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  • Peeling citrus fruits
  • Walking on the grass with bare feet
  • Crunching leaves when you walk
  • Splashing through puddles with rainboots
  • Snow falling late at night and being gone in the morning
  • Writing in cursive
  • Drinking cappuccinos
  • Reading Lucan's Pharsalia
  • Negative space
  • Running around Beebe after dark
  • Writing essays early in the morning before the sun has risen
  • Running your fingertips lightly on railings
  • Warming your hands with a cup of tea or coffee
  • Pop music in other languages
nov 5 2008 ∞
dec 2 2008 +
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  • Elsie - Chocolate Lab
  • Tiger - Tabby Cat
  • Smokey - Gray Cat
  • Valentine - Green Parakeet
  • Dusty - Pale Blue Parakeet
  • Grace - Chesapeake Bay Retriever
  • Reagan - Chesapeake Bay Retriever
  • Cobalt - Bright Blue Parakeet
  • Theodore - Pug-Bichon Mix
oct 17 2008 ∞
oct 17 2008 +
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http://www.storypeople.com/storypeople/H...

  • There was a boy with skin as dark as the earth & a girl with eyes as blue as the deep & they loved each other so well that people could not tell them apart, for in their hearts, there was no difference between them.
  • You see me better than I am, she said & I'm worried what'll happen when your vision changes
  • I'm an outsider by choice, she said, but I'm hoping that won't be my choice forever.
  • I'm not that scared of change, he told me once, I'm scared of looking stupid in the face of it. It's not going too well either, he added.
  • She said she usually cried at least once each day not because she was sad, but because the world was so beautiful & life was so short.
sep 7 2008 ∞
oct 2 2008 +
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An ongoing list of things that I happen to see around campus

  • Vests with dress shirts
  • Long, dark, curly hair
  • Guys riding motorcycles
  • Guys with their dogs
  • Crooked smiles
  • Green eyes
  • Floppy hair and when they run their hand through it to keep it out of their eyes
  • Smooth chests
  • Plaid scarves
  • Really dark jeans
  • Big hands
  • Coats like this
sep 3 2008 ∞
nov 10 2008 +
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  • Outside of my right foot - my foot turned inwards when I was little so I had a corrective cast and when it was being removed, I got cut
  • Inside of my right knee - my dad and I were mock fencing on a dock and I retreated only to have my back foot fall into the spaces between the pieces of dock
  • Outside of my right angle - this one is shaped like a triangle and I have no idea where I got it
  • Inside of both thighs - I dropped a marshmallow hot out of the fire onto my legs while wearing shorts
  • Right hip - while running in tall boots in the rain, I slipped and fell
  • Right elbow - my little sister got me wet while we were washing the car and I decided to spin around to dry off. I fell in the gutter
  • Right forearm - I was putting something i...
aug 26 2008 ∞
oct 2 2008 +
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  • Snow Leopard
  • Horse
  • Okapi
  • Deer
  • African Wild Dog
  • Maned Wolf (they have the most delicate long legs)
  • Cheetah
  • Chimpanzee
aug 16 2008 ∞
oct 2 2008 +
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  • The late afternoon sun in my bedroom
  • Being able to feel my pulse in my fingertips or hear it through the mattress
  • Extremely hot tea and coffee
  • Kitties
  • Waking up slightly warmer than comfortable, almost feverish
  • Small steep steps and being able to feel my calves work to walk up them
  • Driving with the windows down
  • Eating food with my fingers
  • Rain on a tin roof
  • Elision
  • Hair warm from the sun
  • Warm, sleepy hugs
  • Rainbows in the water droplets on my sunglasses
  • Lipstick marks on plastic coffee cup lids
  • Walking on cobblestones in thin-soled shoes
aug 10 2008 ∞
oct 9 2008 +
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  • Kitty
  • Kathy
  • Kat
  • Tonks (as in Nymphadora from Harry Potter because I'm not so graceful)
  • Bumbles
  • Butterfly (according to some of the fencing coaches because I look too small to fence and my hair looks like antennae)
  • Zappy
aug 9 2008 ∞
oct 2 2008 +
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aug 9 2008 ∞
aug 21 2008 +
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  • Learn how to tie a tie
  • Be fluent in Spanish
    • Read books in Spanish
    • Listen to a Spanish podcast
  • Write letters
  • Go on more picnics
  • Take more photos
    • Learn to use my new 35mm camera
  • Take time to do things that aren't required for school, fencing, etc.
    • Draw
    • Write
    • Paint
  • Get a six pack (I actually am working on it, not just hoping for it to happen)
  • Be ambidextrous
  • Read the newspaper everyday and learn what's going on in the world
aug 9 2008 ∞
nov 13 2008 +
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  • Beat Me - Custom
  • Hurricane - The Hush Sound
  • Starlight - Muse
  • In the Rough - Anna Nalick
  • Better - Regina Spektor
nov 19 2008 ∞
nov 19 2008 +
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  • Apple cider
  • How viscous honey is
  • Watching the rain from the window. We're actually having a real rain storm instead of the usual light rains.
  • Frederick Ahl's new translation of the Aeneid
  • The Academy Is...
  • Red painted nails
oct 25 2008 ∞
oct 25 2008 +
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  • Though I'd like to be the girl for him and cross the sea and land for him. On milky skin my tongue is sand until the ever distant band begins to play.
    • Feist, Brandy Alexander
  • And I am writer, writer of fictions. I am the heart that you call home and I've written pages upon pages trying to rid you from my bones. I am a writer. I am all that you have home, home. And I've written pages upon pages trying to rid you from my bones, my bones, my bones. And if you don't love me let me go. And if you don't love me let me go. And if you don't love me let me go. And if you don't love me let me go.
    • The Decemberists, The Engine Driver
  • Well, I'd never want to see you unhappy. I thought you'd want the same for me. G...
sep 18 2008 ∞
oct 2 2008 +
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  • Alexander the Great
  • Hector
  • Edmond Dantes - The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Heathcliff - Wuthering Heights
  • Francis Abernathy - The Secret History
  • Edmund Bertram - Mansfield Park
  • Vidanric Renselaeus - Crown Duel
  • Marius Pontmercy - Les Miserables
  • Joe Kavalier - The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and
  • L - Death Note
sep 3 2008 ∞
oct 2 2008 +
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  • I drink water straight from the faucet
  • The only cup I drink out of is a plastic cup with strawberries on it
  • I could spend my whole life in painting galleries
  • Sometimes I accidentally use Greek letters when I'm writing
  • I could lie in the sun forever if I didn't burn so easily
  • The tips of my hair have been pink
  • People always think I'm younger than I am
  • I can wiggle my ears
  • I've burnt myself with a marshmallow twice
  • When I'm making a decision I tend to twirl my hair with my fingers
aug 10 2008 ∞
oct 2 2008 +
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  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
  • The Secret History
  • The Skull Mantra
  • Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister
  • The Misted Cliffs
  • Twilight (I know it's so very teenage girl of me, but I couldn't help myself)
  • The Prestige
  • Wuthering Heights (again)
aug 9 2008 ∞
oct 2 2008 +
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  • Maladroit
  • Droll
  • Verisimilitude
  • Consist
  • Lovely
  • Drawl
  • Elenchic
aug 9 2008 ∞
sep 7 2008 +
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Not in order of preference except Coldplay, which is my favorite

  • Coldplay
  • Aqua
  • The Bravery
  • Feist
  • Foo Fighters
  • Franz Ferdinand
  • The Hush Sound
  • Incubus
  • Mika
  • Muse
  • OK Go
  • Panic at the Disco
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Regina Spektor
  • Rooney
  • t.A.T.u.
  • Tarkan
aug 9 2008 ∞
nov 10 2008 +
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  • Self-Satisfied Boy: I respect valley girls. They have to conform to stereotypes and cheerlead. That's tough.
    • Valley Girl(Interrupting): I know someone who got a swollen toe from cheerleading
    • Boy: That's gross... Valley girls are also mean
    • Girl: Yeah, one of them stole my tutu
    • Boy: Tutu?
    • Girl: Yeah
  • Prof: Vichentstein, the philosopher, not the sister who married a count
    • When a 7-legged baby is born, it's a portent. We better go to church.
    • They think cups are gods. We think pens are gods.
    • Gods creating the world contradict with their personalities, illegitimate children and liking to beat people up.
nov 5 2008 ∞
nov 5 2008 +
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  • Heroes
  • Gossip Girl
  • Grey's Anatomy
oct 16 2008 ∞
oct 21 2008 +
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  • People who walk ridiculously slow and take up the whole sidewalk. If they allow for passing room, I have nothing against them.
  • Tall people who sit directly in front of you in class when there are plenty of other seats. I happen to be short and this is quite irksome.
  • People who don't pay attention and take your coffee from the bar instead of their own.
  • People who don't pay attention, in general
  • People who don't come to practice or come to practice and are lazy
  • The boy who always closes the blinds in class. My mood seems to be directly proportional to the amount of sunshine. We should enjoy the pretty sun not shut it out.
  • Stickers on books. They really aren't ne...
sep 4 2008 ∞
dec 2 2008 +
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I didn't get a chance to watch all of the events but these fenced prettiest in the bouts that I did see.

  • Sada Jacobson (USA)
  • Olena Khomrova (Ukraine)
  • Sun Chao (China)
  • Radoslaw Zawrotniak (Poland)
  • Yin Lianchi (China)
aug 26 2008 ∞
oct 2 2008 +
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Girls' Names

  • Cara
  • Alexi
  • Nicolette
  • Charlotte
  • Claire
  • Kiera
  • Isabella
  • Anelisa
  • Catalina
  • Serena

Boys' Names

  • Luca
  • Soren
  • Roscoe
  • Riley
  • Sasha
  • Loren
  • Alexander
  • Valerian
aug 9 2008 ∞
sep 18 2008 +