Happy Halloween! Here's a playlist to celebrate the season. This is Halloween--The Citizens of Hall Thriller--Michael Jackson Monster Mash--Bobby "Boris" Pickett Disturbia--Rihanna Maneater--Nelly Furtado Superstition--Stevie Wonder (Don't Fear) The Reaper--Blue Oyster Cult Heads Will Roll--Yeah Yeah Yeahs Witch Doctor--Alvin & The Chipmunks Here's a link to these songs and more!
Month: October 2016
Multiple Mood Disorder.
GG Challenge S1, E7: Kiss & Tell
This week’s challenge: Have a Movie Night. Watch a classic (Willy Wonka, maybe?) and consume LOTS of junk food. Maybe order takeout too! If that’s not doable, here’s a few other ideas from the episode: Do something for your community. Like Rory and Lane helped with the Cornucopia Can Drive, you can volunteer for your [...]
A Caveat to Agency.
GG Challenge S1, E6: Rory’s Birthday Parties
This is the episode where we learn how much the Gilmores love and celebrate birthdays! Although, we weren't surprised. This week’s challenge: Plan your next birthday. Like the Gilmore’s, I’m a bit of birthday diva. Plan a big blow out for your next birthday or do something you’ve always wanted to do. If that’s not [...]
What I’m Loving: October Edition
Here's what I'm loving this month. What I'm Reading Present Over Perfect Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children What I'm Listening to Blame it On Me -George Ezra 11 Blocks -Wrabel Mountain Song -Little Chief Running with the Wolves -Aurora What I'm Watching This is Us (like every other woman in America) The Blacklist What [...]
"Essentially, what I'm talking about, what I'm circling ever nearer and nearer to is agency. Or maybe authority: owning one's life, for better and for worse, saying out loud, 'This is who I am, this is who I'm not, this is what I want, this is what I'm leaving behind.'" -Shauna Niequist, Present Over Perfect I [...]
Glimpses of Joy: September 2016
"By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer's best of weather And autumn's best of cheer." -Helen Hunt Jackson 2: Bus rides and card games with family. 6: The quiet after your guests leave for the evening. 10: Sitting at the point, the wind whipping off the water and through the pines. [...]
Gilmore Girls 16th Birthday: Luke’s Diner Pop Up
To promote the November 25th release of Gilmore Girls A Year in the Life, and celebrate the 16th anniversary of the premiere of the series, Netflix hosted hundreds of pop up Luke's diners and served up free coffee to the first 200 visitors. I, of course, had to be there! As did my fellow Gilmore Girls loving [...]
Fall Slow Jams
“Days decrease, / And autumn grows, autumn in everything.” - Robert Browning Here are some slow, moody songs to enjoy with the passing of the season. Ophelia--The Lumineers Drifty--Social Studies Little Lover--Broadhurst Mountain Song--Little Chief Running with the Wolves--Aurora Amadeus--Family and Friends Blame it on Me--George Ezra Never Come Back Again--Austin Plaine Here with Me--Susie [...]