...there was some concern that the chairs would all be taken by design freaks with notable eyewear and huge lofts, as opposed to a cross-section of New Yorkers. So the Blu Dot team stopped Tweeting chair drops in advance.
An excerpt from Carrie Fisher's autobiography. "At a certain point in my early 20s, my mother started to worry about my
obviously ever-increasing drug ingestion. So she ended up doing what
any concerned parent would do. She called Cary Grant."
Boston.com's best blog, The Big Picture, has a powerful series of photographs: refugees in the Congo.
Via Balk, a story about how cafe culture is dying even in France, due in major part to the economic meltdown.
Time, Money, Sex (and Salvation), a great treatise on why we buy from my colleague Andy. Who also sent me a video that's made me laugh so much in the past few days:
One of my favorite things about my job is finding new blogs to read. Here are some of my favorites from the amazing women of the web.
A dinner menu from a TypePad blog, My Marrakesh, which is a constant source of beautiful colors and inspiring loveliness.
Another great blog that I love to love is Fly, which is a mishmash of awesome, a collage of fashion and feeling.
Kindnessgirl is another great inspiration - how I WISH I could write with her honesty and evocativeness. In that same line is Mackin Ink, the personal blog of one of the Kirtsy editors living abroad with her family in Jordan, each post illustrated with fantastic images from around the web.
Do you have a favorite little corner of the web, a place you want to sit down with a cup of tea and talk in?