Boy Names

  • Ezra
  • Ephram
  • Matthew
  • Daniel
  • Graham
  • Luke

Girl Names

  • Arcadia
  • Charlotte
  • Hollis
  • Aubrey
  • Kate
  • Rachel
  • Natalie
dec 13 2012 ∞
apr 6 2015 +

2012

Total: 15

  • We the Living , Ayn Rand
  • Ender's Game , Orson Scott Card
  • Harry Potter Series , JK Rowling (number 6 twice)
  • Fahrenheit 451 , Ray Bradbury
  • Hunger Games Series , Suzanne Collins
  • The Big Trip Up Yonder , Kurt Vonnegut
  • 2 B R 0 2 B , Kurt Vonnegut
  • Dune , Frank Herbert

2013

Total:30

  • Cat's Cradle , Kurt Vonnegut
  • Harry Potter 1-3&5 , JK Rowling
  • Multiple Blessings , Kate Gosselin
  • Ender's Game , Orson Scott Card
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower , Stephen Chbosky
  • A Man Without a Country , Kurt Vonnegut
  • 1984 , George Orwell
  • Bossypants , Tina Fey
dec 3 2012 ∞
dec 12 2014 +
  • "period eyes"
  • "conspicuous sweat"
  • "just play with it"
  • "oh you know...!" (in a Canadian accent)
  • "number nine... Number nine... Number nine..."
  • "Mr. Lawrence get up and walk it off. It's only food poisoning."
  • "We let a blind kid into second year [of architecture school] once, but he couldn't pass drawing class so we had to kick him out."
  • "Your lines are so fat it looks like you drafted with candy bars."
  • [trombone plays loudly in the distance] "Oh God. That sounds like a hoard of elephants. Do we ever sound like that?"
  • "There are finials that look like pineapples along the roofline. Except in the literature people called them 'pine cones'. They didn't know the difference. They wer...
dec 1 2012 ∞
dec 1 2012 +
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • A Hijacking
  • Admission
  • An Education
  • American Hustle
  • Argo
  • Blue Jasmine
  • Brave
  • Casablanca
  • Celeste & Jesse Forever
  • Clockwork Orange
  • Cloud Atlas
  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Frances Ha
  • Funny Girl
  • Hugo
  • LA Confidential
  • Les Miserables (2012)
  • Lincoln
  • Magic Mike
dec 3 2012 ∞
mar 14 2014 +

I want my house to have:

  • a dedicated library with big comfy chairs/couches for lounging and reading
  • a large dining room for dinner parties and host lots of friends and family
  • near bike trails/in a bike friendly community
  • dishwasher/laundry room
  • music practice room
jun 9 2012 ∞
mar 23 2016 +
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crossed off = read (completely)

current count: 107

  • Architecture/Art History
    • 101 Things I Learned in Architecture School, Matthew Frederick
    • A New Theory of Design, Alexander
    • Bohemian Paris: Picasso, Modigliani, Matisse, and the Birth of Modern Art, Dan Franck
    • Cabin, Quarter, Plantation: Architecture and Landscape of North American Slavery, Clifton Ellis and Rebecca Ginsburg (editors)
    • Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture, Venturi
    • Delirious New York, Rem Koolhaas
    • Design of Cities, Edmund Bacon
    • Falling Glass, Patrick Loughran
    • Frank Gehry in Pop-up, Roland Lewis
    • Gaudi Unseen: Completing the Sagrada Fami...
jun 8 2011 ∞
jul 6 2013 +
  • A Crow Left of the Murder , Incubus
  • A Fever You Can't Sweat Out , Panic! at the Disco
  • A Lesson in Romantics , Mayday Parade
  • A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar , Dashboard Confessional
  • A Rush of Blood to the Head , Coldplay
  • Back at One , Brian McKnight
  • Brand New Eyes , Paramore
  • Codes and Keys , Death Cab for Cutie
  • Death of a Bachelor , Panic! at the Disco
  • Dusk and Summer , Dashboard Confessional
  • Everything in Transit , Jack's Mannequin
  • Folie a Deux , Fall Out Boy
  • From Under the Cork Tree , Fall Out Boy
  • Hanson: Live and Electric , Hanson
  • Hot Fuss , The Killers
  • Hot Mess , Cobra Starship
  • Infinity on High , Fall Out Boy
  • Light Grenades , Incubus
  • Like Vines , The Hush Sound
  • Live From Albertane , Hanson
  • Make Yourself , Incubus
jun 8 2011 ∞
mar 23 2016 +

A: apple cider on holidays // airports // architecture // afternoon naps // afternoon snacks // audiobooks //

B: boyfriend // black tea // books // bonfires // berlin // backpacking // breakfast // biking // best friends // banana pancakes on sunday mornings // bikram // beards // Blue Bell ice cream //

C: chai tea lattes // coffee // college football games // cat pictures // clean sheets // cereal for dinner // cereal sandwich! // CSPAN // central New York //

D: dawson's creek // dci // dresses // driving on the highway // daria (while I'm on the treadmill) //

E: everwood // europe // eggs (over easy) // earl grey tea // emails from friends //

F: family // friends // france // fried rice // first kisses // first 'I love you's // frozen thin mints //

G: germany // graduate school // girl sco...

dec 15 2012 ∞
mar 7 2016 +
  • "My life is like a box of chocolates, except someone already ate them all and handed me the box back."
  • "I would have spent my whole life telling you how much I love you, but you already told me how much you don't."
  • "If God wanted you to walk in the street, He wouldn't have made sidewalks!"
  • "If a train doesn't stop at your station, then it's not your train."
  • "Everyday might not be good, but there's something good in every day."
  • "it is frequently the function of the great books to achieve in advance what technology will merely put into execution." -Barthes
dec 4 2012 ∞
dec 4 2012 +

I want these things when I finally get a house!

  • iron
  • ironing board
  • dishwasher
  • washer & dryer
  • food processor
  • furniture that matches
  • HVAC
jun 17 2012 ∞
aug 13 2013 +

2006/2007:

  • Tempe, Arizona, Insight Bowl (December/January)

2007/2008:

  • Jacksonville, Florida, Gator Bowl (December/January)

2009:

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico, Balloon Fiesta (October)
  • Angel Fire, New Mexico, Skiing (October)

2010:

  • Paris (May-July)
  • Berlin (July)
  • Regensburg (July)
  • Prague (July)
  • Vienna (July)
  • Venice (July)
  • Florence (July)
dec 2 2012 ∞
aug 3 2013 +
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Jules Verne
  • A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemmingway
  • Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
  • Anthem, Ayn Rand
  • Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's, Truman Capote
  • Cat's Cradle, Kurt Vonnegut
  • Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell
  • Dune, Frank Herbert
  • Dune Messiah, Frank Herbert
  • Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
  • Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm, Philip Pullman
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson
  • Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
  • Lord of the Rings Series, Tolkien
  • Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert
  • On the Road, Jack Kerouac
  • Slaughterhouse 5, Kurt Vonnegut
jun 8 2011 ∞
mar 23 2016 +
  • "When you can't get through it, listen to it" -Been There Before
  • "Don't wander to this glassy surface, expecting to find more than me, cause what am I without a purpose, but a lone mirage to see" -Song to Sing
  • "Where'd you go? My forehead is still bleeding from the thorns I used to wear, left alone and beaten for this cross I choose to bear" -When You're Gone
  • "Just one breath is a million sighs" -Runaway Run
  • "Fear has got to go this time around" -This Time Around
  • "Murder wears a friendly smile, like a perfect end in a plastic vile, no pain" -Believe
  • "When every eye is on the fortune, well it can only breed contempt, they say blood is thicker than oceans, still we box our brothers in?" -Great Divide
nov 29 2012 ∞
nov 29 2012 +
  • American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson
  • Arrested Development
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Breaking Bad
  • Broad City
  • Call the Midwife
  • Downton Abbey
  • Dr. Who
  • Everwood
  • Firefly
  • Freaks and Geeks
  • Game of Thrones
  • Gilmore Girls
  • Girls
  • Gossip Girl
  • Mad Men
  • Parks and Rec
  • Sex and the City
  • Supernatural
  • Veep
dec 3 2012 ∞
jul 1 2018 +

Grammar

  • people who don't know the difference between 12 AM & 12 PM
  • you're/your
  • there/their/they're
  • its/it's
  • plural possessive vs. singular possessive in names that end in "S" (ex: Jesus's (correct for singular possessive) vs. Jesus' (correct for plural possessive))
  • using 'a' instead of 'an' when the next word starts with a vowel (ex: 'a apple' instead of 'an apple')
  • the new spelling rules in electronic media (ex: U = you or 4 = for; using 'q' in place of 'p', etc.,)
  • anytime someone uses the word 'wicked' (and doesn't mean a witch or evil creature) especially in conjunction with the word 'awesome'. (IE: "that's wicked awesome!")
dec 14 2012 ∞
dec 17 2013 +

I pretty much NEVER buy movies so I'm kind of behind.

  • 13 Going on 30
  • 27 Dresses
  • 28 Days Later
  • 28 Weeks Later
  • 500 Days of Summer
  • A Cinderella Story
  • American Pie
  • Avatar
  • Baby Mama
  • Big Trouble in Little China
  • Bridesmaids
  • Burn After Reading
  • Celeste & Jesse Forever
  • Clueless
  • Crazy, Stupid Love
  • Dan in Real Life
  • Django Unchained
  • Dirty Dancing
  • Elf
dec 13 2012 ∞
feb 2 2014 +

Stuff I want to do but haven't yet done while living in Virginia:

  • Go to the Civil War Dinosaur Park
  • Go to the speakeasy at Fellini's
  • See a show at the pavilion on the Downtown Mall
  • Go to Williamsburg
  • See the permanent exhibit at the Holocaust Museum in DC
  • Eat in downtown Belmont
jul 7 2012 ∞
jul 6 2013 +
  • A Different World
  • Big Bang Theory
  • Boy Meets World
  • Breaking Bad
  • Dawson's Creek
  • Everwood
  • Frasier
  • Friday Night Lights
  • Friends
  • Full House
  • Game of Thrones
  • Gilmore Girls
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • Growing Pains
  • Mad Men
  • New Girl
  • Parks and Rec
  • Roseanne
  • Sex and the City
  • Smart Guy
  • Teen Mom (1/2/3)
jun 8 2011 ∞
feb 1 2019 +
  • Albany, New York (ALB)
  • Atlanta, Georgia (ATL)
  • Baltimore, Maryland (BWI)
  • Berlin Tegel, Germany (TXL)
  • Charles de Gaulle, Paris (CDG)
  • Charlotte, North Carolina (CLT)
  • Charlottesville, Virginia (CHO)
  • Chicago Midway (MDW)
  • Chicago O'Hare (ORD)
  • Cincinnati, Ohio (CVG)
  • Columbus, Ohio (CMH)
  • Dallas Love Field, Texas (DAL)
  • DFW International, Dallas, Texas (DFW)
  • Dresden, Germany (DRS)
  • Düsseldorf, Germany (DUS)
  • Houston Hobby, Texas (HOU)
  • JFK Airport, New York City (JFK)
  • London Gatwick (LGW)
  • London Heathrow (LHR)
  • Munich, Germany (MUC)
  • Nuremberg, Germany (NUE)
nov 29 2012 ∞
dec 23 2017 +
  • Albuquerque
  • Bali
  • Berlin
  • Boston
  • Charlottesville
  • DC
  • London
  • New York City
  • Paris
  • Vienna
jun 8 2011 ∞
mar 23 2016 +
  • 50cent (terrible)
  • All Time Low
  • Bowling for Soup
  • Boys Like Girls
  • Britney Spears
  • Charlie Marks
  • Cobra Starship (twice)
  • Fall Out Boy
  • Hanson (three times)
  • Hellogoodbye
  • Hey Monday
  • Josh Abbott Band (twice)
  • NSync (twice)
  • Panic! at the Disco
  • Phantom Planet
  • Rocket to the Moon
  • Sherwood
  • Steel Train
  • The Hush Sound
  • The Maine
  • VersaEmerge
jun 24 2011 ∞
mar 23 2016 +