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Roller coaster of a day, and it’s only 5:24. Damn, I need some serious REM sleep.
I love the winter holiday time. I love my carefully curated holiday songlist, the two weeks off from work (my workplace shuts down between Xmas and New Years), the general air of festivity, and colored lights. I love colored lights! I don’t like crowds much, though, and truly hate standing in line, so I’ve only […]
Today was Bike to Work Day in Austin. It’s the bicycle commuter’s holiday! All bets and diets are off! Do you know how many KIND bars you have to eat before you never want to see another one in your life? 4. The answer is 4.
Back in 2007 when Kurt Vonnegut died, the AV Club posted a list titled 15 Things Kurt Vonnegut Said Better Than Anyone Else Ever Has Or Will. I’ve loved Vonnegut since I first read Breakfast of Champions as a teenager. I was an intensely prolific bookworm, but I’d never read anything like that. It was an […]
Today I did the Please Be Kind to Cyclists 30-mile fundraiser ride. We started out in Leander, meandered through some ranch land, cycled through Liberty Hill at one point, and at one point passed a sign that said “Turmoil, Texas…Population 13.” I don’t know what that was about, but it’s certainly intriguing. We saw regular […]
This slice of teenaged summer was written by Geraldine Connolly. The Summer I Was Sixteen The turquoise pool rose up to meet us, its slide a silver afterthought down which we plunged, screaming, into a mirage of bubbles. We did not exist beyond the gaze of a boy. Shaking water off our limbs, we lifted […]
Technically, this is a Rick Ross song, but Andre 3000 is my favorite part of anything he’s involved in, so here’s the track “Sixteen” with only the Andre 3K part.