Monthly Archives: November 2010

New Jams

I just got Sharon Van Etten’s new album, Epic Here’s a song from that album… and Junip’s new album, Fields. Now I have some new tunes for a little road trip to Southern Oregon for Thanksgiving. Advertisements

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Cyclocross Race from 1950

This video is old school. All the racers are wearing sweet wool jerseys… not a stitch of spandex to be seen. Cyclocross is supposed to have obstacles, but at one point these racers are wading chest deep in a river … Continue reading

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Lake Crescent, WA

I just emailed my mom these photos from our trip to Olympic National Park last month. We stayed in a cabin at the Lake Crescent Lodge. It was really beautiful. The air was so fresh, and the food at the … Continue reading

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Overdyed rugs

I don’t think it would be hard to DIY these with some thrift store rugs, pigment remover, dye, and a bathtub. via Decor8blog

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Amalia Rodrigues

I was listening to NPR and heard a program on Amalia Rodrigues. Rodrigues’ soul came from the gritty streets and docks of her native Lisbon. More about her classic rags-to-riches story in a moment, but Bruno de Almeida, who made … Continue reading

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