• "we're all gonna die someday" -kasey chambers
  • andd more later because i'm pretty sure my funeral would be the hippest place to be..
nov 9 2008 ∞
nov 9 2008 +
  • a homeless man pulling a huuuuge (like.. 1.5 liter) glass bottle of booze out of his pants at an intersection to show it to his buddy who just shook his head.
oct 25 2008 ∞
oct 25 2008 +
  • a goofy smile
  • a big laugh
  • a bigger heart
  • a sense of humor that's even bigger
  • a music fan
  • a picnic-goer
  • a confident goof-off.
mar 20 2008 ∞
oct 11 2008 +
  • "thank goodness she left me her cd collection"
jul 1 2008 ∞
jul 1 2008 +

this one will be by no means complete. in order for that to be possible i'd have to list out every band in existance. past, present and future. sooo. these are some stand outs?

  • wilco
  • bright eyes/conor oberst and the mystic valley band (again!)
  • what made milwaukee famous
  • my morning jacket
  • jamie cullum (again)
  • jack johnson
  • the beatles (if i had a tardis mofos)
  • nickel creek (together. again)
  • eisley
  • guster
  • brand new
  • old 97's
  • david gray
  • the fray
  • the greencards (again)
apr 17 2008 ∞
apr 17 2008 +
  • family
  • friends
  • music
  • rainy days
  • sunny days
  • hot apple pie with ice cream
  • road maps
  • great movies
  • better books
  • bare feet
  • smiling people
  • photographs
  • ringing telephones
  • warm blankets
  • getting ten more minutes.
mar 25 2008 ∞
mar 25 2008 +
  • fencing (KICKS ASS)
  • kickball
  • dodgeball (poorly!)
  • tennis (also poorly!)
  • street hockey (decent!)
  • frisbee golf (ahah)
  • ultimate frisbee
  • crab soccer (which resulted in needing head x-rays)
  • regular soccer (incredibly poorly)
  • basketball (ahahahahahaa!)
mar 25 2008 ∞
mar 25 2008 +
  • braggadocio - cocky, empty bragging
  • recherche - exotic, pretentious
  • vivify - to enliven
  • neophyte - novice
  • imbroglio - complicated and embarassing, a disagreement or tangled mess.
  • sub rosa - secretly
  • spoony - foolishly in love
  • bombinate - to buzz, hum or drone
  • malapropism - the accidental misuse of a word.
feb 28 2008 ∞
feb 28 2008 +
  • "grand high commando, sir!"
  • the yearbook picture that never should have existed.
  • 'radical skateboarder'
  • the self-promotion stickers
  • my hero
  • papa can you get the moon for me?
  • always there
feb 27 2008 ∞
feb 27 2008 +

and not even performing, just... being there. although performing would be amazing. not that i'd be capable of doing so.

  • conor oberst
  • ryan adams
  • chris thile
  • chris thile + sara watkins + sean watkins
  • jack johnson (that dude is so freaking chill.)
  • the gomez guys
  • basia balut
  • jaymay (i'm pretty sure she's a riot)
  • jamie cullum
  • the mando diao guys
  • kasey chambers
  • the stars crew
  • britt daniels and the spoon crew
  • brandi carlile
  • the chick from a fine frenzy
  • tom brosseau (i've talked to him!)
feb 24 2008 ∞
feb 24 2008 +
  • mendoza line - full of light and full of fire
  • the boy least likely to - the best party ever
  • wilco - sky blue sky
  • the everybodyfields - nothing is okay
  • mando diao - ode to ochrasy
  • earlimart - treble & tremble
  • various artists - juno soundtrack
  • the fray - reason ep
  • brand new - deja entendu
  • feist - the reminder
feb 17 2008 ∞
feb 24 2008 +
  • cordelia
  • louis(e)
  • jo(h)n
  • napolean (not kidding!)
  • nestorio
  • betty
  • sue
  • norma
  • ken(ton)
  • brad
  • nancy
feb 18 2008 ∞
feb 18 2008 +
  • the brave little toaster ...
  • mary poppins
  • alice in wonderland
  • aladdin and the king of thieves
  • pete's dragon
  • bedknobs and broomsticks
  • the secret of roan inish
  • the sound of music
feb 17 2008 ∞
feb 17 2008 +
  • 'and i thought about my true love, the one i really need- with eyes that burn so bright they make me pure..' - bright eyes
  • 'her sin is her lifelessness' - bob dylan
  • 'i'd arrest you if i had handcuffs, i'd arrest you if i had the time. i'd throw you down in the backseat like you'd commited a terrible crime.' - brand new
  • 'you be the captain and i'll be no one.' - kasey chambers
  • 'people do crazy things when they're wounded. everyone's a bit insane.' - tom waits
  • 'it's way past two and you want me there but he needs me here so you'll have to share. i'm crying because i'm in love with you. you're crying because you have no clue.' - chris thile
  • 'i love you through sparks and shining dragons, i do' - guillemots
feb 17 2008 ∞
feb 17 2008 +
  • graphic designer
  • record store owner
  • indie label manager
  • photojournalist
  • cosmonaut
  • busker
  • zookeeper
  • baker
  • travel guide author
  • cartographer
feb 17 2008 ∞
feb 17 2008 +
  • ap chemistry
  • pre-ap physics
  • outdoor adventures
  • communications applications
  • us history
  • ap statistics
  • french three
  • ap english
  • sculpture
feb 17 2008 ∞
feb 17 2008 +
  • 'personal' by stars
  • 'why should the fire die?' by nickel creek (optimistic sounding, but if you know the backstory dear lord)
  • all of the punch brother's debut album
  • almost all of wilco's sky blue sky
  • more laterrr..
nov 2 2008 ∞
nov 2 2008 +
  • be a nuisance.
  • catch people's attention
  • be too boring
  • be too interesting
  • swear outloud as much as i do in my head
  • completely hold back on my emotions
  • go broke because of music
  • lie to my friends
  • go back on promises
  • be walked all over
  • stay stuck in the past
  • smile when you do something stupid
  • laugh in your face when you say something dumb
  • forget that life is super excellent
oct 12 2008 ∞
oct 12 2008 +
  • i'm not the only one who's ever felt this way
  • every cloud has a silver lining, and if not, it'll rain soon. which is always nice.
  • music cures every bad mood.
  • for goodness sake, smile.
jul 1 2008 ∞
jul 1 2008 +
  • buy some new film cameras
  • use said cameras
  • retake up violin
  • learn guitar
  • pick up songwriting again
  • learn to fly a plane
  • go to europe
  • buy a bunch more cds
  • live in a lighthouse
jul 1 2008 ∞
jul 1 2008 +
  • early
  • reverse when i should have gone forwards
  • taco hunt
  • work
  • lots of swearing
  • home
  • shower
  • mopac
  • oops
  • laguna gloria
  • u turn
  • frank + angie's
  • lowbrow
  • new shoes
  • hi-fructose mag
  • u turn
  • waterloo
  • brett dennan
  • lovedrug
  • the magnetic fields
  • almost gomez
may 10 2008 ∞
may 10 2008 +
  • my donald duck weeble (he wobbled, he didn't fall down!)
  • slinkies (but not the orange one)
  • marbles (i had over 800)
  • my peter rabbit version 'shoots and ladders' game.
  • the boot from monopoly
  • little plastic bears.
  • sock monkeys
  • those things with the wires and the beads that they always have in doctor's offices.
  • my playskool xylophone.
  • my plastic barn with the animals that i nearly cried when the dog chewed it up.
apr 1 2008 ∞
apr 1 2008 +
  • girlshapedlovedrug by gomez - "she's a wicked girl, worst in all the world." ;]
  • please call me baby by tom waits - "people do crazy things when they're wounded"
  • my song by brandi carlile -

MORE COMING

mar 25 2008 ∞
mar 25 2008 +
  • when monica was little she fell out of bed and got a concussion and we had to take her to the hospital.
  • when monica was turning one she ate chocolate cupcakes and blew up like a balloon and we had to take her to the hospital where they put her in an ice bath and then eventually gave her a shot of something to make her deflate.
  • when monica was about four years old we had to take her to the hospital to get a rock removed from her nose.
  • the time i got put in a big circle of filipino people at a wedding and was made into a party game. whoever monica crawls to wins!
mar 16 2008 ∞
mar 16 2008 +
  • windowpaintings
  • notebook paper doodles
  • cardboard sculptures
  • liner notes
  • screenprinted posters
  • candid photos
  • polaroids
feb 28 2008 ∞
feb 28 2008 +

oh wait. done.

feb 24 2008 ∞
feb 24 2008 +
  • listen to music
feb 19 2008 ∞
feb 19 2008 +
  • there is so much music that people will never hear
  • people are dying without the chance to leave their story for future generations
  • people are dying while people don't care
  • the state of the media
  • extinction
  • i'm too uninformed to have any other concerns
  • i'm not the only one
  • ...
  • ...
  • ...
feb 24 2008 ∞
feb 24 2008 +
  • food is always better when you don't have to pay for it.
  • most people look surprised when you hold the door open for them.
  • my nose doesn't look the same everyday.
  • it's impossible for me to leave a record store empty handed.
  • car rides on sunny days make me sleepy
  • starbucks is, despite all of the hype, quite icky.
feb 17 2008 ∞
feb 18 2008 +
  • put head where feet go in a tricky maneuver to find phone
  • find phone
  • check time (12:05)
  • swear
  • roll out of bed in a less than tricky maneuver
  • go to kitchen
  • eat (yogurt + granola, bagel, two kolaches, milk)
  • toy joy
  • dirty martin's burgers for a root beer float
  • waterloo records
  • petsmart
  • home
  • homework
  • dinner
  • homework
feb 17 2008 ∞
feb 17 2008 +
  • stockholm
  • oslo
  • geneva
  • cape town
  • moscow
  • new york city
  • anchorage
  • london
  • dublin
  • venice
  • white flat
  • seattle
  • tokyo
  • madrid
  • paris
  • amsterdam
  • manila
  • rio de janeiro
  • montreal
  • portland
  • san francisco
feb 17 2008 ∞
feb 17 2008 +
  • fyfe dangerfield
  • conor oberst
  • brandi carlile
  • ryan adams
  • chris thile
  • andy warhol
  • james mcavoy
  • marie curie
  • joan of arc
  • asia argento
  • sherwood smith
  • sherlock holmes
  • vincent van gogh
  • sirius black
  • aung san suu kyi
  • bob dylan
  • elvis costello
  • thomas paine
  • jamie oliver
  • piet mondrian
  • you
feb 17 2008 ∞
feb 17 2008 +
  • "i bet jesus would respect your vag"
  • "i am a late bloomer i guess. you are like a rare breed of flower that only lives in anime movies at the tops of mountains. so you've bloomed, but there hasn't been anyone able to brave the fierce storms to like see it."
  • "bagel"
  • more later because my friends are effing hilarious.
nov 9 2008 ∞
nov 9 2008 +
  • i don't wanna die in the hospital - conor oberst
  • mind trick - jamie cullum
  • i am trying to break your heart - wilco
  • ready for anything - chris thile
  • don't make me a target - spoon
  • true blue - bright eyes
  • worms - beth orton
  • firecracker - voxtrot
  • aspect of an old maid - mendoza line
  • sonnet - the verve

more too..

oct 12 2008 ∞
oct 12 2008 +
  • shop at toy joy
  • eat at dirty martin's
  • eat at wahoo's fish tacos (and find the 'what the heck is an ek' stickers)
  • go to a-c-freaking-l.
  • sxsw (i'm told, haven't gone yet..)
  • spend all your money at cheapos discs.
  • spend the rest of all your money at waterloo records
  • watch the fireworks on the fourth of july from a canoe anchored in the middle of town lake
  • see the bats
  • browse the chronicle, circling every good show that's coming up.. until your pen stops working
  • stubb's :]
  • freeze yo ass off at barton springs
  • down a bowl of fettucine alfredo at frank and angie's
  • try and climb the stone cows at 10 at nig...
oct 11 2008 ∞
oct 11 2008 +
  • get accepted into college
  • graduate from high school
  • go to bartending school
  • go to college
  • study abroad
  • graduate w/ a double major in photojournalism and graphic design.
  • get a job for some mediocre local paper or magazine
  • work my way up to a big league magazine w/ travel perks.
  • create a photo-documentary about human rights
  • win the nobel prize (HAH JUST KIDDING)
  • found a music-centric magazine
  • make moolah, live cheaply
  • open a record store
  • and a record label
  • retire! :]
jul 1 2008 ∞
jul 1 2008 +

i don't know who 'you' are, but here's a mixtape. its an exercise in contrast. a is in your face. b loves you.

  • side a
    • "papa's got a brand new liver" - bright light fever
    • "stop, i'm already dead" - deadboy & the elephantmen.
    • "man and wife, the former" - desaparecidos
    • "rewind" - go on red
  • side b
    • "little yellow spider" - devendra banhart
    • "je ne sais pas choisir" - emily loizeau
    • "the for real thing" - paleo
    • "city of echoes" - pelican
jun 6 2008 ∞
jun 6 2008 +
  • they have the most wicked names ever.
  • two of them were named after dogs
  • they think love and affection are the same things as a plastic banana to the head
  • they make the funniest videos.
  • they have the songs 'we are the champions' and 'jesus loves me' down pat.
  • they are some of the most zany people i have ever met
  • they're almost always glad to see me.
  • they can force cry like no other
  • they're quirky to the extreme.
  • they're mine.
apr 17 2008 ∞
apr 17 2008 +

people get ready...

  • stockholm, sweden
  • moscow, russia
  • st.petersburg, russia
  • geneva, switzerland
  • paris, france
  • anchorage, alaska
  • san francisco, california
  • new york, new york
  • honolulu, hawaii
  • venice, italy
  • novosibirsk, russia
  • tokyo, japan
  • singapore city, singapore
  • manilla, the philippines
  • cape town, south africa
  • madrid, spain
  • rome, italy
  • oslo, norway
  • helsinki, finland
  • the aland islands
mar 25 2008 ∞
mar 25 2008 +
  • loading the washers. i'm serious. most people think it's a pain in the ass, but i actually enjoy trying to stuff a full bin of towels in one washer. it's like a puzzle or some shit.
  • powerwashing the showers.
  • laughing at the drama that is my job.
  • planning the fucking musical with lewserface.
  • griping about the members who bitch about us cleaning.
  • the fact that i can always count on the racketball courts to be the coldest place in the building
  • free pizza
  • payday
  • a few select members.
  • and staff members.
  • the people who think it's the coolest thing ever how fast we can fold towels.
  • the little kids who have to stop and star...
mar 20 2008 ∞
mar 20 2008 +
  • doodle on things
  • leave things in library books
  • hold the door
  • say thank you
  • burst into song
  • smile
  • jump up and down
  • cartwheel
feb 27 2008 ∞
feb 27 2008 +

are all nightmares..

  • the one about electricity and telephone poles.
  • the one about the big storm and the killer wales
  • the one about the guy with the gun shot wound
  • the one about the robots
  • the one about the fall of off a really high balcony
feb 24 2008 ∞
feb 24 2008 +
  • shoots and ladders
  • the peter rabbit version of shoots and ladders
  • twister
  • candyland
  • hopscotch
  • tiddlywinks
  • pick up sticks
feb 24 2008 ∞
feb 24 2008 +
  • ainslie henderson - growing flowers by candlelight
  • against me! - new wave
  • alexi murdoch - time without consequence
  • amy winehouse - back to black
  • andreas mattson - the lawlessness of the ruling classes
  • apples in stereo - new magnetic wonder
  • bright eyes - digital ash in a digital urn
  • bright eyes - lifted.....
  • bright eyes - fevers and mirrors
  • bright eyes - letting off the happiness
  • bright eyes - a collection of songs....
  • bright eyes - motion sickness: live recordings
  • bright eyes - noise floor...
  • cansei de ser sexy - (self-titled)
  • guster - ganging up on the sun
  • mando diao - hurrican bar
  • mando diao - bring 'em in
feb 17 2008 ∞
feb 18 2008 +
  • 'told you so' - the guggenheim grotto
  • 'get your way' - jamie cullum
  • 'i'm yours if you want me' - chris thile
  • 'why should the fire die?' - nickel creek
  • 'i'm glad i hitched my apple wagon to your star' - the boy least likely to
  • 'our day will come' - jamie cullum
  • 'i hope tomorrow is like today' - guster
  • 'in spite of ourselves' - john prine + iris dement
  • 'i hope that i don't fall in love with you' - tom waits
feb 18 2008 ∞
feb 18 2008 +
  • ashley (totally saved my butt on the english test)
  • kate (brought stale pretzels and contributed to the 'make me fat' effort)
  • emily (because she's emily.)
  • rachel ('WE ARE THE FLOOR PEOPLE. WE ARE THE PEOPLE OF THE FLOOR.')
  • michaela (bus buddy!)
  • buckley (for the comments about how to get ride of a food baby.)
feb 19 2008 ∞
feb 19 2008 +
  • 'bulls make money, bears make money, pigs get slaughtered' - chiodos
  • 'morning paper dirt' - mando diao
  • 'shades of green' - dujeous ft jigsaw and delta
  • 'my song' - brandi carlile
  • 'break the night with colour' - richard ashcroft
  • 'be gentle with me' - the boy least likely to
  • 'je ne sais pas choisir' - emily loizeau
feb 17 2008 ∞
feb 17 2008 +
  • sculpture three
  • ap 2d design
  • web design
  • ap english four
  • astronomy
  • ap european history
  • government
  • economics
  • aerobics
  • creative writing
feb 17 2008 ∞
feb 17 2008 +