1. I’ve signed up for “new listings” emails from a real estate office (more to just keep my goal in mind than to actually buy anything yet) and the agent remarks on the houses continue to be great. Did you know that Salt Lake has a trendy acronym-ed neighborhood? One house was located in “SOTRO (South of Trolley).” Groan.

2. Would you like to look at some mid-century gas stations designed by famous architects? (Who wouldn’t?) Check them out here. I kind of want to move in to the Albert Frey one in Palm Springs.

3. Here is a recipe for Carl Sagan’s apple pie. I’m sure it will be crumbly, but good. (Click for big.)