Category Archives: misc.

high highs.

cold and wet outside. day-long thunderstorm with flashes of lightning.

busying myself with chores in low light and pumpkin & baking spice scented candles, perfectly paired with music by the high highs

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*all images property of gloria c. and imunlisted.wordpress.com

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tolstoy.

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overhauled.

readers, browsers & perusers:

after almost 6 years of little to no changes to the appearance of this wee blog, i have finally decided to do some updating… i hope all find the facelift both practical and aesthetically appealing!

best regards,

imunlisted + canine office assistant.

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well, good heavens…

inadvertently continuing the candle trend…

discovered kentucky for kentucky via instagram today. don’t get me wrong – i’m as proud a texan as these kentuckians are to be kentuckians, but i must say we seem to sit on the same side of the table when it comes to our colloquialisms & what’s on our plates.

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the ya’ll sweatshirt – $50.00

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fried chicken scented candle – $22.00

*images property of kentuckyforkentucky.com.

instagram.

finally joined instagram the other day…

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#lateadopter.

*images property of gloria c. and imunlisted.wordpress.com

nokia should have boldly gone…

i cannot believe i only just discovered the existence of Nokia‘s attempt at a Star Trek Communicator cell phone!

i’m aware of apps (or attempts at apps) that turn your existing cell phone interface into something communicator-reminiscent, but this is so much better; it’s a shame Nokia never put these into production…

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*image property of techeblog.com.

 

i forgot my phone.

thought-provoking little viral video by charstarlene about our society’s relationship with our mobile devices…

a little less conversation…

…a little more action, please.

bride-to-be meg, fellow bridesmaid amy & i are vegas bound!

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just a few of the things i packed… #texas 🙂

 

*images property of gloria c. and imunlisted.wordpress.com

white linen night in the heights – 2013.

i’m so glad i stumbled across news about white linen night in the heights, and doubly pleased to find out my friend julie was an event veteran!

with her as my guide, she and two additional friends of mine, michelle + justin, sashayed our way up and down white oak dr in the houston heights. we perused art, imbibed, and sampled home-made treats, including some very tasty BBQ courtesy of newly minted oak leaf smokehouse.

a great crowd and good food made for a grand ‘ol time.

(…once again, apologies for the reliance on a cell phone camera!)

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white linen nights banner outside happy fatz.

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“the gallery” (3202 white oak).

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julie + justin exploring “the gallery”.

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really liked these pieces in a… pop-up gallery? didn’t catch the name…

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michelle showing how a lady photo-bombs…

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same pop-up gallery – not sure what artist…

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i was extremely tempted to buy this piece by jaz henry…

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walls of records at heights vinyl

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…and walls of vintage subs/speakers.

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the crowd at onion creek

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little woodrow‘s…

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…and BB‘s.

happy fatz :: Jaz Henry :: heights vinyl ::  onion creek :: little woodrows :: bb’s cafe

*images property of gloria c. and imunlisted.wordpress.com

houston restaurant week – 2013.

houstonians, shine your silver.

yesterday marked day 1 of the 11th annual Houston Restaurant Weeks – since it’s inception in 2003, local area restaurants have dedicated a week to donating a portion of their profits to the Houston Food Bank (as well as the Montgomery County and Galveston Food Banks this year).

This year, the city-wide charity dining event is from August 1 through September 2, 2013; you can find a list if participating restaurants or search by menu, cuisine, neighborhood, or even meal (ex. breakfast) via the Houston Restaurant Weeks main site.

Here’s how it works:

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src: houstonrestaurantweeks.com

according to a KUHF news radio excerpt i heard, Brian Greene, CEO of the Houston Food Bank stated, “There’s over 170 restaurants that are participating and most of them are doing a $35 prix fixe [price fixed] three-course menu, some of them have a $45 dollar version and the food bank gets $5 or $7 of that. So you get a great dinner. So this is basically Houston’s best restaurants showing off.”

Houston Restaurant Weeks used to be only a week long when it first started in ’03, and raised $5,000. Last year, it managed to raise $1.2 million for the Houston Food Bank – here’s to record-breaking and full bellies for everyone!

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*srcs: kuhf.org, houstonrestaurantweeks.com, houstonfoodbank.org; images property of houstonrestaurantweeks.com.