Obama's acceptance speech wasn't about being...
cameronchristopher: claudia: squashed: It was a great speech—and did a stellar job of everything it should have done. It outlined policy specifically enough to persuade the doubters without getting tediously pedantic. It aggressively challenged McCain and outlined many of their differences without getting nasty. It celebrated the moment but stayed firmly on the goal. It nodded to the moment...
How Many of Me →
alohanico: onemoretimewithfeeling: kayfabe: nickdougla: There are 199 “Nick Douglas” or “Nicholas Douglas”es in the U.S. Only one Thor Muller (friend), one Lockhart Steele (former editor), one Cole Stryker (friend and he’s in England right now so I guess that makes none). Lucky bastards. There are 1 or fewer people with my name in the U.S.A. It’s the “or fewer” that scares me. I am also...
Chicago Bar Specials →
windycity: Live in the city and looking for a great place to grab a cheap beer, martini, or bite to eat after your day’s over? This is the most comprehensive (Excel spreadsheet) list of specials, sortable by bar and/or day of the week. Holler! These are hard times and we gotta save some how. Thanks.
Do it for the kids
My best friend is a Chicago Public School teacher (brave girl) and is need of books for her 3rd grade classroom. She is an awesome teacher but even she is limited by resources. She would like to expose her students to different genres and cultures through reading and activities. If you can spare even a couple of dollars please donate to the Let the Book Bugs Bite Fund at DonorsChoose.org or...
Other great entrants from Science Idol
I go back to work tomorrow after being on vacation for 8 days. A friend taught me about the beauty of never going back to work on a Monday. Now I always take off the Monday after time off. This way I avoid the Monday gloom and hold on to my good vacation vibes a little longer. Going back to work after vacation sucks. You might as well get a little boost. P.S. It also shortens your first week...
I want to give Michelle Obama a fist pound.
cameronchristopher: I’m tired of it. I feel ya esp. this week.
Ever since Eve gave Adam the apple, there has been a misunderstanding between...– Nan Robertson (via whokilled)