Always better yourself
noraleah: Darn your socks! Resole your shoes! Whiten your teeth! Practice your spelling! Q-tip your ears! And don’t forget to schmooze & workshop, workshop & schmooze. With that in mind, which of these would I most benefit from…?* Communications (the Internet: kind of a big deal) OR Team Leadership (how to make others do your work) OR Personal Branding and Marketing (it’s not...
master of ceremonies
I was trying to think of this term the other day and just kept thinking of ‘ringleader’ or ‘emcee’ but master of ceremonies was IT.
laughing - crying - laughing - crying
Thank you for contacting me. I am currently away on leave, traveling through time and will be returning last week.
Interesting things from Treehugger- It is nice to finally see renewable energy becoming a priority as opposed to biofuel/nuclear energy: “Ah, the delicious irony. Germany recycles a decommissioned nuclear power plant, and converts it into a solar powered data centre. Maybe that’s what the new and growing algae biofuel industry needs. A few ageing nukes to be closed down to they can...
Michael Pollan on Brian Lehrer Show RIGHT NOW! →
noraleah: cbeth: Take a listen to our potential future Secretary of Agriculture! Thank you! My day is made.
ericlodwick: mattlehrer: Where do the millions of computer monitors, cell phones and other electronic refuse our society generates end up? (via The Electronic Wasteland Video - CBSNews.com) Fyi, there is a truck on the west side of McCarren Park accepting electronics for recycling today. Just look for the Ryder and a bunch of green t-shirt wearing men.
Who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who...– Security by Hunter S. Thompson (via startmeup) Its a good one.
startmeup: The Technology Readings I went to this Rhizome event at the New Museum a few months ago and laughed so hard I cried. You need to watch some of these videos. I love Rhizome events, always interesting. This one looked hilarious and I totally recognize that comedian from somewhere, whats her name?
LEED AP, thats me
Yesssss, I passed the LEED exam. How smart am I? ! And for those of you that haven’t heard of it, LEED is the rating system for certifying green buildings through the US Green Building Council. I was skeptical of the system prior to learning it, judging it to be a half-ass way to approach environmentally-conscious design. Now I appreciate its comprehensive approach to the whole...
One more memory from the rat...
“It was sophmore year, we went down there to see a bionic brown show, no one was there except me scruff, willy and tyler i think, this hispanic hip hop duo named CAC opened, then Bionic Brown came on, their sound system was a tape deck on a boombox since the rat didnt have any speakers in the wall, then after one song the tape deck broke so Bionic was just running around on top of the tabled...
The partners of my firm are having a closed-door meeting, which they never do. Word in the office is that yet another big project was put on hold… everyone is trembling at their desks.
Benefits of LED Christmas tree lights →
mykol78: sydvish: I need to replace our Christmas tree lights this year, and I was thinking of switching to LED. I am a little worried about the blue hue they seem to cast, but I wonder if it will still seem blue on a tree in my house. The fact that they save energy and are cool to the touch seem to make it worth it… Original consumer reports article here. Speaking of trees- buying a...
Map Of The British Virgin Islands →
That’s why I go to great lengths to replace my current beer with another beer...– Jamboroo: How To Quietly Open A Beer Can. Jamboroo, Week 10. This is also good, applicable advice for family and business gatherings where you need to drink. (via shorterexcerpts) Life lessons from Big Daddy Drew. (via peterwknox) Why are woman always put in the category of crusher of...
You've won flowers
I just answered the phone in my office and Debby, from Flowers of the World, told me that my boss, Karen, won their business card raffle! As a result, we will be receiving one beautiful flower arrangement a month for the next year and I feel like I’ve won the lottery - hooray! I guess you should drop your card in those goldfish buckets.
noraleah: Hey honeybun — Just wanted to remind you what you’re working your butt off for: Andrea Hopkins, LEED® AP xx n Thanks doll! I have to say that you are quite the inspiration and…. speaking of waste and inefficiency, the design and construction worlds have no idea whats coming their way once I’m an accredited professional. I’m always on the environment’s...
I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies. -...– (via ecar)
lfarm: “…several hundred people in the East Village singing the National Anthem in unison and meaning it.” via herenotthere
Without carbon, we are nothing. The fourth most abundant element in the...– Secret Science Club meets at Bell house to discuss carbon and Tyler Volk’s new book CO2 Rising: The World’s Greatest Environmental Challenge. Yay! We have to take action on the issues now and for the next 8 yrs so, get learning.
Our stories are singular. Our destinies are shared.– President Elect Barack Obama (via noraleah) ‘Reaching out to all corners of the world’ to bring people together, acknowledging differences and commiting to collaboration at a global scale… I really love this quote.
noraleah: Sam Cooke, “A Change is Gonna Come” ...
biteofpythias: i wish tumblr would let me “like” things too… edit: those of you who’ve posted that you “like this” are just rubbing it in like those cool kids who had the GI Joe Aircraft carrier while I had to pretend the ironing board was an aircraft carrier… Perfect… I always preferred the ironing board anyway.
My right eye keeps twitching...
nerves? excitement? ah yes, just a general weakness on the right.
Chip Means, nice music →
Why did my friend's status message just go from...
“Some tired-looking peasants are walking down a road at sunset, carrying sheaves of wheat. A nobleman in a fancy coach is coming up from behind. This creates drama, because you’re thinking, Why don’t those peasants get out of the way?” to “This is not something where you can dress your kid up like a hobo and send him out trick-or-treating, because, first of all, your kid’s...
Blogging is to writing what extreme sports are to athletics: more free-form,...– Andrew Sullivan (via boutofcontext)
what do tumblrs do for work? or if you are a...
cbeth: folkinz: reblog with your answer…i can post the results later…i am curious if there are trends with tumblrs jobs…thanks I am the Marketing Manager at a film and television distribution company. I also do a little bit of freelance illustration on the side, when I get the opportunity. Architect
Nerds are small sweets that come in a variety of abstract shapes and flavors....– Wikipedia (via magicmolly) Those Nerds, how efficient of them.
The Shallowest Generation →
ericlodwick: (via peterberkman)
Brown sugar has a mind of its own.
I have to go make muffins now.