this weekend in the bierman family
my dad: attended world series game 3 my mom: bought $5 raffle ticket at some fundraiser from her friend’s son who is in the HPHS band; won $1000 in Northpark Gold (not to mention that this is Partner’s Card week) me: woke up at 6am to run for like 5 hours
26.2 #2 in pictures
pre-race in Rosslyn metro: wrong way folks amazing starting line fred and wilma (except sorry mom, I was not running “for you”) Saw several of these people … unbelievable that hat looked like a vest from Office Space’s Chotchkie’s in fact this man was eclipsed by a woman I talked to at the start who said this was her 69th (no pun intended)...
This Marathon Playlist Should Cause You To...
(Volume 1, from 2009’s MCM, available here) In my defense, before you go all “unfollow” on my ass, I never claimed all these as a list of the Top 100 Songs Of All Time. To be fair, some, though, would absolutely make such a list (#6, #26, #29, #65, #84, and #97, to name a few). 98 Degrees - “True to Your Heart” Alan Jackson - “Chattahoochie” ...
Perhaps inappropriately excited for Adult Googleween tomorrow (here is a quick clip from the childrens’ version this afternoon…and yes, that is a child dressed as a Taco Bell taco)
For 72 Hours ONLY!! Southwest flights from... →
COME ONE COME ALL TO VISIT CALIFORNIA
tl;dr: my neighborhood edition
This Friday at work we have GOOGLEWEEN, in which we are “strongly encouraged” to wear our costumes to work all day. At first I was a little apprehensive about standing on a street corner waiting for the bus in the morning dressed in character. Then I remembered that I live in San Francisco. So I live about 2 blocks from my bus stop (the convenience of this cannot be emphasized...
I feel like you can learn most of what you need to...
via lacrossesticks: Who is more offensive? a.) The person chewing loud with her mouth open. b.) The person who firmly asks the loud chewer to please close her mouth while eating. What do you think?
Some woman who works at Timbuk2 was at my work on Friday visiting her husband, and she took my picture for their blog! Hopefully this doesn’t count as my 15 min of fame (still holding out for a game show appearance one day).
I fell asleep for about 3 hours on the plane, dreamt I had befriended the guy...– Jamie’s true confessions
Recession Creates an Opening for Democrat in Texas... →
“The Republican campaign narrative nationally is that the people running government are doing a bad job of it,” said Jim Henson, a political scientist and pollster at the University of Texas. “Perry’s message is ideologically consistent with this, but the Republicans here run all the offices.”
Jimmy McMillan, the candidate running for governor... →
Additionally this man has some utterly remarkable facial hair
In a recent interview, President Obama said that structuring the tax cuts so...– From Obama, the Tax Cut Nobody Heard Of - NYTimes.com
The news — even though it has yet to be confirmed by Verzion [sic] Wireless —...– Are Wireless Carriers Gearing Up to Battle for Customers? - NYTimes.com finding typos in newspapers excites me significantly more than is socially acceptable
USATODAY.com: Mobile app will track runners in... →
If loving this hybrid of technology, running, & creepiness/stalking is wrong, I don’t want to be right
Treasure Island troubadours (not entirely sure this is the right word, so sue me) in the corner of the festival were a welcome respite from The Shittiest “Band” Ever Formed that was playing concurrently onstage No but seriously, my tone-deaf 9 year old self on the recorder has more talent than Monotonix
Treasure Island: Part 2 (other shit)
(She & Him with Belle & Sebastian seemed particularly “Inception”-y to me because of how in 500 Days of Summer Zooey’s character lists B&S as her favorite band) Unfortunate omissions: my amazing new Russian trapper hat Jane’s entire outfit (red stocking cap, periwinkle fleece, teal pants, pink lo-dunks) our RC from TIP 2003 Shawn Wen esque crazy...
Treasure Island: Part 1 (6-Word Memoirs)
maybe i just feel like hipster is mainstream because my only real interaction...– Jane…you’re so wise. You’re like a miniature buddha, not covered in hair