so... 2010? Fuck off. Go on, get outta here.
okay here I go
New year resolutions. Which I usually don’t do, and by saying that, I’m thinking something magical will happen and maybe I’ll actually make them come true this time? frick. anyway: - swim naked - hike at least 12 times - learn to kayak 1st qtr 2011 - figure out where to kayak from home - ride fast bike at least 20 times (commuting doesn’t count if ferries are...
… and above all, don’t make any friends. You used to know that,...– The American
go on, click that link.
lazybookreviews: But, live or in the studio, it sounds just as fucking good. If you don’t click that link, I’ll know. I was expecting Bob Wills, a young Johnny Cash, or some such. Made me laugh.
The Metropolis Case in the NYT!
While reading through the paper at the Depot Cafe this morning, I come across a picture of Matthew Gallaway and a review of his book! Even though I don’t know him, after having followed him for almost 2 years here I feel like he’s a friend and I’m excited for him that his book has been FAVORABLY reviewed in the NYT! Now that he’s famous I’ll have to stop gushing...
change is good!
“…She is one of a type now found in most sizable U.S. cities: vocal Muslim women wary of the predominantly male leadership of their community and increasingly weary of suspicions of non-Muslims about Islam. “These women have achieved a level of success and visibility unmatched elsewhere. They say they are molded by the freedoms of the United States — indeed, many unabashedly...
Man has been the dominant sex since, well, the...
Funny doesn’t sag.– Reese Witherspoon (via lizlemon)
BREAKING: Senate has enough votes to move tax deal... →
aatombomb: Just so we’re clear on what just happened: 1. Obama essentially got a second stimulus package out of the Republicans, which includes middle-class breaks and unemployment extensions, 2. neutered the most potent planks of the GOP platform and avoided a two year fight over taxes by giving them something they would have most likely gotten eventually anyway, 3. has talking heads like...
descriptive phrase of the day:
“dementedly entertaining film” — MANOHLA DARGIS, NYT
this tumblr used to be about words
I gotta get back to that. although pictures are nice, too.
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Would you ever ask a man that question?– Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, responding to a question about what clothing designers she prefers. The question was asked on Clinton’s visit to Kyrgyzstan, just moments after she made a point about sexism and the scrutiny women face—that men don’t—regarding clothing. (via officialssay)