meanwhile, elsewhere

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



  • Feel like crap? Get on a bike – The Restorative Joy of Cycling (Forge)
  • Do You Want to Be Known For Your Writing (design), or For Your Swift Email Responses? I really needed this reminder (Catapult)
  • Meet the Women-Owned Brands That Are Fueling My Puzzle Addiction (design\milk)
  • What Nancy Meyers Movie Are You? – Me: Something’s Gotta Give
  • I want to eat this (Joy The Baker)
  • “Little rabbits cannot afford to spend 6 shillings on one book, and would never buy it,” she wrote to a friend. She was also particular about the size of the book; it had to be small, for small hands. – A new book and an exhibition on Potter, who wrote “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” use letters, sketches, and a coded journal to capture an author who delighted in the detail and humor of the natural world. (New Yorker)
  • “In spite of everything trying to stomp it out, life persists. … Way out yonder where the crawdads sing, the marsh knows one thing above all else: Every creature does what it must to survive.” (Hollywood Reporter)
  • On Losing a Pet (Cup of Jo)
  • This Party Sucks, Why Haven’t We Left – What keeps people on Facebook? (Anne Helen – Substack)
  • 30 Of The Most Matching Entries In The #Bookface Challenge (Bored Panda)
  • During his inaugural address in 2019, Zelensky told lawmakers: “I do not want my picture in your offices: the President is not an icon, an idol or a portrait. Hang your kids’ photos instead, and look at them each time you are making a decision.” (Inc)
  • am a child, and I would like a fucking Batman movie aimed at me, please. (McSweeney’s)
  • Female Author Booklist (House That Lars Built)
  • Amazon Go (SNL)
  • My hero. I’ve been following this journey for a few years and am so impressed he finished! (Store Bought is Fine) – “With the project, one thing I’ve tried to keep in mind is to aim high with low expectations.”
  • Watching Dirty Dancing as an adult: this and this

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