Sunday, April 27, 2008

pinky toes

Inspired by Rebecca's post, and after many many weeks of putting it off, I finally went to the nail place and got my toes buffed and painted today.

new lemming

When this bag first came out last year, I didn't pay much attention to it. But today at Target I saw a girl carrying the black version, and OMG I literally stopped in my track, I just could NOT take my eyes off it.

I really want one, but darn whole "owning a house" thing definitely gets in the way of my "economy stimulus" purchase!

Sunday, April 20, 2008

new itunes wishlist for the week

List of songs that made it to my Itunes wishlist after I stumble upon this week:

1. Electric Feel - MGMT
2. Time to Pretend - MGMT
(from the movie 21)

3. Homesick - The Vines
(from watching a how-to makeup video on YouTube, don't laugh at me heh)
4. I Melt With You - Nouvelle Vague
(from the GM Arcadia hybrid commercial)

5. Shaman - Visua
6. Zair (Frase Presents Ornate Remix) - Tenthu
(my two favorites from Tranceportal podcast)

*note: 1-4 are itunes links, 5 and 6 aren't.

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Gandalf for president

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Friday, April 18, 2008


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Tuesday, April 8, 2008

rain boots splurge vs. steal

I love rain and thunderstorm, but the water is no good for my daily heels. I've been eyeing Hunter "Original" rain boots since last fall, but so far I cannot bring myself to splurge for it.

Today as I was browsing I found these Chinese Laundry knockoffs, definitely cheaper but I am unsure of the quality.

Splurge, steal, or none of the above?

Monday, April 7, 2008

the drive

Yesterday I got up early and joined the local watercooled Volkswagen club for a drive out in the boonies.

In my previous life, I've done the mountain curvy roads Spring Drive with the club in my 1.8T Jetta. Four words: Sweaty palms, white knuckles. The Jetta was a lease and completely unmodded performance wise, and was easy to push it out of control (fun to most, but not a good thing to me), but regardless, I had tons of fun in all the previous Spring Drives.

With my current car, I've upgraded the OEM suspension parts with some H&R sports spring and Bilstein shocks, while aesthetically it lowers the car by about 1.75", it made the car helluva fun in the twisties. Lots and lots of fun. Knowing that I'll never be able to outrun the R32 flying past 8 other cars and mine in the next lane, I learn to love turns more and more.

Maybe I'm getting better at driving, or maybe it's because the rear tires of my current car will never spin out of control on dry road, but the Sunday drive I was actually quite relaxed and thoroughly enjoying myself, windows down, trance music blasting and just following a snake of VW in front of me.

Here we are at Fort Kaskaskia over in IL. Looking forward for the Fall Drive in 6 months time.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008


random crap sold out within 8 min.