I like bright colors, beer, and bendy straws.
By bendystraw on November 12, 2013
Day two in Argentina: a plaza, a market, a pink house, and dancing.
Posted in travels
By bendystraw on November 11, 2013
In hindsight, it was a terrible, terrible idea to commit to writing a blog post every day for a month. I already missed a day after falling asleep too early on a Saturday night. This is the fault of the recent time change, I’m sure. Not feeling sufficiently motivated to come up with new material, […]
By bendystraw on November 10, 2013
The first movie made in a country without movie theatres and directed by a woman where women are second class citizens would be worth seeing, regardless of how good it is. But Wadjda is good. What is it about movies with bicycles? This one features a ten-year-old Saudi Arabian girl, Wadjda, who wants nothing more […]
By bendystraw on November 7, 2013
Easthampton, MA just elected its first new mayor in seventeen years and its second mayor ever. Campaign finance reports show that the owner of this van—one of the four candidates—spent $29.80.
Posted in massachusetts
By bendystraw on November 6, 2013
It’s important and healthy to try out new things you probably won’t be good at. Here’s a rug I’m making: Rug braiding class is fun, frustrating, and full of people who know how to do practical things, like sewing, getting a garden ready for the winter, and taking care of horses. We admire each other’s […]
Posted in arts
By bendystraw on November 5, 2013
One post a day, starting with boogie pasta.