Monday, February 25, 2013


4 Perfectly Round Circles

Late Late Show w/Neil Gaiman 6/28/11

Cool Grass In The Warm Night Air

Uma Rosa

Most Things

“Most things are forgotten over time. Even the war itself, the life-and-death struggle people went through is now like something from the distant past. We’re so caught up in our everyday lives that events of the past are no longer in orbit around our minds. There are just too many things we have to think about everyday, too many new things we have to learn. But still, no matter how much time passes, no matter what takes place in the interim, there are some things we can never assign to oblivion, memories we can never rub away. They remain with us forever, like a touchstone.”

― Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

Your Moment Of Zen

Song In My Head

Winter Is Coming

Sunday, February 24, 2013

The End

A Daisy A Day

Staying Flexible

Mum's The Word

From Slate:

The Threat of Silence Meet the groundbreaking new encryption app set to revolutionize privacy and freak out the feds.

By Ryan Gallagher Posted Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at 12:21 PM

For the past few months, some of the world’s leading cryptographers have been keeping a closely guarded secret about a pioneering new invention. Today, they’ve decided it’s time to tell all.

Back in October, the startup tech firm Silent Circle ruffled governments’ feathers with a “surveillance-proof” smartphone app to allow people to make secure phone calls and send texts easily. Now, the company is pushing things even further—with a groundbreaking encrypted data transfer app that will enable people to send files securely from a smartphone or tablet at the touch of a button. (For now, it’s just being released for iPhones and iPads, though Android versions should come soon.) That means photographs, videos, spreadsheets, you name it—sent scrambled from one person to another in a matter of seconds.

“This has never been done before,” boasts Mike Janke, Silent Circle’s CEO. “It’s going to revolutionize the ease of privacy and security.”

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His Heart

Song In My Head

Love The Sound

In The Key Of Broken

Seeing Eye To Eye

Show Me


Wine Roasted Mushroom Crostini

Featured on Life As A Strawberry
(with recipe)

Your Moment Of Zen

Inside Of My Eyelids

Uma Tulipa

There's A World Outside

Keep Moving

Sunday, February 17, 2013

The Question

What If?

Like A Dream

So Little Time

Deadly But Beautiful

What It Is

Song In My Head


From The Week:

Diagnosing the Home Alone burglars' injuries: A professional weighs in

Ever wondered what a blow torch to the head would actually do? Read on By Lauren Hansen | December 20, 2012

Since its debut in 1990, Home Alone has become as much a part of the Christmas cinematic ritual as It's a Wonderful Life. But unlike that uplifting tale about the good of mankind, Home Alone tells a rather unsettling Christmas story of a precocious 8-year-old who, accidentally abandoned by his family, is forced to defend his home from two dimwitted burglars. Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) turns his family's home into a veritable funhouse of torturous booby traps that so-called Wet Bandits Marv (Daniel Stern) and Harry (Joe Pesci) hilariously stumble through, and the transformation of a suburban Chicago home into a relentless injury machine is nothing short of spectacular. But it does require quite a suspension of disbelief. Can a man really be hit square in the face with a steam iron and walk away unfazed? What kind of permanent physical damage would a blow torch to the head really do? To answer these questions and officially dissolve Home Alone's Hollywood magic, I spoke with my friend Dr. Ryan St. Clair of the Weill Cornell Medical College. Enjoy.

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Bacon and Egg Toast Cups: Want

How to

Please Use Me

Song In My Head