I just had to school Christina on the difference between TLC and Salt- n-Pepa. How embarrassing for her.
I only don’t like it when you tell me gingham, plaid, sequins, denim, suede and...– Friend Jackie and I go back and forth on her wardrobe. I just suggested some things for her to wear with a glorious long chiffon hot pink skirt and only a couple of them fit her standards. The quote explains why. The quote also makes me laugh.
Instead of holding an hour-long meeting with a facilitator at the whiteboard,...– The Creativity Killer: Group Discussions - David Sherwin - The Atlantic
Chunk finds his true calling →
And Richard Donner is against fur. Part of the Second Act series which profiles people who have, for one reason or another, changed careers and found success. There are some pretty interesting profiles worth watching.
Am I a Size 4? 8? 10? Tackling a Crazy Quilt of... →
Case in point: I just tried on shorts at the Gap. I tried on a 6 - you and I could be in the shorts together and still have room. I tried on a 4 - there’s quite a bit of room left, but they’re comfortable. I tried on a 2 - they fit, but were just a wee bit butt tight which would have naturally gone away with wear, but I’m not at all prepared to go that far. I had to carry...
"Wherever there is injustice, you will find us. ... →
Stupid 140 character limits.
"I've...seen things...you people wouldn't... →
Marvel went to all this trouble to make this multimillion-dollar motion picture...– Matt Fraction embraces ‘Mighty’ side of Thor - USATODAY.com Let me just say that what I know about comics can fit in a thimble. That said, I do know some pretty amazing people working in them today and Mr. Fraction’s one of ‘em. Also, I thought this was a pretty funny...
Scott Ogilvie - 24th Ward St. Louis Alderman →
My ward and my new alderman! He just tweeted that maybe (fingers crossed) I’ll get my recycling rollcart in the fall! I know no one outside of STL is all that excited about this, but I sure as hell am!
When we get out of the glass bottles of our ego, and when we escape like squirrels turning in the cages of our personality and get into the forests again, we shall shiver with cold and fright but things will happen to us so that we don’t know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in, and passion will make our bodies taut with power, we shall stamp our feet with new power and old things will fall...
Return To The Prairie To Revisit 'My Antonia' →
My Antonia has been one of my very favorites for such a very long time. If you’ve never read it, it’s a wonderful summertime road trip read for those of us living in the Midwest as imagining her landscape is ever so easy.
Adding to the list
Along with the “how much time does one spend waiting in line in a lifetime” or “sleeping” or “eating” … I would like to add, “trying to remember my goddamn username and password on some insurance website.” - Deep Thoughts by thenelsontwins
You know how Texas has Austin….well, Alaska has Canada.– Christina Marsh
I crash so many times per day that I’m like a bumper car at Six...– ME! Talking to Nicole about my current state given my sinus infection, being in Boston for work, and my constant taking of medication. And those meds have made it seem okay for me to quote myself (“nobody’s ever quoted me back to me before!”).
America, are we so lazy we need our cars to park themselves?
Yep. Still hate show tunes.
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