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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