meanwhile, elsewhere

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

  • How the granny panty (underwear) reentered the zeitgeist (Vox)
  • In Defense of Home Cooking (swissmiss)
  • Speaking of which, I made this for the first time, ever! – Recipe Off-Roading with Martha’s famous one-pot pasta (Food52)
  • Let’s Hear It for the Average Child. In this season of prizes and trophies, we salute all the students whose talents lie outside the arena. (NYT)
  • The oceans are in crisis, thanks in part to the beauty industry, but brands are slow to reduce pollution and regulations are sparse — so what now? (Refinery29)
  • Plus, I showed this to David so he can understand a bit more about plastics and sunscreens prior to our trip (Refinery29-YouTube)
  • And, Haha: Vancouver Market Uses Embarrassing Plastic Bags to Shame Customers Into Using Their Reusable Bags (Laughing Squid)
  • The Important Difference Between Loneliness and Solitude (Man Repeller)
  • The rise of meatless meat, explained (Vox)
  • I bet this would be beautiful to see in person (This Is Colossal)
  • The 25 Best High School Movies … I love them all but where is Pump Up The Volume? (The Ringer)
  • CBC Kids asking the best questions (according to Raptors’ Kyle Lowry (USA Today)
  • PB&J Blender Pancakes sound amazing (Running on Veggies)
  • Gratitude literally transforms your brain (Ideapod)
  • Gabe did not lose that fight. She just ran out of days. ♥️ (Sports Illustrated)
  • He’s our collective embarrassing little brother with too much energy, and our mom isn’t keeping him in line, and he’s really humiliating us in front of all the older kids at school. We know. We know… He often, literally, toes the line on the court. What is he exactly? Court jester? Mascot? Part owner? Purposeful distraction to whip the other team up? Who cares. Just let us have him. You get enough. Just give us this one thing. Toronto sports teams, Canada as a whole on a global scale, culturally — we don’t get a lot despite our plentiful but largely ignored contributions. We gave you Schitt’s Creek and you haven’t shut up about it since. Just let us have this. (BuzzFeed)
  • SCHITT to live by (life lessons and motivation for all of us)

Have a fantastic weekend!

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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

  • “My back is going out more often than I am” – How to Be Happy? A Nearly 90-Year-Old Has Some Advice (Glamour)
  • Why I run (swissmiss)
  • People who take notes on their computer or phone – I understand them the least (Inc)
  • The most beautiful travel journal (My Modern Met)
  • I love my friends but I am not sure I could do this (Design Mom)
  • Research. My white walls need a new coat of paint (Real Simple)
  • 10,000 Steps A Day? How Many You Really Need To Boost Longevity (NPR)
  • The Octochamps broke the Spelling Bee (The Atlantic)
  • Gabriele Grunewald has been one of my favourite runners for years. I am thinking of her this week (Sports Illustrated)
  • Come for the chic jumpsuit, stay for the ridiculously hot priest – Why Everyone is Talking About Fleabag and Phoebe Waller-Bridge Right Now (Flare)
  • Claims for superfoods are superficial, supercilious, and superfluous (Heated)
  • Hook a girl up: ROSÉ-FROZÉ (Hither & Thither)
  • Simply the best (Schitt’s Creek)

Have a comfy weekend!

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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

  • 2040 Join The Regeneration
  • And… ‘Now I Am Speaking to the Whole World.’ How Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Got Everyone to Listen (TIME)
  • MAYcember Medley: How to survive end of school year (YouTube)
  • What makes you come alive? Yes, Katie! “Little girls walking belly-forward. Going to sleep when it’s raining outside. Drinking morning coffee with loved ones, the day after Thanksgiving or on vacation. Kids starting sentences with, “When I was little…’” (A Cup Of Jo)
  • I’m just a girl who loves an A-Frame (Poppytalk)
  • Going to read this and this after I see the movie. Can’t wait!
  • The crocodile and ten of him endangered friends (It’s Nice That)
  • One of the top-10 reasons why I never want to work in an office again = uncontrolled AC and desk cardigans (CBS)
  • Smoothing skin and making people skinny in Photoshop is a horrible reflection on society / Literally, no client will ever complain if you skillfully smooth their skin or make them skinnier + 75 more life rules for photographers (Light Stalking)
  • My results are in: Congratulations, you are so Gen X-adjacent, or at least so Gen X-indoctrinated, that you’re not even really a millennial (NYT)
  • Allow Me to Convince You to Take a Lunch Break Today… Not just the title of this article! (Man Repeller)

It’s the first weekend in June, I sure hope it sparks joy!

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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

  • Why You Should Start Celebrating Your ‘Near Wins’ (Shine)
  • “Getting pregnant is the kiss of death for a female athlete,” Nike Told Me to Dream Crazy, Until I Wanted a Baby
    (NYT)
  • It May Not Be a Bad Thing Fewer U.S. Babies Were Born in 2018 Than in Any Year Since 1986  (Times)
  • 44 percent of Bob Ross’s paintings contain at least one “happy little cloud.” 116 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts (Mental Floss)
  • Banana Coconut Muffins. Yes please. (Cookie+Kate)
  • Can I use the soy sauce in my Airbnb fridge?  For what, your coffee? Massage oil? Get freaky, you’re on vacation, Susan! Plus more food etiquette (Bon Appetite)
  • We froze the salaries of 20 executives – and it improved the lives of 500 employees (The Guardian)
  • Was it because the movie Dolphin Tale was really really sad or was it likely a combination of oxygen deprivation, dehydration, and stress that made me cry like a baby? (Popular Science)
  • If we’re going to talk about those murders, we should be talking about the women who were murdered and stop using them as plot devices to glorify evil men (Crime Reads)
  • Ten Books That Will Help You Escape Reality This Summer (Bloomberg)
  • Dreamy (Found Color)

It’s the weekend, game on!

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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

  • I could happily spend all day reading New Moon (no judgment please): Why You Should Start Binge-Reading Right Now (NYT)
  • Goosebumps (Maiden)
  • More goosebumps: When we ask “what can just one person do to help the environment?” (My Modern Met)
  • They’re watching you… every move you make… every time you fake (your step count – not that I’d ever do that) (Fast Company)
  • “… it’s time to stop thinking that needing sleep is a sign of weakness or laziness. In fact, it’s the opposite.” (Wired)
  • She works a 20-hour shift, lives on chocolate bars, and writes best in her cashmere nightgown AND I HAVE YET TO READ ONE OF HER 179 BOOKS. Should I? (Glamour)
  • Vision boarding with kids. Is this a good or bad idea? (Offspring)
  • The Aperol Spritz Is Not a Good Drink: The popular, Instagram-friendly apéritif drinks like a Capri Sun after soccer practice on a hot day. Not in a good way. (NYT)
  • But then… Look, Grub is not out here saying the Aperol Spritz is the best drink or even the best summer drink… But it’s a perfectly fine drink, it’s easy going, and it won’t get you hammered midday like a gin and tonic. Whatever. It’s day-drinking season. (Grub Street)
  • You think homework will end when you finish school, but here’s the unbearable truth we adults can’t bring ourselves to tell you: having to do things you don’t want to do goes on throughout your life, it is – in many ways – what life is.” (The School Of Life)
  • So this isn’t about the lattes. It’s never been about the lattes. (Fast Company)
  • Actually, Gen X Did Sell Out, Invent All Things Millennial, and Cause Everything Else That’s Great and Awful (NYT)
  • Gee, I hope my boss isn’t reading this… It’s hard to come up with a bigger waste of money, time, or attention than status meetings 🙂 (SVN)
  • Hashbrowns are the new toast so put an avocado on it! (Skillet)
  • Get outside – doctor’s orders! (Outside)

Have a fantastic long weekend!

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