For the last few days, according to my weather app, Los Angeles has been in an “excessive heat warning.” At 8 PM, it’s 90 degrees, and my dog, who is used to a more temperate climate, is boycotting her walks. In the interest of hydration, we’re both drinking a lot of liquids.
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We’re in the midst of one of the worst droughts on record in California, and I should think about it more while luxuriating in the shower. I’ve grown accustomed to never keeping the water running while brushing my teeth, but I flush the toilet more often than is advised. I wonder whether I ought to be rinsing my plastic orange juice container before recycling. I need to pay attention.
Shower Stall by Kristen Martincic
At a hotel in Toronto for the film Festival, I was zipping up my suitcase watching the Today Show, getting ready to return home to San Francisco. 5 terrifying days later, I was finally able to find a flight back, and for the first time, we were handed plastic cutlery to eat with our in-flight meal.
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Photo of Sam Pulia, mourning over the name of his cousin who was killed in the South Tower. Andrew Burton/Getty Images
Apple unveiled its new iWatch today. Right now, it may not seem like we need one, but resistance is futile. We will all be wearing some sort of gadget like this eventually. The iWatch won’t hit stores until early 2015, but with a very sleek design and a range of band styles, it’s going to be a huge hit. Sign me up.
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There’s a wonderful documentary from 2010 about Joan Rivers called Piece of Work. Until I saw it, I had no idea of her relentless drive and hustle. She refused to give up or give in. And that was part of why Joan Rivers was relevant until her last breath. I really admire that. What a pioneer. What a life.