This is the final showdown. A reminder, Macron ran Hollande’s economic policy, and wants to do even more “liberalizing” of the French economy. AKA. more gutting of worker’s rights, wages and so on. The polls show Macron winning, but given the reliability of polls lately, who knows. What I do know is this, Macron will […]
I would never buy a house, no matter how perfect and beautiful and cheap, if it has a homeowner’s association. I’m with you.
Japanese green tea
A beautiful cup to drink my tea
Clothes made with soft cotton
Checking RD’s blog
Hey, as a geology enthusiast I have to defend granite. You look at granite and you’re looking at a beautiful slice of the earth’s past. When we redid our kitchen we spent a brilliant afternoon looking at the diversity of granites from all over the world – truly mind blowing. You look at Formica and you’re looking at a bunch of petrochemicals from some storage tank in Lubbock, Texas.
Um, I don’t have formica. But petrochemicals are also a slice of the earth’s past, albeit a more fluid slice.
I just object to everyone having to have exactly the same stuff in their kitchens: dark wood cabinet, splotchy cheap granite in dark tones and sparkly glass backsplashes. Every house I’ve looked at online these days looks like a kitchen gut job to me to eliminate the feeling that I’m living in Howe Caverns.
Body: Last week I went down to Washington, D.C. to deliver a paper at a conference in the technical field where I worked, ten years or so and two or three careers ago, before the dot.com trash. The trip was solely an exercise in merit-making, since I doubt very much I'll get work in the field, but reconnecting with old friends was really great -- even […]
Bra of the Week: So, I was looking at this page to see if I could get some better advice for taking care of the skin during and after radiotherapy, and down at the bottom someone produced this whimsical innovation. (Comes with matching sun hat.) Oh, and by the way, I seem to have more cancer. The plan seems to be pretty much to do the same as last time, only […]