So, if you have been following the blog for a while, you know I do Bramble Patch posts the last Friday of every month. I’m switching things up a bit and now and plan on doing a smaller one every week. On Monday. Because I think Monday is the day of the week I am most happily receptive to distraction, and, I can only guess I am not alone in that feeling (I’m looking at YOU lady in the cubicle avoiding her inbox.) If you have something especially noteworthy, please post it on my Facebook wall, because I’m always cruising for nifty bidness worth sharing. Stuff about flamingos, rhinestones, cats being awesome, and John Stamos having great hair, are always welcome.
Simon Doonan might be my favorite person I have never met. His eulogy to dog is hilarious, sweet, and befitting a dog with a name like Liberace.
Last spring I told you about this documentary on glamorous grannies and how outraged I was it was only showing in the UK. Well, huzzah huzzah, Advanced Style is now showing al lover the US this fall – check out and see if it is playing near you!
So cool: an area rug made out of jeans labels.
Speaking of jeans – does anyone understand this Normcore fashion trend? I don’t. Except I know everyone had in in 1993 without trying.
In the 1950’s Andy Warhol made his living as a graphic designer. Now that I’m in that boat, I find myself looking at his early designs for inspiration, and being blown away, and feeling super thankful for the convenience of Abobe CS6.
Food for thought; “The Instagram Generation now experiences the present as an anticipated memory.” – Dr. Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize winner. At times, I have found myself doing an experiencing things in ways that cater themselves to photos. Not even because I want to share them, but because having my phone/camera at my fingertips has changed my visual perspective. Say what you will about technology – I think this is pretty rad! This little video does a better job of explaining this concept…