meanwhile, elsewhere

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

  • The 4-Second Workout (NYT)
  • Bono writes fan mail and one of the songs happens to be on my list of top-5 songs ever. Any guesses which one?
  • Now I want an air fryer (A Beautiful Mess)
  • This fun hack kept David amused for a solid 5 minutes (Bored Panda)
  • Nightmares. Tantrums. Regressions. Grief. Violent outbursts. Exaggerated fear of strangers. Even suicidal thoughts. In response to a call on social media, parents across the country shared with NPR that the mental health of their young children appears to be suffering as the weeks of lockdown drag on.
  • And, It’s Not Children’s Education We Should Worry About, It’s Their Mental Health (Forbes via Erin)
  • Practical “Dadvice” for everyday tasks (YouTube)
  • And, IKEA’s quarantine campaign illustrates six ways to make furniture forts (Design Boom)
  • Why I don’t feel safe wearing a face mask. I’m a Black man living in this world. I want to stay alive, but I also want to stay alive. (Boston Globe)
  • Women’s determination to be seen, to be heard, to matter, is greeted with puzzlement, exasperation, and anger. (Bitch Media)
  • Mrs. America Season 1 Trailer

Until we meet again, xo

(image via Amanda: On Saturday, May 23, Fogo Island and Change Islands residents are invited to celebrate our annual Quilt Day! It’s time to air out all those gorgeous quilts after a long winter of cozying up in them and “decorate” our islands with a cacophony of colours and patterns. #fogoislandquiltday)

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