Wednesday, January 27, 2010

colorful music ♪

Seriously. I need to get in a band like this. Wigs? Happy colors? Bass drum? Sax? I don’t even know what that third girl is playing! Embroidered umbrellas? So cool, even if they weren’t hawking themselves for LaForet!

Friday, January 15, 2010

(not so secret anymore) doll collection


Yeah, that’s right. I collect dolls. Some of them are really old, and some of them are really new. I have TWO American Girl dolls (the other one is Kirsten… but I actually played with her quite a bit when I was a kid, so her hair is all grody…. let’s just say I don’t display her often) a Queen Amidala Barbie (?!! so freakin awesome!!!!) as well as some “international” Barbies. Of course I have some Japanese dolls (one was my mom’s, another was a gift, another I picked up at Kobo-san flea market, and another is a Cardcaptor Sakura doll… so cute). I also have a lot of Madame Alexander dolls as you can see… they are super cute, have amazing details, and are expensive as all get-out. I think my absolute favorite is the Barcelona Cissy… which you can’t really see in this photo… but she’s there. I have a couple of kitschy native American dolls that I got in Niagara falls that are falling apart, but I still love them anyway. Sometimes the gaudy ridiculous dolls are the best ones.

In short, one more thing that about 100% of you probably didn’t know about me!

Thursday, January 7, 2010

It’s always nice to go home every once in a while

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A nice trip to Pittsburgh always helps me get a grip on things. See you in Japan, everyone.

Friday, January 1, 2010


dont turn around

It’s all about looking forward, not back.

I promise I’ll be nicer this year.

I promise I’ll try harder this year.

I promise I’ll be smarter this year.

The only thing I can’t promise is figuring it all out this year.

Happy New Year everyone!