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tarfrimmer television (2019: Series, Miniseries & TV Movies Watched)
emily music (albums listened to in 2019)
opal 2019 (notes, part 4)
elizabeth
helena music (discographies)
  • putting on yr hood
  • standing under the shade
  • hiding under blanket covers
  • closing/locking a bathroom door
  • walking/standing with yr hands in yr pockets
  • wearing a too-big sweater when it's chilly outside & letting the too-big sleeves drape in that comforting/familiar nice way over yr hands
sep 17 2019 ∞
sep 17 2019 +
  • junie b. jones
  • harriet the spy
  • ramona quimby, age 8
  • amelia bedelia
  • matilda / ms honey
  • lizzie mcguire
  • betty spaghetti
  • lisa frank
  • lisa simpson
  • angela anaconda
  • ms frizzell
oct 4 2019 ∞
oct 7 2019 +
  • "i am not jealous / of what came before me" (pablo neruda)
  • "love breaks my / bones and i / laugh" (charles bukowski)
  • "my body writes into your flesh / the poem you make of me"
  • frank o'hara "steps" and "having a coke with you"
  • allen ginsberg - plutonian ode: poems 1977-1980
  • lawrence ferlinghetti - poetry as insurgent art
  • lucille clifton - blessing the boats
  • afaa m. weaver - the plum flower dance
  • jack kerouac - book of haikus
  • mir muhammad taqi mir (Urdu)
  • peter orlovsky & henry darger
apr 11 2012 ∞
sep 17 2019 +
  • andy warthog
  • bread zeppelin
  • dj salad
  • earl sweatpants
  • edward scissorfeet
  • miley cyclops
  • vincent van goat
sep 17 2019 ∞
oct 7 2019 +
  • a bookmark
  • a honey nut cheerio
  • alien (but a cute 1)
  • ama w/ her creepy lil flower garland (sharp objects)
  • bent neck lady!!!
  • bookshelf
  • diorama
  • doris burke
  • eleven w/ eggo
  • fortune cookie
  • giraffe
  • harriet the spy
  • jawbreaker
  • jellyfish
  • lamby (?)
  • laundromat / washing machine
  • lisa simpson
  • omar little
  • post-it note
  • snail (adorably lugging around its lil sh...
nov 3 2014 ∞
oct 7 2019 +

(upcoming projects:)

  • ✩ diy beach glass photo transfer
    • materials: collected white beach glass; mod podge; paintbrush; laser printed images (example used: 'i made sure all of the images were a resolution of 300 and sized them down to fit my glass; make sure to flip them so they don't show up backwards after the transfer is complete! i used pictures of flowers, but landscapes also work really well'); hand towel
  • ✩ flower soaps
    • materials: dried or pressed flowers or leaves of your choice (example used: dried chamomile, hibiscus & lavender along with a few pressed leaves); soap base (found at most craft stores); essential oils (example used: lavender); baking, cooking, or soap molds (silicone molds work best)
jul 5 2014 ∞
jan 13 2019 +

gr8 scents

  • chlorine + public pools + fresh white warm towels
  • burnt chalky fireworks (esp. summer evenings)
  • freshly baked bread in ovens/bakeries
  • freshly blown-out candles/matches
  • freshly brewn ground coffee in the morning/anywhere
  • frozen yogurt cafes (combined w/ clean+cold atmosphere)
  • gasoline+hot cement (esp. in the summertime)
  • home after you've been away a long time
  • how my room smells after i shower
  • laundry mats/dryer exhausts, etc. (!!)
  • new clothes, books, + other new items
  • rain blowing through a window on a warm summer day
  • sesame oil, coconut oil, so many oils
  • suntan lotion/sunblock/cooled aloe vera/ ...
may 26 2014 ∞
sep 16 2019 +
  • riding the subway without any bags or things to carry
  • when the water in your ear finally spills out
  • how your hair looks dry underwater but wet out of water
  • the big gust of wind that shoots down the subway jst b4 the train comes
  • getting glue stuck on your fingers and then peeling it off
  • when you're listening to music with someone and they use their fingers to drum on your legs
  • listening to music when you're on drugs
  • the scent u luf leave behind on ur sheets n blankets n clothes
  • laying upside down on a bed stretching legs up on the wall
  • sipping really hot tea or coffee from a mug with two hands
  • bundling up in boots to go out in the win...
jul 8 2014 ∞
sep 17 2019 +
  • mamihlapinatapei (yaghan): the wordless, yet meaningful look shared by two people who both desire to initiate something but are both reluctant to start
  • ya'aburnee (arabic): a declaration of one's hope that they'll die before another person because of how difficult it would be to live without them ("you bury me")
  • l’esprit de escalier (french): the feeling you get after leaving a conversation, when you think of all the things you should have said. translated - “the spirit of the staircase”
  • forelsket (norwegian): the euphoria you experience when you are first falling in love
  • yoko meshi (japanese): the peculiar stress induced by speaking a foreign language
  • tingo (easter island): the act of taking objects one desires from the house of a friend by gradually borrowing all of them
nov 12 2011 ∞
may 31 2015 +
  • "summer afternoon--- / impatiently chewing / the jasmine leaf" (jack kerouac - big sur)
  • "forgot in cruel happiness / that even lovers drown" (yeats)
  • "the four inevitabilities: 1. musty books. 2. uninteresting nature. 3. dull existence. 4. blank nirvana" (jack kerouac - the dharma bums)
  • "it is the mind, and it is the mind that will show you the way out of the blurred confusion of the world of the senses, out of the eternal seesaw between lust and despair" (hermann hesse - narcissus & goldmund)
  • "a lover who sacrifices himself at that threshold dies of ecstasy using fate as a pretext" (memoirs of jahangir, emperor of india)
  • "fifty more shocks will never return your soul to its body again from its pilgrima...
jan 24 2012 ∞
may 31 2015 +

bookstores:

  • ✩ manchester by the book (27 union st)
  • ✩ pandemonium books and games (central square)
  • ✩ used book superstore (middleton)
  • andover bookstore (andover)
  • ars libri ltd. (500 harrison ave, #1F, boston)
  • back pages books (waltham)
  • barbara's bookstore (south station)
  • belmont books (belmont)
  • book ends (559 main st, winchester)
  • boston book company (jamaica plain)
  • boston college bookstore (newton/chestnut hill)
  • brattle book shop (west street)
  • brookline brooksmith (brookline)
  • byrn mawr book store (huron village, cambridge)
  • comicazi (somerville)
  • comicopia (fenway/kenmore)
feb 2 2015 ∞
aug 26 2019 +
  • acupuncturist
  • advertising creative director
  • anesthesiologist
  • architect
  • ballet dancer
  • barber / hair stylist
  • bartender
  • beekeeper
  • botanical gardener
  • bounty hunter
  • busker
  • calligrapher
  • caricaturist
  • carnival attendant ("carnie")
  • cartoonist
  • chef
  • child psychologist
  • children's book writer
  • circus / stilts performer
  • coffee shop waitress
  • columnist
feb 17 2019 ∞
sep 17 2019 +
  • fast insects with a lotta legs
  • when someone touches/brushes my hair
  • when someone leaves the kitchen cupboards open
sep 17 2019 ∞
oct 7 2019 +
  • peppermint heaven (ambient/90s shoegaze dream pop)
  • los sonadores (ambient spanish shoegaze)
  • rootbeer (quiet/pretty whispery cool duo w/ steven)
  • eyelash (sophisticated slowdivey shoegaze)
  • nervous wrecks (alt indie w/ hint of shoegaze)
  • carousel // carnival (more shoegaze)
  • ramona quimby, age 8 (punk/noise)
  • black lemonade (gr8 garage grungy punk)
  • paperjam // porkchop (lil angry indie punk band)
  • population OR punktuation (punk rock)
  • industry (punk again cus i got a lotta rage)
  • the ampersands
  • dollhouse
  • parking lot
  • seagrass
nov 29 2014 ∞
oct 7 2019 +
  • 90s track suits of various colors, materials, etc.
  • a beekeeper's suit + mask
  • a chic apron and patterned oven mitts
  • a clipboard (with a pen clipped in at the top)
  • a colorfully stained (previously white) painting smock
  • a crisp white starchy lab coat
  • a nun's poised & neat habit (w. rosaries + veil)
  • a sleek black wet suit + outrageous, dripping flippers
  • a stethoscope hanging from yr neck (in lieu of necklace)
  • bumbling beautiful bowling shoes (outworn with luf)
  • clackety-clack heels clicking down a hallway
  • clean blue hospital scrubs, pair of nurse's clogs
sep 17 2019 ∞
sep 17 2019 +

julie and raechel's house

  • pink, warm, and heavy but in a cozy way; jake & jessie always trailing around; the cluttered shoe room; the lights always being off & the walls pink and food always being covered in tin foil on the stove top

robyn's house

  • yellow and musty and the air 35% thicker and stagnant but in a good way and all of the doors wooden and carpets thick

the high school blue science bathroom

  • there was always a cold draft and the slightly open window let you smell the outside; the light was always dimmed and it was hard to look in the mirror n there were always things written in the third bathroom stall (approx. 1/2 of them my own words) & it always smelled like sunchips, ci...
feb 3 2015 ∞
jun 6 2015 +