i’ll celebrate scotland independence by buying/drinking high end scotch. in case of “no” vote, will toast solidarity the same way. #WinWin
I dreamt that a bank teller in Paris wouldn’t deposit the €400K check I got from selling my apartment; the system with which it was her job to deal was so cumbrous and opaque that she could see no clear way to put this check into it. I became insistent and borderline-indignant, so she went into a back room to confer with her colleagues. She came back and said that they too were desolated, but saw no way forward.
This qualifies as a nightmare because it’s so plausible (to someone who’s seen something of French bureaucracy).
but i’m ok with that b/c it makes me feel like some gourmet genius for simply toasting & grinding hazelnuts, when recipe requires it
organic floor of @FairwayMarket has peanut butter, also cashew, almond, macadamia, sunflower seed, coconut, & soy butters. but not hazelnut!
What’s frustrating about @adellewaldman’s writing is that the funniest, most trenchant lines are all 142 characters long, hence unsharable
If i ever write a comedy set in victorian england, a main character will be the vicar of st-rumpole-up-the-avon
basically the UWS is now one giant, reckless experiment to find the critical density of toddlers named “Liam” at which an apocalyptic explosion is triggered
Time for some traffic problems in Kaliningrad
@fackelmann note that one’s being all about a particular bay or gulf does not entail anything about one’s level of knowledge about it
where is the bay of fundy anyway. i feel like it’s in canada. or australia. @fackelmann