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Bone Records

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Bone Records

I first heard about Bone Records at a Pop-Up Magazine event, and the idea made me a little teary.

From the 1930s-60s, vinyl was too expensive in the Soviet Union, so bootleggers began using X-ray plates to...

Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead

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Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead

Maggie Shipstead is a friend, she came to one of our Mighty Summits. I know someone at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop probably already told you this Maggie, but hell you can write.

A few of my favorite parts of Astonish Me:

He kissed her once, just before he left...

Joe Brouchu’s Sprinkles Art

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Joe Brouchu’s Sprinkles Art

Joe Brouchu made a dog portrait using sprinkles, 221,184 rainbow nonpareils in six colors. It took him about eight months. (via Artstomer)

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Rock to Never Never Land

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Rock to Never Never Land

I like it when real life reads like an Onion headline.

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Piccolo in Minneapolis

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Piccolo in Minneapolis

Bay scallop crudo with coconut, golden raisins, hot pepper and citron vinegar

Thanks so much for the Minneapolis tips, everyone! I’m exploring like crazy and the food and cocktails here are so good. I made a reservation at Piccolo to celebrate our first night in town, and it...

Rookie Yearbook 3

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Rookie Yearbook 3

“I just feel like, overwhelmed by not knowing who I am now or what my Identity is or what my Core Me–tools are to come back to when I feel sad. Going back to what used to be myself just pulls me into a lot of painfully bittersweet memories,...

What to Know About Buying a Home in Australia

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What to Know About Buying a Home in Australia

The processes and standards of doing things are different all over the world. Just as I learned recently that the health insurance system in Australia differs from our own, buying a home is also varies a bit from what we're accustomed to in the United States. There are many reasons one may wish to become a

Miami Beach: Take In The Beaches, Culture, Biscayne National Park–the Only Underwater Park in The Country and More. #travel

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Miami Beach: Take In The Beaches, Culture, Biscayne National Park–the Only Underwater Park in The Country and More. #travel
Relax and Enjoy the Sun in Miami Beach

Take a break in Miami Beach, and you’re getting a pretty special holiday. The municipality is separate from the City of Miami proper, and consists of several barrier islands, located between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. The neighbourhood of...

Giveaway: McDonalds Year of the Horse 2014 Calendar and Asian Family Pavilion Events #ChineseNewYear

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Giveaway: McDonalds Year of the Horse 2014 Calendar and Asian Family Pavilion Events #ChineseNewYear
If you've followed my blog for a while you know that I work with and blog about McDonald's often. While I usually blog about their healthy menu items or recent events, this month I want to highlight what McDonald's is doing to support the heritage of the Asian Community. About 3 years ago I learned about McDonald's Lunar New Calendar...

Our Names Written in Chinese Characters

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Our Names Written in Chinese Characters
While at The Queens Zoo for the celebration of the Lunar New Year, we went to the calligraphy class. There we had our name written in Chinese characters. It's really interesting how a name can look and sound different in another language. Have you seen or heard your name in another language? [[ This is a content summary only. Visit The...
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