Thursday, December 15, 2011

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

My Body Moves In Time

Boy & Bear, enjoy:

Ok. I love these guys.
I found them randomly this summer. And I'm so thankful I did.
I find they have really fresh sounding songs. Their sound is familiar, but at the same time, a lot of their melodies are so interesting and catchy and new and different.
I love it.
They are a staple in all my playlists, all my mix CDs, in my life.

Go ahead.

I know you want to.

Sunday, December 11, 2011


"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams"

-Willy Wonka

Thursday, December 8, 2011

The poets down here don't write nothing at all, they just stand back and let it all be.

As promised here, the last photos of my summer. These are from August.

Man, there's an opera out on the turnpike
There's a ballet being fought out in the alley

Until the local cops, cherry top, rips this holy night

The streets alive as secret debts are paid
Contacts made, they vanished unseen

Kids flash guitars just like switch-blades
Hustling for the record machine

The hungry and the hunted explode into rock and roll bands 
that face off against each other out in the street

Down in Jungleland

-Jungleland, Bruce Springsteen

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Carpe Noctem

I also have a tumblr:

It's a little bare.
The whole concept of reblogging is a bit foreign to me.
But it's there.

It's pretty similar to this blog.
Pictures, music, thoughts.
So if you're on Tumblr, feel free to follow :)

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

True Colors

This whole city's black and white.
Tell me what is your color,
could it be the same as mine?

City of Black and White-Mat Kearney

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Lord have mercy on my rough and rowdy ways

The Head and the Heart.
I've had their self titled album since February.
And as I ease (slowly, I might add) out of my Ceremonials stage, I have rediscovered this folky little gem. Particularly one song that has lulled me to sleep for the past couple nights. In a good way:

And so good live right?
A quick story:
I traveled to Israel this summer throughout the end of June and all of July (see previous post).

Two negatives about this amazing, life changing experience (that I am so grateful for):
1. I missed the Friday Night Lights series finale
2. I couldn't be in Newport, RI for the last weekend of July for the folk festival

Some things you should know:
Though I do not live in Rhode Island, I spend many summer days every year on my grandfather's sailboat in Newport, RI.
Very close to Fort Adams, the site of the Newport Folk Festival.


Fort Adams right behind my brother's knee.
My brother, who is jumping of my grandfather's sailboat. 
So close!

Take a guess at the 2011 lineup.
That's right, among others (Tegan and Sara, the Decemberists, Freelance Whales, Delta Spirit!) I missed an almost perfect opportunity to see The Head and the Heart.

Now don't get me wrong, I wouldn't trade my Israel trip for anything in the world, but you should know that I plan on not only attending the Newport Folk Festival next summer, but seeing the Head and the Heart live at some point.

Because they are so good. And as I listen to their recently released itunes session album, I can't help but gush about how much I am enjoying their music right now.

Monday, November 28, 2011


I spent four weeks in Israel this July
Four incredible weeks.
I made close friends (some of whom I visited this past weekend!), ate the best food and had the best summer.
With over 2,000 pictures from my summer vacation, you have not seen the last of these.
I miss it.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Let the water lead us home.

During a five minute hiatus from listening to the new Florence + The Machine CD,  I rediscovered one of my favorite bands.

I'm talking about Mumford and Sons.

Well I haven't listened to Flo in about a day and half. And as much as I long for the last minute of "Never Let Me Go" and the haunting chorus of "Bedroom Hymns", two other songs have monopolized my eardrums.

"Home" and "Liar"

And they are not sung by a well dressed ginger female. They feature the incredible voice of Marcus Mumford.

So moving. Listen:



Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Up in flames we have slowly gone

Five candles, a flashlight, a matchbook, a camera.
My sister took these photos of me.
I repeat, I (unfortunately) cannot take credit for these.
She worked wonders with my...underdeveloped modeling skills.

My ends are SO SO SO dead from bleaching them this summer. 
Also, my hair is not usually this...straight. 
But this is what I get when I experiment with my half-broken straightener.

Thursday, November 17, 2011


Pacific Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

Dead Sea

Red Sea

 Mediterranean Sea

Friday, November 11, 2011

Winter Winds

I know I'm gonna regret saying this, but I'm the tiniest bit exited for winter.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

a COSMIC LOVE story part III

I haven't had time to write anything because I've been too busy listening to Ceremonials, the new Florence + The Machine album.

Guys. It's epic.

To quote rolling stone, "Florence is a machine". This album is intense and powerful and since midnight on monday, eternally on repeat. 

It's honestly everything I had hoped for.

Don't you love when your most favorite artists release new stuff?

Coldplay, honeyhoney, Florence...
All in the past couple days.
It makes me so happy.

Let's just say, it's a party in my bedroom. I can't stop dancing.

Sunday, October 30, 2011


One of the best cities in the world.
These are from June:

Really just the most beautiful city.

I miss it.