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marila
15 February 2010 @ 01:34 pm
1. A Million Little Pieces - James Frey (448 p)
2. Touching Earth - Rani Manicka (480 p)
3. Over the Edge of the World - Laurence Bergreen (512 p)
4. Running with Scissors - Augusten Burroughs (320 p)
5. Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden (448 p)
6. A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson (240/478 p)
7. White Oleander - Janet Fitch (390 p)
8. The Know-It-All - AJ Jacobs (369 p)
9. Learning To Bow: Inside the Heart of Japan - Bruce Feiler (336 p)

currently: Portnoy's Complaint
coming up: Love Medicine - Louise Erdrich

books: 8.5/50 17%
pages: 3543/15000 24%
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3,543 / 15,000
(24%)


days: 79/365 22%
 
 
marila
08 March 2006 @ 11:51 am

my newest tattoo my newest tattoo

look. it's the same upside down as it is right side up.

 
 
marila
01 March 2006 @ 10:29 pm
peggy: dyphenhydramine is childsplay
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marila
01 March 2006 @ 07:21 pm

peas for dinner peas for dinner

i guess this leaves a little bit left to be desired...

 
 
marila
23 February 2006 @ 08:19 pm

beans for dinner tonight! beans for dinner tonight!

this is the "tuscan white beans with garlic and sage" from vegan planet
but i threw in some tofu and spinach and served it on top of tagliatelle pasta.
really good.
i never knew i was such a big fan of sage.

 
 
 
marila
30 December 2005 @ 10:16 am
my books so far for 2005 - i'm off to a slow start. jan-apr i was taking 3 classes.

1. You Shall Know Our Velocity - Dave Eggers 4/5
2. Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry 4/5
3. Vegan, New Ethics of Eating - Erik Marcus
4. The Agile Gene - Matt Ridley
5. Opening Skinner's Box - Lauren Slater
6. To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee 4/5
7. She's Come Undone - Wally Lamb 4/5
8. Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte 4/5
9. I Know This Much is True - Wally Lamb 4/5
10. The Secret History - Donna Tartt 5/5
11. Invisible Monsters - Chuck Palahniuk 4/5
12. On the Road - Jack Kerouac 2/5
13. Reading Lolita in Tehran - Azar Nafisi 2/5
14. My Sister's Keeper - Jodi Picoult 4/5
15. Vernon God Little - DBC Pierre 3.5/5
16. The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold 2.5/5
17. The Eyre Affair - Jasper Fforde 5/5
18. Eating the Cheshire Cat - Helen Ellis 4/5
19. Watership Down - Richard Adam 4/5
20. Lost in a Good Book - Jasper Fforde 4/5
21. Well of Lost Plots - Jasper Fforde 4/5
22. Jitterbug Perfume - Tom Robbins 4/5
23. Songs in Ordinary Time - Mary McGarry Morris 5/5
24. The Professor and the Madman - Simon Winchester 5/5
25. Hunger Point - Jillian Medoff 4/5
26. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley 4/5
27. Hitchhikers guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams 2/5
28. Secret life of bees - Sue Monk Kidd 5/5
29. Never let me go - Kazuo Ishiguro 5/5
30. Ada or Ardor - Vladimir Nabokov 5/5
31. Good Omens - Terri Pratchett and Neil Gaiman 2/5
32. The Magician's Nephew - CS Lewis 5/5
33. The Lion, the witch and the wardrobe - CS Lewis 5/5
TOTAL: 33/50 66%
pages: 12811/15000 85.4%
days: 160/365 53.6%
currently: something by Nabokov
up next: don't know yet
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marila
01 September 2005 @ 02:24 pm
I'm participating in a 8k run for PAWS (Pets Are Worth Saving) a no-kill shelter trying to raise money.

if anyone can make a contribution at this site we can make a difference for these poor animals.

Thank you so much!
 
 
marila
28 June 2005 @ 07:55 am
i've finally gotten back into cooking real, healthy, vegan meals.
i realize now how much i've missed eating.

these are large photos...
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marila
20 April 2005 @ 08:51 am
does anyone have any comments about this list??