Tony Bourdain, the author of Kitchen Confidential, writes up his experience in Beirut on Salon. On LiveJournal a woman named Cedarseed describes life in Beirut right now. Both Bourdain’s piece and Cedardseed’s journal are worth reading.
There’s an interesting article in today’s New York Times on how one pastor is dealing with the intersection between politics and religion. I think it’s worth reading.
Check out Maddie at the New York Liberty
I stayed at Andrew and Jen’s house when I was in Seattle. They have some great flowers outside of their house.
There is a beautiful red oak tree in my coop complex.
I went to the Bronx Zoo a while ago with Lisa and her kids. One of the best exhibits we visited was the butterfly garden. It generally costs extra to enter, but since I give the WCS a bunch of money it was free.
The storms in Indianapolis are pretty fantastic. I mentioned this to the front desk at the hotel I was in. They looked at me like I was crazy. It turns out that heavy storms in the midwest are linked to tornados. How would a guy from the Northeast know about these things?