Wednesday, February 10, 2010


i recently discovered chris jordan, a photographer of waste. Interesting statements on american waste and mass consumption.

check it out.

Photo by: Chris Jordan. Cell Phones

Sunday, January 24, 2010

big ship.

yesterday i watched the second half of titanic. as a girl who readily and uncontrollably becomes emotionally intertwined in movies, i put myself in there, on the fancy boat, holding my breath just as long as Jack and Rose.

i can't understand how all of those women left their husbands. i was thinking that i would rather just die in the arms of love than be separated. just as i thought this, a shot of an old man and his wife lying on their bed, tightly embraced, waiting for their final breath together came across the screen.

Thursday, January 21, 2010


i left for italy exactly one year ago.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

cities and plans.

back in my last real semester of college, feeling incredibly nostalgic tonight. have you ever wanted to go back to a certain time and place and just soak in it for a while. i'm finding it very difficult to be in the present right now.

i took a theatre class my freshman year of college with an incredibly quirky professor who said that no one likes a perfect person. no one like someone who has never had a library fine or a parking ticket. i must be incredibly likable because all of these small imperfections are adding up to one large blah mood.

the good news: moods are fickle perspectives and i know that the minute i change my attitude, things will start looking up.

This year has SO many unknowns. maybe the excitement of these unknowns has left me feeling overwhelmed and without a starting place.

good thing i got a new planner yesterday: