IN PROGRESS NOT FINAL

  • find art to hang on the wall instead of plantation art
  • hide the plantation art behind dresser or something
  • bird in 5 new spots
  • get involved in community
  • find a new way to work out
  • take better care of health
  • New Orleans things I would still like to try
  • a book I would like to read
  • buy a book the day it comes out
  • get a book signed by the author
  • buy guidebooks
  • what physical investment will I make this year?
  • how will I save money? emergency fund building.
  • how will I invest money (beyond retirement fund)
oct 21 2019 ∞
nov 30 2019 +
  • Krystals: not as good as White Castle but did enjoy. Had the largest meal they offered and people watched on Bourbon St.
  • The Sneaky Pickle: had the organ meat local burger (middlingly good), the pickle plate (yes), and the mango sorbet (wow- and I'm not huge into sweets rn), best fries I've had in NOLA to date
  • tahini cookies: should've added sugar, made like PB cookies and lost the dark chocolate (too intense)
  • sweet potato and/or green pepper curry in the style of northern thai cuisine: YUM best thing I make currently
  • mashed potato with herbed goat cheese & parsley YES
  • kraft macaroni + steamed broccoli + cold avocado YES
  • sardines + pasta YUM
  • Jacques-Imo's alligator cheesecake YES bouillabaisse ok. bread pudding YAS
jan 28 2019 ∞
nov 29 2019 +

names

  • Ringo
  • Tess
  • Scully
jan 22 2018 ∞
oct 22 2019 +
  • It depends, does your breath smell like chimichangas? thank you scrubs
  • A most notable coward, an infinite and endless liar, an hourly promise breaker, the owner of no one good quality.
  • I want a cactus in a cute little pot and I’ll name it after you because you’re a prick.
  • I will slit your knee caps and ship you to Antarctica.
  • Please fly into the sun now.
  • Most of the time I want to staple things to her head. thank you Bridget Jones
  • Capt Haddock: You..fancy-dress freebooter/abominable snowman/pickled herring/sea-gherkin...
  • You grackle. thank you Brooklyn Nine Nine
  • Jello-bellied hellhound. thank you, Wodehouse
  • "He did not mention that he was a lineal descendant of Balaam's ass; but every body knew that without his telling it." thank you, Twain
jul 25 2014 ∞
feb 19 2018 +
  • write in a foreign language
  • how food tastes
  • what a place smells like
  • the weather
  • feelings
  • little moments/grand moments
  • keep running lists on the last few pages: best moments, list of adventures, favorite smells, places you've skipped stones, places you read outside, the weird places wherein you wrote in your notebook, people you met
  • start the notebook off with a good quote
  • press wildflowers
  • playlists

from the sketchbook project

  • Taking your art outside (in the park! on your front stoop!)
  • Creating something inside (AC is a magical thing!)
apr 5 2014 ∞
oct 22 2019 +
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  • begin each item with an asterisk
dec 2 2019 ∞
dec 2 2019 +

food

  • the gumbo @ Frankie & Johnny's in Uptown
  • the Bomb @ Guy's on Magazine (only open for lunch)
  • All That Jazz @ Verti Mart
  • Napoleon House for Pimm's Cups & ambience & chow
  • $5 bagel/coffee deal before 8 @ Humble Bagel
  • fries doused in toppings @ Fry & Pie on St Claude
  • alligator cheesecake, collards greens, cornbread @ Jacque-Imo's
  • vegan cheesesteaks @ Trilly's Cheesesteaks in Mid-City
  • any of the specialties @ Midway Pizza
  • Shawarma on the Go
  • Breads on Oak for good vegan breakfast
  • Simone's Grocery for good sandwiches
  • sno balls @ Hansen's
  • have a hellish time listening to Sweet Caroline on dueling pianos @ Pat O'Brien's
  • excellent sandwiches at Milk Bar particularly the Blue Heeler
  • want to try: lunch @ Commander's Palace, Sarita's Grill, soft shell crab po boy @ Parasol's, the original muffuletta @ Cent...
mar 4 2019 ∞
oct 25 2019 +
  • Bride & Prejudice, 2004 chadha H
  • Slow West, 2015 maclean K
  • The Ballad of Lefty Brown, 2017 moshe K
  • Ella Enchanted, 2014 o'haver H
  • Northanger Abbey, 2008 jones H
  • Emma, 1996 mcgrath H
  • A Midsummer's Night Dream, 2018 mott K
  • Singin' in the Rain, 1952 kelly & donen P
  • How to Talk to Girls at Parties, 2017 mitchell K
  • Us, 2019 peele P
  • The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, 2018 newell N
  • When Harry Met Sally, 1989 reiner
  • The Lobster, 2015 lanthimos
  • Rogue One, 2016 edwards
  • Run the Line, 2019 miles
jan 14 2019 ∞
nov 30 2019 +
  • of great comfort
  • reminders for humans (you don't have to take a shower if it's too much work. a sponge bath is fine)
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • meals for comfort
  • meals for energy
  • meals for when calories are no object
  • purposely overly complicated meals
  • meals for bad customers
  • general food reviews in the vein of some opinions on food
  • treats for a first date
    • splitting one americano
  • little victories at meshuggah
jan 29 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Blistering barnacles!/Billions of blue blistering barnacles!
  • Oh, sugar!
  • Crumble.
  • Liza Minelli!/Shiza Binelli
oct 30 2015 ∞
jan 9 2017 +
  • listen to francoise hardy
  • only allow yourself to go on pinterest, no other social media shall be allowed
  • pay attention to your breathing
  • try simple yoga poses: child's pose, reclining goddess, pigeon, downward dog
jun 27 2015 ∞
jun 27 2015 +
  • climbing Mt. Parnassus <one misty, moisty morning>
  • playing the harmonica on the steps of Sant Ignazio
  • taking a gondola traghetto ride in Venice
  • watching the blood moon lunar eclipse from a clandestine vantage point (april '14)
  • floating on the (crowded) San Marcos River near Austin
  • climbing Mt. Subasio in Assisi barefoot in February
apr 6 2014 ∞
dec 17 2014 +
  • magnets
  • your favorite picture of us
  • craft supplies
  • candles
  • bar soap
  • stationary & greeting cards
  • herbal teas
  • a fun experience the next time I'm home/in Dallas
  • a good (small) knick knack
  • things I'm into: graphic novels, writing letters, books, bugs, cats, frogs,
dec 2 2019 ∞
dec 2 2019 +
  • Trickster's Queen pierce, 2007
  • The End of Night bogard, 2013
  • Giant Days #45 allison, 2018
  • Giant Days: Where Women Glow and Men Plunder allison, 2018
  • Saga: Vol. 1 vaughn, 2012
  • Saga: Vol. 2 vaughn, 2013
  • Saga: Vol. 3 vaughn, 2014
  • Saga: Vol. 4 vaughn, 2014
  • Saga: Vol. 5 vaughn, 2015
  • Giant Days #46 allison, 2019
  • Saga: Vol. 6 vaughn, 2016
  • Saga: Vol. 7 vaughn, 2017
  • Saga: Vol. 8 vaughn, 2018
  • Giant Days #47 allison, 2019
  • Super Chill: A Year of Living Anxiously ellis, 2018
  • The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society shaffer & barrows, 2008
  • My Complicated Relationship with Food, Vol. 3 auburn
  • Giant Days #46 allison, 2019
jan 28 2019 ∞
nov 30 2019 +
  • journal/keep notes about every book you read
  • visit Grand Isle
  • reach out to someone you haven't talked to in awhile
  • participate at minimum in 1 30 day challenge, some options:
    • no internet
    • read the news
    • no added sugar
    • meditate
    • exercise
    • media detox
    • stuff assessment
    • sunscreen
    • AM pages
    • make bed
  • take steps to reduce food waste
    • wash dishes before grocery shopping
nov 24 2018 ∞
nov 30 2019 +
  • Salton Sea
  • Joshua Tree
  • Grand Canyon
  • Clinton, OK KOA
  • Smoky Mtns
  • Mound City, MO
  • De Soto, MO
  • Bayou Segnette (for a few hours at least)
sep 3 2018 ∞
jan 28 2019 +
  • One time a guy with a parrot on his shoulder stopped me in the Salvation Army to tell me to smile more.
  • People think I'm wise but I probably just got it from Wikihow.
  • The rattiest undercut in all the land
  • "If you have lived in or around Charlotte, NC for an extended period of time, chances are you have encountered one or more opossums. They often trudge along like oversize rats, avoiding humans as a rule and seldom causing major complications. However, sometimes these critters get a bit bold and rowdy."
feb 6 2018 ∞
jun 12 2019 +
  • "Think of yourself as dead. You have lived your life. Now, take what's left and live it properly. What doesn't transmit light creates its own darkness." -marcus aurelius
  • "Roses are red, violets are blue. Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2." -Saturn's Eye via jacksfilms
  • "If anything is wrong just construct a set of axioms that make it right." -xkcd
  • "For safety's sake, don't embarrass him!" -young frankenstein
  • "I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up." -twain
  • "It is lonely and it is marvelous." -maya angelou, on writing by herself in a hotel room
  • "We're deep in the soup."
  • I have been working all the time and it's like a flood going through the soul. It'...
feb 6 2018 ∞
apr 30 2018 +
  • Fan Diego, a fan store off of rte 78 in north San Diego
  • Treebeard Landscaping, saw on a truck driving in San Diego
  • Pooh Dat, a portable toilet business in New Orleans
feb 5 2017 ∞
may 6 2019 +
  • True Colors Cyndi Lauper
  • Forget You Cee Lo Green
  • 5 Years' Time Noah & the Whale
  • SOB Nathaniel Rateliffe & the Nigh Sweats
  • Get High Tove Lo
  • I Believe in a Thing Called Love
  • Stayin' Alive the Bee Gees
  • Magic BoB
  • Chandelier Sia
  • Derniere Danse Indila
  • Beer beer beer the Clancy Brothers
  • Rolling Stone from Texas
  • Werewolves of London Warren Zevon
  • International Harvester
  • Inside Out Eve6
  • I Will Survive
  • I Hate Myself for Loving You Joan Jet
  • Brick House the Commodores
  • Walkin' in Memphis Cher
jan 30 2017 ∞
feb 8 2018 +