Category Archives: art

Austerity August

Money … … amirite? An anniversary, two birthdays, a reworked knee (and physical therapy’d) knee or a culinary tour of New York could all find ways to wreak havoc on a budget. Combine them all together, and, well, the past … Continue reading

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Friday Flashback: Today was a Good Friday

The Modern Love Machine asked me the other day why this particular Friday is Good with a capital G, so I launched into the whole Jesus dying to save us from our sins explanation. I’m not totally sure that’s what … Continue reading

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I love New York (but I’m not going this weekend)

If you read a lot of lady blogs, you’ll probably pick up on the fact that the annual BlogHer conference is this weekend in New York. Thanks to an unfortunate combination of being back on a seven-day-a-week work schedule and … Continue reading

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Come and get it

Modern Shannon at The Porch Swing has put together a collection of Rocktoberfest badges you can snag for your blog to spread the Rocktober vibe throughout the blogosphere. Feel free to grab the one in the corner, or go check … Continue reading

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Word math

I was never too good at math, but I still kind of liked studying it because there was always a definitive answer to whatever problem you were solving. The math discipline I excelled the most at was geometry because it … Continue reading

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Ascellation: I has it

It has been a spectacularly crappy week at work for me, and to keep from totally losing it, I’ve spent some quality time every night with my TV and How I Met Your Mother. If there’s anyone who can cheer … Continue reading

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What’s not to love about an inauguration?

Ok, I promise this is the last I’ll speak of the inauguration because I know many people are sick of hearing about it, but there’s so much cool stuff floating around there today. Such as this cutout photo of Aretha’s … Continue reading

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Enter the Lisha Lynn giveaway before it’s too late

Holy giveaways, Batman! I’ve been so busy for the past few days I nearly forgot the Lisha Lynn gift certificate giveaway. I’m going to give it one more day before I close entries since I forgot to remind everyone to … Continue reading

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Jewelry and photography gifts for the modern gal

I’m trying sooooo hard to get ahead on my Christmas shopping and Christmas card sending this year. I know I say that every year, but I really, really, really don’t want to feel rushed to do anything for Christmas. After … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt: going platinum

ESPN Gameday kicked things up a notch when it decided to head to Vanderbilt, because you know why everyone watches Gameday? No, not to see what lame prediction Corso makes or to watch a tearjerker feature about how Tim Tebow … Continue reading

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