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Apr 30, 2010

i'm so LA right now.
eating chinese food.
production meetings in pajamas.
hanging out at famous people's houses.
laptop parties.
watching tom make 1,000 phone calls.

basically doing nothing but feeling really productive because the people around me are being productive.

Apr 27, 2010

thanks, sister breedlove
for sending me a letter that said what i needed to hear
and only what i needed to hear.
always to the point, that girl.

Apr 25, 2010

Go see How to Train Your Dragon.

just do it.

I saw it in 2D and I probably recommend that, because it's breathtaking enough without the spectacle. I went with a friend who has seen it six times and is still madly in love with it, so you know it's got to be good (or he's crazy, one of the two, but I'll go with the former).
And I want a pet dragon. Sooo cute for a large scaly beast. All the characters have amazing facial expressions.

I'm listening to the soundtrack right now and it's wonderful.

Apr 24, 2010

sometimes i get ideas in my head and then i sort of go obsessive until i make them happen or find something else to be obsessed about.

one of those is getting candy j. smith to move out here this summer.
the other is going to LA this weekend.

Apr 23, 2010

life is a myyyyysterrrrrrry.

madonna is the current obsession.
it started with jeff constantly playing the songs in class and talking about how madonna has inspired his life.
then the last glee episode about how madonna is the perfect example of a powerful woman.

so naturally when we picked up lady di at midnight at the airport i lept onto a bench and belted like a prayer at her from across the street.

glee is exactly what i imagine being addicted to drugs is like. i know it's not good for me, but i can't give it up.

i sort of hate this transition period at the end of the semester where a lot of fabulous people are leaving me.
but i am also excited about the new/returning people that are popping up.

Apr 18, 2010

but you gotta have friiiiiiiends.

sometimes life feels like this:

when really it's like this:

Apr 17, 2010

once Phil told me I was Liz Lemon.
the more 30 Rock I watch, the more I realize he's right.

Apr 16, 2010

something i stole from facebook

They like to pretend like I'm the only filmmaker in my family. But here's the proof I'm not.

Tyler Wayne circa 2004.
Music by cousin Lincoln Smith.

Apr 14, 2010

i constantly thank the Lord for bringing people into my life who say exactly what i need to hear exactly when i need to hear it.

strangers and friends alike, i'm grateful for you all.

along with this, i love the moments where you know exactly what to do to make someone's day. even if it's something that takes you all of ten seconds. like making my makeup teacher a label (with the label maker that i, naturally, fell in love with) that said, "DO NOT STEAL JANETS THINGS" and she proceeded to talk about it to everyone who came by.
post-production makes me want to chew my arm off.

Apr 12, 2010

I'm so hippy today, it's mad.

at one point i had a lime painted on my face (face and hands are still tinted green...yep)
i'm wearing a flowery-print scarf as a skirt
with leggings.
i did yoga this morning
and ate oatmeal
AND granola with chopped bananas (granted it came from Jamba Juice instead of my own organic garden so maybe that doesn't count)
and i couldn't find my brush this morning...so the hair is great too.

Apr 11, 2010


love you!!!!

"Is this love? I swear I'll never tease of it again. It's so sore I believe one could die of it."

-Bright Star

I've got to stop letting people convince me to watch BBC movies.
Even though they are consistently fantastic and beautiful.

Apr 10, 2010

Once upon a time I had a roommate named Elizabeth, or Iz as I sometimes called her. Or E. as she went by often. Before her I had grown up on my older brother's music and wasn't a fan of much of anyone with a female voice who wasn't singing about garages or ghosts taking flight.
Well, she played a lot of girly music when we were in Italy and not only did I grow to like it, it now brings back great memories and also a satisfying achy nostalgia.

Anyway, I'd like to introduce you to A Fine Frenzy. A lot of her stuff is very, very similar. But it resonates me at certain, usually emotional or Iz-missing, moments in my life. Lately, I've been on a kick. The lyrics are good in an emotional way.

We need things that are cathartic. It's good for you.

he and i had something beautiful
but so dysfunctional it couldn't last
i loved him so
but i let him go
'cause i knew he'd never love me back.

it's one hundred and nine degrees
in this crowded room,
no room to breathe
with walls as cold as a gallery
this is no place for me

such hard faces set in smoke,
the smell lingers in my clothes,
it's a bad night to be alone
but that's the way it goes,

like an apple on a tree
hiding out behind the leaves
I was difficult to reach
but you picked me

Should've known you'd give me trouble
almost lovers always do.
I have spent the past few days in a state of utter deliriousness.

last night the following scene went down, thanks to Babzy for recording it:

(half asleep-facing into the couch)
Lawsy: ...(mumbling, mumbling) the worst.
Bette: What's the worst?
Lawsy: Are you talking to Jennie?
Bette: Yes.
Lawsy: Tell her she's the worst.
Jennie: I know I'm the worst.
Lawsy: Wait is she here?
(Lawsy turns and discovers that Jennie is indeed in the room.)
Lawsy: When the H did you get here? And I thought I was still leaning up against Kelsie
(Kelsie is on the other couch)

I thought B. was talking to J. on the phone...

That and I wake up to realize I texted the following to Jennie:
"sorry thats your life. i just dreamed about a dead owl and a sheep revolution."

Not to mention the other night where I fell asleep on the floor and wake up only to mumble "...potatoes" and then fell back asleep.

In fact the more I think about it the more I'm realizing I might actually be more fun to be around when I'm half asleep, so maybe it's a good thing.

Apr 8, 2010

I only remember a few things from when I got my wisdom teeth out back in highschool.
One of them was that they took my shirt and made me wear one of those stupid lame-patterned shirts that don't fit people of my size.

Then I sat back in the chair and they put a mask over my face. They asked me what school I went to and other things and I gave them one word answers although I was thinking in complete sentences. I wondered why they didn't ask me to count back from ten, like they do in the movies.

They stuck a needle in my arm and i could feel a coolness run through my arms until I was completely numb. I tried not to think about how their was a needle in me and how And then I was out.

When I woke up I wondered why the shirt I was wearing didn't fit. I sang a song from Little Shop of Horrors, but my mom had no idea what was going on because my mouth was full of gauze so she was really concerned. My mom dragged me to Walmart and I wandered up and down toothpaste and mouthwash aisles as we waited for the prescription to be filled.

All day I tried to watch movies but kept falling asleep. I was really frustrated because I saw the beginning and end of so many movies and I discovered the movie version of Les Miserable was a musical.

I wasn't allowed to chew and I wasn't allowed to drink through a straw.

Basically, that is how I feel right now.

Apr 7, 2010

never thought i'd have such an emotional conversation while wearing matching socks and picking wool off my face.

Apr 5, 2010

yesterday was a happy Easter because i played conference bingo with pastel colored M&Ms and ate curry and watched the Muppet Movie.

then i stayed up all night finalizing a pitch packet to pitch our kickin' movie to the faculty.
and i am going to brag, because we got ours in first.
now...who has, say, $4,000 dollars to spare?

Apr 4, 2010

"True love requires action. We can speak of love all day long, we can write notes and poems that proclaim it, sing songs that praise it, and preach sermons that encourage it. But until we manifest that love in action our words are nothing but a sounding brass or a tinkling cymbal.

When the Savior stretches out his hands, those he touches are uplifted...If we are his hands should we not do the same?

We can spend our days obsessing about the finest details of life...but should we neglect the great commandments then we are clouds without water...Without this love for God, our father, and our fellow men we are only the form of His church, without the substance.

What good is our teaching without love?...Love is what inspired our Heavenly Father to create our spirits. It is what lead our Savior to the Garden of Gethsmane to make himself a ransom for our sins. Love is...the source of happiness, the ever-renewing spring of healing, the precious fountain of hope.

As we extend our hands and hearts towards others in Christ-like love something wonderful happens to us. Our own spirits become healed, more refined, and stronger.

With all my heart and soul I give thanks to our Heavenly Father and for His love for us. For the gift of his son, for the life and example of Jesus Christ and for his sinless and selfless sacrifice. I rejoice in the fact that Christ is not dead but risen from the grave. He lives. And he has returned to the Earth to restore his authority and gospel to man. He has given us the perfect example of the kind of man and woman we should be.

On this Easter Sunday, and everyday, as we contemplate with reverence and awe how our Savior embraces us, comforts us, and heals us...let us commit to become his hands, that others, through us, may feel his embrace."

-President Dieter F. Utchdorf

"Jesus Christ lives. He is our Savior, our Redeemer. He has the capacity to communicate love that is so powerful, so overwhelming, as to surpass the human tongue's ability to express adequately."-Richard G. Scott
life will never slow down.