20 February 2019

82/365

today, I miss home

things that always make me think of my mom:

cardinals
quilts
pink skies
ironstone pitchers
scottie dogs
olive garden
the color pink

19 February 2019

81/365

things I'm wondering:

when the tree in the front yard will explode with blooms
when (if) I will find my typewriter in the black hole that is the garage
how long I can actually keep making these lists

18 February 2019

80/365

secret super powers I possess, part one:

road trip planning
parallel parking
spelling
and I can walk in your house and tell you exactly how many lamps you need and where exactly they should be placed

17 February 2019

79/365

the sightseer

three places I would please like to be magically transported to right now:

the small balcony of a seventh floor apartment in chinatown
powell's books, third floor, the pearl room, photography section
the window seat of the coast starlight, traveling south from portland to san francisco

16 February 2019

78/365

things I tried really, really hard not to think about today because it was saturday and the clouds were puffy and white and for once, we were out in it and there was cake with pink frosting waiting for us at home:

taxes
dentists
health insurance

14 February 2019

76/365

boys I have loved:

greg
jason
dustin
billy 
sean
cute boy met while on vacation down in florida in 1982 whose name I can't remember
mark 
kelly
bryan
troy
brent
charles
adam
stu
kip
darren
joe
ward
ward, forever

13 February 2019

12 February 2019

74/365

vinyl on heavy, heavy rotation this week:

miles davis: kind of blue
stevie wonder: music of my mind
aretha franklin: I never loved a man (the way I love you)

11 February 2019

73/365

words and phrases recently heard while watching british period films that I'd very much like to work into my own vernacular:

"wangle"
"behest"
"come take the night air with me"
"higgledy-piggledy"
"tinker's cuss"
"I have spoken, all depart"

10 February 2019

72/365

things I'm doing to get through february:

reading books
peeling oranges
lighting candles
taking walks
baking cakes
eating cakes
cake
cake 
cake

09 February 2019

71/365

three boards for me today, three:

happy
color//colour
movement as art

08 February 2019

70/365

photographs I did not take:

the way he looked at me this morning
the light on the bed this afternoon
the pink skies tonight

07 February 2019

69/365

cotton candy + rollerskating

small pleasures, part four:

cotton candy
warm towels
lightning bugs
train windows
lemon slices
library books
bubble wrap

06 February 2019

68/365

yellow tuesday (2)

recently discovered:

cara cara oranges
a secret entrance to the creek
another version of a song I very much like
a german grocery store
hibiscus tea