GATHER ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying

October 30, 2011


[things that I miss, or a reminder of things to do]

  • capturing an everyday lifestyle with a film camera
  • shooting with the TWINS LENS REFLEX, LOMO, POLAROID, CANONET, SLR and digitalSLR
  • drawing different dimensions (and their inhabitants) in the scarlet-bird notebook from Jeff
  • asleep before 11pm
  • eat more than one meal per day
  • researching articles, books, and correlations between linguistics (Sapir Whorf), Critical Theory and the Web
  • applications of game theory design and computational linguistics to film narratives, programming and code
  • reading the Wizard of Oz series, Betsy Tacy, Beat writers, Ramayana
  • creating collages from fashion magazines in notebooks
  • screen-caps from design portfolios, typography, and or creative inspirations
  • researching masters programs in design, linguistics and literature at various universities (10+ so far..)
  • revise the new year’s resolutions list, goals, dreams and ambitions
  • lighting and watching candles evaporate in a puff of smoke
  • counting the stars at night, dancing in sway with the blustery tree branches, walking beside the ocean’s winter roars
  • reading religious ‘tomes on buddhism, philosophy, linguistics, literary criticism, art history and manga
  • bubble baths, attending beauty&cosmetic nights with friends, clothing swaps and hair dye
  • follow-up and fashion predictions for next year’s trends, runway designers, international vs. global culture
  • bookmarking recipes and home decor, DIY little postcards, postal express of double exposure film
  • attending art shows and galleries, design grad exhibitions, secondhand libraries and conferences
  • consolidate the multiple-identities as an academic scholar, designer, linguist, photographer and shopaholic fashion-addict
  • historical linguistics, semiotics, semantics, phonetics, phonology, morphology
  • dance! listen to 80s flashback radio sing-alongs, brightly colorful wardrobe
  • spending hours organizing the favorites section in my twitter, Flickr photostream, tumblr
  • walking around the city as a wanderer, aimless and without purpose except enjoying the moment

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  • Reply jazzy elizabeth November 10, 2011 at 7:07 am

    100% with you! What a lovely post. x hivenn

  • Reply Boston November 22, 2011 at 9:50 am

    Posts like this brgithen up my day. Thanks for taking the time.

  • Reply Keli November 22, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    People nromally pay me for this and you are giving it away!

  • Reply nolitawanders November 26, 2011 at 5:04 am

    really love the photo and the post <3

    • Reply Eliz November 26, 2011 at 10:19 pm

      thank you!

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