parsley sage rosemary & thyme
These are some of the fun aspects of living in someone else's house: I don't know where the coffee filters are. I was forced to recourse to a paper towel, so my coffee sort of tastes absorbent and hygienic now. I think I can detect the subtle flavor of the green dye that went into imprinting the towel with the attractive monochrome outlines of common herbs. I also found a mug in the cupboard that certifies me an HONORARY TEXAN. According to the mug, I am now entitled to have a BOOT-STOMPIN' GOOD TIME.
Ecological imperialism! The German ambassador to Macedonia axes a protected tree.
And Salon names their top books from 2000, none of which I've read because I'm too poor to buy hardcover. There's not much happening today.