Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Whhhhisshhhhh List.

So I had big plans to do a year end reflection and maybe I still will, but a friend asked me a question for an article she was writing about Holiday Traditions. The first tradition that came to mind... is... that after all these years, my mom still wants to know what I want for Christmas. The answer didn't come until today and even though I know my mom has never read this blog and probably never will, I am excited that I have an answer and sorry to disappoint, but it isn't world peace although I still wish for that. The answer came after reading Rob Brezsny's excellent Free Will Astrology for December 22-28, 2010. 
As a kid I always imagined movie directors wearing Ray Ban Clubmaster Sunglasses, if you directed movies these were key to the on-set look and obviously the key to the overall success of your motion picture. By the way I have no idea if I even saw a director really wearing these, but my imagination as a kid was like WHOA.

Drum roll, please.

I want red ray ban clubmaster sunglasses to wear on set this 2011. (so maybe there are three things I want for Christmas :)

awwww yeah!!!

1. bag as necklace - YES
2. headphones - YES AND YES
3. she is anywhere but here... - YES, YES AND YES.

photo courtesy of caroline's mode

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

trying to pick a sentence and going with it....

seriously this bag is something to live for...... ha! i am trying to take Ricky's advice from My So-Called Life. and "will pick a sentence and go with it." I don't want to become Patty Berglund from Franzen's Freedom.... But my pride has taken a serious hit this week, I am not sure if I am good at anything and more importantly if I am able to recognize what I am actually good at.... I needed something to live for and for now this bag is it! If you can tell me what I am good at and can get P-A-I-D for communicate it NOW.

just cause... and i can't find the awesome video where he dances at the school dance to "What is Love?"
by the power of Ricky!

Monday, December 13, 2010


who saw Black Swan?

have you ever had a pandora day where they play all of your favorite songs on the hall & oates station?

keep checking for the link cause my awesome posts for OC are coming, you might even see yourself....

i obviously have more to say, BUTT with mercury in retrograde don't want to get it twisted. Cause this "bouche" of mine has been making some serious choices along with these fingers when it comes to the honesty department. The irons are in the fire... and by the power of mars (also known as greyskull) i am ready for them to reveal themselves in a full time way commencing January 1st, 2011.

happy magic pandora day.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010


so sadly i don't have a picture to match this sentiment. Why?  Because it is rude to try to dig in your bag in time for your camera and or phone to take a picture of someone (a stranger) left over from the set of Men in Black circa 1996. This man I passed on my Ralph Ave commute was like homeboy from the beginning that did not fit into his body and craved sugar water. I digress... So I am going to be guest blogging on the Opening Ceremony blog soon so keep your eyes peeled.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010


When I see those words together oddly enough I think of my maternal grandmother. This is a woman that says “sex” instead of “cheese” when being photographed because she asserts “you obviously make a better face.” I would never argue with that logic, because for the record she has never taken a bad picture.
 She generally uses the term “hot and bothered” when she has a crush on someone or something… That is exactly what is happening to me today… I am hot and bothered after watching the BEST miniseries of all time known as North and South based on the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell. My love for 19th century period pieces knows no bounds… it is my absolute guiltiest pleasure and like many before me I have fallen hard for the penultimate fictional pin up Fitzwilliam Darcy. But last night with no more Netflix instant episodes of Parks and Recreation, I discovered his total and complete replacement, Mr. Thornton. This self made cotton manufacturer is NEXT LEVEL. One of my fellow 19th century English period piece obsessive’s emailed me today and recommended I watch North and South and Bleak House, because Downton Abbey had ended and before signing off she warned me: you may develop passionate crush on lead Talk about when meta physical worlds collide because I told her that yesterday night I binged on the entire miniseries and have been unable to concentrate on anything else since…. Happy Wednesday!


Hot & bothered

Thursday, November 25, 2010


Without fail I am always slightly out of sync with the holiday season, maybe it is the universe or maybe it is the rebellious streak that I have never been quite able to shake in thirty years, but the days that I feel most thankful are not necessarily Thanksgiving or Christmas. I was actually feeling pretty on track with team thankful until right before I left work yesterday. It's boring and should not be that important to me but I had an unfortunate exchange with my co-worker right before it was time to leave. At first I was like are we really about to do this? I did not catch something in a report that she uses for something, blah, blah, blah, I felt bad for all of 10 seconds for my human error because I realized many things very quickly:
1. It was the day before  Thanksgiving why was I still in that office at 4:30 pm?
2. Bummer that we were not on the same page initially when I was preparing that report, but there is nothing I can do about that 5 MINUTES before I am supposed to leave.
3. No part of my job is saving lives or curing cancer, my mom and stepmom actually have jobs where lives are saved and THEY NEVER have the same sort of job complaints as I do........
So my irritation lasted well into this am until I decided to write this long rant and then "thankful" thoughts started to seep in.
here comes the number system again....
1. thankful for these pictures of beautiful navajo women as a reminder that the native americans were better people than the european settlers that came and colonized the united states, they showed them how to grow proper food, harvest and eat. i am thankful my mom always reminded me of that every year and that we lived on an indian reservation so i can never be confused or disconnected from how this country was truly formed!
2. thankful that i am not great at my current job and make a lot of mistakes it actually makes me feel better at the end of the day, because it is not where my heart or skill set lies. awesome!
3. my cousin linda is having her thanksgiving dinner still, i love it every year and it is such a tradition, she was not herself for most of the year but came back to life so to speak at exactly the right time.
4. grateful i will finally get to taste Brandon's brownies and see one of my favorite people this am!
5. Stoked that my stepmother got a blackberry and texted me one of the best things i have ever read, really excited that i inspired her to get a blackberry. awesome! everyone knows how much I LOVE TEXTING!
6. being related to iris and henrietta.
7. tracy is coming to thanksgiving this year and it is going to be amazing. 
8. my knee doesn't hurt.

wow..... i feel better already. happy thanksgiving.

Friday, November 19, 2010


so... nothing like one holiday season to make you think about another holiday season..
i propose that a large group of people dress like 80's rock stars and we march in the parade next year belting classy lines like "tonight thank god it's them instead of you?" Really BONO! is that why you are spending so much time thinking about the "dark continent?" repenting for the bigotry of that line......

or my ultimate HALLOWEEN DREAM is to gather the troops and become a Robert Palmer Halloween!

come on who's in.....

Thursday, October 7, 2010

elle va pleurer

this Dali

this movie

this headline

this dress

this brooch

her necklace

this image

this bag

this tea time

 this ending.....

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