meanwhile, elsewhere

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



  • Springfield, Missouri, Is Their Muse. Working in their home city, the photographer Julie Blackmon and her daughter, Stella, a filmmaker, find some mystery in everyday life. (NYT)
  • Have you watched this? It’s devastating. Thanks for the recommendation, Kristin. (NPR)
  • If Ephron has a lasting legacy as a writer, a filmmaker, and a cultural icon, it’s this: she showed how we can fall in and out of love with people based solely on the words that they speak and write. Words are important. Choose them carefully. And certainly don’t cling to a myth just because it’s lovely. It’s only in pushing past lazy clichés that a love affair moves from theoretical to tangible, from something a girl believes to something a woman knows how to work with. (New Yorker)
  • Regardless of the particulars, Serial was the thing that turned a story of failure in the justice system into a wildly popular podcast that’s still being fought over eight years later. – It Took a Pop-Culture Phenomenon to Right One Wrong (Vulture)
  • And this:

Plus MORE AMY

  • All fashion should make you say, “Hmm, seems stupid. I love it.” Sunglasses most of all. (Cut)
  • He’s known as Mr. Steal Your Grandma. But to his adoring second-grade students, he’s simply Mr. Randle – Meet Irvin Randle, the Sixty-Year-Old Instagram Star Your Grandma Has the Hots For (Texas Monthly)
  • Would you be buried in a mushroom suit like Luke Perry? (Orion)

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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



  • This: of feelings about the Queen’s death
  • Boston Marathon includes nonbinary race times as it opens registration (19th News)
  • Time to order next year’s Stendig – should I get the V Calendar, too?
  • The power of sport: A new research institute will explore the limits of human performance (McGill via Jen)
  • Reminder from Your Child’s School: Tomorrow Is a Super Partial Laughable Early Dismissal Day (McSweeney’s)
  • Do you think kids, these days, are better at this than us? I think so. Knowing when you are ready to rise to the occasion (The Growth Equation via Lee)
  • What Comes After Ambition? Hustle culture is dead. Did American women’s drive go away (Elle)
  • “I don’t intend to eavesdrop, but in a communal space, sometimes you can’t help but overhear what someone is saying about what they’re going through.” – haha, who doesn’t purposely eavesdrop? (mdash)
  • Sienna Miller’s Charming English Cottage – I’ve heard a lot of criticism, but I like it! (AD)
  • I am actually considering a Balling ‘Cause It’s Fall bucket list, and I found some inspiration (Wit & Delight).

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meanwhile, elsewhere

Friday’s online finds: Cozy up, dig in and EAT THE DAMN PEACH.



  • I hope people take this seriously: The health risks become “increasingly high” when someone has six or more drinks per week. And for women who have three or more drinks per week, the risk of health issues increases more steeply compared to men, research shows. (CBC)
  • Gross, or just me? (Evoke)
  • Why Did People Freak Out About A Comic About Peaches? (Now We’re Talking with Doree Shafrir)
  • And a follow-up to Peachgate (Instagram)
  • There is a podcast all about Anne of Green Gables and it’s called Kindred Spirits Book Club, obviously!
  • Leonardo DiCaprio’s Breakup Picture Book For His Girlfriends On the occasion of their 25th birthday (The Grudge Report)
  • Don’t do this. (Vogue)
  • Woman on the Phone With Her Mom Just Pretending It’s a Very Boring Podcast (Reductress)
  • This house tour made me cry (Sara Petersen)
  • Color has been disappearing from the world (Macleod Sawyer)
  • How to do everything (NYT)
  • Good luck to all the parents tackling school lunches, navigating back-to-school shopping lists, keeping up with the a new year of school notices and championing for their child’s educational needs – may there be minimal snow days (McSweeney’s)

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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



  • I am a fan of local photographer Lyndsay Doyle‘s work and love this photo session with a group of close friends at the end of high school (@ldoylephoto)
  • I did not know Missy Elliott made her debut live performance at Lilith Fair – 25 years on, Lilith Fair is a reminder of how one woman’s radical idea changed music (NPR)
  • The Xbus Is Cute as a Button, Tough as Nails, and Electric (Adventure Journal)
  • The Fascinating Science Behind Freckles (allure)
  • A Message to the Millennials About to Turn 40 (Bazaar)
  • How Much Does It Really Cost to Live in an RV for a Year? (lifehacker)
  • Is Jane Austen Just a Vibe Now? (Vulture)
  • Cities Aren’t Built for Kids … But they could be (The Atlantic)
  • Fire of Love – The greatest lava-fueled love story ever told
  • This was a very good listen (Rich Roll interviews Malcolm Gladwell)

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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



  • I’m into this Greek version of the party dip (skinnytaste)
  • How to Make Reading a Habit – for me, it’s audible books and a 10-page-a-day goal (James Clear)
  • Movie Of The Night may be my new favourite thing (and series too!)
  • Deviled eggs 3 Ways and deviled egg Jello shots
  • Can feminists please drop the Handmaid habit? (The Critic)
  • Do You Want To Know How You’re Going To Die? (Elle)
  • And perhaps mine, too: Martha Stewart’s Favorite Tuna Salad Is Now My Favorite Too (Kitchn)
  • A Sense of Appreciation Is the Single Most Sustainable Motivator at Work (Jocelyn K. Glei)
  • The Great Vacation is upon us—and offices are struggling to keep up (Fast Company)
  • Tater Tots Cake (Cup Of Jo)

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