meanwhile, elsewhere

It’s Friday’s online finds: Cozy up and dig in.

  • People want to cook and eat together. Modern life has other plans. *my argument against a meal kit is the cost. I can’t justify $25 for a vegetarian dinner for two. That’s bananas. (The Atlantic)
  • “Roasting a nice chicken for people is such a good way to say ‘I love you.’” I recently found this note to myself scrawled on the back of an electric bill I had probably forgotten to pay, written one night after a dinner party. There was most likely a lot of wine that night (the best ideas always come from a lot of wine), which explains my poor penmanship and well-intentioned but fragmented deep chicken thought. (NYT)
  • Should I just wait for the movie? Can I handle a sequel? (Amazon)
  • A skullcuterie board (Small Fry)
  • Buying a certified organic cotton T-shirt rather than an ordinary one would save a staggering 2,457 litres of water – enough for one person to drink eight glasses of water a day for three and a half years. (The Guardian)
  • Why You Never See Your Friends Anymore. Our unpredictable and overburdened schedules are taking a dire toll on American society. (The Atlantic)
  • According to this, I’m off the hook for making school lunches. Halleluja! (Hither & Thither)
  • This Planter System Instantly Transforms Chain Link Fences Into Vertical Gardens (Core77)
  • If you made it through middle school without once holding a Sharpie under your nose, bless your pure and gentle heart. (Mel)
  • I am smart, I am blessed, I can do anything! (Twitter)

I ♥️ the weekend!

(photo) Years ago, I lived near this park and would run there every morning, it’s one of my favourite places.

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