meanwhile, elsewhere

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


Lots of links to keep you inside reading over the long(est) holiday weekend.

  • I Used to Hide My Kids From Colleagues. Now They’re Fully in the Zoom (Vogue)
  • When life gives you lemons, some amazing people tested 4 Famous Lemon Bar Recipes and Found a Clear Winner – we thank you (TheKitchn)
  • “I’m trying to deal with the fact that my high school career is over,” she says. “Losing track and field, prom, and graduation sucks. And there’s no way to cope with it because I’m just never going to get to do those things. It feels like the last four years of hard work have been for nothing.” The pandemic has been emotionally devastating for us adults, but its impact on teenagers is arguably far greater. (Wired)
  • ***Chicks are the new toilet paper. Stock up!*** (desert)
  • 84-Year-Old Italian Nonna Is Live-Streaming Pasta-Making Classes From Her Home Outside Rome (Mental Floss)
  • Not sure why I really enjoyed this but I did (Open Culture)
  • “We’re all in the same canoe and we have to paddle together if we want to reach our goal.” The challenge is learning to see our place in the world differently so we can make changes in our behaviour – David Suzuki (CBC)
  • And The Virus Is a Reminder of Something Lost Long Ago. In rebuilding a broken world, we will have the chance to choose a less hurried life. (The Atlantic)
  • I am dreaming of summer peaches (The Peach Truck)
  • Museum Asks People To Recreate Paintings With Stuff They Can Find at Home, Here Are The Results (Sad and Useless)
  • This may be this year’s 100 Days Of Summer list (Apartment Therapy)
  • Although funny, can we take the time to address the other crisis which has nothing to do with the pandemic? The public schools are not healthy, and I for one am freaking out. (McSweeney’s)
  • And children with Dyslexia will struggle… (CNN)
  • Parents Are Not Ok. (Medium via Kristin) + If You’re Struggling to Parent Right Now, You’re Not Alone (Life Hacker)
  • How Kinfolk Magazine Defined the Millennial Aesthetic…and Unraveled Behind the Scenes – The cult quarterly helped set the pace for the upwardly mobile, Instagram-perfect 2010s lifestyle. Off the page, its creators’ lives have been somewhat messier. (Vanity Fair)

Please stay home and safe so we can celebrate soon, together. Until we meet again, xo

We Will Get Through This, Together!
(image: Brad Vetter)

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