July and August

  • go swimming
  • declutter non-essentials
    • living room
    • kitchen
    • bathroom
    • bedroom
    • closet
    • office
  • deep clean
    • living room
    • kitchen
    • bathroom
    • bedroom
    • closet
    • office
  • catch up with reading goal (35)
  • visit 3 new Philly restaurants/bars from list
jun 10 2024 ∞
jul 19 2024 +
  • solo captain of varsity cheerleading team
  • lead in first major high school production
  • editor in chief of high school lit mag
  • did the high school diversity stuff no one else wanted to
  • published as a high school & college digital article writer
  • wrote articles that resonated with people
  • elected to sorority executive board
  • kayaked Prince William Sound
  • graduated early from undergrad
  • graduated magna cum laude from undergrad
  • did a couch to 5k
  • got into law school with a scholarship
  • got law school internships without help
  • lead in first community theatre production
  • secured post-grad employment before law s...
jun 19 2024 ∞
jul 8 2024 +
  • Louise Glück
  • Maggie Smith
  • Wendell Berry
mar 16 2024 ∞
jul 2 2024 +

30 things to (try to) do between 25 and 30; august 2022 - august 2027; in progress

  • take a solo overnight vacation
  • see every Philly sports team play
    • Phillies: 07/14/2023
    • Eagles:
    • Sixers:
    • Flyers:
    • Union:
  • climb a 5.10 and a v1 route
  • crochet a garment that I'll actually wear
  • learn to parallel park
  • meet someone I truly admire
  • win an award
  • love my entire closet
  • visit 5 national parks
    • Olympic, August 2024
    • Mt. Rainier, August 2024
sep 14 2023 ∞
jun 16 2024 +
  • The Anatomy of Desire by L.R. Dorn thriller
  • Ariadne by Jennifer Saint ♥ mythology
  • Elektra by Jennifer Saint mythology
  • Angels in America by Tony Kushner drama
  • Devotions by Mary Oliver poetry
  • Trust by Hernan Diaz historical, Pulitzer 2023
  • Kingdom of Prep by Maggie Bullock nonfiction
  • A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams drama
  • Chain-Gang All-Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah sci-fi, satire
  • Servants of the Damned by David Enrich nonfiction, audiobook
  • The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde ♥ comedy, reread
  • The Phoenix Crown by Kate Quinn and Janie Chang historical
  • The Firm by John Grisham thriller
  • Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain memoir
  • Simple Matters by Erin Boyle nonfiction
  • Birds of California by Katie Cotugno romance, re-read
feb 7 2024 ∞
jul 15 2024 +

books

  • Ariadne by Jennifer Saint
  • Chain-Gang All-Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
  • The Firm by John Grisham

movies

  • American Fiction (2023)
  • Dune 2 (2024)
  • Challengers (2024)

television

  • Sense8 seasons 1 and 2
  • Invincible seasons 1 and 2
  • Queen Charlotte
  • Presumed Innocent

songs

  • Sarah's Place by Zach Bryan and Noah Kahan
  • So Sick of Dreaming by Maggie Rogers
apr 8 2024 ∞
jul 17 2024 +

news literacy

  • read 224 news stories on Washington Post (double from last year)
  • find a new favorite news source
  • find a really good news/educational podcast
    • I'm Not a Monster (BBC/PBS) - documentary
  • have two news/educational podcasts in my top 5 on spotify wrapped

new music

  • don’t have Taylor Swift as a top artist ;)
  • listen through more discographies
    • Noah Kahan
    • Hozier
    • X Lake Street Dive
    • The 1975
apr 9 2024 ∞
jul 4 2024 +
  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Glengarry Glen Ross
  • August: Osage County
  • The Glass Menagerie
jul 18 2024 ∞
jul 18 2024 +
  • How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days
  • The Taste of Things
  • Before Sunrise
  • Catch Me If You Can
  • Aquamarine (re-watch)
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Silver Linings Playbook
  • Mud
jun 11 2024 ∞
jul 13 2024 +

clothes buying ban ends July 25

  • lavender Coach silk hair scarf (if I catch up on study plan by eod Wednesday June 19)
  • Old Navy black buckle flats (Ganni dupe)
  • RTR orange gingham tie-front top
  • yellow vintage Lilly Pulitzer top
  • new cotton pajamas
  • Sam Edelman paisley shirtdress
  • J Crew tomato cap-sleeve top
  • vintage Lilly Pulitzer strapless empire waist top
  • Levi’s bone colored dad jeans
  • Lush dirty springwash body wash
  • cotton yarn and knitting needles
  • leather airtag key fob + needlepoint canvas
  • Snoopy silk scarf
  • J Crew silver gumsole sneakers
  • Madden Girl navy gum sole sneakers
  • J Crew pink off-the-shoulder top
  • navy blue Old Navy mini skirt (sold out)
may 12 2024 ∞
jul 18 2024 +
  • black knit sweater-blazer
  • "dad" fit/loose denim shorts (medium wash)
  • tank top or short-sleeve swing dresses
  • sweatpants/joggers
  • lightweight mohair cardigan (Sezane)
  • colorful mules/flats
  • red leather blazer/jacket
  • lightweight coat
  • wide-leg denim (light-wash)
  • linen (white or cream) pants
  • eggshell/cream denim
  • evening bag
  • mixed metal bracelet watch
feb 19 2024 ∞
jul 17 2024 +