Steve Winwood - Valerie
now she can't be that warm with the wind in her...
I have an irrational love for Steve Winwood’s Valerie. I’ve been shuffling through my iTunes trying to find a song that would simultaneously calm me and cheer me, and all of a sudden I stumbled on this ode to the girl that got away and I just perked up instantly. I don’t think you could find a cheesier 80s song than this. But, hey. He’s the same boy he used to be. I am in...
Lessons from Life
quote-book:kari-shma: Written By Regina Brett, 90 years old, of The Plain Dealer, Cleveland , Ohio [via: Amazing Posts] Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good. When in doubt, just take the next small step. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and parents will. Stay in touch! Pay off your credit cards every month. You...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-6-28) →
The Beatles (15) Bob Dylan (13) Lykke Li (12) Fleetwood Mac (12) Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins (11) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
I’m writing this from our hotel room in Charleston. We’ve been placed in a room that can only be described as “cave-like” as there are no windows. It’s at the Embassy Suites, which is in walking distance to the historic district, a.k.a. all the fun stuff. I think we’re going to go to the beach today. Our party of four includes myself, my mother, my father, and...
all my stars are aligned
Sometimes it doesn’t feel so much as life is giving you a nudge in a certain direction as it’s giving you a massive shove. I’m not complaining, though. Job and sublet are both in place and now I feel like I can finally start getting excited about my move to Manhattan. Now, about the car situation…
watching the sun rise
… In the Georgian Terrace hotel, which is my home for the moment as I Get Things Figured Out. I’ve had a spate of luck as of late, which I suppose is the world’s way of making up for the events of the last month. The most recent evidence of this has been the upgrade from the meager standard room to a king size suite, complete with living room, kitchen, and massive bedroom, all of...
the emptying of things
For the fourth time in three years, all of my earthly possessions are splayed out in front of me, in loosely gathered mounds on the floor. Two big fat suitcases are open and I’m trying to fit myself into them, one college sweatshirt and high heel at a time. Hangers are empty, trash bags are full. It’s transition time again. I don’t really know how I feel about it. I could say all...
Hm… yes, all is in a man’s hands and he lets it all slip from...– Crime and Punishment - Dostoevsky
What is up with movies where a blonde English protagonist (played by an American actress) is being cheated on by her cad English boyfriend with a bitchy brunette American? Evidence: Sliding Doors and Bridget Jones I think they need a new formula.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-6-21) →
The Beatles (23) Otis Redding (15) Sia (14) Okkervil River (9) Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins (7) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Writers You May Have Never Seen on Film--Hemingway →
movies watched this weekend (in reverse...
The History Boys Hot Fuzz Tristam Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story The Game Sliding Doors High Fidelity
Jenny Lewis - Rise Up With Fists There but for...
The best moments in reading are when you come across something - a thought, a...– The History Boys
Hank: Uh, hi, Homer. What can I do for you?
Homer: Sir, I need to know where I can get some business hammocks.
Hank: Hammocks? My goodness, what an idea. Why didn't I think of that? Hammocks! Homer, there's four places. There's the Hammock Hut, that's on third.
Hank: There's Hammocks-R-Us, that's on third too. You got Put-Your-Butt-There?
Hank: That's on third. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot... Matter of fact, they're all in the same complex; it's the hammock complex on third.
Homer: Oh, the hammock district.
Hank: That's right.
First dates are like free cake at your office. Sometimes, you really want the...– Me, vintage LiveJournal entry, May 2006
reading old livejournal entries
I was a way better writer than I remember. Plus, I was funny! What the hell happened…?
Chairlift - Bruises I tried to do headstands for...
I am not really sure what’s wrong with me. I mean, aside from the obvious. Emotional turmoil has kind of been the name of the game lately. Upheavel in the romantic realm, the career realm, changing offices, changing apartments, changing countries. I haven’t been able to sleep for the past month or so, which I’ve been blaming on the sun, or the birds outside, or my bed. I should...
We grow up and we move on.
yourwrite: That’s life.
FML Moments in Greek Mythology. →
to do when i get to atlanta
Buy a good camera. (Recommendations welcome.) Sign up for a photography class. Take a lot of pictures.