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Archive for February, 2009

Drop Dead Gorgeous

http://www.themorningnews.org/archives/galleries/drop_dead_gorgeous/ These photos are amazing — and more than a little creepy. The detail in them is exquisite. I found myself thinking  a lot about beauty and how we define it. I don’t have more than that at the moment, but its on my mind.

Lose-Lose Dilemnas

I, like many people, try to live my life in an ethical way. “Harm none” is the highest I can aspire to, and it is frequently not met at the end of the day, not because of the deliberate actions I took, but because the choices I made were between two things that weren’t a […]

We live in a town home — which in Washington is defined as a single family unit with at least one shared wall (a condo is multiple units within a single structure) — which makes ecological living more difficult. This is because we do not own the exterior of our house, need to get approval […]

I swear I had the best of intentions.  But I didn’t get very far. Technically, I didn’t even get through that first stack.

Museum of Bad Art

I think this says enough. http://www.museumofbadart.org/

Living Well Within My Means: Food

When my partner, J., reduced his hours last year, our household took a financial hit. I’m at a place in my life where saving every bit will make a huge difference in my end of life quality of living. (As a side note, it is very weird to have your attention focused on 20 years […]

A little silliness

Sorry for the silence, things have been nutsoid at work and in life. I’ve been spending a lot of time fending off a cold (J is down for the 2nd time this year with one), barely maintaining my personal responsibilities while work stuff is eating into even more of my private time, and hibernating to destress […]