Tuesday, December 27, 2011

New Years Goals

NOTE: these are goals, not resolutions!

  • paint something for the Boyfriend

  • read more then 10 books

  • study more then 3 hours before a test

  • paddle across lake erie

  • meet new people and spend more time with the people I already know

  • take a journey

Monday, December 26, 2011

Comfort is a worn in paperback you've read ten times.


People have no idea how beautiful books are.

How they taste on your fingers.

How bright everything is when you light it with words.”

Rachel Kadish (Tolstoy Lied: A Love Story)

Monday, December 12, 2011

The Stone Roses

I just found out that the Stone Roses are touring in 2012 and you could say I'm pretty excited. They're an English band from the grunge era but I started listening to them sometime i few years ago. Honestly, I don't even remember how but I remember one lyric, "garbage flower." I was so mesmerized and bemused by these words. Would a beautiful idea? I got into their music which can be quite enchanting at times. This music describes what I imagine coming of age in England in the early 90's sounded like. If you want to know what I mean then here are a few of their songs I love: