Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif, was killed early...
I feel bad that this news makes me somewhat happy.
— fed the animals at 6:30am — made & drank some milky tea — got back in bed with the NYT (on paper!) but also brought my lappylap and spent an hour looking at photos of the.wedding. (me=dork) (the paper is still unread) — slept with kittycat until 11:30 (yay!) — some other stuff — sat outside on my patio looking over my tiny yard with pretty purple...
so the next time the Critical Assholes block
the entrance to the bridge thereby not letting me get to my home I will take a couple of them out. and the police escort (!) will cheer.
Focus on the Family is a force for evil →
azspot: I’m just going to go ahead and say this: Focus on the Family is not a Christian organization. I don’t say this lightly. I’m one of those Christians willing to tolerate a pretty big tent. If you want to call yourself a Christian—and you’re at least vaguely trying—great. There’s room for people of faith to disagree. But .. there’s not quite enough room for Focus on the Family. Not...
iron dust and powdered sugar
Rossana Orlandi also had a show of student work from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Valerie Dekeyser’s beautiful steel hanging lamps were lined, respectively, in peacock feathers, wild-stallion horsehair, and sable made from iron dust and powdered sugar. iron dust and powdered sugar (more from Milan Furniture )
to do #2
make this: TAJARIN Spinasse 1531 14th Ave.; 206-251-7673; $11/$17 A signature of the restaurant since it opened, this version of the egg-y Piemontese pasta known as tajarin comes simply dressed with butter and sage, or (as in the photograph) topped with ragu. Says recent former Seattle Weekly critic Jonathan Kauffman (now the critic at S.F. Weekly), “I’ve eaten the tajarin at...
eat this: COCOA TAJARIN WITH DUCK GIBLETS Flour + Water 2401 Harrison St.; 415-826-7000; $17 Beard Award nominee Thomas McNaughton is a wizard with rustic Italian pastas at his ultrapopular Mission restaurant, and our favorites among a dozen winning dishes we’ve had there in two years the ones involving liver. This constantly evolving dish has featured standard pappardelle and chicken...
Phrase of the Day
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Phrase of the Day
We Americans are very lucky people. A sane and compassionate president is in...– Frank Schaeffer (via azspot)
shit. phone rings this early it means someone’s dead.– Saving Grace (my current television hero. and that phrase right there can explain so much about my many failures. ha.)
dark, gritty, mind-bending
how to do baseball fandom:
‘But she cautioned me when I mentioned possibly buying a jersey with his name on the back. “His contract is up soon. Never buy a jersey unless you know the player is going to be around for years.”’ — designatedbitter (love that name) via lifeaquatic
you know how you let your dog outside to pee, and then she comes back inside and you’re focused on removing the lead that keeps her from chasing after the neighbor cats? and then she makes for your bowl of chili that you finally got to taste right by adding a bit of adobo from canned chipotles and some cheddar cheese? and your dog got the last bit of cheese? that happened just now. I still...
"I remember my first kiss with a man, when the...
that quote doesn’t grab or represent the meaning of his post, but I sure liked it. maybe not so great out of context but I want to record it. really neat post by Andrew Sullivan. (via aatombomb)
Anyone else thinking that Trump might have trouble...
heh. fingers crossed!
Obama = “left wing” Bob Roberts
mandaflewaway: CLICK TO MAKE SOME MUSIC bitchin
(NOTE: Complete both this install section and the following configuration...– local dev environment instructions. love it when the engineer writes with his humor.
cocktail hour at the lobotomy country club
6 hours until I'll be feasting on Vietnamese...