in-backyards asked: I miss your bloggin', ma'am!
americastestkitchen: You’ve Been Eating Ketchup All Wrong: Do you get annoyed at how little ketchup you can fit in those tiny condiment cups at fast food joints? If so, you’re doing it wrong. As they demonstrate over at Gizmodo, you can actually fan them out to maximize the amount of ketchup it holds.
I happen to believe that America is dying of loneliness, that we, as a people,...– Steve Almond (via hussiemanlove) Well damn. (via neffsays) I can see that.
The real meaning of “I’m not like the other girls” is, I think, “I’m not the...– “I’m not like the other girls”, Claudia Gray (via ajnarevorg) Assigned reading. (via neffsays)
It may be that you are not yourself luminous, but you are a conductor of light....– Sherlock Holmes, to Watson, in The Hound of the Baskervilles. Though it may seem like a jab at Watson, I think it makes a pretty good teaching philosophy. (via tomesawayfromhome)
Creativity is, in a nutshell, a bit crazy - and most crazy people are too...– - Bruce Charlton, Why Genius Is So Rare (h/t wildcat2030)
Whatever you choose, however many roads you travel, I hope that you choose not...– Nora Ephron, Wellesley’s Class of 1996 Commencement Speech (via neffsays)
Sometimes we don’t thank our friends enough — for being there, for loving us,...– A Thank You To Real Friends. (via justcheckingin) Very true. And a big thank you to the amazingly wonderful friends I have in my life. I’m so lucky to know all of you. [via sequinsandsideeye:elizabethanne] (via tallgirltales)
When Obama endorsed marriage equality...
kristenfromkansas: whenobamaendorsed: … Joe, Hillary and Michelle were all ORANGE MOCHA FRAPUCCINOS??? (ETA: Credit to the LJ user Schmiss for creating this epic piece of animated fine art for the ONTD_Political community way back in 2008. STILL RELEVANT.) this is the greatest thing i have seen, um, ever.
We are a culture that values child-bearing — consider the obsession with...– Media Obsession with Celebrities’ Postpartum Bodies is Part of the War on Women on Forbes.com - by Liz W. Garcia On the long, LONG list of things irritating the hell out of me today, this paragraph sums up the thing at the very top. I don’t know about you, but I am sick to death of all of it. The...
The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known...– Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (via myquotelibrary) I whole-heartedly agree with this. (via ohmuffins)
You get a strange feeling when you’re about to leave a place, I told him, like...– Azar Nafisi, Reading Lolita in Tehran (via formyownrecords) I love this book and this quote. I have big news but and not ready to share quite yet. I can say I lived this quote yesterday. Who will I be?
Ashley Judd Slaps Media in the Face for... →
ladypreneurs: Ashley Judd is my hero! This article is spot on and highlights how vitriol and slander focused on appearance only engenders competition and fear between women. Hugs & high fives, Ashley! You’re an inspiration to all women, and I for one am incredibly grateful you’ve taken the time to speak up and let ‘em have it.
tomesawayfromhome: There’s a beautiful full moon over the school building this morning and it means only one thing: the kids will be super-squirrelly today.
Giving Women the Access Code →
In 2010, just 18.2 percent of undergraduates in the field were women, according to the National Center for Education Statistics — in spite of gains in chemistry, biomechanical engineering and other so-called STEM fields (the acronym stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics). “It must be the unique area of science and technology where women have made negative progress,” said...
Sleeping with a scientist:
Kyle, 6:12 am, asleep: “Use Carbon, because it can make 4 bonds” What?
Girls Are Smarter Than Boys, So What Goes Wrong In... →
ladypreneurs: As a data geek & designer, I love the info graphic. Reblogged for my husband, a science teacher…
Survey: Teachers work 53 hours per week on average →
world-shaker: infoneer-pulse: A new report from Scholastic and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, called Primary Sources: America’s Teachers on the Teaching Profession, finally quantifies just how hard teachers work: 10 hours and 40 minutes a day on average. That’s a 53-hour work week! These numbers are indicative of teachers’ dedication to the profession and their willingness to go...
The plain fact is that the planet does not need more successful people. but it...– David Orr (via allisonrae, free-wilderness) (via thegreensandyellowsofhappiness) (via relovingit) I love this (via my-little-kumquat) (via neffsays) (via peoniesandcocktails)
in-backyards asked: Thank you! And no, he's never even told me about Central Dairy, but I Googled it, and oh my gosh, we're going this first week. Thank you for the heads up :)
readysetblog asked: Also, don't you think it's ironic that Dustin and I were voted best hair and now he's bald!