I want to preface this with the fact that I watch The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad and Quentin Tarantino movies, not for the blood splatter factor, but for the human drama and how the blood splatter enhances or explains it. So I thought maybe I would enjoy American Horror Story. It definitely was intriguing in its first season opener. The human drama was there: a miscarriage, infidelity,...
When we moved to our first home, we updated the carpet and chose cream-colored carpet to replace the original mauve. We had one very young child, no pets, and no foresight. The excitement of purchasing our first home made rational decisions disappear, replaced by naive idealism. White carpet, a blank canvas, pristine, virgin, new and perfect. It was the metaphor for our new life together in...
Was it unthinkable at one time to mix peanut butter and chocolate? According to Reese’s peanut butter cup, it is a match made in heaven. So commonplace that what is it that you don’t mix with chocolate? Chilis, cheese, and bacon, no less. How about truffle vodka or pizza-flavored beer? Someone had to think about it and be curious enough to explore that new possibility. In art...
Looking for a job and a "baby"
After two weeks of an upper respiratory infection and coughing incessantly, I can finally pursue the idea of getting a job. The idea came to me while being sick, an antidote to being useless and sedentary. Though being a stay-at-home mom initially was intended to be temporary, it has turned into my career, and as with all careers, there comes a time when you question the future, the...
Tenacious D revisited →
Breaking Bad Season 5 Spoiler!
shugadaddy: I found a script from the first episode. Some pretty interesting stuff Click here if you’re like me and can’t wait
The word crap is actually another word that’s very, very old. It was taken over...– Lucy Worsley on flushing toilets and Sir Thomas Crapper [complete interview here] (via nprfreshair)
Ramona R. Mitchell →
tumblrbot asked: WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE INANIMATE OBJECT?
Between the Folds →
Origami as pastime, art, and science.
Internet Censorship bills
Tomorrow, January 18th, 2012, will be the largest internet protest in history. Thousands of sites across the internet, including some of the biggest in the world, will be blacking out and directing people to contact Congress to kill the web censorship bill, SOPA and PIPA. We want to get you involved. Join us on the historic day by blacking out your site. Copy the code below and paste it into the...
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Tara Donovan →
Architecture as natural form →