Thursday, February 23, 2012

hiatus redux

Wondering what I did while on hiatus?

+ Mumford and Sons (I know I'm behind, but damn, are they good.)
+ How I Met Your Mother (See above. Also, thank you Netflix.)
+ Bloody Marys (Somebody has a new favorite drink.)
+ Bartertown Diner (Awesome.)

+ Neighborhood Christmas and The Annual F#*$@%& Classy Christmas Party
+ CD release party for our favorite band, The Northern Skies (SO awesome.)
+ Lovely, albiet extremely busy Christmas Eve/Day (We love our families.)
+ Lovely, low key NYE with Kyle, Morgan, and Arielle (3 words: hot dog tour.)

Stop number one of (almost) three. We're already full.

+ Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Jonathan Safran Foer (5/5 stars)
+ Lost in Shangri-La, Mitchell Zuckhoff (2/5 stars)
+ Bossypants, Fey (3/5 stars)
+ The Secret Life of Bees, Kidd (4/5 stars)
+ RagtimeDoctorow (3/5 stars)
+ Me Talk Pretty One Day, Sedaris (4/5 stars)
+ Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Fitzgerald (3/5 stars)
+ Bitch is the New Black, Andrews (2/5 stars)
+ Columbine, Cullen (4/5 stars)

Watched (documentaries):
+ Colony (Bees.)
+ The Unforgotten (Willowbrook State School.)
+ Hey, Boo (Harper Lee.)
+ Loose Change 9/11 (Conspiracy.)
+ Cropsey (Kidnappings.)
+ For the Bible Tells Me So (Human rights.)

+ An unseasonably warm and sunny Michigan winter. (Yes.)
+ Dan Aykroyd label chardonay and stogies on NYE (Also, a UFO.)
+ Kyle as Pertruchio in Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Co. Taming of the Shrew

Photo courtesy PC Shakespeare Co.

+ Harper Lee based Dill on her friendship with Truman Capote (Love this.)
+ How to make a kickass black bean soup (It's seriously awesome.)
+ I do not like short bangs (Glad I tried them, but not for me.)

Mmm, angel food cake.
Bangs, not so much.

+ My nose! (I've wanted my nose pierced since I was 16. I love it!)
I bled. A lot.


  1. ooooh i love this post! and LOVE your nose ring!!! so cute on you! and what's the book columbine about??

  2. Thanks, I'm really excited about my nose ring. I've never had a job where I've been allowed to have one. How are you liking yours?

    Columbine is a great book. It's written by a journalist who has researched the Columbine school shooting for the past 10+ years. It's really interesting and is written very much in the style of In Cold Blood. I recommend it!

  3. Love that pic of you, me and Ari. I may need to have you e-mail me that so I can print and frame it.

    Also, I really like the format of this post.

    Also, I love you, and I'm glad you posted these.