a few of my favorite things

1) shawn and monkey. i mean really. i would be seriously losing it right now if it weren't for them.

2) this
3) these custom birds i made for someone's wedding.

4) these amazing new heidi kenney plush creations.
5) the fall tv schedule. god, i love tv.
6) riki blanco.

7) these pics.

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one word meme

i found this over at sweet jessie and like her found the one word answers simple and appealing...

1. Where is your cell phone? pocket
2. Your significant other? rehearsal
3. Your hair? red
4. Your daughter? nonexistant
5. Your son? same
6. Your favorite thing? vintage
7. Your dream last night? unmemorable
8. Your favorite drink? coffee
9. Your goal? change
10. The room you’re in? living
11. Your church? synagogue
12. Your fear? dentist
13. Where do you want to be in 6 years? nola
14. Where were you last night? studio
15. What you’re not? detatched
16. Muffins? banana
17. One of your wish list items? thing
18. Where you grew up? here
19. The last thing you did? sew
20. What are you wearing? pajamas
21. Your TV? wonderfalls
22. Your pets? energetic
23. Your computer? mac
24. Your life? happy
25. Your mood? spacey
26. Missing someone? lucy
27. Your car? scion
28. Something you’re not wearing? bra
29. Favorite store? target
30. Your summer? disappearing
31. Like(love) someone? yes
32. Your favorite color? perwinkle
33. Last time you laughed? 7:00
34. Last time you cried? birthday
35. Who will repost this? aga?

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33 things to do before i turn 34

  1. figure out lucy's crumble bar recipe
  2. workout regularly
  3. write songs with shawn
  4. clean the studio
  5. send happy mail at least once a month
  6. get rid of 34 things a month
  7. buy a new camera
  8. see the ocean - its been too long
  9. visit the farm
  10. take monkey for more walks
  11. sew 5 new skirts
  12. ride the train to work
  13. check out books from the library and return them on time
  14. returned unopened netflix movies after one week
  15. finish 3 knitting projects
  16. take yoga with cheryl
  17. bake more pies
  18. write more
  19. write more letters
  20. learn some hebrew
  21. refinish a piece of furniture
  22. have friends over for dinner more
  23. silkscreen a poster
  24. read before i go to bed most days
  25. ride my bike
  26. eat less meat
  27. find something to love about winter in chicago
  28. paint my kitchen
  29. sleep in more
  30. frame 4 things from the waiting to be framed pile
  31. practice the bass
  32. vote for the next president
  33. be like water

PLEASE NOTE: i totally ganked this idea from the lovely and talented andrea. she's a rock star caliber listmaker.

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birthday wish list

1. this print.
2. alabama stitch book

3. guitar hero aerosmith
4. pie cookbooks. i think there's one called killer pies that i keep looking at.
5. terrariums.
6. these prints.
7. some new skirts. or some time to sew some new skirts.
8. this ring.

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