January 4th, 2015
On My Mind

Memory Lane

Today is the last day of winter break and we are all a little bit sad. It was a relaxing two weeks—I caught up on my sleep, saw friends, and fulfilled a part of my first resolution.

I cleaned out the bookshelves yesterday, a huge and rewarding project. Like the junk drawer in the kitchen, the shelves had become a catchall for random stuff. In the process, I found “Monkeys”, Susan Minot’s first novel, and “Metropolitan”, Whit Stillman’s debut film—each a beloved favorite that I cannot wait to reread/watch again. Both are reminders of another place and time in my life.

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  • Did you see me for a second in Metropolitan? Hope you kept it!

    HelenJanuary 4th, 2015  1:38 PM

     
  • I recently came across my copy of Monkeys, too! I put it on my bedside table planning to thumb through it again before I pass it on.

    AprilJanuary 4th, 2015  1:53 PM

     
  • I cannot wait to watch Metropolitan again and will look for you HP!

    PrestonJanuary 4th, 2015  2:30 PM

     
  • Monkeys is one of my all-time favorites! You made me want to go re-read it. xox

    LindseyJanuary 4th, 2015  7:15 PM

     
  • January house cleaning is positively therapeutic! I always do ‘Spring cleaning’ in January/February. By Spring I want to be outdoors.

    PaulaJanuary 5th, 2015  1:36 AM

     

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