because alliteration is fun, no?
- along with my life plan to make the most of it, i’m trying to not be totally miserable while unemployed. one way: constant use of my local library. they have a fairly good sized digital library to download to kindle/ipads, which is convenient, but nothing beats the actual library. they have about 10 different buildings and you can request books from other libraries that they deliver to whichever location you like. i’ve been reading lots of great books (and feeling no guilt of not finishing a shitty book) and listening to a ton of music. libraries are awesome.
- this past weekend i was at the broadmoor (which, btw, is beyond spectacular!) and had an amazing time. one of my favorite things about staying at fancy hotels is seeing what bath products they have. the broadmoor has molton brown, which is amazing. i was first introduced to it at the jefferson a few years ago and it’s as awesome as ever. unfortunately, it retails at $28 for 10 oz, which is a bit steep for this kid. so i stock up whenever i find it at a hotel and my hair smells awesome right now.
- a while back, lifehacker suggested flossing in the shower. since i’m bad at flossing (shame shame i know), i thought it might be worth trying. well, i love it. i love showering (seriously, i would spend an hour a day in the shower if possible), so this gives me a reason to spend an extra few minutes in there and my gums are happier! woot!
- the current republican party is mortifying. the economy is in shambles and, if they were strategic, could wallop the president in the elections this fall. but instead they’re all a bunch of damn morons who prefer to focus on birth control (oh hey 1965) than unemployment. they’re absolute idiots and barring any unforeseen and huge issue, the candidate will lose in november. also? more goldwater, less (historically inaccurate) reagan.
- recently i’ve developed an obsession with house hunters. no clue where this came from, but it’s really fun watching, making my choice, and then yelling at the family for picking the worst house.
- last week netflix suggested a movie–margin call–that was unfamiliar to me, but sounded great so i added it to my queue. it was an excellent movie; an indie with an ensemble cast with lots of famous actors about the 2008 financial crisis. it was really well done, i highly suggest it.
- good luck to everyone taking the barzam this week. i wish you all the best.