I run little text ads each month on the sidebar of a blog you might have heard of called The Bloggess. I worship Jenny Lawson and will gladly run advertising on her blog until my checking account runs dry or hell freezes over, whichever comes first. Turns out a post Jenny wrote last week went
Matryoshkas as wedding cake toppers. Why oh why did I not think of that??
Warning: this post contains references to binge-eating, theft and radical politics. It just goes to show how fond of you all I've become that I can expose myself to you in this way.
This has an eco-warrior vibe that I like. A few years ago, a section of park in LA that was about to be rezoned became the site of grassy matryoshka installations to celebrate the Russian heritage of the community. You could actually climb and play on them, which is adorable...
Father's Day isn't really a big deal for the Russian, as it's a totally invented American construct. That said, he'll still be miffed if the Father's Day Fairy ignores him this Sunday, so I've got to get my butt in gear...
You know what's great? When your friends do your blogging work for you. I'm not going to lie -- tough week at the day job. Stress. Anxiety. Unhappiness. And that's just the commute. Feels like I've got the PR weight of the world on my shoulders, so much so I can barely manage to hoist my
There's a video game based on nesting dolls, and it actually looks amazing. Like Baz Luhrmann and Playstation got together and made a beautiful gaming baby...
So the 8-year old wacked himself in the junk just now. These things happen. I guess he's old enough now that it really hurt, you know, in a manly way. He's all fetal on the living room floor and I'm busting out my usual mom moves -- you know, "Take deep breaths" and "should I
You'll benefit from my inability to write an actual post today because thanks to my laziness you get this infographic instead. Infographic + vodka = good. Very good.
I have a love-hate relationship with Klout. As in, I love it when my score goes up and hate it when my score goes down. I know, I know the jury's still out on Klout -- the social media punditry love to kvetch about its actual relevance, how easy it is to game, etc etc.