Author Archives: Amanda

architecture vs. pizza

domino’s pizza founder and president thomas s. monaghan loves frank lloyd wright! “i sometimes feel that the spirit of frank lloyd wright is looking approvingly over my shoulder as i struggle to preserve every example of his designs that i … Continue reading

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some things are just too much for one brain.

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I want pancakes.

Today I was discussing beloved children’s books with a friend and remembered that I quite liked a version of The Runaway Pancake, a story about a pancake who runs away from the chef who created him. What I liked most … Continue reading

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Thriving.

Recently my friends Sarah and Dan came up with their 3-4 tiers of existence. The tiers are as follows, from highest to lowest: 1. Thriving 2. Being Young and Doing Things 3. (Persevering) 4. Not-thriving Most of our friends, including … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about our aesthetic impulses.

I have often thought about web links and personal connectivity to the random as a kind of poetics. And oh look, somebody is teaching a class about it!

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Another meme I can support.

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