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ruthless compassion
14 June 2004 @ 12:38 am
If you were a philosophical movement, what would you be?

(I would be existentialism.)
 
 
ruthless compassion
14 June 2004 @ 09:39 am
I was gifted a very nice, tall drinking glass a year or so ago, and after admiring it, I put it back in its box and didn't see it again until unpacking it the other day. It had a sticker label on it, which I peeled off, and with the sticker came the painted coating on the glass. So now there's a sticker-sized place where the paint is coming off, and will, of course, continue to peel/chip from there. Why, WHY would you put a sticker on something with a coating that's fragile??

It's like when you buy a mirror or a picture frame with a sticker on it that won't come off without some magic anti-glue potion. Why!?

Or stickers on apples that leave their adhesive on the skin when you pull off the sticker. What makes the apple people do that??
 
 
 
ruthless compassion
14 June 2004 @ 05:25 pm
As many of you know, I have greatly enjoyed Restaurant Week in Boston the past couple of summers. Despite repeated promises to review the restaurants I tried, I have never done so, and I am hereby stating that it's not going to happen. What is going to happen, however, is more foody goodness at the end of August.

http://www.bostonusa.com/visitor/resdet.php?seqnum=9680&type=event

If anyone has recommendations for places to try (or to avoid), let me know. And if anyone wants to go to a particular place with me or in a group, also let me know :)

And, at any rate, enjoy!