The @realgrumpycat gave me a #holyshrimp hat from her boat & now I have to wear it. Pardon the Zoolander expression.
GUESS WHO I JUST SAW DRIVING AROUND SXSW IN HER SHRIMP BOAT!??!?
(It’s sponsored by Friskie’s where they’re going to give food to shelter cats. Wonderful).
And the people holding her - they were laughing at me as I ran as fast as I could outside of a restaurant to see Grumpy Cat as she sailed by.
Now I hear that Lil Bub is in town…so I must find her!
I’d been wanting to sample a music box for the main theme of a new song…this makes everything so much better!
Here’s a photo of Dallas from earlier today that I took because airplane photos.
I’ll be updating here as I go about my trip to SXSW & attending panels for Interactive/Film/Music & the press coverage I’ll be doing.
IT’S GONNA BE A GREAT FEW WEEKS, PEOPLE!
Leyla I. Royale (aka Chicago’s living history book) posted one historical fact every hour on the hour on March 4th, 2014 for Chicago’s Birthday! Go to her website to see all 24 amazing historical facts about Chicago in her blog. Each one more interesting than the next, you most certainly won’t be bored with this history lesson!
In honor of Chicago’s 177th Birthday today, I’m uploading a fact an hour about the city that you might not know.
#21. Carrie Watson, madam extraordinaire, paid more taxes on her illegitimate income & opulent residence than legitimate business owners of the day.
Carrie Watson was a madam in the Levee district of Chicago…
ICYMI, the other day I wrote a bunch of facts about Chicago History.
They’re all located here on my Tumblr, and phunkphiddler66 (Hannah Watson) had such lovely things to say about them!
Go check them out!