Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.– Henry David Thoreau
Today at work we have a high school graduation. The kid singing the national anthem is so nervous. It makes me kind of happy to be at work today. We don’t get a lot of nerves around here. I was once told the day you stop being nervous before a show is the day you should quit. I ignored that advice years ago, but days like now make me remember it fondly.
all american girl or insufferable hipster?
Listening to Bruce Springsteen, making strawberry jam, and drinking Schlitz. I can’t decide.
When the kids on my street
starting yelling “fuck usa! fuck usa!” just a little bit ago, I assumed it meant we lost. Then they started blowing off fireworks anyway. So I guess they are Algerian and conflicted? I mean, it is entirely possible (that they are Algerian). Why is it when Brazil wins, this neighborhood Freaks. the fuck. Out and parties for hours, but when the USA wins it is mostly quiet? Come on,...
amazingaysian: kvknowsherfun: The Welcome Home Ceremony. It gets a little shaky as I was moving around and trying to hand Lacey my other camera. Sorry! Yeah, but you did a great job, baby. It was a very emotional moment and you were navigating two cameras, while also searching for Quincy. Try and watch the whole thing because it is incredibly moving. Seeing the amount of soldiers marching...
Is anyone else completely incapable of spelling the word “tumbler” correctly anymore?
So, back to yesterday’s what-to-buy-our-boss discussion. I was initially like edible arrangements! Kinda boring but tasty! Turns out they cost about half as much as a wii. Flowers that are not the basic crap: half as much as a wii. ya know what is WAY MORE EXCITING to his kids than flowers and fruit? A wii. They are going to Flip. Out. So I asked his wife for permission and her...
You aren’t serving them to Michelle Obama; you’re soaking ‘em...– A fine start to any recipe. (via food52)
Our boss is having back surgery today. The boys want to buy him a wii. I want to send food. Got any other ideas?
What is your neighborhood walkability score? Mine... →
(via thegreenphone) 95. I can’t imagine what is making it not 100 to be honest.
Dragon carrots are awesome. They are purple and pretty and sweet and crunchy and if you can’t grow them you can get them at a farmers’ market so go do it. Carrots: the candy of vegetables. yum.
Obama has also called in some of the many scientists on the federal payroll, led...– via Ezra Klein (via osmium)
westsidetheaterfestival: number of people loitering stage left mid-show. It must be all that glamor.
school in Brooklyn loses its cook. →
(via Sarah’s twitter.)
osmium: robotindisguise: Just a bunch of dogs having a day at the beach together. No big deal. Serious serious politics oil webutante start-up monetize hrumf serious Teddy Roosevelt Young Manhattanite genocide protest cake.