Follow Friday: Messy Nessy Chic, BrainPickings and Bonus Mohawk

I highly recommend following Messy Nessy Chic. I always find something new and interesting in her posts, especially her weekly “13 Things I Found on the Internet Today” series. Her art, travel, and culture posts remind me a bit of Maria Popova’s popular blog BrainPickings, which is part book review, part documentation of Popova’s intellectual journey; in her words, it “is my one-woman labor of love — a subjective lens on what matters in the world and why. Mostly, it’s a record of my own becoming as a person — intellectually, creatively, spiritually — and an inquiry into how to live and what it means to lead a good life.” One of my favorite posts, which I had open in a browser tab for over a year, is E.B. White’s Beautiful Letter to a Man Who Had Lost Faith in Humanity.

And I present the bonus mohawk, made for and modeled by Moose, who loves to dress up and is still wearing it 45 minutes after our photoshoot ended.

Now presenting Moose's magical mohawk! (Which is a little small & keeps sliding back but he's been wearing it for ~5 minutes now without any serious wardrobe malfunctions!)
Punk Moose
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Author: madgeface

I knit, crochet, spin, and have done some experimenting with weaving and natural dye. I’m also a technical writer, mom to 3 boys, and enjoy gardening.

10 thoughts on “Follow Friday: Messy Nessy Chic, BrainPickings and Bonus Mohawk”

      1. I do the same. No pet ever has just the one variation on their name. Makes me wonder how I ended up with just ‘Gill’:-)

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      2. My real name is Mandy, which isn’t short for anything (not Amanda, not Samantha). But my parents didn’t let that them; because I was the youngest & smallest, I got Midget, Midge, Smidget, Smidge, and (unrelated to everything except my teddy bear, Bear Brown) Talulah Brown. Maybe I should’ve used some of those instead of madgeface, a college-era nickname.

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  1. Thanks for the share – I am a big BrainPickings appreciator, and will check MN out. Strange – I once lived with a black lab named Moose(!). I found myself calling him “Moosio” after a while. Happy Friday.

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  2. I love Brain Pickings too and can totally relate to having a browser tab with one of her posts open for a year! Lolol!! Moose with mohawk is perfection!! 🙂

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