Archive for January, 2011

let’s review: stuff white people like

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

These books are funny because they’re true. I couldn’t help but laugh out loud while reading through Christian Lander’s observant accounts of his race and its various stereotypes. This guy hits the mark on several levels when it comes to the quirky and ironic generalizations of what white people are into. Landers’ most recent title, [...]

24 fun facts (you may or may not know about me)

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Today I’m turning 24, so I felt inspired to share just as many little tid-bits about moi, just for funsies: 1). I love a good theme. I also love parties, whether planning or attending. You know what else I love? Themed parties. I get such a kick out of matching napkins and cleverly-titled menu items. [...]

birthday hanukkah

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

… because sometimes one day of celebrating just isn’t enough. : ) ready… go!

for the love of snail mail

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Apparently, Jan. 9-15 is National Letter Writing Week. I know I’m a little late to the party, but I am planning on getting out some stationery this weekend and hand crafting some letters to send, just like they did in the old days! Actually, back in the day, I had an international pen pal, and [...]

the pleasure of my company

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

“Martin’s first novel, Shopgirl (2000), was charming and clever, and his second is even more accomplished. Daniel Pecan Cambridge is at odds with the world. He can only cross the street at driveways that are directly opposite each other, he must have an exact amount of light wattage in his apartment at all times, and [...]

desks do not disappoint: on transferring to the big beautiful library, gaining space to create, and finally joining the nine-to-five club.

Monday, January 10th, 2011

In the first week of the year, I moved from one of the smallest public library branches to the largest one– the headquarters if you will. Now to introduce a sliver of dramatic irony, the very first time joel took me to see the renovations of the downtown library, I was simply wowed by its [...]

party like it’s 2011

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

This new year was a welcome one. Our gang of college cohorts met in the middle to celebrate. Everybody came to Indy, not only to re-create the old days of staying up til 2 am, but also to attend the winter wedding of our fellow friend Michelle (who grew up with Joel) and her groom [...]