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soporific sunday

In east on 10/30/2011 at 8:24 pm

It’s freezing in New York City. Saturday marked the first snow fall. Yes, it really did snow in October. Blasphemy really. The cold weather always seems to slow life down. Brrr.




A Sister’s Eulogy for Steve Jobs

In west on 10/30/2011 at 2:19 pm

Love was his supreme virtue, his god of gods.

His abiding love for Laurene sustained him. He believed that love happened all the time, everywhere.

He always, always tried, and always with love at the core of that effort. He was an intensely emotional man.

Steve’s final words, hours earlier, were monosyllables, repeated three times.

Before embarking, he’d looked at his sister Patty, then for a long time at his children, then at his life’s partner, Laurene, and then over their shoulders past them.

Steve’s final words were:




Sometimes It’s Best to Go Out of Character

In west on 10/30/2011 at 12:12 pm

I was a onesie-wearing, face painted, balloon carrying clown last night.












In west on 10/28/2011 at 5:23 pm


Tina Fey:

In west on 10/26/2011 at 10:07 pm

I experienced car creepery at thirteen. I was walking home from middle school past a place called the World’s Largest Aquarium—which, legally, I don’t know how they could call it that, because it was obviously an average-sized aquarium. Maybe I should start referring to myself as the World’s Tallest Man and see how that goes? Anyway, I was walking home alone from school and I was wearing a dress. A dude drove by and yelled, “Nice tits.” Embarrassed and enraged, I screamed after him, “Suck my dick.” Sure, it didn’t make any sense, but at least I don’t hold in my anger.



In east on 10/26/2011 at 8:59 pm

11:53 PM

Dear blogosphere,

All I keep thinking about is the future. When will it get here?

Tired of waiting.


twistable turnable

In west on 10/24/2011 at 12:10 am



In west on 10/22/2011 at 11:52 pm

Just remember that the things you put into your head are there forever, he said. You might want to think about that.
You forget some things, dont you?
Yes. You forget what you want to remember and you remember what you want to forget.

cormac mccarthy


On Generation Y

In east on 10/22/2011 at 6:38 pm

(10:33) the cold truth is that not all of us are brilliant we are not all big thinkers. Not everyone’s TED talks will change the world some of us will just dissipate into the ether

(From M) Interesting article in New York Magazine.


Hear, Here

In west on 10/18/2011 at 6:01 pm

When people show you who they are, believe them, the first time.

Oprah Winfrey’s Commencement Address
Wellesley College
May 30, 1997