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"Well it's a big, big city and it's always the same. Can never be too pretty ... tell me your name"

rory follows:

Areas of health/fitness to improve:

  • NO MORE THAN three cups of coffee a day
  • At least one mug of tea (preferably green a day)
  • Less beer and more red wine; try not to drink more than twice a week
  • Work on reducing amount of salt and sugar in my diet
  • Work at AT LEAST 2x a week; this summer, more yoga and swimming
  • Work on posture when sitting and standing
  • Keep attempting meditation; make reading a part of every day to lower stress levels
  • No eating out more than twice a week
  • Work on reducing amount of processed/packaged foods in my diet
jul 2 2010 ∞
feb 14 2011 +

Places I've Been:

  • England - lived in Bristol for 3 months
  • Scotland - Edinburgh
  • Ireland - Dublin
  • Italy - Rome
  • Mexico - Costa Maya, Cozumel
  • Grand Cayman Islands - the big island ...

Places I Must Go:

  • AUSTRALIA - Melbourne especially
  • New Zealand
  • Canada - Vancouver and the Eastern coast
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Spain - also the Basque Country
  • France - anywhere but Paris
  • Norway
  • Denmark
  • Israel
  • Russia
jun 28 2010 ∞
jun 28 2010 +
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  • Masters degree is HALF done
  • I'm working and making some money
  • Definitely moving to Crystal City next year!!
  • Going home in July!
  • Everyone who lives in the Buchanan
  • Thursday evenings
  • My Spanish is rapidly improving
jun 28 2010 ∞
may 10 2011 +
  • American Psycho
  • Assassination of Jesse James
  • Contact
  • Crash
  • Driving Lessons
  • History of the World, Part 1
  • I'm Not Here
  • Inglorious Basterds
  • Man of the Year
  • Michael Clayton
  • Mystic River
  • Ned Kelley
  • Notes on a Scandal
  • O Brother Where Art Thou
  • Ocean's Eleven
  • Pirate Radio
  • Recount
  • Rendition
  • Spy Game
  • Stardust
  • Swing Vote
jun 26 2010 ∞
feb 23 2011 +
  • THIRTY applications turned in for summer internships
    • TWO as of 2/14/11
  • Call Mom/Dad/Vick once a week; make genuine effort to keep up with other Chicago people
  • All papers done AT LEAST one day prior to deadline
  • Read TWENTY books this year
  • Get Netflix and work through movie list
  • Find a doctor/eye doctor in D.C. that I like
  • Volunteer this summer
  • TAKE MORE PICTURES!!
feb 14 2011 ∞
feb 23 2011 +
  • Cosmopolitan magazine
  • the "Hey, It's OK!" segment of Glamour magazine
  • anything coming out of Chelsea Handler's mouth
  • "Hide and Seek" by Imogen Heap
  • "Whistle for the Choir" by The Fratellis
  • hearing "Chelsea Dagger" when the Blackhawks score a goal
  • Chicago - every last bit of it
  • Leslie Knope from Parks and Recreation
  • Every character on Community
  • 30 Rock 's existence
  • seeing updates from my favorite people on LJ
  • seeing messages from friends on my Facebook wall
  • The Frisky
  • Stumble Upon
  • Stargate SG-1 marathons
  • Hook
  • The Goonies
jun 28 2010 ∞
jun 28 2010 +