I finally saw Catching Fire on Saturday. In the scene in the beginning where Katniss is talking to Gale in the woods, I was distracted by the little cowl/sweater thing she had going on (she was talking to Gale, right?):
A lot has already been said around here about a certain white rapper, and since I don't have anything new to add to the great conversation taking place, I thought I would share this beautiful piece instead. Tish Jones is a spoken word artist from Minneapolis and one of my favorite spoken word artists, ever, and this…
I planted some zucchini seeds around July 4th and here is the first one! Isn't it adorable?
Check out this "Ultimate Backseat Bookshelf: 100 Must-Reads for Kids 9-14" list from NPR. (Psst, ZAP ROWSDOWER, are your favorite books on this list?) I think some of the books on the list would be more age-appropriate for older kids, but overall I think they did a good job of having a diverse range of authors,…
How did I not know this exists? This blog has recipes inspired by food the GRRM mentions in the books. Above is honeyed chicken handpie, which is apparently a staple food in Winterfell.
Remember that awful video the other day, the racist music video about Asian women? Here is a cool response to that whole situation - instead of just bemoaning that awful video (which was my gut reaction), let's also focus our attention on all the talented Asian American female artists out there, who are clearly much…
So there's this music video and it's called Asian Girlz. If the "z" in the title of the song doesn't tip you off, here's how it will make you feel:
I got some Soft Claws for my cat and they have worked really well so far. We keep his nails trimmed, but he still claws at our furniture and training him to use various scratching posts has only been somewhat successful. He's had the claw covers on about 3 or 4 weeks now, and they are starting to grow out. This…
This play sums up my feelings these past several days... Make sure you read the bonus act at the end!
They were face to face, but the bunny hopped away by time I grabbed my phone. It's so weird that it's so light outside even after 9 pm. I've lived here forever and I always forget this fact every summer.
Grumpy Cat says no to Johnny Depp/Tonto.
The actors from the "What kind of Asian are you?" video read some of the comments they got on YouTube.
She posted an 8-minute video this morning explaining that she won't seek re-election in 2014.
The MN Senate just passed the bill 37-30. The House passed it last week, and Gov. Dayton is set to sign into law TOMORROW!
These new songs from these talented and adorable kids will be stuck in your head all day.
Don't disappoint me, Minnesota.
Happy Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! I saw a post the other day titled “10 Things You Might Not Know About Asian American History” and was inspired compile a short list of my own in honor of AAPI month. Later I hope to write a more personal post, but for now, here are a few stories about the Asian…