Thursday, August 28, 2008

epigraph from Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind by Robert D. Richardson, Jr.

To live within limits, to want one thing, or a very few things, very
much and love them dearly, cling to them, survey them
from every angle, become one with them—that
is what makes the poet, the artist,
the human being.
Goethe

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Things I Love Thursday

I feel pretty bad for letting my blog go to the wayside, but I didn't feel inspired. I felt out of whack. I got a really good rest last night and today I feel energized and ready to tackle all my tasks. So, without further ado, my TILT for today:
  • rapping: If you've randomly stumbled across my blog, I will inform you that my rap persona is Silky Snowflake and I have so much fun writing songs and performing. I truly do. I get pretty stressed when I have a show coming up, but it is a creative outlet and that is just how I roll. I am a world class procrastinator, so I am always crunched. I bought the flyest threads and accessories yesterday! Leftover 4th of July apparel, giant earrings, and a glasses necklace. Just wait, bra.
  • the universe: I'm freaked out just writing about it. I'll never get over it. Never. When I look at the sky, I see past the particulate matter and past our local group and past the edges of my imagination into infinity and I am surprised when I come back to my awareness. I fear one day finding myself somewhere else. To be honest, it feels a lot like reading His Dark Materials did.
  • traveling: I get lightweight bummed when I think about how long it's been since I had a proper trip or vaycay. I went to the beach for a weekend in June and it is too depressing to consider if there has been much else besides overnighters since Disney World last summer. Oh, Disney World... But now I am working towards extended jaunts across the pond and the Mason-Dixon.
  • random information: a la Wikipedia

Friday, August 1, 2008

It's August already?

In Gala's Carousel post today, she used a link I sent her for Yeondoo Jung's Wonderland collection where he recreated crayon drawings by kindergarteners. I love all the deliberate details, like the wonkily placed spotlights in the second photo and the weird clothing.

This weekend I want to get my beautiful bike repaired, share a pint with some old friends, and read some comic books! What do you want to do this weekend?