Fab Five for Friday: Chauncey Gardner, Brisket Empanadas & Poetry

1. Being There
Last night I watched this movie again for the first time in a long time. Funny how once upon a time this plot wouldn’t have seemed plausible. Favorite quote, “That was a very small room”.

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2. This chinchilla doing her ironing. You’re welcome.


3. Downtown Street Market (Austin)
It’s not everyday that you can step out for lunch and come back with yummy empanadas, handmade earrings, letterpress greeting cards and a poem. But you can here for the next two Fridays. I scooped up goodies from the following vendors: G&M DrygoodsEyaClaire, Beautifully Bevilled, Elementals, Yapa Artisan Empanadas and the very cool Typewriter Rodeo (hint, they will be at Texas Book Festival this weekend. Speaking of which I need to be sure there is nothing in my desk drawer I don’t want the Secret Service for a certain former FOTUS rifling through tomorrow morning.

4. Subscribe to this New York Times What You Should Watch Newsletter. Because how else would you know when the latest season of The Fall is available?

5. And a new kitchen trick. I need to try this method because I hate peeling garlic, and more importantly, I hate having garlicky fingers. Yuck. Though simply “washing” your hands with stainless steel utensil will work, this method skips both the sticky and stinky parts.

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