Archive for May 2009

Boyd for Zara

Favorite male model + favorite place to shop = GLEE.


…but the concert was really unforgettable. And this is my fave photo I took:

너라고 (It’s You)

Just looked up the lyrics to this song, and…whoa. I didn’t expect it to be this pretty. I feel like I’m doing this weird betrayal thing where I know I’m not supposed to like Super Junior’s music, but the pull is too great. And I want to laugh it off nervously and scream “Guilty pleasure!” but a friend once said that life’s too short for people to feel guilty about the things they like, so eff that. I love this song and I don’t care who knows it! (Koreans sure do amazingly with their angst and woe and emotional UNDYINGSARANG, don’t they?)


Minorities Hit Hardest by Foreclosures in New York

+ Mrs. Obama Visits Students as Motivator in Chief

The Glass Castle


by Jeannette Walls, 2005

The glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette’s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn’t want the responsibility of raising a family.

The Walls children learned to take care of themselves. They fed, clothed, and protected one another, and eventually found their way to New York. Their parents followed them, choosing to be homeless even as their children prospered.

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