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30th September 2016

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I used to fantasize about finding a subsidy to paint all the Oakland homes along the BART tracks. Look at what street-artist group German Crew did to the white houses pictured above.

Pretty Poison is “backyard-inspired” warehouse bar in Bali, with an empty pool for skateboarders.

13 Houseplants You Can’t Kill

Fall! It’s super-chunky knit blanket weather.

I found perfect velvet shoes that are too expensive for me, and too small for me. Do you need velvet shoes?

A pretty present for the friend you’ll want to have around when you’re an old person.

A giant moon balloon blew away and rolled through the streets of China.

This solar-powered graffiti is so pleasant.

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2nd September 2016

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Cai Guo-Qiang’s “explosion events.”

Meditating with Pythons, no thanks.

What it costs to climb Mount Everest.

My Bare Feet” A poem that reminds me of what it feels like to be at home.

I’ve lost a couple hours to this interactive map that features photos of Old San Francisco.

I love this assisted living facility that’s set up to look like a neighborhood.

I can’t believe it’s September and I still haven’t tried f’rose. Stupid march of time.

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29th April 2016

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Mother’s Day is next weekend, so arrange for some sweetness. Above photo is from Heather Evan’s “Smith’s Seen Not Heard” project I have a weakness for artist mothers who include their kids in their work.

This tweet made me bark-laugh.

Better Aging Through Practice, Practice, Practice “Find something — something new, something difficult — to immerse yourself in and improve at.”

This Airbnb rental comes with a bookstore that you can help run.

Speaking of books, Shaheryar Malik leaves artistic stacks of books around New York for people to take with them.

Look at this beautiful tropical table centerpiece made of green bananas, green coconuts, and open watermelon. Genius.

I’ve been wondering how this $20 H&M dress would look on a not-model, and it looks cute.

I’m making 100 paper crowns for the 100 Day Project.

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8th April 2016

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Fun Things

Jihan Zencirli made this crazy, fish-egg balloon display outside her studio. Because she is magic, and she never denies you the caviar.

Life goals.

This fringe bracelet is shoosha-shoosha. And this romper is cute too. It’s also $400? And only comes in a size 2-6? Speaking of which…

Having babies takes me up to a size 14 for a couple years after I give birth. The clothing options are 10 percent of what I have when I’m a size 8, and everything is black. It’s such bullshit. GAH. Anyway, qcut jeans will come in 400 sizes, and may cash rain down upon them. (Thanks for the heads up, Asha!)

Crystal crowns are all the rage for brides right now, and I wasn’t into it until I saw this upside down one. You can get married in it, or do some Dungeons and Dragons LARPing. Versatile.

Get crafteh.

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I like this so much. People dressed like their surroundings. via Swiss Miss

Important Thing

I’d never heard about this Civil Rights Swim-In where black people swam in a “white-only” pool, and the owner of the motel poured acid in the pool. Historically, this was like 5 minutes ago.

Elsewhere

On Instagram, we went to Disneyland! Next time, I sneak in rum for my Dole Whip. Regrets.

On Twitter, I was charmed by all the kids at Disneyland, and I shared my dieting secret.

On Pinterest, I am not pinning as much wedding stuff as much as the algorithm wants me to. I am quite the disappointment to Pinterest in this regard. Pink iceberg!

On Snapchat, I am stealthmaggie. It’s essentially an all-baby channel, so be forewarned.

Cool Stuff My Friends are Doing

Tia Lambert opened Make Studio, her new creative arts workshop in Marin, California! She’s exuberant, guys, just a delight. So if you live nearby, get the updates on Twitter.

Helena Price’s Techies Project is getting coverage everywhere. Nice!

Asha Dornfest’s Parent Hacks book came out, as you know, and her book tour is coming to the East Coast.

Luvvie Ajayi’s book I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual, is available for presale. It promises to make you laugh.

People are making stuff like they don’t need to sleep. Good work, awesome people. Go have a nap.

The Techies Project

4th April 2016

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Helena Price launched the Techies Project today, and I’m among the narratives she collected over there. Some of you might remember Helena from her talk at Camp Mighty or the interview series she did for Go Mighty a while back.

This project explores the technology profession from the perspective of people from underrepresented groups. The interviews are dense, but Tech Insider did an overview that provides some good entry points. I suggest interviews with my friends Margaret Stewart and Michelle Morrison.

Great, great work Helena.

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26th February 2016

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I got this naked lady phone cover, by Leah Goren, and it pleases me.

Daaaamn Daniel, and the inevitable EDM remix.

Now that’s a classy monkey lamp.

North Korea is showering cigarette butts on South Korea. So points for novelty.

Spotted this incredible bundt pan on my friend Jason’s Instagram feed. Turns out it’s a Nordicware Commercial Heritage Bundt Pan. The bundt pan will be mine.

Ameego is Uber, but for renting friends! Yaaaaaaaaaay.

Quintessential San Francisco on Twitter.

Brad is allergic to eggs, so I’m trying flax seed as an egg substitute. Is this real, or some crazy hippy bullshit? Will keep you posted.

Exactly what I thought it would be like to be a mom on Instagram.

Cool Stuff My Friends are Doing

Camp Mighty speaker Lisa Congdon’s lovely book about swimming is available for pre-order, The Joy of Swimming, A celebration of our love for getting in the water. I have an advance copy, and it’s beautiful.

Mighty Summit attendee Asha Dornfest compiled all of the Parent Hacks best parenting tips into Parent Hacks: 134 Genius Shortcuts for Life with Kids. It’s also available for pre-order.

Guerneville is one of my favorite places, and Jessica Hische recently designed the amazing signage for The Guerneville Bank Club there. Talent!