• 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
jan 28 2019 ∞
feb 11 2019 +
  • hit up Riverlands
  • go to White Castle, Penn Station, Gramophone
  • visit SLZ
  • watch home movies with mom
  • plan birthday/list
  • watch a christmas carol
  • hike Bangert Island, see some ice on the river
  • make gingerbread
nov 14 2018 ∞
dec 17 2018 +
  • shakespeare festival
  • art hill film series
  • daytrip to Olney
  • hike Bangert Island
  • hike Bell Mtn
  • splash around in Pickle Creek
  • find a new bird
  • bike a green way
  • eat an early breakfast at Eat Rite and watch the sunrise
  • try Bus Loop Burgers
  • check out Old Mtn Gear Xchange
  • sunrise from the zoo parking lot structure
  • full moon @ compton heights water tower
  • Bonne Terre Mines tour
  • Elephant Rocks SP
  • try Blues City Deli
  • watch balloons take off from FP
sep 3 2018 ∞
sep 3 2018 +
  • fuffley & peeta in pathetic plays
  • the bad haircuts
mar 17 2018 ∞
mar 17 2018 +
  • "Muckyyuppo" - no context, except that it was Anna and me being silly
feb 9 2018 ∞
mar 17 2018 +
  • Sandhill Crane Migration in Nebraska
  • print out photographs & stick them in an album
  • pay off a student loan
  • memorize a poem, speech, or passage
  • explore shawnee nat'l forest: snake road, garden of the gods
  • learn to recognize frog calls w/ Anna & participate in some citizen science
  • build a firepit in the backyard
  • find some good spots to watch the sunrise
  • read & learn ravenously. stick w/ a notes system. take online classes: invertebrates, geology, philosophy, theology, coding, microbiology. consume digital media mindfully. habitually open a book on my phone first.
  • invest
  • carve a stamp, draw more when you write, and write more.
jan 7 2018 ∞
dec 18 2018 +
  • A Mighty Wind
  • Slomo
  • Comet
  • Black Scorpion
jul 16 2017 ∞
aug 5 2017 +
  • print out the list of sandwiches from wikipedia and frame it
may 22 2017 ∞
may 22 2017 +
  • pai mu tan imperial, a China White Tea
  • yorkshire gold
feb 6 2017 ∞
mar 6 2017 +
  • 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
apr 5 2014 ∞
jul 6 2015 +
  • Helplessness Blues Fleet Foxes
  • Fear Fun Father John Misty
  • American Idiot Green Day
  • When the Night St. Lucia
  • Port of Morrow The Shins
  • Sign No More Mumford & Sons
  • Graceland Paul Simon
  • His Band and the Street Choir Van Morrison
  • Trouble Will Find Me The National
dec 4 2011 ∞
jul 7 2015 +

food

  • Jacque-imo's for alligator cheesecake and cornbread, opens at 5
  • Humble Bagel for some bomb bagels
  • Commander's Palace for some fancy brunch: haven't been here, but it's a NOLA classic
  • Napoleon House in the Quarter: have not been here but hear good things
  • the Sneaky Pickle, located on St Claude, good vegan options and the best fries I've had in NOLA
  • Verti Mart in the Quarter: a good Muffaletta, open 24 hrs
  • Guy's: massive po-boys in Uptown, cash only, only open for lunch
    • a couple of options for po boys in Uptown, let's talk
  • some other places on Oak I've been meaning to try: Breads on Oak (breakfast & lunc...
feb 11 2019 ∞
feb 11 2019 +
  • Bride & Prejudice, 2004 chadha H
  • Slow West, 2015 maclean K
  • The Ballad of Lefty Brown, 2017 moshe K
jan 14 2019 ∞
jan 28 2019 +
  • I will actually say aloud to a customer "I love you"
  • In a fit of forgetfulness, I'll put my phone in the oven
  • Toast a cinnamon roll via the toaster not the oven
  • An unwanted hand caress from a customer
  • My tooth will pop out into the pine nuts and get lost.
  • I will bake a ring into something.
sep 3 2018 ∞
sep 4 2018 +
  • Five Star Burgers, Clayton, Creve Couer
  • Stacked, Carondolet
  • Mug's Up, Columbia
mar 17 2018 ∞
apr 7 2018 +
  • Endangered flach
  • Non Campus Mentis
  • Insectopedia
  • Just Listen
  • Rubber Stamps fowler
  • Trespassing Across America
  • Tarantula Keeper's Guide Rev. Ed.
  • The Hour of Land
  • How to Be an Explorer of the World
  • Sidetracked mag
  • rhyming dictionary
  • idiom dictionary
  • terrain mag
  • beccaloni's Arachnids
feb 9 2018 ∞
nov 22 2018 +
  • 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 +
  • pins (sizes tbd)
  • 1009 insect box 19
  • h20 wash bottle 11
  • 5086 moth poster
  • 5302 coleoptera poster
  • 5087 snake poster
  • 7112FA pocket net 18
feb 2 2018 ∞
dec 25 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 +
  • Juno Concerto Bela Fleck
  • Throw Down Your Heart Bela Fleck (Country section of VV)
  • Outbound Bela Fleck (Jazz section of VV)
  • Left of Cool Bela Fleck (Country section of VV)
  • The Bluegrass Sessions: Tales from the Acoustic Planet Bela Fleck
  • Live Art Bela Fleck (Country section of VV)
  • Human Condition Jon Bellion (Rap section of VV)
  • Carrie & Lowell sufjan
  • all Father John Misty
  • all Marina & the Diamonds
  • Port of Morrow The Shins
  • His Band and the Street Choir van morrison
  • Simple Sons jim o'rourke
  • Night Surfer chuck prophet
mar 6 2017 ∞
feb 9 2018 +
nov 1 2017 ∞
dec 5 2017 +
  • 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 +
  • volunteer at a bird sanctuary
  • take the GRE stat
  • look into SponsorChange
  • reading specialist (grad school)
  • park ranger
apr 5 2015 ∞
dec 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 +
  • 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
jan 28 2019 ∞
feb 11 2019 +
  • journal/keep notes about every book you read
  • visit Atlanta (aquarium)
  • visit Grand Isle (birds!)
  • create a 30 day challenge
    • no internet
    • read the news
    • no added sugar
    • meditate
    • exercise
  • find people to bird with
  • post-work microadventure
  • take a lunchtime walk
  • reach out to someone you haven't talked to in awhile
  • try to take a train to a hike
  • go to a bar late late at night
  • create an online portfolio
  • is it possible to microadventure in this city?
nov 24 2018 ∞
dec 18 2018 +
  • a raincoat (will research)
  • a good pair of work pants (will research)
  • magnets
  • your favorite photograph of us for my fridge
  • stamps
  • bioquip
  • book/music/tv/movie recommendations/reviews
  • tuner (for banjo, like what Clare has at home)
  • bike lights
  • fix a yarn glove I have that has a hole
  • a vanilla coke
  • a good/simple wine uncorker (favorite wines: dry reds: chiantis, pinot noirs, cabernet sauvignons)
nov 12 2018 ∞
nov 24 2018 +
  • 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 +
  • Impractical Jokers
  • Russian dash cam compilations
  • bot fly removal videos
  • ipecac ingestion videos
mar 17 2018 ∞
mar 17 2018 +
  • All I want is an anatomically correct heart emoji.
  • 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.
feb 6 2018 ∞
jun 18 2018 +
  • "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
feb 5 2017 ∞
feb 5 2017 +
  • 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 +