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GENERAL

  • Baking & Cooking
  • Coffee & Tea
  • Comfy Chairs
  • Comics
  • Daydreaming, Pretending
  • Efficiency, Lists, Organization, Simplicity
  • Family, Friends
  • Generosity, Giving, Kindness
  • Hiking, Nature, Recycling
  • Houston
  • Laughter
  • Legos
  • Libraries, Reading
  • Life, Religion
  • Maps, Road Trips, Travel
  • Money Management
  • Music
  • Night
  • Peace, Quiet, Stillness
may 17 2010 ∞
jan 14 2016 +
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  • Swedish (25%)
  • Irish (>12.5%)
  • Norwegian (12.5%)
  • English (?)
  • Polish (?)
  • French (?)
  • Dutch (?)
  • Probable Native American (?)
may 18 2010 ∞
sep 25 2012 +
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HAIR

  • Shampoo: John Fieda Full Repair, Selsun Blue Naturals
  • Conditioner: John Frieda Frizz-Ease Smooth Start Hydrating
  • Styling Products: CHI Silk Infusion, John Frieda Full Repair Touch-Up Flyaway Tamer, John Frieda Secret Weapon Flawless Finishing Creme, Aveeno Nourish+ Condition Leave-in Treatment
  • Tools: CHI Ceramic Hairstyling Iron, Blow Dryer(?), Brush(?), * Cricket Ultra Smooth Hair Detangler Comb, Hand Mirror(?), Hair Ties (Goody Ouchless - Brown)

FACE

  • Cleansing Tool: Clarisonic Mia2 (White)
  • Face Cleanser/ Wash: Origins A Perfect World Antioxidant Cleanser w/ White Tea
  • Face Peel: Origins Brighter By Nature High-Potency Brightening Peel w/ Fruit Acids
jul 4 2008 ∞
aug 5 2014 +
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APPETIZERS & SNACKS

  • Bruschetta
  • Garlic Bread
  • Pita Chips/ Flatbread/ Naan & Hummus/ Garlic Aioli
  • Pretzels
  • Salsa, Queso, White Sauce from Chuy's, Green Sauce from Los Cucos, AZ's Guacamole & Tortilla Chips

BREAKFAST

  • Beignets
  • Kolaches
  • Shipley Do-Nuts

DESSERTS

  • Black Magic Cake
  • Orange Cookies
  • Oreos
  • Rhubarb Cake
  • White Cake
mar 2 2010 ∞
jan 20 2016 +
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If no location is listed, then the establishment is in, or near, Houston, TX.

FAVORITES

  • American & Burgers: Backstreet Cafe, Barleycorns (Wamego, KS), Bernies Burger Bus, Buffalo Wild Wings, Champps, F Street Station (Anchorage, AK), Firetap Alehouse (Anchorage, AK), Five Guys, Hungrys, Kerbey Lane Cafe (Austin, TX), The Linkery (San Diego, CA), Little Bigs, The Raven Grill, Salata, Sams Burgers, Smashburger, Willie Mae's Scotch House (New Orleans, LA)
  • Barbecue: Jack Stack (Kansas City, KS/MO), Nonmachers, Oklahoma Joes (Tulsa, OK), Rudys, The Salt Lick (Driftwood, TX), Swinging Door
  • Bars & Breweries: Alamo Drafthouse, Anvil, Bar Munich, Kings Head Pub, The Mont (Norman, OK), Saint Arnold, Stone (Escondido, CA)
  • Breakfast & Coffee: Café du Monde (New Orleans, LA), Caribou Coffee (Overland Park, KS), Mozarts (Au...
mar 25 2010 ∞
jan 14 2016 +
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My Amortentia

  • Husband's Aftershave
  • Chrism
  • Clean, Warm Towel/ Light Dryer Sheet Smell

My Animagus and/ or Patronus Possibilities

  • Beagle
  • Golden Hamster
  • Sea Turtle

My Blood Purity

My Boggart

  • Loved ones reanimated as Inferi
  • Riddikulus Effect - the Inferi synchronize swim with each other complete with classical music

My Favorite Hogwarts Subjects

jul 25 2008 ∞
jan 14 2016 +
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FAVORITE

  • Alaska
  • California: Cambria, Monterey, San Diego, Pizza Port (Ocean Beach)
  • Florida: Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf (Orlando)
  • Kansas: Kansas City, Lawrence, Lindsborg
  • Louisiana: Mandeville, New Orleans
  • Minnesota
  • New Mexico: Las Cruces
  • Texas: Hill Country, Houston

BASEBALL STADIUMS

  • Major
    • Astrodome (toured)
    • Kauffman Stadium
    • Minute Maid Park (toured)
    • Petco Park (toured, no game)
    • Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
    • Turner Field
jul 12 2008 ∞
jun 8 2014 +
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BANDS/ MUSICIANS

  • Beirut
  • Ben Folds Five, Ben Folds
  • Better Than Ezra
  • Big Boi
  • Bob Marley & The Wailers
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • The Cars
  • The Chieftains
  • Counting Crows
  • David Bowie
  • Don Rich & The Buckaroos
  • Eve 6
  • Flogging Molly
  • Garth Brooks
  • Geographer
  • The Killers, Brandon Flowers
  • Matchbox Twenty
  • Modest Mouse
  • Nine Inch Nails
  • Otis Redding
oct 1 2012 ∞
aug 27 2016 +
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GENERAL

  • Exercise Regularly
  • Finish Decorating House
  • Finish Scrapbooking
  • Get a Dog
  • Learn to (fluently) Speak Spanish

TRAVEL

  • European Christmas: Prague, CZ; IE
  • Inland Pacific Northwest: Coeur d'Alene, ID; MT & WY; Lake Louise & Calgary, AB, CA
  • Pacific Northwest Coast: Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; Butchart Gardens & Vancouver, BC, CA
  • South America: Buenos Aires, AR; Montevideo, UY; Machu Picchu - PE; Salto Angel - Canaima, VE
  • Other:
    • Santa Fe, NM
    • Las Vegas, NV
    • San Diego, CA
    • Savannah, GA; tWWoHP, Disney World (again...
apr 29 2010 ∞
jan 20 2016 +
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LEONID AFREMOV

  • Summer Downpour

M.C. ESCHER

  • Eye (1946)
  • Three Worlds (1955)
  • Waterfall (1961)

EDWARD HOPPER

  • Nighthawks (1942)

RENÉ MAGRITTE

  • La Trahison Des Images (1929)

PIET MONDRIAN

  • Composition No. 12 with Blue (1942)
  • Composition with Double Line and Blue (1935)
  • Gray Tree (1912)
  • Self Portrait (1900)

VERA NEUMANN

dec 11 2011 ∞
sep 25 2012 +
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CURRENT

  • Live Sports
  • S03E03 - Castle (ABC)
  • Good Eats (Food Network/ Cooking Channel)
  • S03E15B - Phineas and Ferb (Disney)
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC)
  • S03E03 - Sherlock (BBC/PBS) - minus 2013 Christmas mini-episode
  • S16E14 - South Park (Comedy Central)
  • XXIV - The Simpsons Halloween Specials/ Treehouse of Horrors (FOX)

WANT TO WATCH

  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents (CBS & NBC)
  • Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns (PBS)
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX)
  • Marion and Geoff (BBC Two)
  • Muppets
  • The Simpsons (FOX)
  • Transparent (Amazon)
apr 28 2010 ∞
mar 5 2016 +
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RECENTLY WATCHED

  • Saving Mr. Banks (2013) - 05/25/2014

WANT TO SEE

  • Action & Thriller: The Dark Knight Rises (2012), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939), Iron Man 2 (2010), Iron Man 3 (2013), Looper (2012), The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934, 1956), Rush (2013), Skyfall (2012), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), To Catch a Thief (1955), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  • Adventure & Drama: 12 Years A Slave (2013), All the President's Men (1976), Almost Famous (2000), Babe (1995), Becket (1964), Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012), The Bells of St. Mary's (1945), Bloody Sunday (2002), Casablanca (1942), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Dead Poets Society (1989), The Departed (2006), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), Finding Neverland (2004), Fireproof (2008), First Po...
mar 9 2010 ∞
jun 24 2017 +
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DOGS

  • Tanya: (1984-1997) shelter dog, mutt, mostly beagle, source of my love of dogs
  • Sarah Sue: (1997-2011) shelter dog, mutt, mostly corgi, quirky, awesome

HAMSTERS

  • Herbette "Herbie": golden, houdini-esque, playful
  • Hannah: golden, not friendly

OTHER PEOPLES PETS

  • Rochelle: Bain's former cat, sweet, playful
  • Shasta: Ferros' former cat, nice, fluffy, high tolerance
  • Kylie: Smiths' cat, fun, lovely green eyes
  • Spice: Sessings' dog, cute, sweet disposition
  • Happy: Southard's dog, handsome, curious, nice
  • Shasta: Austins' dog, sweet, amusing, playful
may 18 2009 ∞
nov 28 2014 +