a trip down memory lane
today i went through all of the photos of me on facebook and remembered why photos are great. they help me remember the stuff i can’t recall on my own. below are some particularly excellent moments from however long ago to be continued
a word from an american muslim
as coffee-drinking, arugula-eating, blog-reading people, i’m sure that most of you are already aware of the recent happenings in corvallis and portland. if you haven’t heard then you can read about what has transpired over the last few days here and here. its hard to describe the feeling when your father - a muslim - born and raised in beirut, lebanon, greets you when you return from a...
rarely will i hear a song as relevant as this i...
for the record
there is a photo on the radar that i posted ages ago
im pretty sure i found my ipod listed on...
the motherfucker is going down.
As he told MTV last month, “I do have a goal in this lifetime to be the...– Pitchfork, on why I respect Kanye West.
Anonymous asked: Is college everything you were expecting it to be?
Anonymous asked: What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the following words: Empty, Pie, Box, Space, Color, Grass, and Broken.
someone stole my ipod today
quitting college, taking up the rap game. ya’sirr
one fine day at the beach
This might be my favorite Kanye song of all time....
Nate: My mom doesn't want me going to the national title game anyway because I'll miss two days of school. Shes such a bitch!
Me: Do you and your mom get along?
Nate: Oh yeah for sure! Why?
*For the record, I met Nate's mom today. She's a nice lady!
Phone Call at 1:30 a.m.
Zach: Heeeey Mimi! Wanna come pick me up?
Me: Sure, I'll be there soon.
Zach: Did I wake you up?
Me: Actually yea--
*Phone Call Ends*
Me (Voice in head): Nice...
*Ten minutes later*
*Soft snoring is interrupted by a ringing cell phone*
Me (Voice in head): OH SHIT!
Zach: Heeeey Mimi! Are you on your way?
Voice in background: Is that Mimi? Heeeey Mimi!
Zach: Oh, Aaron says heeeey!
Me: *Laughs* I say hi back. I'm going to leave now.
Zach: Okaaaay! See you soon!
*15 minutes later*
Zach: You are the best sister ever!
Zach: I've been exercising the pimp hand a lot recently.
Me: That's a good thing.
Zach: Well, I've been exercising my self-respect hand.
Making Up People →
This article is by postmodern philosopher Ian Hacking. It may be the most interesting article I’ve read in my life. It is long, but worth reading for sure.
I heard this song for the first time in seventh...
The Chainsaw Technique: War →
thechainsawtechnique: “I don’t want to talk about it.” Fortifying defensive positions. “Well if you just told me what was going on, we could work this out.” Attempt at diplomacy. “After my last relationship I’ve decided to completely redefine who I am, so getting into a relationship right now actually seems like… Michael kicking his standard amount of ass. I could replace some names...
photo summary: last few months
i finally found my camera. there were a bunch of photos on it that i hadn’t transfered so here you go. on the way to californ-i-a claremont mckenna lebanon at chapman pauk and zippo mobile hookah move-in day move-on day where college happens
Victor Hugo would write naked and tell his valet to hide his clothes so that...– What we can learn from procrastination : The New Yorker (via Instapaper)
elevator love letter - stars
i was at a concert for ‘Stars’ this evening and in the middle of “your ex lover is dead” they turned on twin bubble machines and thousands of bubbles went shooting into the air. i promptly stopped paying attention to the song and zoned out. i wrote this in my head during the ensuing moments. i rarely write poetry, so if you aren’t digging it please be kind. bubbles ...
You should watch Memento
Natalie: Tell me about her again.
Leonard Shelby: Why?
Natalie: Because you like to remember her.
Leonard Shelby: She was beautiful. To me, she was perfect.
Natalie: No, don't just recite the words. Close your eyes... and remember her.
Leonard Shelby: You can just feel the details. The bits and pieces you never bothered to put into words. And you can feel these extreme moments... even if you don't want to. You put these together, and you get the feel of a person. Enough to know how much you miss them... and how much you hate the person who took them away.
Freak These Tails - Murs
in wake of the recent tragedy in corvallis i just...
Time Capsule: November 3rd
remember, everything applies ‘at the moment’ 1. What is your favorite book? The Namesake. We are reading Borderlands/La Frontera by Gloria Anzaldua in philosophy and I am also enjoying that. 2. What is the farthest point you’ve traveled away from school this term (excluding home)? ‘the vineyard’ at 29th and Kincaid for jungle juice and beard wearing. 3. What is a...
Secrets - OneRepublic
Kim: Don't you miss me?
J.D.: Of course I do!
J.D.'s Narration: But the truth was, I didn't. And then I had this weird, crystallizing moment.