Friday Links


Two nights ago marked the start of Hanukah, which is a Jewish holiday that will give me the excuse to tell Mr. B that we probably lost our menorah in the move and, pretty please can I buy a new one. Thank you Maccabees for giving me an excuse to check out some of these. (This one is my favorite, and, at only $328, costs only slightly more than my entire wardrobe!) (But wait, there are moreTwo nights ago marked the start of Hanukah, which is a Jewish holiday that will give me the excuse to tell Mr. B that we probably lost our menorah in the move and, pretty please can I buy a new one. Thank you Maccabees for giving me an excuse to check out [some of these](http://design-milk.com/modern-menorahs/). ([This one is my favorite](http://www.allmodern.com/Moooi-MOABM7-B-MOI1064.html?SSAID=276135&refid=SS276135), and, at only $328, costs only slightly more than my entire wardrobe!) (But wait, [there are more](http://ifitshipitshere.blogspot.com/2009/11/201-beautiful-modern-menorahs-for-2009.html).  Ok, I’ll stop. )

Luckily, I was able to travel to Israel and celebrate there. (ok, so I don’t know what kind of plane I was traveling on, but it was cheap enough to splice me from the neck down.)

Links:

  1. I don’t know about you, but when I envision my perfect kitchen, three of these come into play.
  2. If you have a Mac and you use Google Reader a LOT, this is awesome.
  3. [Two nights ago marked the start of Hanukah, which is a Jewish holiday that will give me the excuse to tell Mr. B that we probably lost our menorah in the move and, pretty please can I buy a new one. Thank you Maccabees for giving me an excuse to check out some of these. (This one is my favorite, and, at only $328, costs only slightly more than my entire wardrobe!) (But wait, there are moreTwo nights ago marked the start of Hanukah, which is a Jewish holiday that will give me the excuse to tell Mr. B that we probably lost our menorah in the move and, pretty please can I buy a new one. Thank you Maccabees for giving me an excuse to check out [some of these](http://design-milk.com/modern-menorahs/). ([This one is my favorite](http://www.allmodern.com/Moooi-MOABM7-B-MOI1064.html?SSAID=276135&refid=SS276135), and, at only $328, costs only slightly more than my entire wardrobe!) (But wait, [there are more](http://ifitshipitshere.blogspot.com/2009/11/201-beautiful-modern-menorahs-for-2009.html).  Ok, I’ll stop. )

Luckily, I was able to travel to Israel and celebrate there. (ok, so I don’t know what kind of plane I was traveling on, but it was cheap enough to splice me from the neck down.)

Links:

  1. I don’t know about you, but when I envision my perfect kitchen, three of these come into play.
  2. If you have a Mac and you use Google Reader a LOT, this is awesome. 3.](http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2010/12/will-you-ever-buy-mostly-e-books.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+NathanBransford+(Nathan+Bransford+-+Blog)) means the start of my own personal apocalypse.
  3. [Two nights ago marked the start of Hanukah, which is a Jewish holiday that will give me the excuse to tell Mr. B that we probably lost our menorah in the move and, pretty please can I buy a new one. Thank you Maccabees for giving me an excuse to check out some of these. (This one is my favorite, and, at only $328, costs only slightly more than my entire wardrobe!) (But wait, there are moreTwo nights ago marked the start of Hanukah, which is a Jewish holiday that will give me the excuse to tell Mr. B that we probably lost our menorah in the move and, pretty please can I buy a new one. Thank you Maccabees for giving me an excuse to check out [some of these](http://design-milk.com/modern-menorahs/). ([This one is my favorite](http://www.allmodern.com/Moooi-MOABM7-B-MOI1064.html?SSAID=276135&refid=SS276135), and, at only $328, costs only slightly more than my entire wardrobe!) (But wait, [there are more](http://ifitshipitshere.blogspot.com/2009/11/201-beautiful-modern-menorahs-for-2009.html).  Ok, I’ll stop. )

Luckily, I was able to travel to Israel and celebrate there. (ok, so I don’t know what kind of plane I was traveling on, but it was cheap enough to splice me from the neck down.)

Links:

  1. I don’t know about you, but when I envision my perfect kitchen, three of these come into play.
  2. If you have a Mac and you use Google Reader a LOT, this is awesome.
  3. [Two nights ago marked the start of Hanukah, which is a Jewish holiday that will give me the excuse to tell Mr. B that we probably lost our menorah in the move and, pretty please can I buy a new one. Thank you Maccabees for giving me an excuse to check out some of these. (This one is my favorite, and, at only $328, costs only slightly more than my entire wardrobe!) (But wait, there are moreTwo nights ago marked the start of Hanukah, which is a Jewish holiday that will give me the excuse to tell Mr. B that we probably lost our menorah in the move and, pretty please can I buy a new one. Thank you Maccabees for giving me an excuse to check out [some of these](http://design-milk.com/modern-menorahs/). ([This one is my favorite](http://www.allmodern.com/Moooi-MOABM7-B-MOI1064.html?SSAID=276135&refid=SS276135), and, at only $328, costs only slightly more than my entire wardrobe!) (But wait, [there are more](http://ifitshipitshere.blogspot.com/2009/11/201-beautiful-modern-menorahs-for-2009.html).  Ok, I’ll stop. )

Luckily, I was able to travel to Israel and celebrate there. (ok, so I don’t know what kind of plane I was traveling on, but it was cheap enough to splice me from the neck down.)

Links:

  1. I don’t know about you, but when I envision my perfect kitchen, three of these come into play.
  2. If you have a Mac and you use Google Reader a LOT, this is awesome. 3.](http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2010/12/will-you-ever-buy-mostly-e-books.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+NathanBransford+(Nathan+Bransford+-+Blog)) means the start of my own personal apocalypse. 4.](http://www.theawl.com/2010/12/ten-days-in-haiti-a-photo-diary) of 10 days in Haiti
  3. This was me, too!
  4. I think I’m required by law to post one Shalom Auslander link a week?
  5. Kind of morbid…morbidly fascinating!
  6. Have fun taking this quiz.
  7. One of my favorite journalists, Julia Ioffe, on infidelity in Russia.
  8. Bittersweet.
  9. Bella Akhmadulina, a prominent Russian poet, died this week.
  10. Photographs of Afghan women.
  11. A five-day visit to Iraq. PICS OR IT DIDN’T HAPPEN.
  12. Kind of living my dream.
  13. Excellent Hanukah strategy!