I’m not sure the three underlines are sufficient. Mango-flavored fire in a jar.

I’m not sure the three underlines are sufficient. Mango-flavored fire in a jar.

In the process of making habanero hot sauce. With 20 habaneros in it.

In the process of making habanero hot sauce. With 20 habaneros in it.

Thom Yorke - Tomorrow's Modern Boxes

nprmusic:

Psssst. Thom Yorke just dropped a new album on BitTorrent. 

Happy Friday!

A little mid-morning time with my favorite little ham.

A little mid-morning time with my favorite little ham.

Happy Tuesday, folks. Make it count.

Klöckner Stadium, UVA

Klöckner Stadium, UVA

For a 3 year old, he’s pretty meta.

For a 3 year old, he’s pretty meta.

Little mans first soccer game at UVA. Versus last year’s national champs Notre Dame.  (at Klöckner Stadium)

Little mans first soccer game at UVA. Versus last year’s national champs Notre Dame. (at Klöckner Stadium)

Spider-Man! Going to be a long wait for Halloween.

Spider-Man! Going to be a long wait for Halloween.

Today was 7 million hours long. So, yeah. Kids…

Today was 7 million hours long. So, yeah. Kids…

The best of tonight’s libations. Stone Xocoveza Mocha Stout. A milk stout brewed with cocoa, coffee, peppers, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Meant to mimic a Mexican hot chocolate. So good.

The best of tonight’s libations. Stone Xocoveza Mocha Stout. A milk stout brewed with cocoa, coffee, peppers, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Meant to mimic a Mexican hot chocolate. So good.

The first of tonight’s libations. Lagunitas Imperial Red Ale. Awesome fall seasonal.

The first of tonight’s libations. Lagunitas Imperial Red Ale. Awesome fall seasonal.

So proud. He’ll be 3.5 in 9 day. Balance bikes definitely work.

[Jason] Isbell is a slow, careful writer. He worries the little things. “What keeps me up at night is stuff like the consistency of pronouns,” he says. He’s a grammarian. “My dad, as much as I love him, has one of those signs — ‘The Isbell’s’ — on his front door, and he’s got the damn apostrophe in there. I haven’t strangled him yet.”

Jason Isbell portrait in NYT from 2013. Southeastern is still the finest album of the last 2 years, and he was rightly rewarded for it at the Americana Music Awards on Wednesday. 

Can’t wait to see him and Damien Jurado (!) in Charlottesville this February.

Now reading. Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar

Now reading. Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar