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Have you heard of Mat Pringle? He’s a British illustrator who took the California bear as a subject for a series of delightful illustrations. You should check out his website for more. 

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Aphids infest my basil, I nearly choke after realizing I may have eaten some. PS I spent the morning “showering” my plants and spraying them with Dr Bronners….

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What a dreamy desk! Ugh I can’t believe my drawing pads are STILL PACKED (sacrilege!) thenearsightedmonkey: Lynda Barry’s desk top. The book in this picture, “Cartooning: Philosophy and Practice” by Ivan Brunetti will be used in the class she’s teaching in the spring of 2012 at the University of Wisconsin-

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Betcha wish you were having this lime curd-blackberry-italian meringue pie I just made!

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Photo above of Montclair home in SF Chronicle this past week If I see one more “modern” home staged with those cowhide rugs, giant flatscreen TVs and faux eames rocking chairs, I’m going to scream. At least it seems like people have finally stopped stringing their balconies with metal cable willy

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If you’re my neighbor in Alamo Square, come out on Saturday to browse some crafting and interiors inspirations with me! 

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Urbanist and architect Inaki Echeverria has spearheaded a proposal to create a giant urban park and waterscape in the central Mexico City valley that would regenerate an area once covered by a now dissipated Lake Texcoco. A prime example of a human landscape, the endorheic lakes and swamplands of the

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Bunny nuggets done!

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The girls at honestlywtf! have some really fun DIY jewelry and clothing ideas – if you’re sitting around in your backyard this weekend I highly recommend crafting yourself something while you listen to This American Life or something. Or perhaps drinking a homebrew. Check out their wrap bracelet instructional here,

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I can ride an exercise bike at the gym now. I know it’s fake, but at least I can start doing cardio. I am supposed to be 50% weightbearing by the end of next week, but it will be 6-12 months before I will have enough strength and stability to

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