sosososo sleepy. but mara turned 21 yesterday so the birthday madness begins tonight and continues through saturday. oh well. i’ll sleep when i’m dead. on the plus side, next thursday is my VERY LAST DAY of fall semester. my VERY LAST fall semester ever as a college student. i don’t know how it came so fast, but it did and i couldn’t be more grateful. bring me winter...
doing responses papers on readings that you read a month ago that were also due a month ago is never fun. blahhhh i’m so ready to be done with this semester. december 8 you can’t come fast enough.
great things about today
took the train into nyc with mara walked past bryant park on our way to other places in the morning and spontaneously decided to go ice skating - something that i have only ever done once in my life, when i was about 8 and in girl scouts. needless to say it was an adventure, but i didn’t fall the trees in nyc, unlike massachusetts, still have leaves so everything was beautiful got a...
me: you're watching pole dancing videos on youtube?
mara: what else would i be doing?
hardlikekerosene asked: windows?! this is crap.
hardlikekerosene asked: get it for your computer!!! duh!!!! im picking it up on xbox next weeeekkk. its amazzinnngg. i'm also a total nerd and fucking love video games but get it. you'll love it. i swear.
things I'm excited for
not having to work again until dec. 1 because sbucks is closing tonight for 10 days getting out of amherst and heading home with mara to the hamptons for thanksgiving braving new york city on black friday more snow this semester to be over…i’m starting to get super bored with some/most of my classes going home to portland for two weeks of winter break…i wish i could bring...
so because i’m pretty much done with all my requirements for graduation and just need 15 credits, i got to register for any classes i wanted to for the spring. here’s what i picked: ANTHRO 397 - food and culture FOOD-SCI 102 - world food habits HISTORY 241 - the irish experience JOURNAL 497 - the politician and the journalist FRENCHST 289 - paris through the centuries
breaking news: twilight is still as disgusting as...
nprfreshair: “But when a saga popular with pre-adolescent girls peaks romantically on a night that leaves the heroine to wake up covered with bruises in the shape of her husband’s hands — and when that heroine then spends the morning explaining to her husband that she’s incredibly happy even though he injured her, and that it’s not his fault because she understands he couldn’t help it in light...
omg how do i write this women’s studies paper on sex and the city 2? literally every other sentence is begging to have it’s own paragraph in my paper. ugh. i don’t want to ignore all the issues that come up in the movie because there are myriad, but i only have 5 pages. meow.
hoping that the more wine i drink, the better i’ll be able to teach myself how to use adobe illustrator in a night.
question of the weekend: should i write a women’s studies paper about sex and the city 2 or the fifth season of skins?
that moment when you have 2 mutual friends with jonathan lipnicki (stuart little) on Facebook.
Drinking beer, baking chocolate chip cookies, making paper snowflakes and listening to the she & him Christmas album with mara and josh. Quality Friday night.
“The quick pain of truth can pass away, but the slow, eating agony of a lie is never lost.” John Steinbeck, East of Eden
i’m the only person i know that would legitimately take classes called “the irish experience” and especially “the british empire” for fun.
got home from classes just in time for it to start raining. made myself a delicious lunch of sautéed kale and spicy chicken sausage. i’m feeling quite satisfied.