Author Archives: Nim
This phrase has been going through my head and coming up easily once a day—from very random and disparate origins (in articles, from different people, in TED talks and Netflix, Pinterest.. really from everywhere)—for about 10 days now. I decided … Continue reading
…is how you spend your life. Dang. From http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/06/07/annie-dillard-the-writing-life-1/ Well, how I spend my days is deciding to do something, making a list of to-dos to get there, and then maybe only doing the first one. Or writing in the … Continue reading
I’m flabbergasted. I saw this pin, thought making a bird looked pretty easy, but was pretty sure it would end in tears. Strangely, it did not. Weeeeeeeird.
McDonald’s and VISA say so. Didn’t you see their sample budget PDF? Yes, they completely confirm that, at a national wage of $7.25, you can earn $2060 per month at your two jobs. In no way do they expect you … Continue reading
This one is super crazy easy. I adapted it from The Family Homestead. Thanks for the inspiration, family homestead! Here’s the recipe I’ve adapted: 1/3 c grated ivory (or fels naphtha) soap 1/2 c washing soda 1/2 c borax 2 … Continue reading
For us, it’ll be May 17. I’m psyched. In it for the swag, for the comraderie, and To see everyone’s cool bikes. Watch the roads! It’s getting nice out, and bikes are vehicles, peeps. Fleshy, vulnerable vehicles.
I’m a full week now without sugar. People have asked me if I’m eating fruit (yes) and having dairy (also yes). To make it clear, I’ve gone without table sugar, white sugar, refined sugar. Sucrose, really, although I found out … Continue reading
It’s Friday. And it’s Day 3 since something turned my life around. It’s been five days since I heard about the bombs on Boylston street. I was glued to the computer for hours, even though my colleagues (admittedly 2000 miles … Continue reading
The only complaints I have are 1) again shut out of some panels that were in ridiculously small rooms. SXSW, track RSVP and stars on the calendar. It’s not a surprise. 2) cap metro didn’t extend the rail service, and … Continue reading