I read two things today which really gave me pause…which is rare! Each of them expressed some of the joys - and hesitations - of deeply committed to one’s own personal style. How do we respond to the inevitable changes which come with time, or from feedback from other people? (mostly) grown-up grace As my work load has increased over the years, I think I’ve subconsciously...
Do not mess with sharp knives. (Cut paws)!– Brian Jacques, The Redwall Cookbook
Dessert’s an orange cut into eighths. It tastes of magic and happiness. ...– Sam Sifton, on Madangsui (12/2009) and Hunan Kitchen (2/2011)
Bard College Named Nation's No. 1 Dinner Party... →
See also, INSEAD.
Oh yeah, gecko hiding gecko meat!– Scott, playing Fallout: New Vegas
My Name - A Tragedy
Noticed as of the past 5 years - people (even friends) often call me Joanna. Also, right when I introduce myself to people, I get this reaction: “Did you say Julianne?” It has totally given me pause to think both, “Is my Joanne-ness so fungible?” and “Am I really mealy-mouthed when I introduce myself?” Today, when TWO people sent me e-communication...
I’m playing around in a concerted way with Polyvore for the first time. After all this bad weather, the theme of my set is “first days of spring”. Along with the pleasurable feeling of collage-ing (or its online simulacra) came the 20+ year-old memory of the 1986 computer game, Gertrude’s Secrets.