"To me, the awesomest part of my job is I get to type ‘interior Oval Office’ and know that someone’s going to build me an Oval Office, and I get to go play in it"
NY Times, “Network TV Is Broken. So How Does Shonda Rhimes Keep Making Hits?”
Like, I knew shepherding was a boring job
but these guys really had nothing better to do
Oh my god
this is the BEST THING
I HAVE SEEN
Could not hit reblog fast enough.
you are SHITTING ME
ARE YOU FOR REAL
YELLING AT MY COMPUTER
WHAT THE FUCK DID I JUST WATCH HOW IS THIS HUMANLY POSSIBLE.
THERE IS NOTHING I DO NOT LOVE ABOUT THIS
GET THE FUCK OUT
(via wongdavidjacob)Source: extremetanning
“…But I can’t take in kids”
“I wish I could do something like that…”
“It’s something we’ve thought of doing, but we’re not sure about the time commitment…”
Upon hearing that I’m a foster parent, many people have given me a number of well wishes and what-if statements. I’ve also met many others who have expressed a heart for the kids in the foster care system, but don’t know how they can help.
The graphic above elegantly expresses the issue at hand - Children aging out of foster care is growing at a rapid rate, and doesn’t show any sign of slowing down. Every year in the state of New Jersey, 12% of kids turn 18 and have no where else to go — left without a forever family, a roof over their head, or a place to even call “home.”
And this could just be a downward spiral of troubles. Various studies on the topic have found the following sobering statistics:
Please consider helping out one way or another with an organization that partners with DCF in helping these kids have a chance.
Although Google Glass does seem crazy at first, this does really seem like something straight out of the Jetsons. I have yet to see how third-party uses will be addressed (FB Facial recognition, enhanced hangout experiences, Yelp/Trip Advisor data overlay) but the future looks exciting.