meanwhile, elsewhere

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


  • How beautiful are these garlands of glass and prism suncatchers
  • From Halifax to Hollywood and One Night In Miami – Eli Goree (Men’s Health)
  • And I guess we should start talking about movies! Speaking of One Night In Miami, here’s the story of Kemp Powers who wrote the stage play and then screenplay and is also Pixar’s first black writer/co-director for Soul. (NYT)
  • Like Goodreads but for movies? (Letterboxed)
  • The great bicycle boom of 2020 – Throughout lockdown, rusty bikes were dusted off in garages around the world and sales of new bikes surged. The question is now: can it last? (BBC)
  • It’s called the Chub Stool and I love it (The Design Files)
  • When Did This Become The Rug? There are a million Moroccan Berber knockoffs but — like the Amazon coat before it — one particular brand and pattern is winning. (NYT)
  • The Cabot Trail Relay is cancelled (again) and my heart breaks – very much the best way to run! Probably also why I find this race is fascinating! (via Lee – World Athletics)
  • I only cook rice in the oven, it’s how my mom does it: If You’ve Failed at Cooking Rice on the Stove, Try Your Oven (Bon Appetite)
  • 9 Trends That Will Shape Work in 2021 and Beyond (Harvard Business Review)
  • 23 Great Cabins & Vacation Homes because we all want to escape to cabins and vacations homes (Sunset)
  • How I Learned to Surf in Middle Age – The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning,’ (Outside)
  • Meet Biden/Harris Campaign Creative Director Robyn Kanner (design\milk)
  • Now I want to go to Michigan and get a Holland Mill Bowl
  • How to Build a Life (The Atlantic)

Until we meet again, xo

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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

(image: Bridget Jones!)