365.

May. 19th, 2009 06:04 pm
jitterbug: (art - winter blossom)
may 19, 2009. 105/365.
texture.

365.

May. 18th, 2009 11:16 pm
jitterbug: (flowers - asian inspired)
may 18th, 2009. 104/365.
i took my last final tonight. the huge wave of relief i was expecting never arrived. i guess i burned out 2 weeks ago and have been running on apathy since. grades will be in a couple weeks.

ian and elly bought me a blackberry fruit tart as a little "congratulations" gift. it's cold enough for hot tea.


365.

May. 17th, 2009 08:08 pm
jitterbug: (food - spices)
may 17th, 2009. 102/365. 103/365.
the contents of our fridge. top shelf is all erica's leftovers. otherwise we have: soymilk, more soymilk, almond milk, rice milk, skim milk, orange juice, cranberry juice, tomato juice, more tomato juice, a 40oz of bud, pickles, and some old ricotta. it's time to go grocery shopping.


365.

May. 16th, 2009 11:07 pm
jitterbug: (AinW - wall picture)
may 16th, 2009. 102/365.
my father's 60th bday party.
my cousin's dickface husband, my cousin, and another cousin's fiance who wore this S&M leather top and was spilling out all over the place. her get-up was completely inappropriate for a family party and i really like that she didn't give a rat's ass. the whole affair was an unexpected good time full of mingling and copius food and drink.

there was a low point [of course!] when drunk dad and i butted heads, but i'm working on forgive & forget when it comes to our relationship. he is who he is and he isn't going to change.
 
 

365.

May. 15th, 2009 10:44 pm
jitterbug: (art - horse)
may 15th, 2009. 101/365.
i don't know what freaked her out but this picture makes me laugh.
 

365.

May. 14th, 2009 11:59 pm
jitterbug: (bike)
may 11th, 2009. 97/365.
erica, huxley, and elly's butt.

may 12th, 2009. 98/365.

tablecloth @ kettle. i want these shoes!


may 13th, 2009. 99/365.
my hated phone which constantly freezes and can't keep date/time straight. today it was june 16th, 2020 for 3 hours.


may 14th, 2009. 100/365.

late night peace.

 
jitterbug: (art - chrysanthemum in blue)
 may 10th, 2009. 96/365.
+ lush from the UK coop arrived!

- today was horrible.

- i'm exhausted and skipping w4d3 of c25k today. will do it tomorrow. week 5 will be killer.

- when i come back from my run i'll work on a final paper for my biblical & classical backgrounds lit class. it's only 4 pages/2 sources but it's one of the more challenging papers i have to write because i have almost no background knowledge on the subject. i never took a classical or biblical lit class. i never read milton or dante or virgil or homer and never before did i have to examine lit from a biblical or classical perspective. my professor is an interesting man, passionately well-versed in the subject area; unfortunately, this is a high level english course and, perhaps justifiably, he expects students in the class to have a solid foundation to base their written work on. he doesn't teach, he guides. this class pokes directly at my weak spot -- anything written pre-19th century [shakespeare is an exception]. i feel compelled to justify myself, to scream that this is not my area of expertise, that i know far more about realism, romantiscism, naturalism, modernism, ---ism, but really, what an enormous weak spot it is.

- final assessment projects due tuesday. 18 page paper due on wednesday.

+ i'm not taking summer courses. 3 months of brain freedom coming up. perhaps i'll dabble into classics in my spare time.

+ my daughter is pure joy.

365.

May. 9th, 2009 11:30 am
jitterbug: (Default)
may 9th, 2009. 95/365.

jitterbug: (food - spices)
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          may 8th, 2009. 94/365.

today i planted tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, and a windowbox full of herbs (basil, rosemary, thyme, and mint).


green beans. i like them well enough, but they are not a vegetable i get excited about cooking. i picked up a pound of green beans thinking i'll toss them in the oven with some olive oil and garlic, as i usually do, for a quick and nondescript side dish. as i was cooking dinner a whimsical change of plan was made and the results were well worth it. this green bean/cherry tomato sauté is one of the best dishes i've ever cooked.

 

365.

May. 7th, 2009 11:23 pm
jitterbug: (art - on a hill)
may 7th, 2009. 93/365.
one of my favorite garage sale purchases of all time. $2 at a random garage sale we stumbled upon in providence, ri.

365.

May. 6th, 2009 11:02 pm
jitterbug: (Default)
may 6th, 2009. 92/365.
the guardians by ana castillo.


eighth and final book for my immigrant lit class. messy story; sumptuous prose.
i'm going to pick up a book of her poems next thursday to celebrate the end of the spring semester. 
 

365.

May. 5th, 2009 10:31 pm
jitterbug: (Default)
may 5th, 2009. 91/365.
huxley photobooth-ed.



365.

May. 4th, 2009 11:41 pm
jitterbug: (art - skull girl)
may 4th, 2009. 90/365.
i cut my bangs. bad idea.



365.

May. 3rd, 2009 11:16 am
jitterbug: (art - made simple)
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jitterbug: (art - horse)
may 1st, 2009. 87/365.

365.

Apr. 30th, 2009 09:54 am
jitterbug: (art - kfh - further still)
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april 28th, 2009. 84/365.
 

april 29th, 2009. 85/365.


april 30th, 2009. 86/365.
vegetable lasagna
 
 

365.

Apr. 27th, 2009 11:01 am
jitterbug: (flowers - asian inspired)
april 27th, 2009. 83/365.
simona @ brooklyn botanical gardens

365.

Apr. 26th, 2009 11:49 am
jitterbug: (art - flying man)
april 26th. 82/365.

365.

Apr. 25th, 2009 12:42 pm
jitterbug: (Default)
sidenote to self: eloise broke my memory card. all the pictures between the 20th and 28th were taken with a camera phone or other people's cameras when available. for some reason my phone won't let me e-mail the fone camera pictures to myself. everything between april 20th and may 4th is also posted out of chronological order.

april 25th, 2009. 81/365.

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