meanwhile, elsewhere

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


  • “Making history is way overrated.” – Teens on a Year That Changed Everything (NYT)
  • Weekend goal: Springy Vegetable Quiche (Pinch of Yum)
  • La Famille
  • Kristin shared this one with me and I can’t stop daydreaming about it (Poppytalk)
  • Fellow Road Hammer team member on the National: Why pandemic drinking could be dangerous for women (CBC)
  • I found my people on twitter: The funeral sandwich fans are out there! (twitter)
  • And speaking of sandwiches, a very exciting update to the AD home tour I posted a few weeks ago! Emmy and Daveed are now on a sandwich too! (Instagram)
  • I can’t think of a more awkward situation… probably because my friends and I did this, when we were teenagers with a boy band from another high school… in a rec room… wearing socks (BER)
  • Climbers Spend 47 Days Cleaning 2.2 Tons Of Trash From Everest With Tourists Away (Diply)
  • Stop giving parents advice on parenting from other cultures (and generations)! (Romper)
  • A Soothing Stop-Motion Animation Bakes a Rich Chocolate Layer Cake Entirely from LEGO (Colossal)
  • This comeback changed everything about the R.E.M. story, but it also presaged the whole decade to come – How R.E.M. Invented the Nineties With ‘Out of Time’ (Rolling Stone)
  • I spend 90% of my conversations talking about great podcast listens – every episode of THIS IS LOVE makes it into a conversation. I recommend starting with episodes 32, 31, 28, 20 and 19

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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


  • So You Want to ‘Save Women’s Sports’? More than 20 states are considering bills to ban transgender kids from girls’ sports. If only people really cared about female athletes. (NYT)
  • And from this article, I already posted this on Facebook but it’s worth sharing again – The true madness of march madness is that women had to use social media to make a change because simply asking for equal training space gave them a stupid excuse of an answer:
  • I am not a fan of bathroom humour but I heard good things about this and thought I’d give it a listen. A true crime mystery podcast that made me laugh so much this week: Who shat on the floor at my wedding
  • Climate Anxiety Is an Overwhelmingly White Phenomenon – Is it really just code for white people wishing to hold onto their way of life or to get “back to normal?” (Scientific American)
  • 35 Tiny Things To Do For Yourself Today (What’s Up Moms)
  • We Want Our Friends Back! (But Which Ones?) The pandemic shrank many social circles to a skeleton crew. Maybe that’s not such a bad thing. (NYT)
  • “The food movement became the wellness culture, which is just diet culture rebranded by Gwyneth Paltrow.” (Culture Study)
  • Oh Joy! Reads: Griffin & Sabine – I have this collection and am not thinking they deserve a reread (Oh Joy!)
  • Talking to kids about what it means to be transgender or non-binary (Reading My Tea Leaves)
  • And, happy Easter! How about some hot cross buns? (Alexandra Cooks)

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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


  • Obsessed with the AD tour of “Hamilton” Stars Daveed Diggs & Emmy Raver-Lampman’s L.A. Home
  • The newest fashion trend in New York is — unironically, hyper-specifically — New York itself (The Cut)
  • Vaccinated (Pretend Store)
  • There’s a name for that feeling when you crave time to yourself but don’t get it. It’s the mirror image of loneliness—“aloneliness.” (Vice)
  • I was almost cast as Jenny Humphrey in ‘Gossip Girl.’ Was I not hot enough? (LA Times)
  • The Man UnMade’s podcast is about normalizing the authority and power of women’s voices in a man’s ear — the interview with Gabrielle Blair of Design Mom is a good listen
  • I found this book at my mom’s house and just finished it. It was a perfect bedtime read (goodreads)
  • Where’s the petition to save Just Right!?! (CBC)
  • And in other cereal news, have you heard about #shrimpgate? A local lovely Kate Bray wrote about it in Adweek!
  • I approve of the black bedframe trend (SF Girl By Bay)
  • A road trip pillow
  • I love that some people decide the world needs something — like a new pasta shape — and then invents it! (Kottke)
  • Rhubarb season is coming, and when it arrives, remind me to make rhubars (Joy The Baker)

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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


  • I asked for an audiobook recommendation and what I got from Amanda was the best book I have read, ever. Know My Name by Chanel Miller stopped me in my tracks while running, forcing me to catch my breath and had me screaming internally. (The Guardian)
  • And, Here’s The Powerful Letter The Stanford Victim Read To Her Attacker (BuzzFeed)
    …To girls everywhere, I am with you. On nights when you feel alone, I am with you. When people doubt you or dismiss you, I am with you. I fought every day for you. So never stop fighting, I believe you. As the author, Anne Lamott once wrote, “Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining.”
  • The Great Green Wall
  • The Made For Love trailer featuring Ray Romano’s rendition of Beyoncé’s “Crazy in Love” – I’m in.
  • Elliot Page Is Ready for This Moment (Time)
  • Alexander Calder’s Archive Goes Online: Explore 1400 Works of Art by the Modernist Sculptor (Open Culture)
  • Getting to the Bottom of the Runner’s High – For years we’ve been crediting endorphins, but it’s really about the endocannabinoid. (NYT via Jenna)
  • How important are your pals? (The Guardian)
  • Chasing Childhood: Overprotected and over directed, American children are wilting under the weight of well-meaning

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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


  • Oprah’s Tell-All Interviews With Other Princesses (McSweeney’s)
  • This Kitchen Sink Compost Tea Helps Your Plants Grow Big and Strong (brightly.eco)
  • How cute, but we all know it’s not California or New York when it comes to bagels (NYT)
  • The Temper explores life through the lens of sobriety, addiction, and recovery
  • For anyone who’s said goodbye to their pet (ohtruth)
  • Winter Swimming and The Power of Ritua – It’s my connection to nature, fitness, self-care, resilience training, and happy place all rolled up into one. (AGEIST)
  • There’s a Better Way to Parent: Less Yelling, Less Praise – When Michaeleen Doucleff met parents from around the world, she encountered millennia-old methods of raising good kids that made American parenting seem bizarre and ineffective. (The Atlantic)
  • Corey Wheeler Forrest is a wicked-tough fishermom – great film (xtratuf)
  • ‘I get better sleep’: the people who quit social media (The Guardian)
  • 1,200 new German terms coined during COVID pandemic (DW via Jenna)
  • The history of IWD – these past twelve months will go down in history as the “one big step back” period. (Vox)
  • Tell Your Boss the Four-Day Week Is Coming Soon (Bloomberg)
  • (More Julia! – I have been a big fan of her since she married Grace from Design*Sponge): How Writing a Cookbook Helped Me Break Free From Diet Culture (healthyish)
  • This is absolutely what I’m looking for in a bathing suit review (Amy on Twitter)
  • To Start a New Habit, Make It Easy (NYT)
  • We NEED MORE INFORMATION about perimenopause (Design Mom)
  • Important stuff happened on Twitter (via Amanda):

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