meanwhile, elsewhere

Friday’s online finds: Inspirational, educational or just silly. Here is what I found this week…

          

  • Desktop update (DesignLoveFest)
  • A great argument against “sober” January (Atelier Doré)
  • Totally geeked out and read all of these (Mental Floss)
  • Let’s eat this! (Food 52)
  • Could a shirt be more perfect? (Shopbop)
  • I’d like one for each of my nieces and nephews who live in New York and England (Color Me Katie)
  • Barbara Stauffacher Solomon was not only a pioneer in the male-dominated midcentury design world, she was also an innovator, essentially inventing the field of supergraphics. (Curbed)
  • Get pregnant, pee on the ad, save on a crib (My Modern Met)
  • Serena! (Vogue)
  • Ask Roxane: Is It Too Late to Follow My Dreams? (The New York Times)
  • I’m almost 39 and my list is long (The Atlantic)
  • Great read. This all went down during the peak of my figure skating phase when I thought I was going to marry Elvis. I really, really want to see the movie. (The New York Times)

Have a safe weekend!

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10 things january

Hello mid-January. How’s everyone doing?

Here are 10 things that are on my mind right now. Feel free to weigh in.

  1. What’s Bitcoin? Should I take the time to learn or, like Snapchat, should I not bother?
  2. Should I eat poultry again? I’m liking the idea of a Sunday roasted chicken = weekday sandwiches.
  3. Prioritizing Rest & Reflectionthis was a good listen.
  4. Wonder. Watch this movie with your kid.
  5. Bulleting. Seeing this makes me really want to find time to work on my journal!
  6. Do I need to go to the Black Forest to buy my cuckoo clock or will anywhere in Germany suffice?
  7. City or country? Sarah has me questioning country life but, that house is seriously bonkers.
  8. Can I mentally and physically run the Bluenose full marathon? Kilometers 36-39 are in my neighbourhood and that’s just wrong.
  9. Aziz. Reading about this has been hard. What do you think? (this and this)
  10. What will be my February goal? January is +10,000 steps a day.

Illustration by Evgenia Makarova

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meanwhile, elsewhere

Friday’s online finds: Inspirational, educational or just silly. Here is what I found this week…

        

Have a warm weekend!

Image (Wit & Delight)

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meanwhile, right here

Today’s online finds: Inspirational, educational and very close to home. I grew up with Carly, and her family’s story needs to be heard. Her voice has been strong, loud and clear and now it’s our turn to do our part. Please Share. Support. Donate. Write. Speak up.

     

Dear X

I’m writing in support of families who have children impacted by Autism and whose children are faced with a mental health or behavioural crisis related to their diagnosis. The province of Nova Scotia must step up to the table and provide the supports necessary for these complex cases involving children in crisis.

Namely, I am insisting the government:

1. Ensure families with children in crisis have access to necessary resources to maintain the safety of their home (funded in-home support);
2. Ensure coordination between the departments of community services, health, and education to develop a shared plan of support for children who are in crisis;
3. To continue publicly funded, evidence-based interventions for children affected by Autism past the age of six.

Thank you for your consideration.

Best,

Here’s a list of MLAs:

Bill Horne
Fall River/Waverley
billhornemla@gmail.com

Ben Jessome
Hammonds Plains
jessomeben@gmail.com

Kelly Regan
Bedford
kelly@kellyregan.ca

Claudia Chender
Ochterloney St., Dartmouth
claudiachendermla@gmail.com

Dave Wilson
Lower Sackville
avewilsonmla@eastlink.ca

Tim Harrison
Main Street, Dartmouth
larryharrisonmla@gmail.com

Barbara Adams
Eastern Passage, NS
barbadamsmla@gmail.com

Patricia Arab
Joe How Dr.
info@patriciaarab.ca

Jaimie Baillie
Springhill, NS
jamiebaillie@bellaliant.com

Gary Burrill
Quinpool Rd, Halifax
garyburrillmla@gmail.com

Keith Colwell
East Preston, Dartmouth
keithcolwell@eastlink.ca

Lena Metlege Diab
Craigmore Drive, Halifax
nfo@lenadiab.ca

Rafah DiCostanzo
Lacewood Dr, Halifax
Rafah@Rafahdicostanzo.com

Tony Ince
Cole Harbour
tonyince@tonyincemla.ca

Brad Johns
Middle Sackville
mlabradjohns@gmail.com

Labi Kousoulis
Spring Garden Road, Halifax
labi@labimla.ca

Susan Leblanc
Wyse Road, Dartmouth
susanleblancMLA@bellaliant.com

Brendan Maguire
Herring Cove, Halifax
brendan@brendanmaguire.ca

Lisa Roberts
Young St, Halifax
lisarobertsmla@gmail.com

meanwhile, elsewhere

Friday’s online finds: Inspirational, educational or just silly. Here is what I found this week…

     

This year, I want to learn: __________
I want to read: __________
I want to make: __________
I want to visit: __________
I want to change: __________
(The change prompt is supposed to help you think of something like a bad habit you’d like to get rid of.)
I want to be better at: __________
Most of all I want: __________

Have a relaxing weekend!(source)

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