Tuesday, September 27, 2011

ryan: 11/1000

having friends who know when and how to distract you.

casey: 64/1000

Casey: I like the word acuity
Ryan: is it like acumen?
Ryan: fun!
Ryan: related
Casey: Acumen is insight. Acuity is sharpness.
Ryan: but slightly different
Casey: what
Casey: acu means
Casey: stem of acuere to sharpen;
Casey: oooh!
Casey: fun
Casey: ryan!
Casey: I like being a friend with you
Ryan: we made a linguistic connection

Monday, September 26, 2011

casey: 63/1000

This Avett Brothers lyric: "But I can't keep no secrets. I wish that you would always stay."

casey: 62/1000

collaborative art projects with my friends

casey: 61/1000

staying up all night talking

Sunday, September 25, 2011

ryan: 10/1000

having friends who drop pretty much everything to help make you feel good.

ryan: 9/1000

racing in and out of a photobooth as a goodbye to the sweetest summer of my life.

karen 52/1000

Bittersweet moments of disappointment that make us appreciate what we have right now.

karen: 51/1000

Leisurely drinking a cup of coffee on the patio and listening to the traffic going by.

karen: 50/1000

A circle of teachers giggling over a game involving a fork and a spoon.

karen: 49/1000

Having a niece that makes jokes about prune juice. It's never NOT funny.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

melissa: 13/1000

Photographs. You know, the kind you hold in your hand.

melissa: 12/1000

The word "discombobulated." It's fun to say.

melissa: 11/1000

Dollar beers at happy hour.

melissa: 10/1000

Rediscovering a favorite band...by finding an old cassette you thought you lost in high school.

melissa: 9/1000

Karaoke in costumes.

melissa: 8/1000

The view of the moontower from my apartment.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

karen: 48/1000

"Sarcasm and compassion are two of the qualities that make life on earth tolerable." (Nick Hornby)

karen: 47/1000

The pentatonic scale.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

ryan: 8/1000

spending the day trying on raptor costumes, touring ikea, buying underwear and editing video with a very special someone.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

karen: 46/1000

Seeing a video of my sweet sister, Kathy, in Guatemala with her students.


Getting back in the groove with my bestie.

casey: 60/1000

light painting

casey: 59/1000

6 a.m. texts about last night

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

karen: 45/1000

"The songs were all either fast or sad, because all songs should be either fast or sad." (Rob Sheffield)

karen: 44/1000

"...one whose ear a god had closed so that there might be no tones but his own. So that he might not be led astray through the turbid and ephemeral in noises." (Rilke on Beethoven)

karen: 43/1000

The Blue Dahlia's egg salad. I'm not even kidding. It's awesome.

casey: 58/1000

chatting at work with Ryan about all of our crazy goings-on. It's good to have a friend to decompress and analyze with

Jerry - 33/1000

Early morning snuggles.

casey: 57/1000

cold-brewed Portland coffee

Monday, September 12, 2011

vince: 34/1000

realizing the old adage doesn't apply when you close one door and see that you're in a hallway.

karen: 42/1000

Despite days of 100+ temperatures, there is little tease of fall in the morning air.

karen: 41/1000

Feeling great about positive happenings in my career. Grant money!

casey: 56/1000

"your blonde hair is the way i live --
smashed by light!"

casey: 55/1000

every line of "Born to Run"

Jerry: 32/1000

Recovering from a nasty bug and waking up to find the world looking bright and beautiful once again.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

ashley: 7/1000

Laughing until you cry. Happy memories and a deep belly laugh. Thinking of 2nd Chance Prom 2010 after party with John, Granola, Rah Rah, Cougs and Babs.

ashley: 6/1000

Pomegranates being in season.

amy 5/1000

a dream, a bulb in the ground dead for endless winters, with a bit of warmth and encouragement curls delicately out of the earth and a new possibility is realized. things will change. we are blessed somehow knowing that this will change.

karen: 40/1000

Having one's very own Luck Dragon.

karen: 39/1000

"For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation." Hot damn, I love Rilke.


Remembering that this blog exists and reading old (and new) posts. It's nice to read about how small moments of beauty bring joy to other people.

casey: 54/1000

Being able to do a pull-up

casey: 53/1000

Floating on a river on a hot day

neola: 73/1000

A puppy named Sampson who lovingly greets me at the door every day.