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songstress, born in may, old soul, prone to maenadic whims, full of too many words. interests: tea, literature, breakfast, lush melodies, writing, wanderlust, narnian winters, history, jane austen. current obsessions: i capture the castle, felicity.

tiffany follows:
Bliss Jobs (I think would be fabulous/fun to try)
I'm weird (Things I take strange satisfaction from)
Classic movies (seen and enjoyed)
Cirque du Soleil shows (Seen & to be seen)
Things I try not to do
  • jealousy
  • regret
nov 9 2008 ∞
nov 17 2008 +

or: this blog sometimes hits too close to home.

  • #112 Hummus
  • #111 Pea Coats
  • #108 Appearing to Enjoy Classical Music (except I actually DO enjoy it!)
  • #106 Facebook
  • #104 Girls with Bangs
  • #103 Sweaters
  • #99 Grammar
  • #97 Scarves
  • #94 Free Healthcare
  • #93 Music Piracy
  • #91 San Francisco
  • #88 Having Gay Friends
  • #82 Hating Corporations
  • #76 Bottles of Water
  • #72 Study Abroad
  • #61 Bicycles
  • #59 Natural Medicine
  • #54 Kitchen Gadgets
  • #51 Living by the Water
nov 1 2008 ∞
nov 1 2008 +
  • the lakes of canada the innocence mission
  • amsterdam peter, bjorn, and john
  • river flows in you yiruma
  • sleep don't weep damien rice
  • the saltwater room owl city
  • existentialism on prom night straylight run
  • for you coldplay
  • rhubarb aphex twin
  • liz on top of the world dario marianelli
  • navy taxi kate nash
  • bandits by midlake
  • beautiful by moby
oct 10 2008 ∞
oct 10 2008 +
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  • the library
  • grocery stores
  • pike place market
  • the zoo
  • bookstores
  • ferry rides
  • all kinds of cafes and coffee shops
  • the ocean
  • park benches
  • art museums
  • the arboretum
  • graveyards
  • train {tracks, rides, stations}
  • empty theatres
sep 9 2008 ∞
sep 29 2008 +
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  • Amelie
  • Once
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Little Women
  • Garden State
  • The Lord of the Rings
  • Juno
  • Into the Wild
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe
  • Goodbye, Lenin!
  • Peter Pan
  • Girl With a Pearl Earring
  • Shopgirl
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Moulin Rouge
  • The Village
aug 17 2008 ∞
nov 8 2008 +
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While it is inevitable that I have left a few titles out, this list contains the bulk of classic literature I have read up to this point. Note that I have included the texts of plays I find equally culturally significant;

  • Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
  • Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen
  • Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen
  • Mansfield Park, Jane Austen
  • Persuasion, Jane Austen
  • Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte
  • Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte
  • The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald
  • 1984, George Orwell
  • Animal Farm, George Orwell
  • Lord of the Flies, William Golding
  • The Scarlett Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton
  • Ethan Frome, Edith Wharton
  • Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
aug 9 2008 ∞
aug 11 2008 +
  • buy christmas presents
  • go caroling
  • keep up my good grades and don't get lazy in the last few weeks. i always get lazy the last few weeks.
  • lose weight for the cruise
  • continue job hunting
  • reread all my favorite books over break. especially i capture the castle and persuasion.
  • start applying to colleges
  • decluttler/semi-redecorate my bedroom
  • stay healthy
nov 19 2008 ∞
nov 19 2008 +
  • I love tea and drink it every day
  • I'm always cold
  • I'm a terrible driver
  • I have bad circulation
  • I love to wear sweaters, cardigans, silk scarves, and other Grandma clothing
  • I don't want to hear your loud music
  • I like going to bed early, and waking up early
  • I wear slippers around the house
  • I prefer a quiet night in to a wild night out
  • I'm never not reading a book
  • Oatmeal is my favorite food
  • I'm repelled by vulgarity
  • I hum to myself
  • I love Black and White movies, and cry through the sad ones.
  • I misplace things that I had in my hands minutes before
  • I reference the "good old days" a lot
nov 7 2008 ∞
nov 9 2008 +
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  • liking someone
  • spilling my own secrets...every chance I get
  • forgetting the gym
  • half-doing the things that need to be accomplished
  • tossing and turning through the night with too vivid dreams
  • eating
  • dealing with people all wrong
  • keeping how I feel locked inside
oct 26 2008 ∞
oct 26 2008 +
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  • drink apple cider
  • bundle in sweaters
  • pick a pumpkin
  • step on crunchy leaves
  • fall in love
  • get lost in a cornmaze
  • read by the fire
  • inhale blustery days
  • give thanks
sep 29 2008 ∞
sep 29 2008 +
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  • Irina Lazareanu
  • Audrey Hepburn
  • Francoise Hardy
  • Zooey Deschanel
  • Margot Tenenbaum
  • Edie Sedgwick
  • Penelope
  • Pattie Boyd
  • Chuck from Pushing Daisies
  • Nico
aug 20 2008 ∞
aug 20 2008 +
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favorites bolded;

  • My So-Called Life
  • Gilmore Girls
  • Rick Steves' Travels Through Europe
  • Arrested Development
  • Project Runway
  • Antique Roadshow
  • The Office
  • Felicity
  • Flight of the Conchords
  • Pushing Daisies
  • Inside the Actors' Studio
  • Freaks and Geeks
aug 9 2008 ∞
nov 23 2008 +
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  • Emily Dickinson
  • Anne Frank
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Joan of Arc
  • Anne Boleyn
  • Jane Austen
nov 23 2008 ∞
nov 23 2008 +
  • okay by kaisercartel
  • winter wooksie by belle & sebastian
  • when paula sparks by copeland
  • majesty, snowbird by sufjan stevens
  • tiger mountain peasant song by fleet foxes
  • hoppipolla by sigur ros
  • fools gold by katie herzig
  • gotta have you by the weepies
  • reverie by debussy
  • see you soon by coldplay
oct 31 2008 ∞
oct 31 2008 +
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  • solitary breakfasts on foggy mornings
  • writing to vivaldi and rachmaninoff
  • lady grey tea
  • chilly weather and bundling up
  • feeling organized
  • discovering new favorite literary quotes
  • starbucks in the mornings, and again in the afternoons
  • reconnecting with lost friends
  • my pseudo-vegetarianism
  • releasing creative energy
  • new episodes of "the office" and "pushing daisies"
  • hot chocolate with my mom
  • carrying an umbrella
oct 2 2008 ∞
oct 2 2008 +
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  • Cassandra Mortmain, I Capture the Castle
  • Anne Shirley, Anne of Green Gables
  • Franny Glass, Franny and Zooey
  • Jo March, Little Women
  • Marianne Dashwood, Sense and Sensibility
  • Lady Elaine (The Lady of Shalott), Arthurian myth
  • Ophelia, Hamlet
aug 29 2008 ∞
sep 29 2008 +
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  • ferry lane/ferry traffic
  • suburban small mindedness
  • running into people i don't want to see
  • my room has never looked the way i want it to
  • steep driveway
  • my parents love it
  • i never wanted to move in the first place
aug 17 2008 ∞
aug 17 2008 +
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asterisk if i have been there before;

  • Stockholm
  • London*
  • Amsterdam
  • Prague
  • Berlin
  • NYC*
  • Copenhagen
  • Paris
  • Montreal
  • Dublin*
  • Sao Paola
  • Florence
  • Glasgow
  • Barcelona
  • San Francisco
  • Buenos Aires
  • Athens
  • Lisbon
aug 10 2008 ∞
aug 11 2008 +