I can’t promise, but I plan to avoid all my usual political blogs this week. Hoping for bliss of a kind from this temporary bout of willful ignorance. Wish me luck or fortitude or something like that.
Caterina Fake posted about FOMO from SxSW a couple of weeks ago. (Via Jason Kottke.) I’ve been watching Twitter and Ditto feeds of people at SxSW, and, from a distance, I get a distinct sense of the social anxiety and FOMO that’s going on there. “FOMO” stands for “Fear of Missing Out” and it’s what […]
You take your potatoes from last night’s dinner, see, and cut them a bit smaller while the onion is going all golden in the olive oil (smell that; mmmmm). You put the potatoes in with the onions and step out to the garden for a little sprig of rosemary. Snip some of it the rosemary […]
Warby Parker: Boutique Quality, Vintage Inspired Eyewear for $95. Via the New York Times Parker: Boutique Quality, Vintage Inspired Eyewear for $95.
It’s the beginning of my winter break. I don’t go back to the office until January 4th. Between now and then, my plan is to vet my mountain of “Ooh – this is an interesting post/cool picture/funny video/infuriating political piece/yummy-sounding recipe” drafts and at least get it to manageable size, and to post some of […]
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This was fun. [qt:/vid/GracieOnTheBeach.mp4 320 240] Gracie enjoyed it. Thanks to Will for the camera work.
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Dave Pell: My Head is in the Cloud. Before heading to the emergency room, I climbed into the back of the ambulance where I asked her if she wanted me to call her boyfriend. She said she did, but she didn’t know his telephone number. It was lost along with her now obliterated cell phone, […]