?

Log in

the worst thing a suburban girl could imagine

I try and live up to the moment/and hope that I don't blow it

Name:
julia thorne, take 2
Schools:
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




generated by sloganizer.net



*** Grey's Anatomy mood theme by insidethestars ***


The L Word is love.



Joan of Arcadia is love.




         

anti-choice is pro-fascism.




      
Marriage is love.



Garden State is love.




Michael Vartan is love.



      
loss of innocence is love
brought to you by the isLove Generator


      
san fernando valley is love
brought to you by the isLove Generator



r
What rating is your journal?

brought to you by Quizilla
ahwosg, al franken, alan rickman, alias, amber tamblyn, amy sherman-palladino, ap stylebook, arrested development, bay area, becky wahlstrom, blinding sarcasm, bob dylan, catherine keener, chick lit, christopher guest, classic books, coffee, colin firth, creativity, csun, daria, dave eggers, david rakoff, david sedaris, debates, diane lane, dixie chicks, dorothy parker, dvds, entertainment weekly, exile in guyville, fall 2005, fear of flying, feminism, freaks and geeks, free speech, friends, garden state, gatsby's green light, gilmore girls, grey's anatomy, guilty pleasures, harry potter, hugh grant, independence, j.k. rowling, jake gyllenhaal, jamba juice, joan of arcadia, jon stewart, joni mitchell, journalism, katharine graham, kissing, knowledge, kristen bell, lauren graham, liberals, lip gloss, literary guys, liz phair, liza weil, los angeles, loss of innocence, love, maggie gyllenhaal, margaret cho, margaritas, marjane satrapi, mcsweeney's, melissa bank, michael vartan, milo ventimiglia, my so-called life, natalie maines, natalie portman, nelly furtado, nicole kidman, no regrets, non-conformity, northridge, nothing and everything, old tv shows, one-eyed cats, orgasms, pamie.com, patrick dempsey, pilates, pj harvey, pro-choice, pro-gay marriage, ralph wiggum, reading, reese witherspoon, ron/hermione, san fernando valley, san francisco, sarah mclachlan, scarlett johansson, seattle, self-reliance, sephora, sex and the city, smirnoff ice, sophie kinsella, starbucks, steven soderbergh, survivor, taking chances, tegan and sara, televisionwithoutpity.com, the daily show, the l word, the o.c., the simpsons, third eye blind, tina fey, tinker bell, to kill a mockingbird, tv, veronica mars, virginia woolf, vodka, walking in the rain, wanting to believe, white stripes, will ferrell, women's studies, zach braff

Statistics