This post is part of the 2016 Virtual Pumpkin Party! Check out all the incredible pumpkin creations taking over the interwebs today right here.
I sat, half reclining, eyes glued to the livestream, one hand gripping my phone, relentlessly refreshing my Twitter feed. I felt crazed with the rush of communal experience—the entire internet converging upon itself to commentate its way through the third and final presidential debate. We were there to watch him cower in shame and suffer in the trap of his own limited, circular, hyperbolic thinking. We were there to watch her shimmy her way into even greater strength. I was Twitter drunk, giddy with the power of sharing a political experience with so many millions. Was this democracy?
That’s when it happened.
“Such a nasty woman,” he sniffled into the microphone, and the internet exploded into millions of individual sparks of indignant, feminist solidarity.
“I am SUCH a #NastyWoman” I tweeted instantaneously, without thinking, without knowing that thousands of other women were doing just the same.
You know you’re in a weird mood when you spend the entire night reliving your middle/high school “emo band” phase, with the music on full blast and the lyrics bursting out of ya like you’re 14 again and still hating the world lmao.
Trees, shrubs, and flowering bulbs planted now, in fall’s cooler weather; will give a unique vintage house colorful curb appeal come spring. See how the This Old House team transformed this 1930s Catonsville, Maryland cottage with the help of landscape designer Susan Schlenger and the magic of Photoshop.
Full details, finishing touches and more in the October 2016 issue of This Old House magazine.