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23rd-Oct-2008 10:27 pm - teehee
rain-me
i might, possibly, maybe have a boyfriend!
22nd-Aug-2008 02:40 pm(no subject)
rain-me
 I AM GETTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTING MY TATTOO ON SUNDAY AT 4:30 PM!!!!!!!!!!!

pictures will most definitely FOLLOW.
8th-Aug-2008 02:07 pm - i think that i might possibly
rain-me
i think that i might possibly be losing my everloving mind.

i have been making so many mistakes lately... stupid, ridiculous ones... i wonder if i have short-timer's disease, or if i just actually am doing too much....

 
30th-Jul-2008 10:52 am(no subject)
rain-me
so I have decided what I am going to get for a tattoo.

i don't care how dorky it is.  i don't care if people think i am a freak.

i am going to get a tribute to the x-files.

it is going to be a very small x (exactly like the logo)   http://blog.ugo.com/images/uploads/xfiles_logo.jpg with text written in a circle around it that says "i want to believe".

i am very excited.

29th-Jun-2008 10:02 am - books
rain-me
"The Big Read thinks the average adult has only read six of the top 100 books they've printed below.

1) Look at the list and bold those you have read.
2) Italicise those you intend to read
3) Underline the books you LOVE.
4) Reprint this list in your own LJ so we can try and track down these people who've read 6 and force books upon them."

1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien
3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
4 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling
5 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

6 The Bible [ Now, here begs the question of which version?]
7 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
8 Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
9 His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
10 Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
11 Little Women - Louisa M Alcott
12 Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
13 Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare
15 Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien
17 Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks
18 Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger
19 The Time Traveller's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch - George Eliot
21 Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell
22 The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald
23 Bleak House - Charles Dickens
24 War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
25 The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
26 Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
27 Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
29 Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
30 The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
31 Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
32 David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis
34 Emma - Jane Austen
35 Persuasion - Jane Austen
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - C.S. Lewis
37 The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
38 Captain Corelli's Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres
39 Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
40 Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne
41 Animal Farm - George Orwell
42 The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44 A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
45 The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
46 Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery
47 Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
48 The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
49 Lord of the Flies - William Golding
50 Atonement - Ian McEwan
51 Life of Pi - Yann Martel
52 Dune - Frank Herbert
53 Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
54 Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
55 A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
56 The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57 A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
58 Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61 Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
62 Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
63 The Secret History - Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
65 Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
66 On The Road - Jack Kerouac
67 Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones' Diary - Helen Fielding
69 Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie
70 Moby Dick - Herman Melville
71 Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
72 Dracula - Bram Stoker
73 The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
74 Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson
75 Ulysses - James Joyce
76 The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
77 Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal - Emile Zola
79 Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
80 Possession - AS Byatt
81 A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
82 Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
83 The Color Purple - Alice Walker
84 The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
85 Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
86 A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
87 Charlotte's Web - EB White
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
90 The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton
91 Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
92 The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
93 The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
94 Watership Down - Richard Adams
95 A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
96 A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute
97 The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
98 Hamlet - William Shakespeare
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl
100 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo

101 American Gods - Neil Gaimen
102 Gigi - Collette
24th-May-2008 11:42 pm - Jonesie
spark-me
i just saw indiana jones today...


OMG. it was sooooooooo sooooooo sooooooooo soooooooooooooooooooo GOOOOOOOOD!!!!!!!
22nd-May-2008 05:52 pm(no subject)
rain-me
OMG!!!!!!!


sooooooooooooo excited!

THE TRAILER FOR THE NEW X-FILES MOVIE!!!!!!!!!!!

TRAILER! NEW! OUT!!!!!! wooooooooty woot woot!
20th-Apr-2008 11:12 pm - the end is near
rain-me
so... a few really exciting things have happened since i wrote in here last.

EXCITING THINGS

  1. I got awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Teach English in Austria this coming Fall through May of 2009
  2. I finished printing my photographs on Tuesday and finished spotting them late on Friday and they went to the Framer's yesterday.
  3. I got a dress for the opening... it's sexy and makes me feel pretty.
  4. My German Capstone Paper is finished.
  5. I think my artist statement has been revised well enough to suit Terry now.
  6. MORGAN EL-SHAFEY IS COMING TO MY THESIS OPENING!
  7. I got to play with a Shorkie yesterday (shizh-tzu/yorkie mix)  omg.  cutest thing EVER!

NOT SO EXCITING THINGS
  1. I have only 4 out of 10 pages written for my IDS final paper.
  2. I found out that I might have to pay for my ticket to Austria... (oi. they are super duper expensive now).
  3. I have to clean my entire apartment before Friday.
  4. I think I've gained weight.
  5. I had to turn in my swim team equipment today... it was sad.  no more spiffy speedo bag or parka.
okay... i have literaly been in my bed all day... working on papers...

bed time
3rd-Apr-2008 10:50 pm(no subject)
run-me
oi....


senioritis has hit hard.

instead of studying for my german i have...

watched youtube videos
watched star trek voyager
talked on the phone
scanned negatives
stared off into space


i am feeling incredibly overwhelmed with work right now.
i can't sleep past 7 AM no matter what time i go to sleep the night before.
my stomach does summersaults all day
i only have two weeks to print my senior thesis which is 15 images... this would be fine if it was the only class i'm taking.

i also have to write a capstone paper for my german major, write a 10 page academic paper for my IDS, finish my cardboard boat, make a self-portrait sculpture for 3D design, write a response to Thesis paper, put together an artist's packet, write my artist statement, not to mention, matte, frame, and hang 15 prints, which have not been printed yet. OI.


i'm freaking out.
14th-Mar-2008 06:15 pm - been sick and in bed allll day
rain-me
List ten fictional characters you wouldn't kick out of bed (in no particular order) and tag five people to do the same.


1. Fox Mulder
2. Han Solo
3. Malcolm Reynolds
4. Rick O'Connell
5. Aladdin
6. Richard Rahl (from The Sword of Truth Series)
7. Elliot Stabler
8. George of the Jungle
9.
10.

i'm sick, and can't think of anyone else.
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