All posts tagged: Slate

foodie friday: brooklyn slate company

I have been waiting a pretty long time (read: a month) to regale the blog-world with my love of the Brooklyn Slate Company (instead of just little snippets). Also read: I had to wait that whole long month because well, you can’t talk about how great something is when you family reads the blog and you bought a cheeseboard form BSC for your aunt for Christmas. Long and complicated I know. I know it seems kinda nuts to be this excited about a thin slab of slate, but just imagine the endless possibilities in the land of “making one’s food pretty on the table for guests”…or we could just call it plating. And it comes in a great burlap bag, which, is pretty great for storage. Really, is there anything that doesn’t look awesome plated on a piece of slate. These Brooklyn Slate folks are on to something. To purchase your very own visit: Oh, and all the fun stuff: Photos care of the BSC website I am not affiliated with BSC nor do they even …

dance in action

There are so many creative people in the world, and I am daily inspired by what crosses my screen in the form of blogs, etsy, and in the case of today Slate. A feature devoted to photography of dancers doing dance things in ordinary place. (Credit: Jordan Matter, All photos courtesy of Slate)

procrastination, in review

So like has been lamented time and time again, last week was bad and my focus was shot. Needless to say, my procrastination level went way, way up. And so, we will have procrastination in review…a time to tell of the amazing things on the internet that can only be founds through mindless surfing, facebook and gchat links. 1. “Are You A Christian Hipster:” I mean this one about made my day (although I will admit it’s been on the “to blog about list for almost 2 weeks).  It’s been all over the internet including a shout out on the “Daily Dish” from Andrew Sullivan at The Atlantic. My favorite paragraph: Christian hipsters love thinking and acting Catholic, even if they are thoroughly Protestant. They love the Pope, liturgy, incense, lectio divina, Lent, and timeless phrases like “Thanks be to God” or “Peace of Christ be with you.” They enjoy Eastern Orthodox churches and mysterious iconography, and they love the elaborate cathedrals of Europe (even if they are too museum-like for hipster tastes). Christian hipsters …