Yearly Archives 2007


1 full night’s sleep + too long without Jammix or FNW + finished packing for the holidays + listening to dance music at work + canceled 9 AM plans for Saturday morning + getting to and leaving work early today ——————————————————- = very ready to go out dancing tonight!

Young adult fantasy

A friend wrote me and said: “Do you have any gift ideas for a thirteen year old girl who’s into reading? Specifically, I know she likes stories with a strong female protagonist, and I believe along the fantasy/swordplay genre. Are there any books along those lines come to mind…age-appropriate in terms of subject matter, but […]


Falling asleep with ears, as Sandra might say, “full of happy.”


As some of you already know, I’m performing in this year’s Christmas Revels in Oakland.  It’s now my 6th year in Revels, having taken a break while at Stanford.  The official blurb about the show — which opens this weekend! — is below, but here’s a quick summary of the important information. What: The 2007 […]

Some things are 100% worth missing a little sleep for :).


I am grateful for friends both old and new. For old friends to grow and change with, and new friends to share the excitement of discovery. I am thankful for music both heard and created. For being able to raise my voice one among many in transcendent harmony. For catchy melodies, clever lyrics, and infectious […]

Do you ever wishfully think of something but not actually expect it to happen? Twice recently I wished, and twice something actually did happen. Talk about a good week.

Yoinked from someone else’s WP plugins…

Saw this audio player on thefire’s blog and thought it was nifty. These songs reflect my mood this week, so I’ll leave them to speak better than my own words. Linkin Park – Shadow of the Day John Mayer – Dreaming with a Broken Heart Michael Bublé – Home Ingrid Michaelson – Keep Breathing It’s […]


Breakfast: -oatmeal + brown sugar and fat-free milk -peppermint tea w/honey Snack: -cinnamon raisin scone -blueberry/pomegranate/passionfruit smoothie Lunch: -green beans -mini veggie burger -rice pilaf w/squash -vegan chili w/dab of sour cream Dessert: -1 small chocolate profiterole Snack: -Ococo’s chocolate crisps -cranberry/apple/banana smoothie -chocolate wafers (NOT HEALTHY!!!) Dinner:


Breakfast: -TJ’s raisin bran clusters + 1% milk Snack: -banana Lunch: -salad: apples, candied walnuts, dried cranberries, apple vinaigrette (yellow) -braised kohlrabi (green) -“tofu napoleon” (green): tofu, vegetables, marinara sauce -grilled delicata squash (green) Dessert: -flourless chocolate cake -vegan brownie Dinner: -mini veggie burger (yellow) -green salad with thousand-island dressing -odwalla protein bar -mango/orange/soy smoothie […]