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I only spent one night in Portland, but I had one of the best breakfasts of my life at Porthole Restaurant. It a dingy-on-the-outside little spot near the docks. I still lust after the homemade sausage and homefries (they use russets and sweet potatoes). http://www.portholemaine.com/
Quote: Originally Posted by Magician Probably a valid criticism. I don't want to go to "become an artist" though. I want to go so I have a degree in the field and higher eligibility for salaried jobs. The most appealing thing about art school for me right now is the access it would give me to technology and apparatus necessary for more elaborate sculptural, electronic or interactive pieces. Also the technical know-how to use such. What...
Quote: Originally Posted by RedLantern So now who is bending definitions? Akin means closely related, not "a few parallels." http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/akin It seems Whitlock was using the second definition from the second section: Having a similar quality or character; analogous. I'd say that's appropriate Quote: The bolded portion is hardly astute. This is true for who isn't self-employed/on...
Quote: Originally Posted by RedLantern Not a big difference to my point though. Do you agree with him? Yes. I fail to see where the comparison is insulting. By using the word "akin" he is only relating a few aspects, not insinuating others. It just makes for an attention-getting narrative to make his point. See the line "The plantation workers performing in the arena may only receive those benefits authorized by the overseers" which applies...
That's an awfully loose usage of the word "equates". Nowhere does he equate them - he says they are related, or they share a characteristic (akin is the word he used). Big difference.
Quote: Originally Posted by MetroStyles Really? I still feel that breezes in really hot places are cooling. I think he means 37 Celsius, which is normal body temperature
I like this look: http://thesartorialist.blogspot.com/...son-paris.html
I use an immersion blender. I don't know if it works better than the food processor, but it works well enough and it's easier to clean. I blend in the same bowl in which I'll store the hummus, so there's not much mess
Quote: Originally Posted by rjakapeanut yeah it doesn't seem great but i really have no other choice than to go to law school. i still have a couple years before 1L though. It's never too late to switch your major from poli sci (or history, or sociology, or whatever) to something more useful
Figs. I ate them right from the tree once, but in stores I've only seen them dried
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