the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Stuff I found while looking around

– I love love love these prints of states illustrated according to the pattern and colors of their respective state birds.

– I totally agree. This is the best commercial I’ve seen all year.


Forward slash.

One Tiny Hand

Barack Obama and sign language:

Last week after an event at Prince Georges Community College in Maryland, a deaf audience member named Stephon used American Sign Language to tell President Obama, ‘I am proud of you,’ and as you can see in the video, President Obama signed back, ‘Thank you’.

The Most Common Cooking Mistakes

Half the movie.

Students from the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired attend prom.

Sarah Wilson’s photos from the prom for the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired trigger one of those reality-check moments for sighted audiences—of course visually impaired students go to the prom, and however different their experiences at the dance, you’ll recognize your own prom night in Wilson’s celebratory pictures.

Lines from the Princess Bride that double as comments on freshman composition papers.

– A few of my favorite tweets from the last week:

Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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