First of the cobea scandens
Cascading lobelias … That have yet to cascade
Sweet pea wall
Tricolour convulvius and alyssum
GIANT LION HEADS … Asters. California giant asters
Who wants to garden party?
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After giving an address to the Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House in London, the 69-year-old Ruggiero can be seen in a YouTube video reacting after being hit with two pies by the ‘Biotic Baking Brigade’, an environmental activist group who had previously attacked Milton Friedman with pies.
Me, in my thesis chapter on former World Trade Organization Director-General Renato Ruggiero.
This sentence is the best part of my day; I mean it’s a pretty good sentence, right?
It’s a bank holiday, and I’m doing what I do everyday … thesising.
:-/ pie face
I gave him a haircut.
He made me a potato hug.
What I would like to do post-doc: identify barriers in market access for female entrepreneurs and provide technical training to lobby to national governments for improved market access, including heightened political and civil rights.
As always, thepoliticalnotebook does such excellent work in her weekly series, ‘This Week In War’. From this week, perhaps especially pertinent after this week’s events (beheading of James Foley and Wesley Lowery’s coverage of the events in Ferguson), (again) one link grabbed my attention especially:
which reminds me of earlier in the week, on World Humanitarian Day:
Why are we not more outspoken and active about their deaths? Who is accountable?
At her job, Maria Torero cares for sick human beings. At home, she lavishes love on slowly dying cats — 175 of them at last count.
The 45-year-old nurse has turned her two-story, eight-room apartment into a hospice for cats with feline leukemia, scattering it with scores of feeding dishes and at least two dozen boxes litter boxes.
Some have suggested she shelter healthy cats instead. “That’s not my role,” she told The Associated Press. “I’m a nurse. My duty is to the cats that nobody cares about.” She said that “people don’t adopt adult cats, especially if they are terminally ill.”
Photos by AP Photo/Martin Mejia
in a way that could offer some help to journalists in danger around the world — you can make a donation in his memory to the Committee to Protect Journalists so the organization can continue to work on their behalf.
"There is a stigma in this country around women with jobs. So I want to start an organization that provides girls in the Congo with examples of women around the world who have balanced family and career. Most men in this country think it’s only about money. They think: ‘If I make enough money for us to live, then my wife should take care of the children.’ The common belief is that a woman who works is hurting her children. People don’t realize that children also gain from the knowledge and experiences of their mother."
(Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo)
I’m am having SUCH a Raja day…
Started out writing my chapter like:
Then inadequacies surface, and I’m all like:
Later, haters try to hate, and it’s all:
And I strut home like:
SAY WHAT?! Did I just adapt a series of gifs (lifted from Google Images, but definitely H/T to the awesome tumblrs these came from) from a show about DRAG QUEENS to the final months of a soon-to-be doctor of philosophy?!
OH YES I DID!