Me: I'm pretty sure Mom doesn't want these [old wallpaper samples]. Just to be sure, I won't ask her.
Brother: Well played.
M: Baking with you is like bowling with gutter guards. I feel like I'm mostly in control, but when I'm about to go too far off course you step in.
Hip little Tucson heats up →
The Food Conspiracy Co-op, way more crunchy than any Whole Foods could ever hope to be… Tucson has a food Co-op?! I am so sold.
ciao samin: only in my dreams →
I met her a few times in the CP office, and only sometimes remember to check her blog, but I always enjoy her writing.
How I Evolved on Guns During the... →
In the wee hours of Friday morning, April 19th, I evolved on guns.First, a confession: I’ve never owned a gun. I never wanted one in my home and, like a lot of moms, I wanted to raise non-violent ch
Unfuck tomorrow morning
unfuckyourhabitat: Wash the dishes in your sink Get your outfit for tomorrow together, including accessories Set up coffee/tea/breakfast Make your lunch Put your keys somewhere obvious Wash your face and brush your teeth Charge your electronics Pour a little cleaner in the toilet bowl (if you don’t have pets or children or sleepwalking adults) Set your alarm Go to bed at a reasonable...
do you ever just wanna kinda pack up and leave out of the blue without saying anything to anyone like just leave and start a new life thousands of miles away because i think i would love to do that wow yes, yes I have.
Geology class is usually fun fun fun, until we have questions like this: What is the term for a tabular igneous pluton that occurs in an orientation that is discordant with the bedding surfaces of adjacent sedimentary rocks?
I know I’ve told this story before, but my abusive ex refused to let me take...– Curious Georgiana (via ifonechitiri-g) I am a fan of Planned Parenthood.
"Lunchbox" ideas from SeriousEats →
Haven’t been on Serious Eats for a while and discovered this handy column! Likely source of future lunch/picnic/hostel foods.
The Most Successful Techniques for Rising Early →
This weekend I was staying with my friend in Berkeley/Oakland. My car was broken into (no windows broken and car still operational, thankfully). They took my climbing harness + chalk bag (both gifts), my winter/snowboarding jacket (new this season), and some other clothes. Today, my friend called to say she had found my climbing harness + chalk bag! Amazing. I’m so happy to have my climbing...
D: Chocolate pudding sure hits the spot at certain times of the day. Thank you for sharing this insight.
SY: The gospel, I spread it.
Do you guys know quartz? Of quartz you do! Yeah, geology jokes are the worst....– Geology 1A professor
Lazy girls wake up with lazy complexion.– 7 words that have finally persuaded me to wash my face before bed.
Recipe: Chocolate Stout Cake →
Happy birthday to my brother! Adapted from Epicurious. Cake 1 cup stout (such as Guinness) 3/4 to 1 cup unsalted butter 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 cups all purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 tablespoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoons salt 2 large eggs 2/3 cups sour cream Topping 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, cold 2 Tbsp powdered sugar Preheat oven to...
Recipe: Honey Mustard, Broccoli, and Apple Salad →
More broccoli! This time lightly steamed and combined with apples and arugula for a salad. Satisfyingly vegetable-y and more filling than non-broccoli salads. And: starting a new tag, picnic food.
Recipe: Broccoli Slaw →
Never thought I would enjoy eating raw broccoli. Tried to make my own buttermilk with milk + vinegar, but ended up with non-chunky sour milk. Added more mayo to compensate. 1 stalk served 2 people.
A grad-appy Saturday
Getting ready for bed, I looked around for my pajama sweater, looked down, and realized I had never taken it off this morning.
… and when she laughs I always want to kiss her.– Meursault | The Stranger (Albert Camus)
Taking January 2nd off…the best idea ever.
NPR: The Universe is Conspiring to Help Us →