The 4th of July means fireworks and possibly lots of grilling and hot dogs. And if you're buying them from the store, the package you choose makes a difference!
In the Texas Tribune
, a brief look at some foster kids who made it to college.
Seen on the subway earlier today: Someone reading a copy of the best-selling book Rich Dad, Poor Dad
. Which I have never read, and am interested in doing paired with its criticism
From WSJ: You too can own a Warhol or a Renoir—if you’re okay with postage-size art and napkins:
Small items—overlooked gems, dashed-off scribbles, even scraps artists may have assumed were headed for the garbage—are increasingly being auctioned off to an eager and growing audience.
In the last year, a Florida couple successfully bid on their first work of art—a postage-stamp sized sketch by Pierre-Auguste Renoir—for $6,250. At another auction, a signed napkin Andy Warhol covered with squiggly lines fetched $1,395. For less than $4,000 each, collectors nabbed a Pablo Picasso ceramic bowl emblazoned with a bullfighter and letters Henri Matisse adorned with fanciful doodles.