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  • august 17: dad's birthday
  • august 18: leave for Monterey
  • august 19: day in Monterey
  • august 20: Monterey to Ukiah
  • august 21: Ukiah to Eureka
  • august 22: Eureka to Eugene, OR
  • august 23: Eugene to Cannon Beach
  • august 24: day in Cannon Beach
  • august 25: day trip to Astoria
  • august 26: day in Cannon Beach 2
  • august 27: fly home
  • august 30: first day of fall semester

hyperfixations

  • tom hiddleston (fixation started back in july)
  • the Thor films
  • phoebe bridgers’ albums
  • crimson peak costumes
  • austin summers (ahs 10)

highlights for this month

  • getting new clothes
  • final week of work being cancelled
  • getting out of my reading slump
  • meeting Loki at disneyland :)
  • going over to Emma's and watching Avengers and Thor: The Dark World
  • cutting and dyeing my hair !!
  • waffles & ripe strawberries for dinner!
  • having road trip dj duties
  • weird macabre white cross in the middle of the desert
  • driving past where James Dean had his car crash and seeing a creepy lil memorial
  • making eye contact with a sea otter that was floating in the ocean
  • seeing a cute boy walking his dog & having his dog get along with my aunt’s dog
  • aquarium day!!
  • seeing otters in the harbor and in the aquarium
  • all the octopuses!!
  • talking to a lot of kind people at the aquarium
  • the one lady who told me how to spot whales in the ocean
  • reading on an ocean cliffside
  • watching surfers on the coast
  • my aunt and uncle telling me I talk and have the same mannerisms as my mom :)
  • Lorde’s Solar Power album!!!!
  • petting a sweet Saint Bernard at a shopping center in Greenbae
  • playing with Twiggy in her playpen and giving her pets & love
  • random grapes that my aunt picked outside of our hotel room which ended up being the best grapes I ever ate
  • almond croissants from Peet’s Coffee
  • listening to Stranger in the Alps while driving through the mountains
  • spending time in the woods with the tress and the plants and feeling very at home and at peace
  • Victorian house tour in Eureka (using a guidebook we bought)
  • voodoo doughnuts
  • visiting college campuses
  • the pink house I’m staying in
  • pasta for dinner
  • walking on the beach with the wind in my hair
  • finding a cool little rock friend
  • picking blackberries right off the bush and eating them
  • reading in the living room in a nice spot of sunlight
  • running around the house with twiggy
  • gnocchi in a sage and cream sauce and marionberry pie for dinner
  • was introduced to stranger things
  • saw whales at the beach
  • toured a Queen Anne Victorian
  • ate pizza and watched crimson peak on my aunt’s huge tv with surround sound
  • walk in the woods and down to the beach
  • helping my aunt make mushroom risotto
  • finishing season 1 of stranger things
  • talking with my seatmate, clara on the plane
  • invested in Spotify Premium Student :)
  • FINALLY finished downton abbey
aug 16 2021 ∞
nov 2 2021 +