• The anxiety of influence by Harold Bloom
  • Reading for the plot by Peter Brooks
  • As you liken it by Robert Watson
  • Salinger and Sobs by Charles D'Ambrosio
  • The Worst Case of Knowing the Other by David Hillman
  • Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Brown by Virgina Woolf
  • Skepticism and Improvisation: The Brain and Its Habitats by Ellen Spolsky
  • On The Greatness of King Lear by Stephen Booth
feb 7 2012 ∞
apr 1 2012 +
  • Reading on a sunny beach
  • Cold water when I'm thirsty
  • Talking with Renee
  • Receiving compliments on my clothes
  • Reading Hemingway
  • Sitting down and actually writing pages of fiction
  • Positive feedback on papers
  • Watching movies/ talking with Niall
  • Bubble baths with wine and Franny and Zooey
  • Going to the gym
  • Making money (and having fun barista-ing)
  • Drinking with people I like / free drinks at bars
  • Thinking extensively about myself
  • Hugs from LO
jan 10 2012 ∞
jan 11 2012 +
  • Write at least a paragraph of fiction every day
  • Don't be as condescending to stupid people in class (or life)
  • Swim or run every day
  • Write in my French journal at least once a week
  • Learn Russian
  • Grow taller
  • Care more
  • Finish watching all of Godard's movies
  • Drink less
  • Channel anger into physical exercise or writing
  • Use //// less
  • Consider my future
jan 11 2012 ∞
jan 11 2012 +
  • Mom: BrenĂ© Brown "I Thought it was Just Me (But it Isn't)
  • Grandma: Vintage Jewlery (to be found at House of Vintage or The Needle and Thread)
  • Grandpa: Fancy Dark Chocolate
  • Cameron: Blazers Ticket (nosebleed seats)
  • Niall: $20 for computer
  • Dad: Vintage Brass Candleholder/ Powells Beer Cup
  • Granchris: Candleholder and Portland Mug
  • Grandad: "Garlic and Sapphires"
dec 19 2011 ∞
dec 20 2011 +
  • Shakespearean Skepticism
  • The British Novel
  • The Psychology of Language Acquisition
  • French 210
jan 22 2012 ∞
jan 22 2012 +
  • Depart from Portland 6am on the 30th (layover in SF)
  • Claire picks me up from airport at 10:40am
  • Party until the 3rd
  • Take Amtrak from LA to Carpinteria on the 3rd at 12:55
  • Arrive in Carpinteria at 2: 45
  • Take Amtrak from Carpinteria to LA on the 7th at 7:15pm
  • Arrive at airport and have Claire pick me up at 9:15pm
  • Either taxi or Claire take me to the airport on the 8th at 5:30am for 7am departure back to Portland
  • Arrive in Portland at 9: 15am
dec 20 2011 ∞
dec 20 2011 +