“We really wanted to take a step back and just look at, you know, what are the things that matter most,” Gaines said. “What are the things in our lives, what are the rhythms that we need to hold onto and then what are those rhythms that we really need to kind of let go of, so that we can move forward.” … [Read more...] about Joanna Gaines reveals fall theme for Magnolia brand despite year of ‘disruptions’
The shut-offs are the first time this year that PG&E has deliberately cut electricity in the name of fire safety, hoping to avoid more disasters like those it caused in the last five years. It’s a big test for PG&E, which emerged from bankruptcy protection just a few months ago and was roundly criticized for its poor execution of fire-prevention blackouts last fall. … [Read more...] about New PG&E shut-offs escalate California’s record-setting wildfire season
Get creative with toy storage Kardashian is already a pretty organized person, but there are some things that she doesn't know how to do on her own, like organize daughter True’s (many) toy cars. Though they're lined up nicely, they are bulky and, Kardashian explains, “I just don’t know, like, how to make it look nicer.” … [Read more...] about An Intimate Look Inside Khloe Kardashian’s Garage, Courtesy of ‘The Home Edit’
One of those stories came from Heidi Bond, a lawyer turned novelist who chose to break her silence about Kozinski after nearly a decade of agonizing silence. She was one of two women who were willing to go on the record with the Washington Post in its Friday report about Kozinski. But she also wrote her own account of her year with the judge on her website; every word of it matters. Beyond relating an incident in which Kozinski showed her porn on his own computer and then asked her whether it aroused her, Bond discloses a far more disturbing detail: That Kozinski, from the very moment he swore her in as his law clerk, had imposed a code of silence on her. “It’s too late now! She can’t escape any longer. She’s my slave,” Bond said Kozinski told her during the swearing-in. She thought it was all in jest. … [Read more...] about Is the Judiciary Ready to Handle Harassment Charges?
When we first read the story of JetBlue steward Steven Slater, who went crazy yesterday after a passenger rudely bonked him on the head with a piece of luggage, our takeaway was simple: This guy’s going to become a folk hero. This morning in the Daily News, columnist Joanna Molloy decided it had already happened, that his status as a populist icon was already sealed. “How many of us have wanted to say Take This Job and Shove It? I’m As Mad as Hell, and I’m Not Gonna Take It Anymore?” Molloy asked. “Slater did it, and he did it with flair, cursing back over the plane’s public address system at the obnoxious passenger who conked him on the head with his suitcase, then releasing the emergency exit slide and jumping out and disappearing across the tarmac. He even had the presence of mind to toss his carry-on luggage down the slide first.” She even predicted: “There’ll probably be a song about him online today.” There … [Read more...] about So Is Berserk Jetblue Flight Attendant Steven Slater a Folk Hero Yet?