The wonderful Julia Child, 1987, on David Letterman’s Show

Dave: Have you ever cooked some thing, Julia, that just turned out awful?

Julia: oh, lots of times.

Dave: What do you do then?

Julia: I give it to my husband

LePetitPoulailler: Hungarian Braided Chain how-to … via

Hungarian Braided Chain

aplacetolovedogs: Dog Won’t Take No For An Answer | Video

Petit: … I just died a little

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nypl: “Me want book… and a box of cookies.” 

Thanks to New Dorp Library on Staten Island for digging this up. Too bad those Girl Scouts weren’t around when Cookie was at the library!

newdorplibrary: Sesame Street: Cookie Monster In The Library by SesameStreet

How Google Search Works … some great tips.

sillystarshine: 1935 Shirley Temple (American actress, 1928) ~ Animal Crackers In My Soup Extended Version from “Curly Top” via myvideosym

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Live Feed ~ Nesting Great Blue Heron

Find more inspiring video, audio, and images at Growing Bolder.


As we age, many of us have a fatal flaw that can lead to a fatal fall — we lose our balance, stability and coordination.

Stephen Jepson says he can change that for everyone. And as a bonus, he believes it can help you build brain cells, develop neural pathways and prevent or delay Alzheimer’s and dementia. 

What is his prescription? Play!

Stephen believes the key to never losing your balance — or your mind — is in the games and activities of our youth.

Wait until you see his incredible playground!

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1966 Edward Gorey (American artist, illustrator, 1925-2000) ~ The Guilded Bat [Music by Chopin, ‘Les Sylphides Waltz’]

1970 Elton John ~ Burn Down the Mission [Live]

washingtonpoststyle: Also, Happy Birthday, William Shakespeare! (English poet, playwright, 1564-1616)

And we don’t care what any of you say; this movie deserved its Oscar.

Petit: A bit macabre, perhaps, but Shakespeare’s actual *birth*day is unknown. Today is, however, his confirmed deathday. :(

I adore Mary … ME-tv ♥

Tom Hanks ~ Toddlers & Tiaras

Facebook …’unfriending’ help from William Shatner