Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Blog Crawl: My Life is an Open Book

Hello, Splendor

Beth From Hello, Splendor set up this really fun "Blog Crawl" and I was lucky enough to be included in it!  Heres My Life as an Open Book:

The Author: Myself, of course!  Who's going to be in charge of your life if you aren't?

The Setting: I have lived in Southern California my whole is all I know... but also close to different fun cities to explore. One day I hope to be able to move somewhere more exciting, you never know what life can bring!
The Characters
The Main Character: Myself, obviously!
I like what that man says in The Holiday,
Arthur: "Iris, In the movies we have the leading ladies and we have the best friend. You, I can tell, 
are the leading lady. But for some reason, are behaving like the best friend." 
Iris: "You are so right.  You are supposed to be the leading lady of your own life for god sake!"
I love reading books, discussing books, finding new things in general.  A writer myself at times, wine lover, travel lover, music lover, photographer in hobby, and list maker.

The Best Friends: These girlsthese girlsthese girls, this girl, and this girl.  The girls that keep me grounded, and provide perspective that I wouldn't be able to find within myself.  The ones that encourage me to pursue interests and who listen with an open ear to anything (no matter how ridiculous) I need to talk about.

The Love Interest: To be found...

The Villain: My own worst enemy...My harshest critic...myself.  Yes, I am the villain!  I sabotage myself, I second guess myself, I hold myself back... 

The Plot: I'm on the brink of graduating from college.... the thought of entering the "real world" is scary!  Maybe it is only for a short while, the possibility of pursuing a Masters degree looks better and better everyday....or maybe a job that will take me somewhere new and exciting...who knows?

The Twist:  Perhaps the twist is that there is no twist at all....or maybe it will come later like it does in a lot of my favorite stories/ movies....I guess we will have to wait and see!

The Soundtrack(I know this wasn't part of the prompt, but I love music too much to not have it included!)  
1.) There Goes the Fear by The Doves
2.) Little Bit by Lykke Li
3.) Two Weeks by Grizzly Bear
4.) Mistaken For Strangers by The National
5.) For Emma by Bon Iver
6.) Your New Twin Sized Bed by Death Cab for Cutie
7.) Electric Twist by A Fine Frenzy
8.) Lovely 2 C U by Goldfrap
9.) Boy With a Coin by Iron & Wine
10.) Ragged Wood by Fleet Foxes
11.) Closer by Kings of Leon
12.) Sleepyhead by Passion Pit
13.) Lex by Ratatat
14.) Starstruck by Santigold
15.) Crystalised by The XX

Thanks for reading!  Make sure to check out Lauren at The Little Things We Do who posted yesterday, and Jules at The Diversion Project who is posting tomorrow! 


Ms. Bright said...

I'm on the Crawl today, too!!

I love that you made a soundtrack. That's awesome! Good tunes, too!

Don't worry, real life isn't all that scary. Well, sometimes it is! ha!

Kristen said...

this is great! love the idea of the soundtrack!

jules @ The Diversion Project said...

love, love, love your soundtrack!! so many of my favs on there its amazing! great post. jules

Katie Bright said...

This is such a sweet post!! One of my favorites of the entire blog crawl for sure!! I especially love your soundtrack, you have great taste in music!!! :)

Katie Michelle said...

thank you so much for all your kind words!