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"If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is because everything would be what it isn't. And contrary-wise; what it is, wouldn't be and what it wouldn't be, would. You see?"

Tori follows:
Libby travel (New Orleans- to go!)
movies (...to watch after I saw the Apple Trailer)
books (for my future classroom)
larissa people (the hole)
books (50 books for 2011)
  • Read at least four books a month
  • Take Care of Your Body:
    • Exercise
    • Take your vitamins daily
    • Drink more water
  • Wake up earlier
  • Give yourself time to eat breakfast
  • Go Outside more often
  • Adventures!
  • Create something, anything, at least once a day
jan 2 2012 ∞
jul 27 2012 +
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  • He is lovely, inside and out.
  • He thinks my obsession with childish activities like Lite Brites and puddle jumping is endearing.
  • He does not laugh at me for succumbing to the fad of trendy vintage wayfarers... in fact, he even bought me a pair simply because he knows that I like them so much.
  • He always makes me feel beautiful, no matter how much I doubt myself.
  • He draws me quirky little pictures on post-it notes just because he feels like it, and they always make me smile.
  • He loves dinosaurs, and knows more about them than anyone I've known.
  • He tells the best, most elaborate stories imaginable.
  • When he holds my hand, I never want to let go.
  • If I was having a horrible, no good, rott...
aug 22 2010 ∞
feb 6 2012 +
  • Go out to the garage with a canvas, music, and a paintbrush, and close myself in for a few hours.. I may enjoy the results.
  • Yoga. So simple.
  • Grab an unread book from my shelf and sit on the front porch with it for a bit, or cuddled up in your snuggie, depending on the weather.
  • Walk or jog around the block a few times
  • Tackle the Cupcake List
  • Knit a scarf with a big cup of hot cocoa (when winter comes around)
  • Buy some fabric I like and teach myself how to use my sewing machine
  • Create some rad lessons to teach my high schoolers
  • Clean out my closet and donate the unnecessary clothes and shoes
  • Write in my letter journal
  • Develop photos and assemble my photo-sket...
aug 23 2010 ∞
jan 31 2011 +
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  • Fahrenheit 451
  • Clowngirl
  • Tale of Two Cities
  • Don Quixote
  • Everything is Illuminated
  • Pulp
  • On the Road
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • I Am Not Myself These Days
  • I Was Told There'd Be Cake
  • Eat, Pray, Love
  • The Road
  • The Story of Art
  • Divine Comedy
  • Snuff
  • Look at the Birdie
dec 8 2008 ∞
jan 3 2012 +
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States

  • California
  • Washington
  • Oregon
  • Arizona
  • South Dakota
  • North Dakota
  • Wyoming
  • Florida
  • Virginia
  • Utah
  • Nevada
  • Idaho
  • Hawaii
  • Colorado
  • New Mexico
  • Nebraska
  • Minnesota
  • Washington dc

Beyond the U.S.

jan 6 2010 ∞
jan 13 2013 +
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  • "Essays in Love" Alain de Button
  • Slam poetry
  • Please Find This blog
  • "Ten True Things" Miranda July
  • Sherman Alexie
  • Zadie Smith
  • Mezzotint artists
    • Art Werger
    • Akiko Tanoguchi
    • Sean Caulfield
    • Stuart Dufin
    • Konstantin Chmutin
  • More of Raymond Carver's short stories.. love them.
  • The Unwritten comic series - Carey & Gross
  • Man of Colours - Icehouse
  • Dr. Suess Goes to War
  • Lauren Dukoff - Family
  • Zadie Smith
jan 6 2010 ∞
jul 27 2012 +
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  • Motion City Soundtrack (2006, Portland, OR)
    • Plain White T's
    • The Spill Canvas
  • Death Cab For Cutie (December 2006, Key Arena - Seattle, WA)
    • Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins
    • Ted Leo + Pharmacists
  • Sasquatch 2007
    • Arcade Fire
    • The Blow
    • Neko Case
    • Aqualung
    • Beastie Boys
    • Bjork.... and more
  • Rilo Kiley (September 2007, Showbox Theater - Seattle, WA)
jan 24 2009 ∞
jul 27 2012 +
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  • Death of a Salesman
  • Rules of Attraction
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Four Rooms
  • Benny and June
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • 500 Days of Summer
  • Sunshine
  • Amelie
  • Donnie Darko
  • Snatch
  • Factory Girl
  • Diety
  • Choke
  • Death at a Funeral
  • Love Actually
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • Hot Fuzz
  • Exit Through the Gift Shop
dec 8 2008 ∞
sep 25 2012 +
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  • The Feel Good Book by Todd Parr
  • Cuddling with Luna bear
  • Rain storms
  • Daisies
  • Baking cupcakes
  • Scarves, hats, mittens, and snowflakes
  • Babysitting Ruby and Lucy
  • Holding hands with Luke
  • Taking raodtrips by myself so I can turn up the music as loud as I want
  • Seeing my parents hold hands
  • Weddings, engagement photos, etc.
  • Receiving letters or packages in the mail
  • Wearing flowers in my hair
  • Polaroids
  • Hot cocoa
  • Turquoise jewelry and pearls (not necessarily together)
  • Reuniting with my best friends on random weekends
aug 22 2010 ∞
jan 31 2011 +
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  • Jamie Soodle "So I decided to Give Myself a Reason" - I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody's Buisiness, "Cute without the E" - Taking Back Sunday
  • Libby "Wedding Bell Blues" - The Fifth Dimension, "Home" - Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, "I am a Pirate, You are a Princess" - PlayRadioPlay!
  • Luke "Coffeelocks" - Gavin Castleton, "Animal" - Miike Snow, "Chemicals Collide" - Cluod Cult, "Home" - Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
  • Natalie "Love in This Club" - Usher
  • All of the original South 6th Roommates "The Cupid Shuffle"
  • Lindsey "Walk Like and Egyptian" - The Bangles
  • Becca "Getting Better" - The Beatles
  • Justin & Kevin "Two Step" - Dave Matthews Band
  • Kristin "Brothers in a Hotel Bed" - Death Cab For Cutie
  • Molly "Compliment Each Other Like Colors" - PlayRadioPlay!
aug 23 2010 ∞
jan 31 2011 +
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  • Libby
  • Jamie
  • Luke
  • Megan
  • Mandi
  • Kiah
  • Natalie
  • Myself (3 large square canvases)
  • Mom
  • Dad
  • Brother
  • Brook
  • Lucy
  • Ruby
  • Rachel
  • Maxwell
jan 20 2010 ∞
jan 31 2011 +
  • The Long Haul Myles Horton
  • Apology, Crito, and Euthyphro Plato
  • Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 Anna Deavere Smith
  • The Tipping Point Malcolm Gladwell
  • Freakonomics Steven Levett
  • Frankenstein Mary Shelley
  • Mrs. Dalloway Virginia Woolf
  • Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man James Joyce
  • The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde
  • End Game Samuel Beckett
  • The Dumb Waiter Harold Pinter
  • Shooting an Elephant George Orwell
  • Maus I Art Speigelman
  • The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame
  • Brave New World Aldous Huxley
  • Song of Myself Walt Whitman
  • Cathedral Raymond Carver
  • Snows of Kilimanjaro Earnest Hemingway
  • A Rose for Emily Wiliam Faulkner
  • Poetics Plato
jan 7 2010 ∞
jan 31 2011 +
  • The smell of the air before, during, and after a rain storm. (but really, who doesn't love that?)
  • The smell of waking up really early in a tent in the middle of the woods.
  • Cider, Cinnamon Apple, and Vanilla candles. (Not necessarily together)
  • The smell of Luna's breath when she wakes me up in the morning by licking my nose. (Weird, I know)
  • The smell of oily and dirty garages.. it reminds me of my poppa.
  • Dryer sheets
  • The smell of boys, preferably Axe body wash
  • Watermelon LipSmackers
  • Old Books in old libraries
jan 7 2010 ∞
jan 31 2011 +
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  • Death Cab for Cutie
  • Neko Case
  • Gregory and the Hawk
  • Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins
  • Rilo Kiley
  • Cloud Cult
  • Devendra Banhart
  • Johnathan Rice
  • Gorillaz
  • Bright Eyes
  • Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
  • The Weakerthans
  • Bon Iver
  • Wolf Parade
  • Passion Pit
  • Regina Spektor
  • The Arcade Fire
  • Tegan & Sarah
  • The Avett Brothers
  • Coldplay
  • Andrew Bird
jan 6 2010 ∞
aug 22 2010 +
  • Maddison
  • Alex
  • Tegan
  • Caylin
  • Harper
  • Emery
  • Lilly
  • June
  • Scout
  • Ginger, Nathalie, William... (family names)
  • Kennedy
  • Addison
  • Mackenzie
  • Amelia (Lia)
  • Holden
  • Avery
jan 27 2009 ∞
jan 26 2012 +
  • 1. Create an introduction page of the journal or of yourself.
  • 2. 3 – 5 tangible goals to achieve
  • 3. Use the letters in your name to tell about yourself creatively
  • 4. Go outside and see where your mind takes you
  • 5. Use all of your senses to describe the season that you are in
  • 6. What is happiness. illustrate your definition of happiness
  • 7. If you were able to design a house of your own what would it look like?
  • 8. What do you believe in?
  • 9. If you could scream something at the top of your lungs right now what would it be?
jan 13 2013 ∞
jan 13 2013 +
  • The Band's Visit
  • Factory Girl
  • Exit Through the Gift Shop
  • The Universe of Keith Haring
  • Jean-Michel Basquiat
  • Gonzo
  • Magic Trip
  • Waiting for Superman
  • The Art of the Steal
  • The Spider, The Mistress, and the Tangerine
  • Crumb
  • How to Draw a Bunny
  • Ai WeiWei: Never Sorry
  • Frida
  • Klimt
  • Pollock
sep 25 2012 ∞
sep 25 2012 +
  • Jessie's livingroom paintings
  • Jamie's Meadow
  • Olivers tryptic
  • Wendy's Superhero Mural
apr 10 2012 ∞
jun 9 2012 +
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http://mingmakescupcakes.yolasite.com/

  • Espresso Fudge Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing
  • Yellow Cake with Cream, Meringue, and Strawberries
  • Flourless Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Cream
  • Red Velvet Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting
  • Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting
  • Banana Cupcakes with Maple Brown Butter Frosting
  • Lemon Cupcakes with Jam Filling
  • Chocolate Cupcakes with Mint Marshmallow Frosting
  • Mango Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting and Coconut
  • Apple Cupcakes with Caramel Frosting
  • Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache and Cream Filling
aug 22 2010 ∞
aug 22 2010 +
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  • 500 Days of Summer
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Science of Sleep
  • Pulp Fiction
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Heart and Souls
  • Kill Bill Vol. I and II
  • Star Wars episodes IV, V, VI
  • When Harry Met Sally
  • Lars and the Real Girl
  • Sin City
  • Darjeeling Limited
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Paris, Je T'aime
  • 2 Days in Paris
  • Indiana Jones (all of them!)
  • In Bruges
  • Slumdog Millionaire
  • A Scanner Darkly
jan 28 2009 ∞
jan 26 2012 +
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  • "Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you." Dr. Seuss
  • "They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself." Andy Warhol
  • "To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all." Oscar Wilde
  • "I adore that you underline your favorite quotes in books. It's intimate, and I love it." Luke
  • "Be kinder than necessary." Peter Pan
  • "Life, I really believe, is about falling in love. With ideas, with stories, with experiences, mistakes, adventures, poetry, imaginations, old books, new books, movies, music, and, of course, people. Everything that is worthwhile in this world is worth falling in love with, and I can't imagine a better way to live one's life than to be always head over heels." Unknown
jan 6 2010 ∞
may 4 2011 +
  • Email AmeriCorps CampusCorps
  • Email Marianne
  • Finish Exit Paperwork online
  • Finish New AmeriCorps Application
  • Finish Jamie's Painting
  • STUDY for English Praxis
  • Take care of financial aide stuffs.. (#1462)
  • Get Substitute teaching paperwork in
  • Write proposal for Irving Art Project
  • Meet with Marianne to get Exit Paperwork done
  • Hand in exit paperwork
  • Get Education award from CampusCorps
  • Missoula Trip with Art Club
  • Meet with Rob about Seattle
  • Hand in Reminder slips to office
  • Start Seattle planning list
dec 27 2010 ∞
jan 13 2013 +