Baxter Bark Twice

Do as I say, never as I do

What’s with today, today?*

Posted by AllieB on August 2, 2010

You know what I mean?? Mondays are the worst.

*to quote the venerable Lucas from the classic 90’s flick, Empire Records…he was awfully wise. I might watch that movie tonight, now that I think about it.

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Why would you dooooo that to me?!

Posted by AllieB on July 30, 2010

Chuck Bass, I do not prefer this outfit.

from: Just Jared

Marissa Cooper – until you purchase a mirror and can see the heinousness that you subject the public to with each and every ensemble you wear – please do not leave the house.

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I’m outdoorsy in that I like having drinks on patios

Posted by AllieB on July 29, 2010

Having drinks outside is my favorite activity. Of all the activities one can do – for me, it is number one. Thank you, someecards, for recognizing the validity of such an avocation. Having a Hoegaarden (I have an unhealthy affection for this absolutely delicious and excessively caloric beer) whilst sitting on a patio in the company of friends is honestly as good as it gets, IMO.

We live in a city where this is possible for a better part of the year. Even now, in this utterly oppressive, suffocating heat, patio seating is still an option so long as there is appropriate shade and insect repellent.

The q is – where to go??

A screenshot from my beloved spreadsheet...

So – there are some options…also, a sneak-peak of what will be coming soon to Baxter Bark Twice…! In html friendly format, not a ghetto screenshot of an Excel spreadsheet.

Of course, you can always just go sit out back at 5p. Because, as everybody knows, at the end of the day:

“…it turns out not where, but who you’re with that really matters…” -DMB, 1997

I did that just for you, Billy.

This post was inspired by/kind of plagiarizes A’s blog post from today, which I highly recommend reading:

Thirsty Thursday

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Posted by AllieB on July 28, 2010

I find the show entertaining, and I’m especially fond of their coined catchphrases (GFA – amazing), but this…this I don’t get.

Jersey Shore

Cast of Jersey Shore rings the bell at NYSE 7/27/10 - courtesy of Huffington Post

Read the story

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Dónde está la biblioteca?

Posted by AllieB on July 27, 2010

I have always been an avid reader. When I was in third grade I won $300 for selling the most wrapping paper of anyone in my entire school (Sarah R. Smith Elementary, Class of 1994), and I blew the entire cash prize at the book fair.

To support my habit, I frequent the library. The Buckhead Branch is my favorite – its unique facade is something of an eyesore, but the inside is light and airy and kind of the exact opposite of how I feel most envision libraries to be…

Anyway,  I wanted to have a short list for when people ask for recommendations – so here it is. I did try to choose some of the slightly less obvious selections, but nothing too obscure.


  1. Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
  2. Little Bee by Chris Cleave
  3. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

Beach Reads:

  1. A Soft Place to Land by Susan Rebecca White
  2. Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah
  3. Angels by Marian Keyes


  1. Cold Paradise by Stuart Woods
  2. Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen
  3. Night Fall by Nelson DeMille

From: ecAr

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