I want some awesome soup recipes that are good for freezing. I’d especially like a good split pea recipe, but anything hearty and perfect for winter would be wonderful. I’m looking at a few of you in particular *COUGH* Rachel *COUGH* because I know you are royalty in regards to soup.
I would also like a good split pea! Left to my own devices I usually just do chicken noodle, lentil, or sweet potato. Internet?
This is THE BEST, and can be made with split peas:
At midnight, Pharrell launched “the world’s first 24 hour music video” for “Happy,” his insanely catchy song for Despicable Me 2. The song itself is roughly four minutes, which means that this song will play somewhere around 360 times with a different person dancing around each time! Of course, Pharrell is back at the top of every hour just to remind you who brought you this miracle of technology and music.
That’s one way to get a new song stuck in everyone’s head forever. Fun.
“I believe the most significant barrier to a healthy, happy family is the combination of self-will, a sense of authority rather than partnership and respect, and a reluctance to express forgiveness. The qualities of respectful communication, trust, patience, and an abundance of flexibility will lead to a family life of happiness and mutual love, even through the tough times.”—
This is from the fascinating If I Knew Then…, advice from the Harvard Business School’s class of 1963. I am enjoying reading through the sections. (via likethereligion)
“[Canada] really is a different country. We are fighting for free speech, but it’s in the context of a society that does think differently from your typical American social setting. And that reflects the way people think and are. So, yes, we’re pushing always - I’m always looking for ways of importing American standards of fervor around free speech, but I do it in a context of a Canadian audience. And I realize that I can lose the reputation I have for, for trustworthiness, if I push too far ‘cause it’s not a New York audience.”—
John Cruickshank, publisher of the Toronto Star (On the Media)
An interesting reminder that Canada is different and they like it that way.
“She’s going to look back on herself 10 years from now and wonder what she was thinking. I had the Jheri curl to prove it—what was I thinking?!”—Coworker on Miley Cyrus and making bad style decisions in youth