Things are happening...
…and I’m loving it.
I have no idea who this Countess Luann chick is, but this is basically a video of my life. April you bring the jelly beans, I’ll bring the diamonds. lattesoflove: clarajudgypants: Countess Luann’s music video for “Chic, c’est la vie. You have to see this. This is rich. (No pun intended)
Improving Data Collection for the LGBT Community →
HHS announces new draft standards to improve the monitoring of health data by race, ethnicity, sex, primary language, and disability status, and begins planning for the collection of LGBT health data HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced new draft standards for collecting and reporting data on race, ethnicity, sex, primary language and disability status, and announced the administration’s...
J.K. Rowling on Taxation →
Bravo. onceuponamanda: Perfectly said by both authors. After being laid off, I was on unemployment while fiscal conservatives (one I even dated) reported to me that those on unemployment were freeloaders, took trips on someone else’s dime, and enjoyed a life of leisure. When I pointed out that I, too, was living off of the very programs they scoffed at and tried every day to better my...
What’s your number? →
noraleah: CODE by Lulu Frost (via jcrew) I would like a 9, please. I have a serious thing for numbers. I’m going to need a 4.
What Story Would You Tell On Jeopardy? : NPR →
This was such a great story. N and I tried to come up with our stories. N struggled and is still working on his. Mine would be the time I slammed a revolving door on John Hume while leaving Lenister House when I was working as an intern at the Irish Parliament. You know John Hume, award recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Gandhi Peace Prize and the Martin Luther King Award, the major...
Another apartment bites the dust
Sad cohabitator is sad.
For all of you Denver haters out there, suck it. 50 Reasons We’re Glad We Live In Denver and Not the United States Denver may not be the epicenter of all that is chic and it isn’t the greatest place on earth, but it’s pretty damn awesome if you ask me. You can get damn near anywhere in the city by public transportation, or your two capable feet. Remarkable weather if I do...
My skills were doubted this weekend. I may be a white girl from Nebraska, but I know me some Skee-Lo.
The Bravest Woman in Seattle →
noraleah: For herself, for the woman she loved, and for justice, the survivor of the South Park attacks tells a courtroom what happened that night. Read this article. (via elizs:washingtonpoststyle)
Meet the World campaign
noraleah: Via spinnellii: Icaro Doria, a Brazilian man, working for a magazine in Portugal started this campaign using real data from the UN and flag images, he’s created whats known as Meet the World. The colors within the flags from its respective country are used to represent current, geographical relevant issues. Take a look. United States Angola Somalia China Colombia ...
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most...– Sigmund Freud (via incapacityinc)
Dismissing those who pay a premium for organic-this and local-that as effete,...– Book Review of Gabrielle Hamilton’s Blood, Bones and Butter | Open Letters Monthly - an Arts and Literature Review (via rachelfershleiser) If it wasn’t obvious from the title of our show - Working Class Foodies, for pete’s sake - we completely disagree with the accusation that ‘foodies’ are...
The Wire: Animated
It ain’t like that. See, the king stay the king, a’ight? Everything stay who he is. Except for the pawns. Now, if the pawn make it all the way down to the other dude’s side, he get to be queen. And like I said, the queen ain’t no bitch. She got all the moves. I’m still upset about Wallace. Check it.
lizlemon asked: Happy to hear! :) I'm sure your sore thighs do not thank me though...
$9 for 2 movie tickets on livingsocial →
Yo A! I gots us our Harry Potter tickets!
Little to no tolerance for people today. I have self labeled myself as a passionate person. Makes my intense mood swings sound less horrible and manic. Unfortunately no control over my facial expressions today. Serious bitch face happening up in here.