Monday, January 14, 2013

Likes and Finds


This American Life TV show - just two seasons on Showtime, available here, also Netflix.  Watch and be enriched.  (The Season Two feature on Mike Phillips is astonishing... watch a bit here).

Threshold home goods at Target.  Polished and affordable.  Love the bedding.

Emily Henderson's design blog. I had to break up with Design Sponge because I couldn't bear another post beginning with "I'm a big fan of..."  I like Henderson's fun and personable prose style, and practical posts like how to choose a color palette and favorite houseplants and 'on a personal note'.

Boscia sunscreen continues to be a marvel.  Maybe I'll try the new SPF 30 formulation for more oomph as summer rolls around (there is no spring here).

This marvelous Richard Angell essay.

To feel great about living in America, read On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines- And Future

Oroweat Healthfull 10 Grain bread: 5 g of protein and 5 g of fiber per slice.

Vollrath baking sheets don't warp in the oven, even under the broiler.

Zero Dark Thirty, a slightly uneven but overall well-made and thoughtful movie (compared to Argo, this review of which hits the nail on the head, in my opinion).  Anyway, the movie made me think of picking up breakfast for a conference I was giving the day bin Laden's death was announced.  Donut Drive-In made special doughnuts for the occasion:


 

1 comment:

  1. Mike Phillips: very interesting.

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