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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

  • online checkin
  • easy final exams in another language
  • procrastination
  • role playing in class
  • confidence
  • being thisclose to being done with the semester
  • online journals
  • not being affected by a striking airline
  • a plush jellyfish with a permanent smile named bernard

Monday, December 7, 2009

Unexpected Sundays

  • Refusing to work on Sundays.
  • Also goes along with learning how to say no.
  • Cleaning my room.
  • New sheets!!
  • Window shopping.
  • Finding the perfect little gifts.
  • Cash-only dive bars in Harvard Square.
  • Non-student locals.
  • Pats in HD (well up until about the 2:00 warning).
  • People watching.
  • A cold December afternoon perfect for snuggling on the couch!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

  • babies that are actually cute so you don't have to lie to their mothers' faces
  • taking the dogs on walks twice a day
  • my mom's mace (it's a spice!) soup
  • thrift shops in Pittsburgh
  • old, old friends
  • a fridge full of homecooked food
  • weddings of truly lucky, happy couples
  • getting excited about projects
  • the remaining idealism about my job/the future
  • a whole stack of clean new post-it notes
  • the passion to get all worked up over things
  • candy cane frozen yogurt with chocolate chips
  • inspiration from likely and unlikely places
  • getting all dressed up (you can even take me nice places!)
  • dinosaurs
  • the New York Times
  • fashion blogs
  • photo blogs
  • big ideas
  • breaking out the fur earmuffs

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

starting a club.
moving downtown.
getting a's.
possibly getting a fellowship.
good food.
fried eggs.
thanksgiving plans (something to do with the embassy?).
feeling loved.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

  • scrambled eggs on buttered toast
  • clearing the air
  • communal crosswords
  • long nights out
  • going to the movies on a rainy day (and sneaking burritos in)
  • time to think
  • Groucho: the cat that thinks hes a dog/baby
  • the kind of day where you run into half a dozen people you haven't seen in months
  • rocking the jeans, boots, and cleavage on a Saturday night
  • cooking ahead for the week (delicious chili!)
  • unseasonably warm November Sundays
  • nights with a rotating cast of characters
  • catching up on the DVR
  • the smell of freshly chopped herbs
  • ways with words
  • texts that make me laugh out loud

Sunday, November 8, 2009

components of a lovely weekend :)

-south end open studios
-free wine and snacks
-my lovely ladies
-beautiful art i will be able to afford one day
-the one studio with a bright red interior
-scorpion bowls and chinese food
-life chats
-phone chats with the grandparents
-newbury street on a gorgeous day
-flashbacks to middle school, high school, freshman year, and senior year, all in one night
-coen brothers movies
-sneaking snacks/nips into the movies
-lending a hand
-the gym
-sunday solo time
-outlook park
-new books
-long walks

i love weekends. love.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

  • home cooked meals with all my friends
  • going to bed early
  • boots + tights weather
  • thanksgiving = three weeks away
  • reading the blogs/writing of all my friends
  • big squashy couches
  • getting into the afternoon groove at work
  • the blessing of having too many options
  • pictures of new babies and puppies
  • halloween costumes from scratch
  • punters
  • insightful friends
  • kind coworkers
  • kitchen dance parties
  • "food tastes better if its been thrown on the floor once or twice"
  • birthdays
  • giving good gifts
  • foliage
  • fall in Boston
  • missing people: that's how you know they're important
  • my cat curling up in all the piles in my room
  • clarity

Friday, October 16, 2009

Friday Top Five
  • Ladybug rain boots
  • A seat on the train in the morning
  • Seeing my writing actually improve
  • My mom sending me adorable cellphone pictures of babies and puppies
  • Where the Wild Things Are coming out tonight! (even though I probably won't see it til next week)
  • and a 6th for good measure: I have Thanksgiving tickets back to Pittsburgh!

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

  • friendly coworkers
  • text message photos of cute baby cousins in furry hats
  • putting those kickass gel cushions inside a pair of heels
  • a little sugar-high to maintain focus
  • seeing beyond the bullshit
  • snickerdoodles (also, saying that word out loud)
  • outside perspective
  • learning to knit!
  • a busy calendar

Friday, October 9, 2009

  • scarf weather.
  • pumpkin flavored coffee on a cold morning.
  • leaves changing colors.
  • stepping on leaves and acorns and hearing that crunchy sound.
  • walking into work to find candy someone left on your desk.
  • getting an invite to see the boston ballet.
  • three day weekends.