from the archives
The first baseball game I went to was in San Francisco. I’ve come to enjoy beer and public screaming in a few different places now, but my first was San Francisco’s AT & T Park, a baseball park with so many name changes locals have taken to calling it “Phone Company Park.” At the time of this story, it had the name of a different phone company: SBC. But that’s not the reason this particular...
Records Point to Credit Card Fraud by Silicon... →
Discovered the story of this straight up gangster chick Shirley Hornstein who swindled a bunch of people in Silicon Valley. One of her methods was photoshopping herself into pictures with celebrities. If this is all it takes, I’ve been wasting a lot of time at my actual day job at a technology company. There are a few TechCrunch articles about this girl, but this Betabeat piece has the...
How to Eat: The Pleasures and Principles of Good... →
Nigella’s classic how to eat is only $3.99 on Kindle. I’m guessing you already know how to eat, but this is a must have for any culinary aficionado. I love Nigella’s chapter on dieting, and how you must never talk about dieting to anyone else, because it’s dreadfully boring.
everything old is new again
My old Tumblr account was 5 years old, with over 3,000 posts. I also had 12 smaller blogs that just reminded me of all the unfinished projects I’d started and abandoned. In the past I constantly held on to everything in fear I would never experience it again, like feelings and memories had expiration dates. But, I know now that everything starts over, things don’t get replaced, they...