Thursday, August 11, 2016

Pictures from my Phone & Weekly Distractions

My new best friend/neighbor has 100 billion potted plants in her backyard and since I'm now house sitting for her (you thought I was joking about this) I get to water all 100 billion of them and it takes an actual 7 and one-half eternities. Within the first 10 seconds of watering them on the first night I dropped my phone and completely shattered the screen WHICH PROVES that when you befriend your neighbors it completely ruins your life.

Fortunately she has a lot of amazing clothes that are surprisingly very slimming on me.

And now, your Pictures & Distractions:
Taylor Hicks played a concert in Matt's new neighborhood. Mr. Pants stayed home and took a nap.

Take time to read this whole ad. 

Hiking Donut Falls.

Skylar risks his life.

I tweeted.

Stranger Picture of the Week
Thanks, Kina.

Crap to distract you from whatever you're supposed to be doing:

A very interesting article on the current Ukraine/Russia situation.

Reactions to Simone Biles routine. Thanks, Krishelle.

Adorable "Cat-Leticism" at the kitten summer games. Thanks, Cathie (THE Cathie).

The 10 most sexist things to happen at the Rio Olympics so far. Thanks, Krishelle.

Wigs and beanies on hairless cats. Thanks, Jessica.

Great book titles. Thanks, Rachel.

A company responds to a man finding a dead worm in his cucumber. Thanks, Halee.

A new plan to effectively deal with homelessness. Thanks, Craig.

Questions that Stranger Things needs to answer in season two. Thanks, Jared.

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  1. These links are ruining my life. I can't believe they aren't opening in a new window any more. I just don't know how you can do this to us.

  2. I'm very confused about that ad. Is that woman's head photoshopped onto the body. SOMEONE HELP ME.

  3. Was finishing the 10 most sexist thing s to happen at the Rio Olympics and saw this fabulous news as the next article. How is this not mentioned in the media! Great news for Brendan Dassey.

  4. The Olympics thing still makes me mad. I don't know if I just never noticed the blatant sexism before or if it's particularly worse this year, but NBC is terrible.

    And also, that loan officer ad...WTH? Seriously. I have so many questions.