Ada (my 5yo) & I collaborated on an illustration of The Miller’s Tale. She drew the farts.
random quotes ... to amuse, inspire, enrage:
The idea is like grass. It craves light, likes crowds, thrives on cross-breeding, grows better for being stepped on.
an unseen wave of giggles just wafted through the house and into Ada’s bedroom. (Ada & Lola)
Why does #lego club ask for my child’s gender in order to join? I don’t want Lego providing “gender-appropriate” content. ???
Wonderful news: Authors Guild v. Google books–fair use!! … & hearing Chris Hansen talk about ACLU v. Reno & Myriad ….Good day for me.
busted, kicking thru a pile of awesomely crunchy leaves. adult on campus (colleague?) gave me a look. all credibility lost, obviously.
I had to look up when I heard M talking about “the hot little sailors and their daddies” (reading The Good Humor Man by Kathleen Daly)
AWESOME: Captain Justice, Defender of the Realm, urges dismissal of particularly absurd Tenn state prosecutor motion. abajournal.com/mobile/article…
whoohoo, #BechdelTest implemented as film rating in #Sweden. Damn, Sweden really is awesome.
Getting excited about Chris Hansen / ACLU coming to campus to discuss Myriad Genetics case. November 13, 7pm! #UMass #AmherstMA
Listening to walk on the wild side with my 5yo. She was pleased to see the giant Warhol banana.
Going to listen to a little VU tonight in commemoration. #LouReedRIP
Personally I’m really happy major news is govt website problems and not, you know, war, or shutdown of all services.
theherald.com.au/story/1848433/… “The Ocean Is Broken” – can this be true?
salon.com/2013/10/18/the… Again, family court demonstrates unfamiliarity w/ constitutional principles. Does her abortion violate her faith? wtf
nytimes.com/2013/10/17/opi… Another gem from Linda Greenhouse. If only twitter had a “heart” symbol I could use whenever I link to her pieces!
reading #xkcd 1269 again. it’s still really funny. xkcd.com/1269/ @xkcd
I just backed Nelvana of the Northern Lights: Canada’s First Superheroine on @kickstarter kck.st/1hi2DmC
slogging thru 17 USC 114 — what an abomination. #copyright
Based on this wildlifeeviction.com/index.php?opti… — and the 2 dead mice our cats have recently produced — I have concluded we have mice. Dammit.
wtf with homeopathic remedies being sold as “clinically tested”? deceptive and a fraud on the public. @WholeFoods hadley MA promoting fakery