"Pointless," I said out loud...

... as I did my sunless sunrise run this morning. I needed to remember a distinctive word in the passage I wanted to blog from the audiobook I had in my earphones.    I search the Kindle version. Ah, here it is: Mittens has graciously deferred to Gary; Leo couldn’t care less about power; and the dog just finds the whole thing, and, in fact, everything in life, exciting. So what are these two creatures fighting about? I trust in the fact that animals are pure in their hearts, efficient in the...
Tags: Photography, Cats, Law, Relationships, Sunrise, Leo, Gary, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse, Susan Orlean

Best Christmas Trees in DC, Illustrated

Perusing Instagram, I came across this post touting a “FANTASTIC list of DC Christmas trees to check out,” so of course I set out to do just that.   On a mild, sunny December 26 I drove into the city with my bike, as cycling has become my favorite way to get around there.  Here are the trees I saw, starting with the least familiar, just because. The Wharf is DC’s hottest new development, finally making the Potomac waterfront as lively as it should be.  Here’s a pano view that includes one of i...
Tags: Gardening, Instagram, Congress, California, White House, City Center, Jack Daniels, Potomac, Willard Hotel, Pennsylvania Avenue, Union Station, Ellipse, Canadian Embassy, Christmasy, Rant's Plants, Nova Scotia Daniel Burnham

10 things before the opening bell

Investors have to brace for more market volatility thanks to the new Omicron variant.Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images Happy end-of-year! To cap off 2021, we're bringing you a special edition of 10 Things Before the Opening Bell, featuring some of our most compelling markets and investing stories of the year — as selected by Markets Insider editors.We'll be back with a regular edition on Monday. Until then, wishing you a safe and happy New Year. See you in 2022.If this was forwarded to y...
Tags: Instagram, China, Amc, Trends, Fox, Reddit, Fidelity, Morgan Stanley, Gamestop, Grantham, Aron, Evergrande, Adam Aron, Jeremy Grantham, Carla Mozee, Matthew Fox

In just a year, designer Kingsley Gbadegesin launched a six-figure, genderless fashion line seen on TV shows, magazine covers, and Lil Nas X

Kingsley Gbadegesin had to call four times before he could finally reach someone a the unemployment office — he then took that check and combined it with 95% of his savings to launch this line.Kingsley Gbadegesin K.NGSLEY is a genderless fashion label launched by Kingsley Gbadegesin. A year after its launch, it's snapped up celebrity clients and a Teen Vogue cover.  This is part of Insider's entrepreneur series Star, Rising, which highlights early entrepreneurs. Name: Kingsley Gbadeg...
Tags: Hbo, Instagram, US, Trends, Brooklyn, Alexa Chung, Kobe Bryant, Wade, Kingsley, Giorgio Armani, Teen Vogue, Issa Rae, Dominic Madori Davis, Zaya Wade, Natalia Bryant, Kingsley Gbadegesin

From horses in hospitals to education in Nepal: 2021 in pictures

The effects of Covid-19 continue to be felt, but in many places the fallout from civil war, displacement and natural disasters provide more pressing concerns. We look back on some of this year’s best shots from Global Development galleries and photo essays Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, World news, Nepal, Global development

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