We FINALLY Finished Our SXSW 2011 Recap!
vainbuthonest: Sunday was technically the last day of SXSW and most out-of-town attendees had already begun returning to their respective homes. This happens every year, but those who stick around for another day often find yet more unofficial parties to attend. SXSW doesn’t truly end until EVERYONE involved goes home. The days before and after SXSW ended up being my favorites. I love the...
If you think that your culture is a leisure activity, it belies a level of deep...– Wynton Marsalis, May 4, 2009, on “The Life and Times of Irvin Mayfield,” WGSO, 990 AM (via anemptyspace)
a little professional tornado advice
crissle: we’re in the middle of tornado season & lately i’ve been seeing a lot of them touch down & destroy places that normally don’t get hit. oklahomans live through several tornadoes during the year & i thought i’d pass on a little advice to those who aren’t used to them. * keep a radio (yes, an old school radio), flashlight, first aid kit, cash/credit cards, ID cards, matches,...
Out With The Old, In With The New
vainbuthonest: Now that I’m moving from Etsy to Big Cartel, I’ve decided to have a sale on all my bows and headbands. Everything in my Etsy shop is now 20% off (coupon code: alltiedup). I won’t be moving them to the new shop, for now, and I’ll probably put the Etsy on vacation for a while to focus on the new shop and new products. What I’m saying is that every headband and hairclip set...
What I like about this whole scare regime is the circular logic of why all the...– Commenter BrianSierk, over at Ta-Nehisi’s blog. Beautifully stated. I Feel Like A Black Republican - Ta-Nehisi Coates - National - The Atlantic (via colorlines)
At the moment, the average teacher’s pay is on par with that of a toll taker or...– Arnie Duncan can put this in his chartered pipe and smoke it. The High Cost of Low Teacher Salaries - NYTimes.com (via chandapw)