Hollaback!, Horoscope Thursday
TAURUS April 20-May 20 Take risks and show some daring in your intimate relationships, Taurus. It’s the right time to take things to the next level by updating your connections and upgrading the folks who deserve to get family status. (SFBG) During one phase of my life, I walked a mile five days a week to get to a bus stop. On the last stretch of the journey, I had to pass a shabby ...
Absolutely Nothing - Lily Allen Sometimes you...
Possible to believe in a bearable sort of life in a white room in one of the...– “The White Room”, Katha Pollitt
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Never give in. Never give in. Never give in. P.S. Thank you Universe. I promise I am listening. (P.S. The thing about mean folk? Spot on.)
I know I may have not been putting the best I had into you lately, but seriously, this is uncalled for. SRSLY. Caiken
Harumph, Horoscope Thursday knows I'm grouchy
TAURUS April 20-May 20 Instead of convincing yourself that you’re justified in feeling bad because of whatever injustice you’re focusing on, try taking more responsibility about how you are handling stresses. Be part of the solution, not the problem. (SFBG) You have entered a phase in your astrological cycle when your best lessons will come from doing hard work. I mean that in...
Are we ever truly unhappy, then when we think we best know our sad hearts? In...– Damion Searls, “what we were doing and where we were going”
All damn morning I'm so productive
(percolator chopchopchop chowder oatmeal resume cover letter) and then I arrive at work.
He did think about it. He sat down at his desk and he thought. He thought of his...– Wendell Berry, “Remembering”
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I’ve been reading What It Is lately. Lynda Barry is so comforting. Also, I wish I had a floating blank-eyed cephalopod as my inspiration cushion. Way to be original, Caiken.
Hie thee hence Mercury! Horoscope Thursday is late...
TAURUS April 20-May 20 Be bold, ballsy, and beautiful this week, Taurus! Assert yourself without hesitation to create the opportunities you want. Don’t sacrifice fun while you kick ass, though. Make sure it’s part of your plan and moves you forward. (SFBG) Here’s your mantra: BIG GREEN LUCK EVERYWHERE. I urge you to say it frequently in the coming days. Sing it softly to...
If Mercury is the fire, then fuck this skillet.
Today is one of those I should not have left the mattress days.
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Happy El Grito, amigos! My neighborhood better deliver tonight. I want a michelada. Ay.
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The big romance
As you can see, my heart was in the Bay this weekend. And my feet and bad haircut. An impulse decision and a secret escape and it was really nice to not owe anyone except la wifey y la Jessica and generally just be somewhere balmy and breezy. It is still the last dregs of summer here. Mostly we are still bitter and funny and talk far too much about everyone we hate and sex too and drink and...
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TAURUS April 20-May 20 Don’t hesitate to pursue intimacy, Taurus. Trust your impulses and take some risks this week, especially in the realm of relationships. Whether you need to mend fences or jump them, the time is now. A spider spun gorgeous cobwebs on my car’s back window. Anchored on the window wiper, they’re artfully woven spiral tunnels decorated with white flower...
Resentment is the most precious flower of poverty.– Carson McCullers, “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter”
On the one hand, I only sort of feel bad that I didn’t acknowledge a grown woman hiccup-crying on the phone regarding speaking to a bankruptcy attorney. On the other hand, there’s something amazing about the rage modulation needed when some dumb attorney’s client says, “I just don’t know how you can live with yourself.”
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The apartment is more fun than any theme park
Carlos: I am going to look for a doorknob for you at the flea market this weekend.
Carmen: Oh, that's nice... [Wakes up] Wait, why?
Carlos: Because your door needs to stay closed. It's not the fucking Haunted Mansion around here!
So this is happiness: a flaxen, spoiling moon; blindfolds; teasing,...– “Late Mastery”, Meaghan O’Rourke
We've retrograded to Horoscope Thursday, kids
TAURUS April 20-May 20 When you don’t know what you want, you’re still responsible for you.. Now is not the time to shirk accountability. Support the parts of your life you are sure of as you investigate the questions that plague you. (SFBG) As I was meditating on your horoscope for this week, a song popped into my head: Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing.” I instantly...
Sunday, his day off, L. goes to Little Italy for supper with his family. His...– “Surfacing”, Lauren Groff (This story is very important. Read now.)