I’m so sorry, fruit bouquet. I’m just so very sorry. I didn’t know how to tell you. But you had a good run, right? —MN
Frosting ferns. Good.
“A three second exposure meant that subjects had to stand very still to avoid being blurred, and holding a smile for that period was tricky. As a result, we have a tendency to see our Victorian ancestors as even more formal and stern than they might have been.”
Ayla, look… it’s you!
Wait, am I the whirly thing? What am I??
Looking north from 7th Avenue, ca. 1892
That’s Westminster Avenue (now Main Street) crossing False Creek before this section was filled in.
Source: Photo by Bailey Bros. (cropped), City of Vancouver Archives #371-2588.2
wow wow wow! The absence of land where now there is land is obviously fascinating, but there are actually more homes than I would have expected. 1892 is really early for this area.
No sun—no moon!
No morn—no noon—
No dawn—no dusk—no proper time of day.
No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease,
No comfortable feel in any member—
No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees,
No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds!—
—Thomas Hood, from “No!”
Art credit Alejandro Quincoces
The Selfie Sexts You Wanted Nobody Else To See, Now Woven Into Tapestries (NSFW)
Only 23% of Republicans Want More Women Elected to Congress
New polling from ABC News-Fusion reveals a startling partisan divide on whether there should be more women in the House and Senate.
Just 23 percent of Republicans surveyed in the poll agreed that “it would be a good thing if more women were elected to Congress.” Meanwhile, 60 percent of Democrats agreed with the statement.
Read more. [Image: Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters]
Only now do I truly regret this missed opportunity.