Diane Court: Nobody thinks it will work, do they? Lloyd Dobler: No. You just described every great success story.
- From Say Anything . . .
***** "flowers i can do without/i don't want to be tied down/.../i'm not trying to cause a fuss/i just wanna make my own fuckups" - "pocket knife," by p.j. harvey
***** * Just graduated from Los Angeles-area university with a bachelor's degree in journalism * As of late August 2007: working as a copy editor/page designer at a daily newspaper near Fresno * Reads far too much to be considered even slightly normal * Eternally single and likes it that way * Unwinds with Chipotle, Grey's Anatomy, Veronica Mars, vodka, horrible chick lit, and other various personal pursuits ;) * Sacramento native * Everything you could want...and nothing you'd expect.
I'm slowly beginning to understand and sympathize with my mother and that makes me frightened beyond all belief.
This is all friends-locked. I don't have some weird superiority complex - I'm hardly the most interesting person to ever walk the earth, but I do have humor and good writing on my side. But there are people who could read this who I don't want reading this. So.
****** Books read in 2008
~Favorites are bolded~
1. The Abstinence Teacher, by Tom Perrotta 2 On Chesil Beach, by Ian McEwan 3 High Fidelity, by Nick Hornby 4 Remember Me?, by Sophie Kinsella 5 Matrimony, by Joshua Henkin 6 The Uses of Enchantment, by Heidi Julavits 7 My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands, by Chelsea Handler 8 Certain Girls, by Jennifer Weiner 9 I Was Told There'd be Cake, by Sloane Crosley