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October 17, 2009

from condiments to candy

45 Homemade Foods You Can Make Yourself (But Never Thought You Could)

October 16, 2009

Almost heaven

His Soul Is Marching On | MetaFilter

This is where I note that West Virginia is West Virginia, it’s own state in its own right, because they were abolitionist, and dead-set against secession. Virginia is Confederacy - West Virginia is a solid, stout bulwark of the Union, as anti-slavery and pro-industrial as states come.

"piles and piles" of black friends

They come to my home, I marry them, they use my bathroom.

Interracial couple denied marriage license in La. - Yahoo! News

October 8, 2009

whatever happened to Max?

Well, he’s unmarried. He still lives with his mother. He’s in therapy, and it doesn’t look like he’ll ever get out of therapy. And he didn’t go into literature.

nycgo / An Interview with Maurice Sendak