Monday, November 30, 2009

On the BoobTube

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Anthony Bourdain
Marathon. SoooGood.

Young Gents

Indian Orchard Mills: 1911

Yet another example of how I'll dress my future sons.

Take Every Chance



Drop Every Fear, And Live!

It's a Bird?


So here's the Scoop,
I have an obsessive passion for anything Vintage.
Surprise, Surprise.
For years (I really mean years) I've said to myself and to friends -
" I should try to sell Vintage goods on Etsy"
For some reason, I never followed though with the idea.
But Alas, it's happening DAMNIT!
Plus, with my sister on board too the Hunt is intense.
so if you constantly scavenge for the quality, design, and uniqueness of Vintage goods such as myself...prepare!
Soon to be selling awesome stuff via
Etsy!

OPENING THIS WEEK!

Y
eeHaw!


Here is the Song that Inspired the Name: Sir Leadbelly

Monday Mood

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Mrs.RobinsonMoment


no need to get up, the day's still young; as are you.

oh, he has to be at least 19? right?
say he is.

Love Monday

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Sunday, November 29, 2009

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Meeting of Lines

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Scottish Wall of Fame

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Stuart Mackenzie
: Look at the size of that boy's heed.
Tony Giardino: Shhh!
Stuart Mackenzie: I'm not kidding, it's like an orange on a toothpick.
Tony Giardino: Shhh, you're going to give the boy a complex.
Stuart Mackenzie: Well, that's a huge noggin. That's a virtual planetoid.
Tony Giardino: Shh!
Stuart Mackenzie: Has it's own weather system.
Tony Giardino: Sh, sh, shh.
Stuart Mackenzie: HEAD! MOVE!

Display Guide

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Jaunt



Jane Goodall

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A brilliant woman living a meaningful life.
inspiration station for this morn'

Friday, November 27, 2009

The Gist:

Train - MLK Bound
they call it puppy love
the 50's slow roast
stage 1
whoop, there he is

before
and afterplenty o'charades

All day Drinking, All day cooking, All day eating, All Day Laughing,
and All Night Charades.
It was a very successful Thanksgiving.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

A Toast



well ya'll, feasting is upon us.
hope you have a magnificent weekend with family and friends.
This is my first Thanksgiving back in the ol'midwest in 7 years!

I'll be making my way up north to Milwaukee
via Rail
(how wonderfully classic)

tomorrow morning I'll be with my...
boisterous, joke-cracking, drinking, dancing, eating, laughing,
beautiful family.

attempt to chew,
-lulu

Spinning

Edinburgh, Scotland

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will i be a resident in the future?
we'll see...

Early Bird

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Let's roam the western plains.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Mrs. Miniver

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Just finished watching Mrs. Miniver and ...
*deep sigh, wiping tears*
gets me every time.
such a beautiful film, but heavy on the heart.

As Idle as a Painted Ship


'I want to go all over the world
And start living free
I know that there's somebody who
Is waiting for me
I'll build a boat, steady and true
As soon as it's done
I'm going to sail along in the dreams
Of my dear someone

One little star, smiling tonight
Knows where you are
Stay, little star, steady and bright
To guide me afar
Blow, little wind, over the deep
For now I've begun
Hurry and take me straight into the arms
Of my dear someone
Hurry and take me straight into the arms
Of my dear someone'

It's de-lovely



'Give me books, fruit, French wine and fine weather and a little music out of doors'

yes, yep, thank you, always.
lets add to the end as if it were a fortune cookie:
-in europe-

This is not my life

tparty:  solitary:  dialogues: (via audreyhepburncomplex)

i want this. every morning.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Home



you can't take the wild-west out of a gal.
this distance hurts my soul.

It's True



with all my heart.

Shot of the Day

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Bits of History



'some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed,
and some few to be chewed and digested.'

Sudden Illumination



Cold Feet

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i won't gain a thing if i hesitate... i know what i want.
today's mantra: courage, courage, courage.

Love Monday

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Sunday, November 22, 2009

My Mood



My Life

Bargain Buys

beautiful vintage map of my favorite place, Venice.
some good-old-dusty-lovely-books
and tonight's feature film.

Total: a whopping $3.25, half of which i payed in change.
oh happy day.

Little Library

My Afternoon Stroll By.

Adventure!

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now this is my cup of tea.

Verbal Art

Hair Garden

No Bees, No Honey; No Work, No Money.

i'm poor.
the little money i saved before coming to chicago is now gone.
can/will you hire me? please?

Absence

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-Out of sight, out of mind.-

-Long absent, soon forgotten-

that's what i feared...