Archive for April, 2011

happy easter!

Sunday, April 24th, 2011

the bard’s birthday bash

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

I’ve always had a soft spot for Shakespeare. My 18th birthday was a Shakespearean-themed surprise party put on by my friends, who stole costumes from the high school Madrigal choir so we could look the part. Hamlet was there in a woman’s blouse and fake sword, amid a crowd of lovely Juliets and Lady Macbeths. [...]

queen for a minute

Monday, April 18th, 2011

{source} Would it be okay if I just curled up into a ball for an hour? Would anyone notice a difference with my absence? Some days, some seconds, it’s fighting. Others, it’s apathy, or anxiety. Can’t run with the pack right now, not when they don’t get me. Too much trouble to explain this self. Better off in [...]

let’s review: bossypants

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

If you’re a Tina Fey fan, I would recommend her new book, Bossypants, or better yet, listen to her read it herself on audiobook… it’s dripping with sarcasm in the best possible way, and the little parenthetical sidenotes she mumbles under her breath in between thoughts add an extra level of comical touch. LOLs guaranteed. [...]

jane eyre: “transfixed”

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

The other night we went to see the new Jane Eyre film, and found ourselves transfixed in a beautiful portrait of Bronte’s Gothic classic… passionate, captive, gripping: go see it.

omg: penguin threads

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Coming this fall, Kindle and his friends must make way for a new brand of book: Penguin Threads, a tribute to the tactile reading experience in the form of three embroidered classic book covers. Penguin Group has commissioned artist Jillian Tamaki to hand-embroider book jackets for Black Beauty, The Secret Garden, and Emma, to be [...]

home again

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

We’re back! Compared with my first two visits to Washington, D.C.– (first, a high school mission trip and last, Obama’s inauguration in which four guys and I drove 16 hours in my old Toyota just to be there for almost just as long and got kicked off the subway due to the mass amounts of [...]