clothes━

  • cashmere sweater
    • light neutral - heather grey (theory)
    • dark neutral - navy (theory)
  • cashmere turtleneck sweater
    • dark neutral - black
    • light neutral - charcoal grey
  • basic tshirt
    • white (apc)
    • grey (atm collection)
    • black (theory)
    • navy (x2) (atm collection, theory)
  • basic long sleeve shirt
    • white (theory)
    • dark grey (theory)
    • light grey
    • black (theory)
dec 12 2020 ∞
jan 3 2024 +
  • avoid ironing - throw article in drier for 5 min then hang it up
  • avoid static - crumple ball of aluminum foil and toss it in drier
  • dry clean not necessary for most things, wash with very gentle soap/detergent
  • plant based detergents are best
  • stains: first spray with vinegar and water, then horse hair brush and bar of laundry soap
  • only need 2 tbsp of soap/detergent
  • spray bottle of vodka will remove odor from clothing
  • lavender sachets will repel moths/bugs
  • cold water + scrubbing for blood stains, then launder
  • hot water + dish soap + scrubbing for oil stains
  • goretex garments - wash with goretex detergent, spray with dwr treatment, low heat dry
jan 10 2023 ∞
aug 17 2023 +
  • franklin falls
  • wallace falls
  • gold creek pond
  • mount storm king
  • marymere falls
  • second beach
  • palouse falls
  • quartz mountain lookout trail
  • nisqually vista
  • artist point
  • thunder knob trail
  • riverside state park (bowl and pitcher loop)
  • sol duc falls
  • hurricane ridge
  • kalaloch tree
  • scenic hot springs
  • rattlesnake ledge
  • heather lake
  • big four ice caves
  • lake wenatchee state park
feb 13 2022 ∞
jul 18 2023 +

own (full bottles) ━

  • tom ford soleil blanc
  • diptyque philosykos
  • baccarat rouge 540 extrait
  • byredo bal d'afrique
  • jo malone wood sage and sea salt
  • le labo another 13
  • creed virgin island water
  • frederic malle carnal flower
  • ds&durga rockaway beach
  • byredo gypsy water - to sell

to buy (full bottles)━

  • tom ford soleil neige
  • mfk gentle fluidity silver - maybe?

tried━

  • le labo noir 29 (6/10) - a bit powdery and very long lasting, STRONG
  • tom ford ombre leather (8/10) - long lasting, sharp leather first spray but spicy ...
jul 8 2021 ∞
may 20 2024 +

values━

  • health and fitness
  • adventure, the outdoors and travel
  • mutual respect and admiration
  • growth

goals━

  • a long term relationship - ultimately a marriage - with a long term investment: striving towards longevity and building a life together
  • cultivating a "we" mentality, secure in the knowledge that my partner is "in it" with me for the long haul
  • sharing life and the day to day with someone who is excited about and wants the same things as me
  • mutual effort - both partners put in work to build the relationship and take initiative to do things for each other, make each other a priority
feb 8 2021 ∞
jul 29 2023 +

quotes━

  • "the most important step a person can take is always the next one" → always the next step → mountain design + quote in blank space of design

designs━

  • mountain range around forearm
  • barbell
mar 2 2021 ∞
may 30 2021 +

things to change/improve next PC build━

    • use a liquid cooler - fan coolers are bulky and hard to clean
    • get a more expensive motherboard with wifi and bluetooth
    • get fully rgb ram for color changes - not stuck with one color
    • use a base white color scheme for better rgb color compatibility
    • spend more money on a graphics card and less on a cpu - no need to buy intel
      • get an amd cpu
    • only use ssds - NO SPINNING DRIVES - hdd's very loud
    • line case with led strips covered in diffuser - lighting will look better

switches to try━

jan 12 2021 ∞
oct 24 2022 +
  • touch: get a massage, manicure or a haircut, give or get a hug, cuddle with a partner
  • written word: read a book, go to the library or local bookstore, read fanfiction
  • movement: take a walk, go for a bike ride, go to the gym
  • nature: go on a hike, plan a backpacking trip
  • creativity: write, edit photos
  • order: declutter, organize, write to-do lists, make plans, research travel and photo locations
  • support: talk to a friend or partner, write out thoughts
  • nourishment: cook a meal, try out a new recipe, bake a sweet treat
  • sound: listen to ambient music, throw on an upbeat playlist
  • warmth: take a bath, light a candle, drink tea, wear warm and comfortable clothing, put on some socks, snuggle under the covers
jan 2 2021 ∞
jan 3 2021 +

tried━

  • brandywine orbital motion
  • olympia coffee big truck ***
  • olympia coffee morning sun
  • onyx coffee monarch *
  • onyx coffee geometry

tried (decaf)━

  • verve coffee vancouver swiss water decaf ***
  • black and white coffee sugarcane decaf

to try━

  • verve coffee bronson
  • verve coffee sermon
  • anchorhead leviathan
  • olympia coffee the sweetheart
  • onyx coffee eclipse
  • black and white coffee the original
  • black and white coffee the natural
  • black and white coffee the classic
sep 20 2023 ∞
oct 15 2023 +

things i love (sex edition)━

  • the adrenaline of kissing someone new
  • when you're giving someone a blowjob and they firmly but not forcefully hold your hair to guide your head and set the pace
  • when you're spooning and feel them get hard against you
  • neck kisses
  • edging someone until they're begging to fuck you
  • a man with a bubble butt
  • deep open mouthed french kissing
  • filthy dirty talk
  • while riding a guy and they guide your hips
  • when a man is vocal
  • muscular men
  • a man softly moaning in pleasure
  • being called a good girl (or a bad girl)
  • deep, sexy morning voice
  • being called a slut or a whore
may 8 2022 ∞
mar 4 2024 +
  • skiing
  • building computers
  • building keyboards
  • backpacking
  • coding
  • hiking
  • photography
  • powerlifting
  • travel
  • reading
  • climbing
  • dancing
mar 27 2021 ∞
jul 8 2022 +

practice doing things alone━

  • climbing
  • skiing
  • go see a movie
  • go out to eat at a sit down restaurant
  • sit and work in a coffee shop
mar 12 2022 ∞
mar 12 2022 +
  • clean architecture
  • designing data intensive applications
  • design patterns: elements of reusable object-oriented software
  • refactoring: improving the design of existing code
  • code complete
  • the pragmatic programmer
  • clean code
  • the mythical man month
  • building secure and reliable systems
  • designing distributed systems
  • peopleware
  • an elegant puzzle: systems of engineering management
  • the software engineer's guidebook
feb 10 2022 ∞
apr 1 2024 +
  • learning to moderate my emotions and express them in a healthy way
  • practicing patience and persistence even when it is hard
  • communicating my needs and boundaries in a healthy but insistent way and acknowledging their importance instead of writing them off or sweeping them under the rug
  • forcing myself outside of my comfort zone even when it feels really scary
  • finding balance and not letting a single hobby or identity consume my life so when it's taken away i can still function and be happy and healthy
  • learning not to make any big decision or take any big action when tired, hungry, stressed, or emotional
  • acknowledging my part in a conflict while also pointing out the other party's behavior that caused me harm
  • recognizing and accepting my own feelings...
may 23 2021 ∞
nov 5 2022 +
  • find me way out there, there's no road that will lead us back; when you follow the strange trails, they will take you who knows where
    • way out there, lord huron
  • look at the sky, i'm still here, i'll be alive next year
    • look at the sky, porter robinson
  • but i won't spend time resenting the way things are
    • sweet time, porter robinson
  • i've been bad but i'm gonna get better
    • semi pro, hippo campus
mar 4 2021 ∞
apr 3 2022 +

albums━

  • american football (lp3), american football
  • good nature, turnover
  • landmark, hippo campus
  • bless the self, geotic
  • strange trails, lord huron
  • vertigo, eden
  • nurture, porter robinson
  • blood harmony, finneas

songs━

  • change irreversible, turnover
  • humblest pleasures, turnover
  • tuesday, hippo campus
  • simple season, hippo campus
  • sweet time, porter robinson
  • look at the sky, porter robinson
  • 3 types, kennedy
  • let's fall in love for the night, finneas
  • don't wanna, haim
mar 31 2020 ∞
jun 9 2021 +

japan━

  • kyoto
  • shinjuku
  • mt fuji + fujinomiya
  • tokyo
  • lake biwa

iceland━

  • drive the ring road
  • seljalandsfoss
  • haifoss
  • golden circle - thingvellir national park, the great geysir and strokkur geysir, gullfoss waterfall
  • heimaey stave church
  • reynisfjara black sand beach
  • stokksnes
  • stuðlagil canyon
  • blue lagoon
  • jokulsarlon
  • diamond beach
jan 2 2021 ∞
jan 3 2024 +
  • read a book
  • take a bath
  • light a candle
  • go to the gym
  • listen to calming music
  • moisturize my body and feet
  • pick up 5 things around my apartment
  • meditate
  • do breathing exercises
  • cuddle under a warm blanket
  • journal
  • go out in nature
  • decorate bullet journal
  • play a video game
  • spray on a nice perfume
  • buy myself something nice
  • make a cup of tea
  • go for a walk
mar 31 2022 ∞
mar 31 2022 +
  • snake plant
  • peace lilly
  • philodendron
  • dracaena
  • spider plant
  • kentia palm
feb 13 2022 ∞
jul 8 2023 +

health━

  • laser hair removal
  • couples therapy
  • gum grafts

household━

  • bidet

camera━

  • 70-200 f/2.8
  • 15-35 f/2.8
  • peak design tripod

outdoor━

  • arcteryx atom lt

fashion━

  • wool coat
  • blazer
  • purse
  • new glasses (prescription)
mar 2 2021 ∞
may 14 2024 +
  • go swimming
  • go to the movies (7/8/21 with rahul, izzy, andrew)
  • go to a drive in movie theater with a date
  • go clubbing
  • go wine tasting (2/10/22 with madison)
  • go to a climbing gym (5/29/21 with daniel)
  • karaoke (1/20/23 with carlos, jeff, el)
  • see a musical (7/15/22)
  • go to a library
  • travel - to iceland, to australia and new zealand, to japan, to everywhere
  • have a picnic
  • go dancing
  • get a massage
  • get a mani/pedi
  • hug all my friends
  • road trips with friends
  • go ice skating
mar 2 2021 ∞
feb 23 2023 +
  • chicken noodle bake
  • teriyaki bowls
  • japanese yellow curry
  • beef stew
  • pulled pork sandwiches
  • sloppy joes
  • chicken parmesan
  • chicken pesto
  • meat loaf
  • steak fajitas
  • beef stroganoff
  • chili
  • swedish meatballs
  • enchiladas (with red sauce)
  • taco mac
  • chicken noodle soup
  • mapo tofu (sauce - one part fish sauce one part brown sugar two parts soy)
  • tortilla soup
  • spinach alfredo
  • chorizo and eggs
jan 30 2021 ∞
feb 6 2021 +

recipes—

jan 14 2021 ∞
feb 10 2022 +