Leap day

Hola Hart Beat! Happy Leap Day! This kind of day only comes about every so often so I thought that Hart Beat could talk about something a little bit out of the ordinary today. I feel like something magical today might happen, but maybe that’s just me being naive. I tend to believe things without

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The woes of fishtailing

A while ago a friend of mine from Bates fishtailed my hair. It looked so pretty and it made me want to be able to do it so badly! It’s such a romantic hairstyle, don’t you think? (Source) (Source) Fishtailing hair looks really simple and I’ve heard that once you have learned it is actually

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Moonrise kingdom

Have you seen the trailer for the new Wes Anderson movie? It’s called “Moonrise Kingdom” and I am very excited to see the movie when it comes out. I love all of Wes Anderson’s movies and this one looks like it will live up to all my expectations. What do you think? Have you seen

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Käthe Kollwitz

In my drawing the figure class first semester my professor introduced me to a great artist I had not heard of before. Her name is Käthe Kollwitz and here are a few of her drawings. The first and last of these three are self portraits. What do you think?  (Source) (Source)  (Source)

Tiffany’s

Screen shots of Audrey Hepburn for Breakfast at Tiffany’s 1961 (Source) Have you seen the movie “Breakfast at Tiffany’s“? It is such a romantic movie and I just love Audrey Hepburn in it. The movie is based on a short book written by Truman Capote. Have you read the book? I think this picture above

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If it’s the beaches

Hi. Today is Sunday, tomorrow is Monday and then it’s March. Can you believe it? It’s hard for me to fathom it too. Here is a little song for you this Sunday afternoon. I hope you like it, it is one of my favorites. This version is of The Avett Brothers singing live. I think

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Clear eyes, full heart, can’t lose

A while back, like way back in December, I wrote a post about a great TV show called “Mad Men”. Recently I’ve started watching it again and have been really getting into the second season. Watching “Mad Men” however has really gotten me reminiscing about another great (Netflix-available) TV show called “Friday Night Lights.” (Source)

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Hair streaks

A friend of mine from Bates and I have been thinking about streaking our hair when spring comes. What do you think? Have you ever wanted to do this? (Source) Secretly, and this is a very embarrassing secret, I have always wanted to do this since I saw the movie “Aquamarine” when I was sixteen.

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Favorite oscar dresses

My favorite part about Oscar night is watching all of the celebrities walk onto the red carpet in their beautiful gowns. I wanted to share some of my favorite Oscar dresses from years past. What do you think of these? What do you think will be the most popular styles for this year’s red carpet?

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