Posts Tagged: sad
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"You can’t mourn for the little boy he once was. You can’t fool yourself.”

“Any variation on what I did and how my relationship was had to be good, because no outcome could be worse,” he said. Another time, he said, “You can’t get any more evil,” and added, “How much do I beat up on myself about the fact that he’s my son? A lot.”

Andrew Solomon interviewed Peter Lanza, the father of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza in this week's New Yorker. They touch upon Adam Lanza's childhood, Asperger's diagnosis, and his relationship with Nancy, his ex-wife and Adam's mother. It is a heartbreaking and fascinating read.

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Unwined

Uh oh, there is dealcoholized wine.

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A Monday Playlist

Easing in, fending off blues, we got this.

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Decoding the Bird-Death Maps

Here's a visual representation of all the places birds have died en masse in the past couple days. We're basically living the opening montage of a movie about the apocalypse at this point. But what does it all mean? Well, if you zoom in and draw lines from each of the little e-pegs, you can see the birds are trying to tell us something.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder Olympics

CURLING (Into A Ball)

Ten points if you do it for an hour.

A thousand points if you don't leave bed all weekend.

Gold medal for you if you quit your job, sell that gold medal, invest in the bond market, gain wealth, thereby proliferating more gold. This will translate to happiness. Mail your teenage nephew red Beats by Dre headphones for his "domepiece." This is a successful game of curling (into a ball).

 

DOWNHILL

A brash alarm begins its unforgiving beep. It's the morning; dawn peeks through your window.

"It's all downhill from here," you say.

Bronze medal.

 

HOCKEY

Punch someone! Reflect on how weak you are! [...]