Archives for category: Nail polish fairy

Make me a drink
Strong enough to wash away the dishwater world
They said was lemonade

The Shins, No Way Down

Glitter_close_upHappy Tuesday friends. Tonight, let’s all be thankful for hot beverages and music.


Cat Power’s elegant new record Sun is streaming on NPR. Listen up.
Image via Pitchfork.

If you want to become a friend of civilization, then become an enemy of truth and a fanatic for harmless balderdash.

–Kurt Vonnegut, 1970 (Not yet a crotchety old man!)

Various visual and theatrical interpretations of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream — not because I think the play is balderdash, but because it celebrates the magical, and we should all try to do more of that. Also it is midsummer and that is a beautiful thing.

The Canadian Stage theatre company is putting on Shakespeare’s play in High Park all summer. I plan on heading there soon to see the fairies and drink wine on the outdoor theatre’s mossy stone seats; how dreamy…..

From the top…

Travel reverie: Cinque Terre beach in Italy. Via bawkbawkbawk.

I got my bike today and am ready to join the city bikers. Via downtown from behind.

Nails! This came from the sartorialist at some point in cyber time.

An NPR first listen of Of Monsters and Men made my afternoon.

Eric Jong and Molly Jong-Fast on Here’s the Thing is a delight. Gawd, I’m glad Alec Baldwin has a podcast.