meanwhile, elsewhere

It’s Friday’s online finds: Grab some ice cream and dig in.

  • Oscar-Winning Short Hair Love To Be Adapted Into A Series (Elle)
  • A thoughtful gift (Etsy)
  • Am I too old for this game? (The School of Life)
  • And a fun DIY: Make Your Own Krispy Kreme Face Shield (swissmiss)
  • Uncomfortable Conversations With A Black Man
  • New York taught me nostalgia and how to cry in public, but now that I have a $200 rent increase it’s time to move to Sedona and finish my novel. (Electric Lit)
  • For five years, a team of researchers asked women about their experience after having—or not having—an abortion. What do their answers tell us? (New Yorker)
  • “Personally, for me, I don’t think of it as an obligation,” Biles said. “I think of it as an honor to speak for the less fortunate and for the voiceless. I also feel like it gives them power.” (Vogue)
  • I’ve Seen a Future Without Cars, and It’s Amazing *as are the visuals in this article* (NYT)
  • Part of it is that humans are messy and intimacy is hard, no matter what form that takes. How the Hosts of ‘Call Your Girlfriend’ Saved Their Friendship (The Atlantic)
  • I’m old AF

Even the hand gesture game has changed @kamilo.ny @guesswhos_wifey @itz_daniella12 #LaughPause #dadsoftiktok #momsoftiktok #over30 #kids #fyp

♬ original sound – Daniel Alvarado

  • “This debate about whether cities are over is really about whether cities are over for college-educated white people who have the means to choose where to live and work…” Cities Aren’t Dead, They’re Ready to Be Reborn—The pandemic may have accelerated migration from urban centers, but neighborhoods are keeping city life alive. (Medium)
  • Raising kids to be good collaborators with 4 simple lessons (Cool Mom Picks)
  • Trump did what he said. He built a wall around America and made the world pay for it. He just never told Americans that they’d be stuck inside. (Medium)
  • Scientists used loudspeakers to make dead coral reefs sound healthy. Fish flocked to them. (WP)
  • And you are welcome: I’ve Never Wanted To See Hot Men’s Faces Less, PPE = BDE (Elle)

Until we meet again, xo


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