meanwhile, elsewhere

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


  • Field Mag / HiHeyHello Magazine are drool-worthy (via Malcolm)
  • Now, insoles are smart – we’re turning into walking/running robots (The Runner Beans)
  • I love that everyone is jumping on the Alexi Pappas Bravey train, she’s one of my favourite athletes and I can’t wait to read her book (A Cup of Jo)
  • ‘You can almost taste the typeface.’ – Burger King Rebrand (Fast Company)
  • I finally watched Bridgerton (meh) and all is not magical in the buzzy period drama (Oprah)
  • You often feel tired, not because you’ve done too much, but because you’ve done too little of what sparks a light in you. (A Fabulous Fete)
  • Pandemic Dressing Takes a Dark Turn: Hate Wear (NYT)
  • Finding time for creativity will give you respite from worries (The Guardian)
  • When you can’t fix your kids’ problems anymore (Motherwell)
  • The Beatles: Get Back – I am excited to see this, everytime I hear the Beatles, I am reminded of how much I love singing along… which I just did while watching this sneak peek. (Collider)
  • My worst nightmare is freezing to death in cold water but yet there is something about cold water swimming (wild swimming) that intrigues me (NYT)
  • An object of Desire: A Hanging Laundry Rack (Remodelista)
  • Fran Lebowitz’s ‘Pretend It’s A City’ Is The NYC Trip You Can’t Take Right Now (NPR via Sarah)
  • Left Behind: Persistent Frustrations in a World Designed for Right-Handers (99% Invisible)

Until we meet again, xo

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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


  • The Art of “Shoe-Shi,” Shoe-Shaped Sushi (Vice)
  • Building A Secret Cabin (so sweet!) (swissmiss)
  • And Return of The A-Frame… aka, my forever obsession/dream (Cabin Life)
  • I strongly dislike the word chowder probably because as a kid I hated my mom’s fish and corn chowders (no offence). I want to fix this and maybe start with this Southwestern Corn Chowder (Cookie + Kate)
  • Meet The Musician Turning Random Internet Drama Into TikTok Bops (BuzzFeed)
  • I found a few pieces by this writer that spoke to me: Your Creative Work: Sacred or Essential? and When you can only handle one child—and that’s okay (Motherwell)
  • Is it too early to start on my 2021 Christmas list? I wrote about Jill’s Ooni (formally called Uuni) way back here but now they have a multi-fuel option which is very exciting.
  • Japandi Is The New Minimalism and 6 more interior design trends (Food52)
  • Nothing is more exciting than when some of my favourite podcasters unite Samin Nosrat + Earlonne Woods (NYT)
  • The Counting Crows finished strong in 2020

Until we meet again, xo

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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


To avoid saying what everyone is saying about the end of 2020, I’m going to just quietly exit the room and hope for good stuff ahead.

  • I read (mostly listened) to a lot of great books in 2020, how about you? (goodreads)
  • Women Who Work Print (The House That Lars Built)
  • Most people would be happy to never shake your hand again (Fast Company)
  • O baby! Here are Nova Scotia’s top names for 2020 (CBC)
  • No, This Pandemic Is Not Over. Please Don’t Act Like It Is. (Vogue)
  • I bought this… if I say it and wear it and believe it, do you think it will happen? (Oiselle)
  • What The Start Of The ‘Aquarian Decade’ Means For Your Zodiac Sign … I guess it’s time to finally download Tiktok… (Elle)
  • And finally, the dogs of 2020 *warning, you may cry, I did!* (Instagram via Charlie’s mom, Erin – miss you puppers xox)

Until we meet again, xo

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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


  • Why include pronouns in your email signature (Ryerson) and samples that you may incorporate in your email signature (LGBT UCSF)
  • But always remember, YOU CAN’T CALL YOURSELF A WOMAN UNTIL A MAN HAS WRITTEN A WALL STREET JOURNAL OP-ED ON WHY YOU DON’T DESERVE THE TITLE YOU’VE EARNED (McSweeney’s)

One time I was in a grocery store, and I struck up a conversation with a woman in the produce aisle. She introduced herself as “Dr. Johnson,” but when I turned around, dropped my pants, and told her I needed a prostate exam, she accused me of “harassment” and “public indecency.” At least I’m not the one being accused of malpractice, kiddo.

  • And Why I’m Using Dr. From Here on out (Vogue)
  • Tom Cruise’s temper tantrum or the set crew for Not Following COVID-19 Safety Protocols… which behaviour is less acceptable? (Variety)
  • Cause of Life (NYT)
  • I’m into these vintage-inspired Persian vinyl runners for the kitchen (Food52)
  • Winter dinner plans: Crisp Gnocchi With Brussels Sprouts and Brown Butter (NYT Cooking)
  • For the ballet fans out there: Disney+’s Dance Docuseries On Pointe (Playbill)
  • I-Can’t-Believe-It’s-Vegetarian Ramen (Bon Appetit)
  • Hang in There, Help Is on the Way… Times are tough now, but the end is in sight. If we hunker down, keep our families safe during the holidays and monitor our health at home, life will get better in the spring. Here’s how to get through it. (NYT)
  • My biggest regret of 2020 is not writing down the recipe I made up for Peach-Pink Grapefruit Marmalade. (flour on my face)

Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night! xo

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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


  • Of the 25 best TV shows of 2020, I’ve watched 8. (AVClub via Sophie)
  • Of the 100 notable books of 2020, I’ve read 2. (NYT)
  • And here’s the best of the 2020 good news stories (My Modern Net)
  • And ff you’re digging this positive vibe, this story will get you! (The Lily via Erin)

“We are all struggling in some way right now, and we could all use a little magic. If she grows up with a sense of wonder and creativity and feels surrounded by love and magic, she is going to want to give that back to the world… Since the beginning, I’ve been thinking about the children, how hard it must be to be a parent right now, how this is going to affect the way they see the world for the rest of their lives. They could use a little magic.”

  • Jill and I made Latkes, and they were delicious. I plan to make them again using Kristin’s recipe, but here’s the one we followed: Oven-Fried Potato Latkes
  • And now I want to have a party so I can make Party Latkes! (Dinner, A Love Story)
  • How to keep your front-loading washer moisture-free! (Door Sixteen)
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada calls himself a feminist and has been proud of his government’s efforts to empower women worldwide. So a question for Trudeau and all Canadians: Why does Canada host a company that inflicts rape videos on the world? The Children of Pornhub – Why does Canada allow this company to profit off videos of exploitation and assault? (NYT)
  • How Real Estate TV Became a Cruel Joke – Why would I want to watch celebrities shop for multimillion-dollar mansions while I get priced out of my own city? (The Walrus)
  • America’s Most Hated Garment – Not even a pandemic will silence the sweatpants scolds. (The Atlantic)
    (Note: It’s my second most hated garment, behind basketball shorts)
  • 65% of Women Say That the Pandemic Has Affected Their Periods (Women’s Health Mag)
  • A less miserable winter (Vox)
  • Is it too late to ask Santa for an Ostrich Pillow or this puzzle?

Until we meet again, xo

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