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Paris Hilton's "Stars Are Blind" has the same vibe but is less good than Lady Gaga's "Summerboy", and it feels like if she'd kept making music that path would have eventually lead to a Paris and Grimes reality show.

"All I Want For Christmas Is You" is the best modern Christmas song and I will hear no arguments, but nobody should sing it professionally except Mariah Carey and no covers ever mix the vocals strong enough over the music. (Everyone who wants to should belt it at karaoke, though.)

It's officially the holiday season: I got Mariah Carey'd for the first time this year while running errands today (actually 3 times in 3 different places, yikes). Fingers crossed for a few more weeks before I'm cursed with any Paul McCartney.

Selfie, bare legs 

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Beautiful eerie landscapes by photographer Gundula Blumi, I love these so much 💙

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I like this cheerful stone skull (from a church in Devon)

French jet (black glass) collar, circa 1880. I want to find some beads like this and make myself a repro.

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yo this is a story all about how
my life got flipped turned upside down
and i'd like to take a minute just sit right there
i'll tell you how i became the witch of a town called blair

Cocktails, liquor, economy of scale 

The right angle, the right amount of light, and just enough leftover rain to turn the ground pink and gold for a moment.

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It's about that time of year when people start wondering things like "hey, why isn't DECEMber the tenth month of the year?"

So it's time for my little lecture on Romans, calendars, and our friend Gaius Julius Caesar.

I'll be posting it as a tootchain replying to this one, but if you're impatient, here's the whole thing: gist.github.com/joyeusenoelle/

So: “Why isn’t the new year on winter solstice?”

The answer, honestly, is that the Romans had no fucking idea how to run a calendar.

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I was going through my old Tumblr and I found this video of a German accordion quintet covering "Sandstorm," and it goes fucking *hard* youtube.com/watch?v=uizNcQcpK-

A pretty magical haul of brooches from the thrift stores this week.

Cursed, streaming and hook ups 

Selfie, thoughts about silk 

When the slang hits the end of the road at the thrift store

I just walked past a guy wearing shorts, flip flops, and a parka – never change, Vancouver autumn.

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