Frank Rich's essay on Nora Ephron is a really... →
“A few weeks later, she and Nick were adamant about having us over for a home-cooked dinner of chicken and brilliant mashed potatoes to try to have some laughs and ease back into the world. Alex was still picking herself off the floor emotionally; she talked very little as Nick, Nora, and I kept the conversation going. Later we looked back on that night as one of the most healing of that entire...
PSA: Do NOT wait a year to move your bed and dust...
Just made Bourbon-glazed chocolate cupcakes and...
Now I’m bringing above items to a friends apartment to go with tacos and margaritas.
I skulked through this slender crowd feeling like a beagle among greyhounds.– Pete Wells I love when a restaurant review makes me laugh.
The thing about grief is that no one tells you...
There’s no preparing for it, and once you hit that first irrevocable lose, it forces you to redefine empathy and you never knew your heart could feel that kind of sad so many times.
Mitt Romney will tell us the hard truths we need to hear to end the debacle of...– - Chris Christie Honestly, this is the one part of his speech that really enraged me. Her doctor? Are you really going to stand up there and pretend the Republicans aren’t in the process of getting involved in women’s health? Fuck you, I might be a Democrat, but I’m not stupid.
We’re not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact-checkers.– Neil Newhouse, a Republican pollster, on the Romney campaign’s dishonest welfare ad. (via theatlantic) THIS MAKES ME MORE MAD THAN LADYPENS!!!!
Racism is not merely a simplistic hatred. It is, more often, broad sympathy...– Ta-Nehisi Coates This really struck me.
Tim almost shares his emotions, then stops, knowing that it is better to fold...– Drinking With Tim Riggins New Favorite Everything.
In South Carolina, a yearly income of $16,900 is too much for Medicaid for a...– Anti-Medicaid states: Earning $11,000 is too much This is pretty fucked (via thenewhotness) Reblog because I want to remind myself have a lot of reading to do and this fucking freaks me out.
Very First Two Week Vacation Booked and also the...
Las Vegas (2 nights) > LA (1 Night) > Big Sur (2 Nights) >San Francisco (6 Nights)
Delicate dumplings lurked beneath the golden surface on which a veil of finely...– The last lines of A. S. Byatt’s The Children’s Book, which I have been reading for EVER this summer and finally completed and I have more feelings than words right now about this book, which is exactly how it should be.
I just saw a woman kneeling on the sidewalk while...
By far the single most disturbing thing I’ve seen maybe ever. They looked homeless? Or drunk? BUT IT WAS DOLLAR PIZZA AND WEIRDLY SEXUAL.
i wish i was tiny. it’s why i swoon whenever someone picks me up.– Things I blurt out during gchat and do not have the wherewithal to process
I have never read anything by Ayn Rand.
Also, I hated On The Road.
Monk’s Meats is Brooklyn’s vegan butcher.– Go Fuck Off.
PRO TIP ABOUT GETTING TO SEE ME NAKED.
Do not ever ever ever say, “Well, I just figured since you’ve been alone so long, I just figured you’d try to make time to get to know some one.” I am so mad. My life is pretty fucking great, mostly because I keep assholes like you out of it.
That thing where you make a new friend, and they...
But you let them come over to your apartment, so how is this more personal?
Well, to start with your easiest question: How much would I pay for that dress?...– a not inaccurate description of at least 65% of the dresses in Anthropologie. “HERE ARE MY UPPER THIGHS, ENJOY THEM!”
But surely before long it will dawn on him that age 27 he has been an adult for...– What’s Next for Michael Phelps? I recently decided to make a serious attempt at not categorizing my life into grown-up things and things I considered not very mature or silly. Because I’m 28 which means by default everything I do is an adult activity, whether or not it fits into my...
Do you ever get comments on your voice? Because it’s intoxicating.– REAL THING THIS CABBIE JUST SAID TO ME.
I'd like to see the NRA produce a series of PSAs...
Because if you’re going to vehemently defend the right to bear arms, show me you’re serious about the entire Constitution.
What's the German word for storming off after...
Because I’m starting to think we need an American word. Besides asshole.