Month: October 2010

Lest we forget

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Happiness is a Four-Letter Word (The Diet, Day 88)

CAKE. Happiness is cake. Happiness is the pursuit of cake. When TJ said “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness,” he undoubtedly meant cake. This is a philosophy I have adopted this afternoon after a […]

Buy this Book!

Composing with Images has just released the book Photos for the Gulf. Proceeds from the book go to The Gulf Relief Foundation and LA Gulf Response. Buy early. Buy often. Support a good cause. I […]

Smile or Die

A. I believe I could easily become addicted to these RSA Animate videos. B. I thought this was going to be about some sort of feel-good message that might cheer me up. Silly me. C. […]

Halloween Decoration

I ran into this little guy at a friend’s house tonight. I was sorry I didn’t have my real camera with me. Sent from my iPhone Posted via email from Just Haphazardry

The chicken got my supper

Your daughter is two and cooking an invisible casserole in a pink plastic oven when disaster strikes. “The chicken got my supper,” she yells, running to you like the life of everything depends. This chicken–her […]

Education is not a commodity

This video is great. There is a whole series of them that keep showing up on my friends’ blogs. This is the only one I’ve found time to watch so far, but I’m looking forward […]

Verve Lost (The Diet, Day 83)

This is about exercise, but honestly, I don’t understand my own labeling system on this blog, and I’m feeling too lazy to add a new category, so I’m just going to call this a diet […]

All the World's a Stage

And all the men and women merely players. Unfortunately, some days the play in progress is a Harold Pinter. Shrugs.

Lady Lazarus Rising

We have a newly discovered Ted Hughes poem about the death of his wife, Sylvia Plath. And I have newly discovered that I can listen to Sylvia Plath reading Lady Lazarus on YouTube. Haunting, I’d […]