A wave crashes into a lighthouse in Porto, Portugal.
- I hate peanuts.
- Summer thunderstorms are my favorite kind of weather.
- My birthday is on Star Wars Day (may the 4th be with you)
- I’ve eaten four pints of blueberries in the past week.
- I drink black coffee every morning, otherwise I get a headache.
- I have really prominent veins on my arms, which makes it super easy for nurses to stick in needles when I’m donating blood.
- I have O negative blood, which is “liquid gold” because it means I’m a universal donor.
- I was in downtown London when Will & Kate got married.
- I have absolutely terrible vision and I’m pretty much blind when I don’t have my contacts in.
- I can speak French pretty fluently, and I am fairly conversational in Spanish and Italian.
yesterday was fun. i took morgan to the museum, and we spent a lot of time in the butterfly room. we saw giant centipedes and tarantulas in the bug zoo, and we saw the display of bivalves in the ocean exhibit and the polar bear pelt in the arctic exhibit. we went to the public market afterward and got hummus and pita bread and rosewater lemonade and sushi and chocolate meltaways. and we snuggled in my bed under the christmas lights. it was nice. i went to aaron’s house after we dropped off morgan at home, and we sat in the dark kitchen with zach and talked in hushed voices about random memories and i laughed until my sides hurt because aaron told me that jeff ate 15 chocolate chip cookies in a row. i don’t know why that was so funny but it was.
I want to be here.
Strahov autumn 4 by Richard Hodonicky on Flickr.
goodness gracious Thank you so much!
pacific sunset. this was the most magical day
yesterday was wonderful. i took morgan downtown (via the scenic route through the nasty part of milwaukee) and we had sumatra coffee and quiche in the old water pumping station that’s been turned into a coffee shop. we walked along the marina and looked out at frozen lake michigan and felt like we were somewhere in the north pole. we drove along the lakefront and marveled at all the opulent mansions near the water. on the way back i was sad for no reason at all but we had a great view of the sunset since we were going west, and the sky was clear and soft and lavender and the sun looked like a flaming red rubber ball on the horizon.
then we went to aaron’s house and i wasn’t so sad anymore, and we looked at all these old photos of aaron and zach and ate chocolate chip cookies straight out of the oven and talked with his family and it was just really, really nice. then we set out to milwaukee again in aaron’s brand new car, and we went to whole foods and ate half a cup of gelato without paying for it and aaron and i put on all these yummy smelling organic perfumes and lipsticks and we bought raspberries and blueberries and carrots and we all skipped like children all the way through the parking garage on the way out.
we met up with nick and jen at their apartment after getting significantly lost, and we bought a ridiculous amount of weed from nick and we all sat in his bedroom and snuggled under a panda blanket and smoked from a volcano, which i’d never done before. it was wonderful. we all passed around an unpeeled carrot and just ate it, and we talked about everything from our favorite disney princesses to… actually i can’t remember what we talked about but we talked about a lot and it was so nice and funny and comfortable, the best kind of conversations. then we had to go home and we listened to so happy i could die and it was orgasmic, that song is the best. morgan and i went to my house and my mom was still up and we looked so blazed but she didn’t say a thing - she never does so i honestly have no idea if she ever knows i’m high or if she even cares. it’s a mystery!!! but it was the best day. and today i’m going to the museum!