In the weeks following our wedding in the green deciduous forests of northern Minnesota, my husband and I lived as nomads, traveling from Minnesota to North Carolina, to the ocean, to Georgia, and across Texas, as we steadily made our way to the Phoenix desert, where we were both to take up teaching jobs. We slept in about ten different beds before arriving at our new apartment and unpacking our very own French press and earthenware mugs.
1. Residents of Ferguson, Mo., are anxious as they await a grand jury decision about the shooting that occurred over the summer. A decision was expected on Friday, but did not come down. The grand jury is expected to reconvene today, and there may be a decision later this week. (via ABC News)
What is a complete task? How do you know a piece is finished? Kelsey says there are a few things that let her know a work is finished. First, the emotion she's hoping to convey should be properly expressed. Kelsey works to make sure that her audience can connect, feel moved, and relate to her art.
We walked into Insomnia Cookies, and the warm, sugary smell of fresh-baked cookies enveloped us. “What are you going to get?” I asked my friend Vince. He looked at the cookie display, sighed, leaned against the counter, and said to the cashier, “I dunno, man, what’s your favorite?” I rolled my eyes, but laughed anyways. This was not the first time I heard him use this line.
There’s not much poetry in a radiator. Its rattle and hiss has been reported for well a hundred years now. It’s slim stacked accordion body not much Taller than a child: Always standing in a corner, As if it were told Not to socialize with grown-ups
And so begins the countdown to Thanksgiving. Who's trying out new recipes and brainstorming creative decor? We are! Check out this pie recipe from the New York Times.
1. This week, the Federal Healthcare Exchange opened for enrollment. This year marks the second year of Obamacare, and so far, enrollment seems to be going more smoothly than last year. Here's a concise outline of what you need to know about Obamacare today.