Saturday, February 23, 2013

Delightful Distractions For Mary

I've collected a whole lot of time-wasting delights from the Internet for my sister-in-law Mary, but of course anyone can use a time-wasting delight now and then.

If you're feeling down or feeling lonely or feeling bored, if the house is a little too quiet, simply take a trip down the rabbit hole.

“But I don’t want to go among mad people," Alice remarked.

"Oh, you can’t help that," said the Cat. "We’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad."

"How do you know I’m mad?" said Alice.

"You must be," said the Cat, or you wouldn’t have come here.”

                   ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Something About France

Elmo Needs a Lemonade
The Most Astounding Fact
Something Lovely
A Life Defined Not By Disability, But Love

Kristin Bell Gets a Birthday Present
Dennis Quaid is Here!

Tragedy is Comedy
Go listen to Tig Notaro.

A Lovely Interview
Go listen to Maurice Sendak.

Read Something by Ray Bradbury
"All Summer In A Day"

"Do the scientists really know? Will it happen today, will it?"
"Look, look; see for yourself!"

The children pressed to each other like so many roses, so many weeds, intermixed, peering out for a look at the hidden sun.

It rained.

It had been raining for seven years; thousands upon thousands of days compounded and filled from one end to the other with rain, with the drum and gush of water, with the sweet crystal fall of showers and the concussion of storms so heavy they were tidal waves come over the islands. A thousand forests had been crushed under the rain and grown up a thousand times to be crushed again. And this was the way life was forever on the planet Venus, and this was the schoolroom of the children of the rocket men and women who had come to a raining world to set up civilization and live out their lives.   MORE...

Listen to Something by Garfunkle and Oates

Listen to Something by Tim Minchin

"I know that one less vodka cranberry tonight
and I could feed some foreign family for a fortnight
But I might just have one more. 
After all what is vodka for
apart of making you wanna shag you're best mate's wife.
Dampening the guilt you feel about your perfect life."

Watch Michael Fassbender Be Kind of Creepy on the Subway and Realize Good Looking Guys Get Way More Leeway When It Comes to Being Kind of Creepy

Watch Matt Damon Do Funny Stuff

Watch a Short Movie About Being John Stamos

Watch a Julia Sugarbaker Rant

Watch George Clooney Being George Clooney

Watch This Wonderful Piece on Cary Grant
Learn Some Dance Moves


  1. OMG!!! Thank you sooo much!!! I love you!!!!!!!
    P.S. you forgot, "text your sister in law." : )


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