1. Now that the first decade of the 21st century is almost over, I’m finally getting with it: I have a Flickr account now. None of my own photos are in it; it’s more like a virtual inspiration binder for decorating and projects. (It started because I needed to see two different pillow fabrics next to each other.)
2. I’ve been idly going through real estate sites, just to see what I’m up against (a lot), and the “remarks” on each house on the Chapman Richard site are hilarious:
Careful, Cat May Attack If You Try To Touch
DO NOT LOCK THE DOOR ON THE INSIDE OF SUN ROOM.
Great Fixer-Upper, House Is Uninhabitable
3. And finally, with the solstice approaching, here’s a column from The Guardian by poet Jeanette Winterson about embracing the dark and using it for reflection, being “dark without being melancholy, brooding without being depressed.”