1. There are a dang lot of toast necklaces on Etsy.

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  2. My best friend in the whole wide world has a cluster of these hanging over her kitchen island and it is so infuriating. Some even have ivy rooting in them. First off, must be nice to have a handy huzz who'll rig up a complicated system to even hang them from in the first place. Second off, how do you find the time to change the water and wash them and keep 'em all sparkly…

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  3. I love these dudes, oh man!

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  4. Doing link roundups is hard. Come back, Nicole!

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  5. Your job isn’t to fix your friend. It’s to empathize. To remind her that help is available, and that your help is also available.

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  6. I used to read this book when I was a kid, then forgot it, then thought I'd dreamed it, then found it last night. "The King O' The Cats" pretty well sums up my whole deal, but I recommend the Hobyahs too if you want to crawl inside my past.

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  7. Originally.

    KING ARTHUR: Sir Gawain you are the noblest knight in my court
    in the board room AND in the bedroom if you all catch me, drift-wise

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  8. In 1629, a servant in colonial Virginia came to the local court’s notice for allegedly fornicating with a fellow servant. Although the initial charge was fornication, things rapidly got more complicated as the authorities realized they had no idea whether Thomas – or Thomasine – Hall was male or female, and witness accounts conflicted. They called for an examination by several women, who agreed that Hall was female; later, a group of men examining Hall…

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  9. Neil Diamond cover songs are, I think, my equivalent of "No, I haven't read the book, but I've seen the Wishbone episode," which makes loving me a very specific prospect. My favorite ex-girlfriend works at a record label and regularly hand-mails me (through the postal service!) CDs she thinks I'll like and also bumper stickers promoting the 2005 release of a Pussycat Dolls album.

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  10. Why is this not already a band name? Start this band!

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  11. Sad Kit Harington looks like a black cocker spaniel who needs to pee, but it’s raining outside and he doesn’t want to get his little paws wet.

    Sad Kit Harington looks like a guy who’d make you a mix tape, and then watch as you listen to it and get quietly upset when you didn’t find a deeper meaning in all the song lyrics he chose specifically for you.

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  12. Samuel? Yes, I seem to recall him and his bullshit, I believe, but it's been such a long time

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