Archive | July, 2011

Color Theory 102

Okay, now that you’re an expert on the basics of color theory, let’s dig a little deeper. If you look around you, you’ll notice that not everything is a bright color. If everything was bright, I would have a perpetual headache. Speaking of, look at these speakers. Anyway, back on track. Here’s some new color […]

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Project: Canvas Bag

I recently developed a yen to make a multi-functional tote bag. I had specific ideas in mind–after all, there IS such thing as too big. And the late night infomercials (don’t judge me) about the Buxton Bag have proven that yes, you can have too many pockets. And let’s face it…most tote bags are ugly. […]

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Eggplant Parmesan

I recently attended a delightful casual dinner party hosted by Earth Momma and her wonderful wife, who we’ll call Black Hair. The only other attendee was A.T. (like the Appalachian Trail–and just as cool)– –so it was intimate, like all the best dinners are. We sat around, drinking copious amounts of wine while Earth Momma […]

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Anyway… Thoughts from The Tailor

(The following post was written by The Tailor.) So it started with that thing you do when your house catches fire. Aside from having an escape plan, what do you save? Interesting exercise and maybe we should do that. One day. How about this: Essential Albums You Must Have. This is my list in no […]

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Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes is one of the best lesbian movies of all time. This is the Anne of Green Gables of lesbian films. Speaking of–did you ever wonder about Anne and Diana? They were “bosom friends,” after all. Anyway, don’t even try to explain to me that Idgie and Ruth were just “best friends.” Look […]

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Color Theory 101

I can, at times, be a teeny bit judgmental. Not about a person’s sexuality, nationality, socioeconomic status, or vocation–but about the tacky stuff. We all have faults, and this…is just one of mine. You know what I’m talking about, though–don’t try to deny it. It might be a person’s manners. (little bites. please.) Or excessive […]

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Things I Like: V

More things I like: Bodum Travel French Press This handy travel companion not only takes the French press on the road, but comes in different colorways as well. You know, so you don’t get your’s mixed up with every one else’s. Transparent Toaster For two types of people–minimalists and control freaks. Monitor your toast as closely […]

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The Tale of the Cosmo Bunny

This is going to be more of a story than a “how to” post. So let me begin near the beginning: The Nerd and a couple of his friends have recently started a post-punk revival band called ‘Cosmo Bunny.’ This is the type of band that a mascot loves. Mascots love: good music crowds attention […]

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What to Buy Your Bicycle: Pannier Edition

I have a bicycle. I like accessories. My bicycle likes accessories. Let’s not waste any more time. Today we’re talking about panniers. I’ve been searching for a good set of panniers for a little while now. What are panniers, you might ask? To quote Wikipedia, a pannier is a basket, bag, box, or similar container, carried in […]

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Things I Like: IV

Sharing is fun. Paris Tea Mug Ingenious idea–it keeps your beverage piping hot–but this is a bit on the pricey side. Check this one out: Tea Infuser Mug And it’s got a built in tea leaf strainer. Comes in many different designs (I own 2),  is affordable, and has that handy lid. I can’t pass […]

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