The Ashes by Any Means: Old Trafford and Chester-le-Street

In case you needed any proof that cricket is different, consider this: Last Monday, England officially retained the Ashes. Since then, another four days of cricket have been played, and another Test will be staged next weekend. There has been the same amount of play, broadcasting and public discussion that would have happened had nobody […]


Picture This: Poor Weather

So I confess: I didn’t make it out to take photos this past week. The weather was just awful where I live with rain and sometimes even thunderstorms every single day for the entire week. Expensive camera + water = not my favorite combination. So what do you do when the weather doesn’t agree with […]

Open Thread

Blame It On The Open Thread

Everyone seems to be feeling a little glum today.  I don’t know about you all, but I’m blaming it on the the rain.  What are you blaming your mood on?  Tell us that and all your other thoughts in the Open Thread!

Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: 2/24

I’ve got weather on my mind today — we’re under another winter weather advisory today.


Polyvore Outfits: Vintage Ladies of Yore

If any of you pal around on Polyvore, you’ve probably noticed that all the “cool” Polyvore users (well, I assume they’re cool, because they’re the ones winning contests to style models in NYC for fashion week) copy images from Vogue, et. al., use them as backgrounds, and add products to recreate the style of the […]