I enjoy pictures and lists because I have a very short attention span.
♥ Ingrids roam wild and free during fall! I love fall! Stupid hot sweaty summer making my hair all dumb and unmanageable. Stupid humidity! Stupid sauna-like office. I’m ready for autumn. So, it’s still 80 something degrees, but I don’t care. It’s time for:
♥ Look! It’s Urban Librarians Unite‘s very own Lauren Comito and her badass librarian tattoo!
Lauren Comito…got this lovely silhouette of a woman shushing noisy patrons.
While it seems like the icon merely represents the stereotypical librarian, it actually has far more meaning to Ms. Comito. After discovering that big budget cuts in her library system would mean she would be laid off, she created the image as a protest that library supporters won’t be silenced in the fight to keep their local branches open. She made hundreds of tees and organized a protest that resulted in most of the branch’s funding being restored. After that, it seemed only fitting to get the icon tattooed on her body. If you like the image, you can buy one of the shirts bearing the icon, which will also help support the fight to keep NYC public libraries open for years to come.
I also liked this tattoo, also featured on Mental Floss:
♥ Check out my new favorite blog, Decaying Hollywood Mansions. This is so my jam.
More to be found on their Facebook page, which gets shut down from time to time for “inappropriate material”.
♥ Creature Type’s Antique Mall Adventures. I covet all these vintage finds:
♥ Am I as clever as Jenna? Can I make this beautiful cake stand without accidentally gluing my face to the table? Also, holy expert frosting, Batman.
♥ Agent Lover’s Nailz Week Icons: Showgirls! This whole post made me irrationally happy.
♥ I’m craving screen-screened patches. I want to affix them to everything with safety pins like the fake punk that I am. These are all from Etsy and link to the shop.
♥ Also from Etsy, this masterpiece:
♥ Toddler Drive-In Movie! As soon as I saw this, I emailed my coworkers and told them that we *have* to do this. How cute! I’m dying. I die.
Guess who is SUPER close to having a whole week off? NOT SUSAN LUCCI! This chick! Me, Ingrid!
~Love and Libraries, Ingrid