Monthly Archives: February 2009

Etsy – iPod case from Sunday Afternoon Housewife

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Another sweet etsy.com purchase — a handmade iPod case in black felt with white felt headphones. I would always worry about damage when my iPod was banging around in my bag, so I’d been looking for a case. The seller even included a handwritten thank you card in the package. This is why I love buying through etsy – you get a real feeling of connecting directly with another person, instead of a giant corporation that could care less how your customer experience is. And I just like the idea of someone sitting in their living room putting something together to earn a living.

Sunday Afternoon Housewife at etsy.com

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Animated explanation of the credit crisis

I’ve been reading and listening to explanations of this thing for months now, and I just couldn’t get my head around some of the details until I saw this video. This guy has done a public service. (via goodexperience.com)

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more about “The Crisis of Credit Visualized on Vimeo“, posted with vodpod

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Banker in Obama’s address to Congress

If you’re curious about Leonard Abess, Jr., the Miami banker the President mentioned in his address tonight – the one who, instead of keeping $60 million of the proceeds after selling the bank, gave it to his employees — the story is here.

My favorite quote: “…if the president doesn’t come to work, it’s not a big deal,” he said. “But if the tellers don’t show up, it’s a serious problem.” Very true.

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Etsy – notebooks from TwoGuitars

notebooks from twoguitars at etsy.com

notebooks from twoguitars at etsy.com

Can you have too many notebooks? I don’t think so. I like to have something handy to make notes wherever I am, and these small Moleskine notebooks fit in the smallest purse, glove compartment, or even in a back pocket. Moleskine is a nice, high-quality brand too, so they won’t fall apart if you beat them up a little.

twoguitars at etsy.com

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20th century Abe

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via monoscope.com and 21stcenturyabe.org

This has been my phone’s wallpaper for weeks.

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President Obama entered the Matrix today…

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via pundit kitchen

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The new lemonade

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via consumerist

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