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"Against my better judgment I feel certain that somewhere very near here - the first house down the road, maybe - there's a good poet dying, but also somewhere very near here somebody's having a hilarious pint of pus taken from her lovely young body, and I can't be running back and forth forever between grief and high delight." - Franny and Zooey

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  • PRAGUE, czech republic
  • tabor, czech republic
  • olomouc, czech republic
  • turnov, czech republic
  • jablonec nad nisou, czech republic
  • amsterdam, netherlands
  • berlin, germany
  • munich, germany
  • frankfurt, germany (airport)
  • paris, france
  • krakow, poland
  • vienna, austria
  • zurich, switzerland (airport)
  • venice, italy
feb 18 2013 ∞
feb 18 2013 +
nov 29 2012 ∞
dec 9 2012 +
  • urban semiotics - 5/15 (development of midterm/6-7 pgs)
  • american and czech lit - 5/16 (3-4 pgs)
  • city palimpsests - 5/18 (development of midterm)
  • landscapes - end of the month? (1-2 pgs lol)
may 11 2012 ∞
may 28 2012 +
  • just being in prague
  • dancing at clubs (lol)
  • focusing more on fun and exploring than on academics (what up pass/fail!)
  • lehka hlava (always)
  • soy yogurt
  • almond milk pudding
  • dried mangos
  • fennel tea
  • the movie Beginners: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFM3AE64b...
  • climax by usher (SO GOOD!): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJBeZ2cDG...
  • new ideas for my final project in lit!!!
  • making real yummy soup with haley
  • mushrooms (sorry, cheri...)
  • blanka
  • green olives
  • making tofu scrambles!!!
mar 11 2012 ∞
mar 26 2012 +
  • march 2nd: day trip to dresden, germany
  • march 16th-17th: weekend trip to vienna, austria
  • march 30th-april 1st: weekend trip to krakow, poland
  • april 12th-15th: long weekend trip to amsterdam, netherlands
  • april 20th-22nd: weekend trip to berlin, germany
  • april 26th-29th: long weekend trip to paris, france
  • may 4th-6th: weekend trip to east bohemia for landscapes class
  • may 8th: day trip to blanka's cabin!
feb 19 2012 ∞
may 11 2012 +
  • very long + steep escalators at metro stations
  • castles
  • cobblestones everywhere
  • 9 degrees (ok, now that it's march, it's warmer now, 40s-50s)
  • lots of PDA (like, way more than kissing.)
  • lots of meat and cheese
  • quiet on the metro
  • minimal smiling
  • GYPSIES
  • beer beer beer beer beer beer beer beer beer
feb 6 2012 ∞
mar 8 2012 +
  • leaving for prague on the 27th - still both scared and excited
  • avocados
  • being a hypochondriac
  • peg house
  • watching movies
  • being antisocial
jan 9 2012 ∞
jan 11 2012 +
  • beyonce
  • !!! done with school !!!
  • being emotional
  • spring '12: prague - scared and excited
  • girls to the front by sara marcus
  • photography
    • francesca woodman
sep 11 2011 ∞
dec 10 2011 +
  • OK instead of okay
  • being lazy/not doing homework
  • my photo class
  • getting excited for thanksgiving!!!
  • weekly spice 'n' nice trips with josie (rice dream ice cream snacks)
nov 9 2011 ∞
nov 15 2011 +
  • missing island/farm life terribly
  • parks and recreation (re-watching entire series before new season)
  • breakfast smoothies (still)
  • naked time (single dorm room life)
  • liking stuff on facebook
  • drinking tea (mate)
  • twin peaks
  • eating 1-2 cloves of raw garlic a day
  • The Rip Ride - Beirut
sep 6 2011 ∞
sep 18 2011 +
  • squash
    • summer
    • zuchinni
    • crockneck
    • patty pan
  • green beans
  • peas
    • snap
    • oregon sugar pod
    • shelling
  • beets
  • carrots
  • kale
    • regular
    • dinosaur
  • strawberries
  • radishes
  • turnips
aug 5 2011 ∞
aug 2 2012 +
  • to buy all organic food
  • to support local and sustainable businesses
  • to send my children to waldorf school
jul 19 2011 ∞
jul 19 2011 +
  • not having to do work!!!
  • Cherry-Coloured Funk - Cocteau Twins
  • Dog Song - Mountain Man
  • BOBBY
  • houses
  • cutting t-shirts into tank tops
  • being back on the vineyard!!!!!
  • bananas + pb
  • tea drinking
  • being a farmhand
  • raddishes
  • lettuce as a symbol of femininity
  • writing poetry
  • ceramic pottery
jun 7 2011 ∞
jun 22 2011 +
  • eat l'italy the night i get back with cathy and ivy if she is home
  • go to todd farm flea market on sunday
  • BOBBY and mirah + thao concert on the 7th with cathy
  • titus andronicus concert with elliot and gutz on the 8th
  • eat burritos
  • spend a day in boston
    • thrifting
    • walking
    • eating good food (more burritos, possibly the otherside cafe?)
  • sleep!
  • drink good beer with good friends
  • hang on my porch?
may 22 2011 ∞
jun 10 2011 +
  • House of Balloons by The Weeknd
    • What You Need
    • The Party & The After Party
  • dancing
  • stogna balogna-ing
  • putting my phone on silent/turning it off
  • being irresponsible (this is bad)
  • Contact High by Architecture In Helsinki...
apr 3 2011 ∞
apr 11 2011 +
  • dipping cinnamon puffins in whole foods honey roasted peanut butter
  • long walks, even though it's freezing and snowy
    • to 7th in the AM
    • around prospect park/general park slope area at night
  • making dinner with leah (quinoa + stir fry)
  • roasted brussels sprouts
  • frozen bananas as a treat (either plain or with nutella/peanut butter)
  • reading submissions at TPR
  • saying "'atta girl!"
  • not wanting to leave
  • walking across the brooklyn bridge
  • words
feb 2 2011 ∞
feb 20 2011 +
  • danvers, ma (home base)
  • bennington, vt
  • vineyard haven (martha's vineyard), ma
  • brooklyn, ny
  • edgartown (martha's vineyard), ma
  • prague, czech republic
jan 19 2011 ∞
feb 26 2012 +
  • plain hummus
  • "non greasy" crackers
  • mixed nuts
  • cocktail olives
  • small bag of kettle chips (no ruffles)
jan 5 2011 ∞
jan 6 2011 +
  • big bathtub
  • big garden
  • porch
  • animals
    • dog(s)
      • bernese mountain dog
      • weimaraner
    • goat(s)
    • chickens?
  • lots of blankets
  • lots of books
  • nice rugs
  • a big hammock outside
  • a swing hammock inside
  • big window in kitchen
  • lots of land
  • trinkets
  • fireplace
dec 12 2010 ∞
feb 14 2012 +
  • listening to classical music
  • reading poetry
  • reading about politics
dec 2 2010 ∞
dec 9 2010 +
  • thieves like us - new order
  • virgins - the morning benders
  • dreams (fleetwood mac cover) - the morning benders
  • no one's gonna love you (band of horses cover) - cee-lo green
  • where's your dirty mind? - avi buffalo
  • raccoon - avi buffalo
  • how i left the ministry - the extra lens
  • going to marrakesh - the extra glenns
  • memories - the extra glenns
  • everywhere (fleetwood mac cover) - vampire weekend
oct 24 2010 ∞
oct 24 2010 +
  • an ewok
  • nutella
  • mr. ratburn from arthur
  • daria
oct 12 2010 ∞
oct 20 2010 +
  • GARLIC ICE CREAM
  • GARLIC CHOCOLATE CHERRY FUDGE
  • garlic pestos
  • garlic dips
  • garlic sauces
  • garlic scapes
  • garlic cloves
sep 5 2010 ∞
sep 5 2010 +

Monday

  • Dante's Inferno - 8:20 - 12noon
  • Practicum: National Undergrad Literary Anthology - 12:15 - 2:00
  • Environmental Ethics - 2:10 - 4:00

Tuesday

  • Ways With Words: Literacy in Practice - 4:10 - 6:00
  • Ways with Words tutoring - 6:30 - 8:20

Wednesday

  • The Experimental Film Tradition - 10:10-12noon
  • Film screening - 9 - 11pm

Thursday

  • Environmental Ethics - 2:10 - 4:00

Friday

  • The Experimental Film Tradition - 10:10 -...
may 18 2010 ∞
aug 31 2010 +
  • Quinoa
  • FRUIT
    • peaches (Carlson)
    • avocados
    • champagne grapes
    • champagne mangoes
  • VEGGIES
    • raw corn
    • broccoli
    • tomatoes
    • beets (nature's candy, fo' sho')
    • kale
  • FARMING
  • Early morning bike rides
  • "Planet Health" - Chairlift
  • The Suburbs - Arcade Fire
  • Fage greek yogurt (with blueberry)
jul 19 2010 ∞
aug 24 2010 +
  • Children Playing Before A Statue of Hercules - edited by David Sedaris
  • Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour an Introduction - JD Salinger
  • The Cardboard Universe - Chris Miller (professor)
  • An Obedient Father - Akhil Sharma (professor)
  • Eating the Dinosaur - Chuck Klosterman
may 27 2010 ∞
aug 24 2010 +
  • Stole a popsicle from the house freezer
  • Stole food from the dining hall
  • Used someone else's body soap to wash my feet
  • Explored catacombs
may 23 2010 ∞
sep 20 2010 +
  • Lanie
    • Babies, in general
  • Shuffling my iTunes library
  • Space/aliens
  • "Catacombs" - Fionn Regan
  • Beans + rice
  • The Holocaust
  • Sylvia Plath (still)
  • Finding housing for my summer job on Martha's Vineyard (plz help!)
  • Honey
  • "Please Mr. Postman" - Cragga (dubstep remix)
apr 13 2010 ∞
apr 21 2010 +
  • Hot sauce
    • Cholulua
    • Frank's Red Hot
  • Hummus
    • any flavor
  • Cheese
    • probably any type
  • Nutella
  • Food Should Taste Good Multigrain chips
  • Apples
  • Peanut butter
    • Honey Roasted from Whole Foods
mar 25 2010 ∞
mar 25 2010 +

My Sunday...

  • Shooting things with BB guns
  • Throwing knives at balloons and other various objects
  • Lighting things on fire
  • Throwing fire pokers at things
  • General rebel rousin'
mar 7 2010 ∞
mar 7 2010 +
  • cats
  • feta cheese
  • the color brown
  • macs
  • animal collective
  • joanna newsom
  • naturally waking up early
  • talking on the phone (sort of)
  • olives
  • mushrooms
  • arguing
jan 14 2010 ∞
mar 19 2012 +
  • Think of things to do at work
  • Think of list topics
    • Make lists
  • Wonder if it's okay that I sometimes have nothing to do
  • Wonder if someone can see what I am doing online
  • Contemplate whether it is okay to surf the 'net or not
  • Decide that I am too afraid to surf the 'net while at work (even sporkle-ing!)
  • Remedy my 'net curiosity by clicking "Random Article" on Wikipedia (this is as far as I'll go)
  • Sit
  • Drink coffee
  • Think about drinking more coffee
  • Say "bless you" when my coworkers sneeze
  • Compulsively check my e-mail
  • Wonder if I would even rather having some...
jan 7 2010 ∞
jan 7 2010 +
  • "Super At Masturbation"
  • "Sexy Attractive Male"
  • "Surface (to) Air Missile"
  • "Sexy Ass Muthafucka"
  • "Standard Asian Measurement"
  • "Sexily Arouses Mistresses"
  • "Ski Area Management"
  • "Swag At Me"
  • "Sexually Active Mongoose"
  • "Self Absorbed Male"
  • "Single Asian Male"
  • "Socially Awkward Male"
  • "Stupid Arsed Motherfucker"
  • "Suck Ass Mother Fucker" (so, SAMF?)
  • "Small Asian Man"
  • "Smart Aleck Masochist"
  • "Swamp Ass Man"

I am all of these things!

dec 21 2009 ∞
dec 21 2009 +
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Inspired by Astrid (also, Ivy and Mer)...

  • Violins
  • Concentrating, being "in the zone" to do work
  • Arizona
  • Penny
  • Having my roommate change my Facebook password so I don't go on
  • Thinking of story plots/ideas to write about at some point
  • Classical and jazz music (modern and old)
  • My childhood
  • Chocolate
  • Charlie Brown
  • Owen Pallett
  • Etsy
  • Turning off my cell phone
  • Yogurt with fruit and granola
dec 5 2009 ∞
dec 18 2009 +
  • New pictures from my brother's wedding on the fridge
  • New framed picture next to front door from my brother's wedding
  • New HUGE T.V. in the living room (and not on the swivel stand anymore (there goes my childhood...)!!!)
  • My room is clean and a little bit rearranged
  • Server with fancy china on it in the kitchen
  • Dining room table is set up for Thanksgiving
  • New candy selection in living room
nov 25 2009 ∞
dec 3 2009 +
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  • Eating spoonfuls of Nutella
  • Rereading the assignment over and over and over and over again, even though it's only one, easily understandable sentence
  • Deciding that I need to get all of the album artwork for my iTunes
  • Looking up the lyrics to whatever song plays on shuffle
  • Thinking that I should start writing my paper
  • Getting up and walking to my bed and then walking back to my desk after realizing that I don't really want to sit on my bed
  • Thinking that I should go get a drink from the student center
  • Deciding that I am too lazy to go get a drink from the student center
  • Checking my e-mail compulsively
  • Going on Facebook (obviously, cahm ahhhhn!)
oct 26 2009 ∞
oct 26 2009 +
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Jumpin' on the BANDwagon (hah!) with this one...!

  • The Shins
  • Bon Iver (X2)
  • Bowerbirds
  • Animal Collective
  • Ben Kweller (X2)
  • Jason Anderson
  • Strand of Oaks
  • Modest Mouse (X2)
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  • Wolf Parade
  • Band of Horses
  • Guster
  • The Swell Season
  • Jenny Lewis
  • Deer Tick
  • My Morning Jacket
  • Passion Pit (X2)
  • Ra Ra Riot
  • Neko Case
sep 22 2009 ∞
aug 14 2011 +
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  • All of my friends from home
  • My parents
  • My brother
  • My bed
  • My shower/showering without sandals on
  • Cheri (and her meals)
  • My couch
  • O'Connor house
  • Gracie/ "gettin'"
  • Elliot's house
  • Katie's back room/pool
  • Jess' room
  • DHS/teachers
  • Jammin'
  • Qdoba
  • L'Italy
  • Atomic Cafe
  • Electric stoves
  • Animals
  • Hugs
  • Not missing everything and everyone I lov...
sep 12 2009 ∞
sep 27 2009 +
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  • Theology
  • Greek Mythology
  • Linguistics
  • Astronomy
  • German Language
  • Genetics
  • Pathology
jul 18 2009 ∞
jul 18 2009 +
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  • Go to Walden Pond
  • Attend Todd Farm as much as possible
  • Ride my bike a lot
  • Read copiously (see list titled "Books I Was/Am Planning to (Start) Read(ing) This Summer/Year!")
  • Be outside often (and, in effect, transform my pale, ghastly skin into a perfectly painted tan)
  • Eat healthily/less
  • Have a successful "raw week" with Astrid
  • Go to the quarries
  • Become mentally and emotionally stable for college (impossible)
  • Buy Vermont-wearable clothing (e.g. sweaters, hoodies, fleece body suits...) that is reasonably priced (preferably free...)
  • Take advantage of the preconceived notion that this summer should be filled with the illicit and rebellious acts of typical...
jun 18 2009 ∞
jul 21 2009 +
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  • Ivy told me to
  • Ivy's dad told her to, who is hip and internet savvy
jun 17 2009 ∞
jun 18 2009 +
  • rail on wall to hang clothes instead of closet
  • DIY hooks for pans (either under shelf or pegboard)
  • some doorless cabinets to show off cool future colorful plates, etc.
  • wood pallets?
sep 14 2013 ∞
sep 14 2013 +
  • missing B like hell
  • thinking about my brief prague visit coming up in april!!
  • lemon + garlic olives (@strid!!!)
  • the possibility of astrid visiting and me visiting astrid a lot this term :)
  • poetry
  • going to bed early and waking up early (due to prolonged jetlag, but it's still nice)
  • bob's burgers (it's SO funny)
  • braggs ACV
  • eating less?
mar 1 2013 ∞
mar 10 2013 +
  • being in love
  • my new apt!
  • mandolin
  • soup at powers' market (especially carrot ginger)
  • fantasizing about my upcoming winter in prague
  • carrots dipped in peanut butter
  • rupaul's drag race
  • skype
  • triscuits with hummus and olives
  • netti-pot-ing
  • clear brook farm winter CSA!!
  • "open" by rhye: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvaC-8Fbt...
sep 22 2012 ∞
oct 14 2012 +
  • living island life again
    • farming!
  • missing prague always
  • daily amazing emails :)
  • milan kundera!!!!!!!!
  • stir-frying every night for dinner
  • biking
  • the hammock in our backyard
  • picking lavender
    • putting it in drinks
    • drying it
  • going to bed early almost every night
  • tune-yards
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOIfNyBmZ...
jul 4 2012 ∞
jul 14 2012 +
  • my friends!!!
  • my family!!! (who would've thought! jk...)
  • breakfast smoothies
  • KALE - there is literally no kale in prague.
  • having control over my meals (very hard here when everything is in a language i can't read, and when my kitchen consists of a mini fridge, 2 hot plates, and a sink--all that have to be shared with 3 other girls)
  • alone time
  • bennington! (didn't really expect this one)
feb 26 2012 ∞
feb 26 2012 +
  • livin' the prague life
    • finding really cool cafes/bars/restaurants
      • the globe
      • usudu
      • lehka hlava - best veg restaurant EVER!
    • wandering down side streets in old town square
  • journaling
  • the czech language
feb 6 2012 ∞
feb 23 2012 +
  • pariah
  • carnage
  • the iron lady
  • the artist
  • my week with marilyn
  • extremely loud and incredibly close
  • beginners
  • a separation
jan 14 2012 ∞
mar 3 2012 +
  • taking a long, hot shower
  • wanting to have my own children
oct 18 2011 ∞
oct 18 2011 +
  • chlorella
  • bee pollen
  • aloe vera
  • goji berry
  • vitamineral green
aug 5 2011 ∞
aug 5 2011 +
  • Orlando Bloom
  • Bill Murray
  • Meg Ryan
  • David Letterman
jul 28 2011 ∞
aug 5 2011 +
  • personal essays (thurs, noon)
  • innocence (thurs, 4pm)
  • psych (thurs, 12am)
  • woman question (tues, 4pm)
may 23 2011 ∞
jun 1 2011 +

Monday:

  • 10:10-12noon--Psychology of Creativity: Making & Using Metaphors
  • 12noon-2pm?--Plain China

Tuesday:

  • 8:10-10am--Movement Practice: Moving Out-Beginning Dance Tech.
  • 2:10-6pm--Photography Foundations

Wednesday:

  • 10:10-12noon, 2-4pm--Masters of Style

Thursday:

  • 10:10-12noon--Psychology of Creativity: Making & Using Metaphors

Friday:

  • 8:10-10am--Movement Practice: Moving Out-Beginning Dance Tech.
may 3 2011 ∞
may 3 2011 +

Monday:

  • 2:10 - 4:00 Theories of Psychotherapy
  • 4:10 - 6:00 The Literature and Philosophy of Innocence

Tuesday

  • NADA

Wednesday:

  • 8:20 - 12noon Reading and Writing Personal Essays
  • 2:10 - 6:00 The Woman Question in Early Modern Europe

Thursday:

  • 2:10 - 4:00 Theories of Psychotherapy
  • 4:10 - 6:00 The Literature and Philosophy of Innocence

Friday:

  • NADA
nov 3 2010 ∞
feb 25 2011 +
  • england
  • new zealand
  • norway
  • south africa
  • netherlands
  • czech republic
jan 18 2011 ∞
feb 20 2011 +
  • THE PARIS REVIEW!!
    • interning there
    • exploring the website (author interviews)
    • running errands (even though i have no idea where i am going)
  • puffins (cinnamon) cereal
  • KALE (still/again/forever)
  • columbine for lunch
    • yummy sandwiches/salads/soups
  • brooklyn
  • drinking lots of water
  • walking aimlessly around NYC
  • whole foods on bowery
  • compulsively researching study abroad options
  • hopstop
  • cooking delicious meals (with leah)
jan 6 2011 ∞
jan 27 2011 +
  • get healthy/in shape (duh)
    • vitamin every day
    • exercise (to an extent) every day (walks, yoga, gym?)
    • drink the general amount of water people are supposed to drink
    • MAYBE go vegan for some time...?
    • floss + fluoride daily
    • 0-3 cups of coffee per day/none after 4pm
  • write in journal every day
  • use facebook WAY less (deactivate it, maybe?)
  • impress the people at the paris review
  • read more of informative websites
    • slate
    • new york times
    • salon
    • the atlantic
dec 24 2010 ∞
jan 26 2011 +
  • ways with words
    • 20-30ish page case study on literacy -- November 30th
    • case study presentation -- November 30th
    • roundtable discussion -- December 7th
  • dante's inferno
    • final essay (at least 2,000 wrds) on Dante's compassion -- November 25th
    • presentation on La Vita Nuova -- November 22nd
  • environmental ethics
    • environmental justice paper (2,500 wrds) -- December 7th
  • the experimental film tradition
    • make experimental film -- December 10th
    • 5 page paper -- December 10th

(crying)

nov 8 2010 ∞
dec 9 2010 +
  • the paris review
  • the new yorker
  • mcsweeney's
  • n+1
  • national geographic
oct 27 2010 ∞
mar 14 2011 +
  • fried dough
  • german fries, via my friends
  • apple cider donuts
  • warm apple cider
  • GIANT PICKLE
  • pierogies, via astrid
oct 12 2010 ∞
oct 12 2010 +
  • avocado special on a sesame bagel from powers'
  • 2 apple cider donuts (one plain, one sugar coated)
  • hand picked apples
  • hand picked raspberries
  • apple smoked provolone cheese
  • pumpkin pie fudge
  • pesto + mozzarella + tomato pizza

YUM

sep 18 2010 ∞
sep 19 2010 +
  • new Birkinstocks
  • Danskos
  • new Keds
  • Chelsea boots
  • Doc Martens
  • Oxfords (preferably w/ chunky heel)
sep 3 2010 ∞
jan 26 2011 +
  • "I'm over it."
  • "No bueno."
  • "You can't milk a cow with no udders!"
  • "I fink so."
aug 14 2010 ∞
aug 14 2010 +

(this list is gray because that is how this list makes me feel.)

  • GMOs
    • 10+ page proposal on the effects of genetically modified foods on autism (due June 2nd, 3pm)
  • Immigrant Novel
    • 5-8 page paper on The Assistant (due Wednesday May 26th, 4pm)
  • Developmental Psych.
    • 8-10 pages paper on ...? (due June 3rd)
  • Guitar
    • Be able to play "The Water Is Wide" (ha!) and do two exercises? (due Friday, May 28th, 10am?)
may 17 2010 ∞
jun 2 2010 +
  • Gym at least 6 times a week
  • Walks to N. Bennington
  • No desserts!
  • LOTS of fruit
  • Not as much bread as usual
  • Try not to eat after 8pm
  • DON'T EAT WHEN NOT HUNGRY
  • drinks: water, (skim) milk, coffee, naked/odwalla juices
    • lots of water
may 3 2010 ∞
may 3 2010 +
  • 2 episodes of Gossip Girl
  • 2 episodes of Nurse Jackie
  • 2 episode of 30 Rock
  • The Fourth Kind (though this is a movie, not a TV show)
mar 27 2010 ∞
mar 30 2010 +
  • Workin' out
    • Sauna-ing
    • YOGA!
  • Space
  • Cocoa Butter lib balm
  • My So Called Life (once again)
  • Late July vanilla bean cookies + honey roasted peanut butter (Whole Foods)
  • Naked Blue Machine drink
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Drinking a lot of water
  • Mellowin' out
    • Less worryin' in general!
  • BEING HAPPY AND HEALTHY!
  • Waking up early(ish)
  • Having long hair
  • WEEKEND BRUNCH (though I have a few bones to pick with it...)
  • Joanna Newsom
mar 7 2010 ∞
mar 30 2010 +
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DISCLAIMER: I LOVE ALL DOGS, these are just my favorites!

  • Weimaraner (so much love)
  • Newfoundland
  • Bernese Mountain Dog (need one)
  • Australian Shepherd
  • German Shepherd
  • Vizsla
  • Lab
  • German Shorthaired/Wirehaired Pointer
  • Saint Bernard (so drooly)
  • Kuvasz
  • Jack Russell Terrier
  • Leonberger
  • Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
  • Spinone Italiano
feb 13 2010 ∞
feb 16 2011 +

Inspired by Cathy and then Astrid

  • Obsess over dogs
    • Freak out when I see one (yell, run over to it/chase it, let it lick my face (..sometimes mouth), etc.)
    • Talk about how much I want one/love them
  • Listen to a song on repeat for hours/days/weeks...
  • Love Ewoks
    • Sleep with Ewok stuffed animal, buy Ewok related things (I've never even seen Star Wars)
  • Say/ask "wait, what?"
    • Say "wait" before I say whatever I'm going to say for no reason
  • Not drink beverages while eating/only fill up glasses like halfway at any given point because I know I won't finish it
jan 24 2010 ∞
jan 24 2010 +

(She's here because my brother and his wife are getting new wooden floors put in.)

  • The floor of our living room (note: this is one of those creepy rooms that we do not use)
  • A few feet over from where she was first sitting in our living room
  • The windowsill of our living room
  • The windowsill of our dining room (note: the other creepy room we do not use)
  • The floor of my bedroom
  • The windowsill of my bedroom
  • Under my bed (this was only for a few minutes because when I lifted up the covers, she got scared and ran away)
  • Folded fabric on top of this stand in my room
jan 12 2010 ∞
jan 12 2010 +
  • 6 scallion pancakes
  • Vegetable lo mein
  • Vegetable fried rice
  • White rice
  • Broccoli with garlic sauce
  • Sizzling tofu with vegetables
  • Fortune cookie
  • Piece of peach and cherry pie with whipped cream
  • Piece of chocolate dream pie with whipped cream
  • Half of a lemon square
  • Chocolate chip cookie
  • Chocolate ball cookie (?)
  • Chips with french onion dip
  • Other random chips/crackers
  • Various pieces of cheese
  • Salad
  • Mac 'n' cheese

Eugh...!

dec 26 2009 ∞
dec 26 2009 +
  • 10-15 page paper for American Humor on the separation of the sexes in marriage in cartoons/novels in the early 1900s (due Wednesday, 12/09)
  • 10 (ended up being 14!!!) page paper for Self & Community on how the media/Internet spreads information while sometimes misconstruing it -- focusing on meep phenomenon at DHS (due Thursday, 12/10, 2pm)
  • Make poster for S&C presentation (due Tuesday, 12/08)
  • Publish meep project on the Internet (due Thursday, 12/10, 2pm)
  • Rewrite music composition with Kitty's suggestions (due Tuesday, 12/08)
  • Perform song at concert (Tuesday, 12/08)
  • Short reflection paper on my music composition (due Thursday, 12/10, 4pm)
  • Finalize Whose Woods paper on the mental hospital -- 17 pages!!! (due Tuesday, 12/08)
dec 5 2009 ∞
dec 9 2009 +
  • Play with a dog/dogs
  • Shower
  • Sleep
  • Eat Thanksgiving feasts
  • Listen to "Sun Will Set" by Zoe Keating
  • Cuddle
nov 27 2009 ∞
nov 27 2009 +
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  • Beginning of 2007
    • Driving in Cathy's car
    • Hanging out in Salem with Cathy, Amanda, and Morgan
    • The Shins concert with Ivy
    • Cathy's mix CDs (The Shins, Guster, Regina Spektor, Coldplay, etc. (haaaaaah))
    • Sliding down that icy hill that overlooks Boston
    • Atomic Cafe (Marblehead and Beverly)
    • Bowling
    • Eating food at the O'Connor house while wearing like eight layers
    • Making fun of Siamese cats
    • Kick-the-Can
    • Cougar
    • Theatre
    • Art trip to NYC
    • When I had those bangs
    • Having barely any homework
oct 26 2009 ∞
dec 14 2009 +
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  • We're in a hump-double, so it's too small
  • Because we're in a hump-double, our beds needs to be lofted to fit our bureaus underneath the beds, since there's nowhere else to put them
  • Because the beds are lofted, I have to launch myself upwards to get on (being 5'2.5'' does not help) -- rarely do I make it up on the first try...
  • The head-end of my bed can't be pushed up against the wall fully because of the radiator, so I either have to deal with a space between the wall and my head, where my pillows will fall, or I have to push my mattress up and over the edge of the bed, creating a weird lopsided effect (I go with the latter)
  • My fucking feather mattress WILL NOT just STAY IN PLACE -- it always slides off the side, so I always have to get up and pu...
sep 22 2009 ∞
sep 23 2009 +
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  • My mouth (X3)
  • Marc's eyeball
  • Brad's mouth, while Brad was eating mashed potatoes (for like seven seconds (even with the "Mississippi" between each number))
  • Brad's mouth again (sans mashed potatoes) (X2)
  • The open wound on Brandon's leg
  • ALMOST, BUT NOT QUITE: Brad's nipple
  • Bubbler sprout while Brad was drinking from it
  • "Someone else's mouth, but
    can't recall whose"
sep 5 2009 ∞
dec 1 2009 +
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List inspired by The Onion

  • Everything listed in the link above
  • Pouring milk into my cereal only to realize moments later that it is expired
  • Mosquitoes
  • My mother
aug 5 2009 ∞
aug 7 2009 +
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  • A spoon, post Nutella binge
  • Used tissues
  • New printer, still in unopened box
  • iPod cord
  • Four bras
  • Two pairs of jeans
  • One pair of sweatpants
  • Four shirts
  • Two pairs of shorts
  • Two sweatshirts
  • Two sweaters
  • A pair of sandals
  • My purse
  • A jacket
  • A gift bag
  • Two shopping bags (Forever 21, The Gap)
  • Matches
jun 18 2009 ∞
sep 21 2009 +
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  • I have never seen Grease
  • I have never seen Moulin Rouge
  • I have never read a Harry Potter book
jun 22 2009 ∞
jun 26 2009 +
may 9 2013 ∞
may 23 2013 +
apr 7 2013 ∞
apr 27 2013 +
  • meshell ndegecello
  • hibernating/being lazy with B
  • watching B perform/record music
  • being back in prague!!!
  • medovina
  • vaclav havel - reading his plays/essays/speeches
  • ptydepe...
jan 25 2013 ∞
jan 25 2013 +
  • transformations!!!
    • making beautiful changes in my life with beautiful people :)
  • great rock bight beach
  • my coworkers - amazing, compassionate, smart people
  • justin's vegan dark chocolate pb cups
  • frozen bananas
  • scotty b's
  • gin + tonics with frozen farm strawberries
  • "hole in the ocean floor" - andrew bird
  • new apartment in bennington!!
    • living with velina again
    • prospective CSA!
  • sun
  • moglo blueberries
  • driving!!!
aug 2 2012 ∞
aug 2 2012 +
  • prague prague prague
    • czech demeanor
    • mumbling the language to myself while walking alone through the streets
    • my new czech friend, nikola!!!
    • DRINKING BEER ALL OF THE TIME
    • blanka (still)
  • travelling around europe
  • the bennington curriculum for next fall
  • coffee (back on that bandwagon)
  • tempeh
  • twin peaks
  • cuddling
  • the many possibilities of life
    • there's so much we can all do!!!!!!
  • springtime
  • poetry
    • writing it myself
apr 25 2012 ∞
apr 25 2012 +
  • prague prague prague (still)
  • blanka's chata
  • warm weather!
  • not wanting to leave ever :(
  • Milan Kundera - he is my soul-writer
  • Czech folk songs
  • poetry (still)
  • staying up all night
  • staropramen unfiltered beer
may 11 2012 ∞
jul 14 2012 +
  • Boston T
  • NYC metro
  • London tube
  • Prague metro
feb 19 2012 ∞
feb 19 2012 +
oct 2 2011 ∞
oct 17 2011 +
  • turning 21
    • buying alcohol!!!!!!
  • being tan
  • putting olive oil on my skin after beachin' it
  • pottery thursday nights at featherstone
  • yerba mate
  • wampum
    • collecting in
    • making jewelry out of it
  • bon iver in nyc on my birthday (aug 10) - THE BEST EVER
  • BLISSED OUT smoothies/juices
    • shamen's dream
  • goji berries
  • maggie and milly and molly and may by e.e. cummings
  • mesa sunrise cereal (nature's path)
aug 1 2011 ∞
aug 14 2011 +
  • breakfast smoothies
    • usually: frozen strawberries (that i picked!), frozen blueberries, almond milk, raw protein powder, spoonful of pb, half a banana
  • being dirty all of the time
  • farmers tan FO' REAL
  • getting a good night's sleep
  • virginia woolf
  • making dried herb bouquets
  • dried mango slices
jul 6 2011 ∞
jul 21 2011 +
  • Kate Bush
    • Cloudbusting
    • Wuthering Heights
    • Deeper Understanding
  • outside shenanigans
  • squirt guns
  • napping
  • wanting to be done with school
  • desk on the bottom floor of the library in the corner by the window to the garden
  • mint chocolate chip ice cream
  • e-mailing
may 9 2011 ∞
may 15 2011 +
  • "Black and White" by the dB's
  • personal essays
  • apples (3+ a day)
  • oranges
  • velina's homemade hummus (thanks to her mama)
  • "Sore Spores" - Bobby - bennington band, such a good song!
  • sunflower seeds
  • mustard
  • the divacup
  • not hating orange juice anymore...?
  • one-color outfits
  • thinking about spring '12 in prague (hopefully)
  • thinking about summer on the farm! (hopefully with 'stridzo, too!)
  • "What You Need" by The Weeknd
mar 2 2011 ∞
mar 25 2011 +
  • peeing a lot
  • general getting up a lot (water, coffee, peeing, just walking to walk)
  • being slow at transcribing interviews
  • sending in book recommendations
jan 20 2011 ∞
jan 20 2011 +
  • outer space
  • dinosaurs
  • planes and how they fly
    • internet on planes
  • the internet
  • money
jan 10 2011 ∞
jan 18 2011 +
  • tv
    • the simpsons
    • gilmore girls (always)
    • law and order: svu
  • staying in my bed all day
  • poached eggs (still)
  • kale + beet greens dish (sauteed in olive oil with onions, lemon, spices)
  • kate bush
  • moving to park slope in a few weeks for fwt
  • doing semi-handstands against the wall
  • etsy
  • buying books
  • fage yogurt (again)
  • thinking about last summer (and wanting it back!)
  • garlic
  • german movies
dec 15 2010 ∞
dec 21 2010 +
  • dexter
  • weeds
  • daria
  • gilmore girls
  • modern family
  • arrested development
  • 30 rock
  • law and order: svu
  • gossip girl (whatever)

honorable mentions (haven't seen enough):

  • community
  • parks and recreations
dec 12 2010 ∞
dec 24 2010 +
  • daria
  • oriental ramen
  • my new CURB STOMPIN' doc martens
  • stripes
  • modern family
    • phil dunphy as my ideal man
  • cracking my back
  • coffee every AM
  • FWT @ The Paris Review!!!
  • getting through this miserable, work-filled semester
  • THANKSGIVING
    • tofurky
    • roasted beets/potatoes/squash/carrots
    • pie
    • general good food cookin' and eatin'
    • FRIENDS
  • Virgins - The Morning Benders
  • Dreams (Fleetwood Mac cover) - The Mornin...
oct 31 2010 ∞
nov 25 2010 +
  • reading the onion
  • listening to music
    • the morning benders
    • the extra lens/glenns
    • fall playlist
  • eating
    • apple + nutella
    • maple smoked gouda
  • feeling sick re: the above combination
  • facebook chattin'
  • thinking about this past weekend
  • thinking about field work term (paris review?!)
  • researching places to live in NYC
  • thinking about writing my essay
  • writing this list
oct 24 2010 ∞
oct 24 2010 +
  • Dante Alighieri
    • Dante's Inferno
  • apples
    • with pb
    • with nutella
    • plain
  • sweaters + shorts
  • Sometimes the Blues Is Just a Passing Bird - The Tallest Man On Earth
  • Modern Family
  • reading short stories
  • my new danskos
  • getting to moglo for pumpkin fest!
  • nightly hummus sessions with velina!
  • "Maple Leaves" - Jens Lekman
sep 22 2010 ∞
sep 27 2010 +
  • 3 episodes of Law & Order: SVU
  • 4 episodes of Modern Family
  • 1 episode of Community
  • 1 episode of It's Always Sunny
sep 4 2010 ∞
sep 4 2010 +
  • My wonderful MV island/farm life summer
    • Morning Glory Farm
      • wonderful people
      • wonderful produce
    • biking
      • Norm (my bike) - (Nice old red machine)
      • 30 mile Beach Rd route
      • my daily dangerous dirt road endeavor
    • my beautiful cottage on Tashmoo beach
    • Tisberry froyo
    • Aquinnah
    • Longish rides in Jules' car with good music
  • Law & Order: SVU
  • my bed
  • Lanie (niece)
  • Grape Nuts Flakes with vanilla almond milk + raisins
aug 24 2010 ∞
sep 1 2010 +
  • Jake Gyllenhaal (X2)
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal
  • Meg Ryan
  • David Letterman (he came to my register and we talked about melons!)
  • one of the producers of Survivor?
jul 19 2010 ∞
jul 29 2010 +
  • Rompers (still)
  • Dexter
  • Beach House
    • Teen Dream
    • while driving or sleeping especially
  • Avocados (still)
  • Almond milk
  • Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Short stories
  • Cropped shirts + high waisted skirts/shorts
  • Stripes
  • Moving to another country
    • Australia?
    • New Zealand?
    • Germany?
    • Belgium?
  • Pizza
jun 15 2010 ∞
jun 23 2010 +
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  • Taking walks
  • Big, old houses
  • Avocados
  • Tofutti cream cheese
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Kate Winslet (and wanting to go gay for her)
  • Watching movies/TV instead of doing homework
  • Workin' out daily
  • North Bennington
    • Powers
    • Lake Paran
    • Park McCullough (see above)
  • Looking at Facebook wall-to-walls
  • BABIES
  • Drooling (this isn't exactly an obsession, I've just been doing a lot of it lately...
may 2 2010 ∞
may 17 2010 +
  • Architect
  • Cook
  • Travel writer
  • Farmer (so we'd live on a farm and have beautiful and delicious produce and golden skin)
mar 28 2010 ∞
aug 24 2010 +
  • The Beatles
  • The Libertines
  • The Thrills
  • Belle & Sebastian
  • The Strokes
  • Travis
  • Coldplay
  • Arcade Fire
mar 16 2010 ∞
mar 23 2010 +
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  • I wear glasses
  • I have long brown hair (?) that is wavy and sometimes in my face (?)
    • Bangs (?)
  • I am usually always wearing a big sweater/sweatshirt (always cold)
  • My voice is sort of low/"raspy(ish)"
  • I LOVE DOGS
  • My shoes are boy-ish (okay, so sometimes actually "mens" ...whatever)
  • I rarely have boyfriends
    • Boys don't like me? (wah-wah)
  • I talk about farting/pooping/burping, etc. comfortably (but not all the time -- this isn't a reason for the above bullet...(eh?))
  • I don't like "hooking up" (cue Kelly Clarkson song)
  • I usually don't wear makeup
feb 14 2010 ∞
feb 14 2010 +
  • Tumblr
  • "Airplans" by Local Natives
    • Local Natives, in general
  • New Music
  • Keeping track of things in my journal (books read, movies watched)
  • Buying used books off Amazon (and reading them)
  • StumbleUpon
  • Going to bed early
  • Curry
  • J.D. Salinger (R.I.P.)
  • Baby clothes/toys
  • Ólafur Arnalds
  • Nutella (always)
  • Going to London next spring to study abroad (hopefully)!!!
    • Being there with Cathy!
feb 1 2010 ∞
feb 1 2010 +
  • Farm City - Novella Carpenter
  • The Secret Sharer - Joseph Conrad
  • Downtown Owl - Chuck Klosterman
  • Eating Animals - Jonathan Safran Foer (everyone should read this!!!)
  • The History of Love - Nicole Krauss
  • The World According to Garp - John Irving
  • The Rules of Attraction - Bret Easton Ellis
  • Nine Stories (reread) - J.D. Salinger (my heart strings!)
  • The Sun Also Rises - Ernest Hemmingway
  • Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
jan 13 2010 ∞
feb 24 2010 +
  • Sedona, Phoenix, other random places, Arizona
  • Wisconsin (not sure where exactly)
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Seattle, Washington
  • All over California (Yosemite, LA, Big Sur, San Francisco, etc.)
  • Berlin, Frankfurt, etc., Germany
  • London, England (again!) (also, other places in England)
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Anywhere in Italia (again)!
  • Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Jerusalem, other places, Israel
  • Cairo, other places, Egypt
  • Sydney, Australia
dec 30 2009 ∞
dec 30 2009 +
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  • A Christmas play
    • (Usually lacking a director at some point, but not always)
  • Unrequited love
    • (Usually remedied by unrequited love turning into requited love, or a different love entirely)
  • Snow
  • Christmas tree troubles/uncertainties/obstacles
  • Mariah Carey
dec 16 2009 ∞
dec 16 2009 +
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  • Move out west (Arizona?), start over
  • Have my own garden
  • Be independent
  • Learn to play the violin
  • Compose more music
  • Save money
  • Eat healthily (this really needs to happen -- starting tomorrow, I promise!)
dec 3 2009 ∞
dec 3 2009 +

Monday:

  • Developmental Psychology After the Grand Theories - 8:10-10am
  • Genetically Modified Organisms: Science, Myth and Opinion - 2:10-4pm
  • The Immigrant Novel - 4:10-6pm

Tuesday:

  • The Problems of Sylvia Plath - 2:10-4pm (only the first 7 weeks of term)

Wednesday:

  • The Immigrant Novel - 4:10-6pm

Thursday:

  • Developmental Psychology After the Grand Theories - 8:10-10am
  • Genetically Modified Organisms: Science, Myth and Opinion - 2:10-4pm

Friday:

nov 19 2009 ∞
nov 19 2009 +
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  • L.O.L. Cheese
  • Probably more milk
  • Hummus
  • Yogurt
  • Apples
  • Blueberries
  • Tofurkey
  • Mango Madness Naked drink
  • Apple cider (thx, 'Strid!)
sep 29 2009 ∞
oct 1 2009 +
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  • L.O.L. Cheese
  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Water
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
aug 28 2009 ∞
sep 23 2009 +
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DORM:

  • Trash barrel (Ikea)
  • Desk lamp (Ikea)
  • Other lamp? (Ikea)
  • Bulletin board (Ikea?)
  • Small bookcase, if size of room permits (Flea market/Ikea)

SHOWER:

  • Caddy? (Uh...)
  • Loofah (It's actually spelled like this?)? (CVS?)

ACADEMIC:

  • Notebooks (Target/Staples)
  • Pens/Pencils (Target/Staples)
  • Folders? (Target/Staples)
  • Books...? (Bennington book store/Amazon)

PERSONAL:

  • Wall decor (Flea market/Other places)
  • Warm clothes (Anywhere...)
aug 9 2009 ∞
sep 19 2009 +
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  • Harmonica
  • Pocket knife (the kind with scissors, etc. -- is there a specific name for this type of pocket knife?)
  • SWISS ARMY KNIFE (name clarification: kudos to Eva)
  • Dorm room decor (rug, wall "stuff")
  • Guitar case
  • Another guitar...?
  • Other instruments, if cheap
  • Some kind of little bookshelf
  • Buddhas
  • Books (ideally, books found on my "Books I Was/Am Planning to (Start) Read(ing) This Summer/Year!" list)
  • Friendship
  • Cool jewelery
  • Corncob pipe (just 'cause?)
  • A mirror
  • Sunglasses!
  • Jewelery box
jun 24 2009 ∞
sep 11 2009 +
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This is getting long...

  • Nine Stories (reread) - Salinger
  • Franny and Zooey (reread) - Salinger
  • Animal Farm (reread) - Orwell (now)
  • Everything Is Illuminated (reread) - Foer
  • King Lear (started) - Shakespeare
  • Walden - Thoreau
  • An Inquiry On Human Understanding - Hume
  • The Stranger - Camus
  • The Fountainhead - Rand
  • Sybil - Schreiber
  • A Clockwork Orange - Burgess
  • Lolita - Nabokov
  • Pnin - Nabokov
  • I Was Told There'd Be Cake - Crosley
  • Hard to Admit and Harder to Escape - Manguso
  • How the Water Feels to the Fishes - Eggers
  • Minor Robberies - Unferth
jun 17 2009 ∞
sep 19 2010 +