We did not deserve IKEA monkey. He was too good for this world.
A record year for stocks. A meh year for wages. A weird year for Wall Street.
Not-so-breaking news: Books are the best way to store information. CDs, flash memory, hard drives, and other digital storage devices aren’t nearly as durable as good old fashioned paper. So the next time someone says you have too many books, just say it’s your attempt at immortality.
"See, years and years ago, there were these people called the MACABEES!"
Happy Thanksgivukkah everyone! Have a little armadillo with your turkey…
I made a thing and I 100% encourage sharing it with as many people as possible through all means possible.
Yes, please. As someone who has spent the last three holiday seasons working retail, I have had more than my fair share of people blame me for things that are far, far beyond my control. Please don’t take out your frustration on employees.
Or, if you are purchasing things online and you have to speak to a customer service representative, please be nice to them as well. It is very likely they are working a lot of long hours for the holidays and not getting to see their loved ones.
A THOUSAND TIMES THIS
I think there’s a common misconception that depression is about something or depression is sadness or some form of negativity. It can represent a sadness or a self-loathing, as the first half of my depression did. It sort of circled back on itself and made me dislike myself more because I was so sad and I didn’t know why and I felt like I needed a reason. … It took me a long time to figure out that something was broken on a fundamental level. There was no reason behind it; it was just the way things were.
Read more interview highlights or an excerpt from her book via the link above.
Image from “Depression Part Two" courtesy of Hyperbole and a Half