reading M Train by Patti Smith and Department of Speculation by Jenny Offill. I figured nonfiction marries my love for the classics and contemporary story-telling.
writing a research proposal on the problem of the sublime. Many glorify art for art’s sake and yet in the end the inspiration does not really amount to much specially in the case of literary works. Such approach to the interpretation of art is irresponsible and lacks philosophical character. Hence, I intend to look into the necessity of context in the interpretation of words with nonliteral meaning using the work of the later Wittgenstein and the wisdom of Gadamer. This is really interesting because an aesthetic problem demanded an epistemic and hermeneutic response. Three of my favorite schools of philosophy. When the dog bites, when the bee stings, when I’m feeling sad.
listening to Yours Conditionally, a carefully curated record by Tennis. Amazing. Would love to see them and just dance away. Also, I’m hooked to this really underrated band that I just recently discovered called Shoos Off. But right now as in right now I’m listening to Plastic Love by Mariya Takeuchi here at the espresso bar where I work, using my boyfriend’s headphones.
thinking about the Vietnamese food my boyfriend and I are getting after we close the shop.
wishing that I can go to Jakarta this year. I would like to explore its coffee culture its underground music scene, and its artistic subcultures in general.
hoping for more guests to enter the shop so I can make more coffee and practice my latte art.
wearing striped shirt, boyfriend jeans, Adidas trainers, glasshouse coffee apron.
loving micro lot coffee and la croix! It’s my diet now.
wanting Cupping Room’s Gesha Village series, Maggie Nelson’s Bluets and Argonauts (after reading her interview with Fader and knowing how she is so over social media like I am), a new body clock, a windbreaker, an acaia pearl.
needing a carwash, 40 journals on context for my assignment in methods class, a music festival or a concert.
feeling buzzed and dancey like Baby in Dirty Dancing.