• riding my bike everywhere, especially up the mountain (for the ride back down) and late night rides.
  • lazy picnics in Westmount park with J.
  • front porch hangouts with music, sangria & Simon on a leash.
  • jazz fest, Piknik Electronik, Oshega, Camp Bisco. Music, music, music all summer long.
  • swimming in Jill's pool late at night under a million stars.
  • eating lots of fresh fruit and vegetables & making an effort to go to markets.
  • terrace-time. A lot of it. Especially the Queen Elizabeth.
  • climbing up the mountain to the secret spot J and I found & drinking beers and watching the city below.
  • summer Fridays at work!
  • moving into our new place and making it ours. Decorating my new room.
apr 11 2011 ∞
apr 13 2011 +

(no particular order)

  • The Sparrow and Children of God, Mary Doria Russell
  • Lolita, Nabokov
  • Disgrace, J.M. Coetzee
  • Divisadero, Michael Ondaatje
  • Ghostwritten, David Mitchell
  • How to Breathe Underwater, Julie Orringer
  • Indigenous Beasts, Nathan Sellyn
  • Geek Love, Katherine Dunn
  • the Boat, Nam Le
  • The Shell Collector and Memory Wall, Anthony Doerr
  • Dead Girls, Nancy Lee
  • All of Haruki Murakami
  • All of Banana Yoshimoto
  • the Collector, John Fowles
  • My War Gone By, I Miss it So and Another Bloody Love Letter, Anthony Loyd
apr 13 2011 ∞
apr 14 2011 +