling hot from the grill, eaten with a drizzle of soy sauce and a mound of grated daikon radish
  • Homemade umeboshi
  • Freshly made, piping hot crispy tempura. I prefer vegetable tempura like shiso leaves, eggplant and sweet potato.
  • A whole grilled wild matsutake
  • Freshly made sobagaki with sobayu
  • Mentaiko from Fukuoka, or tarako
  • Onigiri with the three classic fillings: umeboshi, okaka, shiozake
  • Assorted fresh-as-possible sashimi
  • Saba oshizushi
aug 24 2011 ∞
aug 24 2011 +
  • "I am only responsible for my own heart, you offered yours up for the smashing my darling. Only a fool would give out such a vital organ."

-Anaïs Nin

  • "To him the stars seemed like so many musical notes affixed to the sky, just waiting for somebody to unfasten them. Someday the sky would be emptied, but by then the earth will be a constellation of musical scores."

-Joaquim Maria

  • "But I love your feet only because they walked upon the earth and upon the wind and upon the waters, until they found me."

-Pablo Neruda

  • "Looking at him makes her feel like laughing all over—as if she could laugh not ...
aug 22 2011 ∞
aug 23 2011 +
  • My family confide in me.
  • I have high aspirations and goals.
  • I'm an intelligent person.
  • I know how to cheer someone up.
  • I'm incredibly funny.
  • My tummy is rather flat and nice.
  • I look pretty even with no make-up on.
aug 24 2011 ∞
aug 24 2011 +
  • Acquire a sense of direction.
  • Be more spontaneous.
  • To ‘live in the moment’ more.
  • Be happy from within, not from external factors.
aug 22 2011 ∞
aug 23 2011 +