Month: June 2010

i’ve seen two movies in the theaters in the past two weeks. that’s unusually productive for me, at least of late, when i rarely go to the movies because “that’s so high school.” at least, i make that excuse in my mind. also, i’m poor. but when the parents are paying, no problemo! i saw toy story 3 last week.…

i watched ponyo, the latest miyazaki film last night. truth: i was disappointed. not to the max, or any other conceivable hyperbole, but it simply didn’t live up to my hopes and dreams. it was, overall, too childish. this! an animated film! meant for children! too childish! ha! i suppose i’ve grown accustomed to the milky white sap that flows…

emily spent the weekend with me in east lansing and now, strangely enough, i’m spending the week with her (and tara) at her place in gaylord. can one get enough emily? i think not. in the e.l. we made cupcakes (wheeeee!), visited the zoo and drove to ann arbor. the lansing zoo had many nice animals, but it was a…

still no job, prospects growing dim. i felt good about aeropostale, since i fit the bill perfectly – prior retail experience and open hours, not to mention they were hiring for five positions. darn. guess i’ll just have to make another giant map this summer. finished the original, by the way. one of those “great achievements in my life,” i…

this is a quote emily just sent me from my own xanga “i’d really like a girl who i can be cute with. that’s pretty much my main criteria. i mean, sexual attraction is awesome and i’d be a liar if i said that didn’t factor in, but i really would just like a person with whom i can laugh…

chicago is an awfully big city. you dont really realize it until you spend a weekend there without actually entering downtown chicago. between logan square and lincoln park and a whole lot of highway, our memorial weekend roadtrip featured remarkably little of what the normal tourist might consider the windy city. the four hour drive between east lansing and chicago…