Craig’s parents were here this week (they’ve both been vaccinated) and it was such a treat to get out of the house with Craig, alone. I can count on one hand the number of times we’ve done that over the last year. President Biden said in his address to the nation last night he is directing states to make all adults eligible for the vaccine by May 1, and that a return to normalcy was possible by July 4. It’s probably safe to assume normalcy will have new meaning, and we will be grappling with the toll of this pandemic long after our return to it. But I am finally starting to feel a bit of optimism and hope, and that is what’s getting me through for the time being. Wishing you all a restful weekend, we have an extra hour of daylight coming.
Click. Read. Love. 3.12.21
This story will break your heart—”Japanese tsunami survivors call lost loved ones on the phone of the wind.”
This essay by Ann Patchett is fantastic—curl up with a cup of coffee and read this.
These polarized sunglasses are $25 and they are so good. I got the black for Craig and the blue for myself. (J)
An interesting perspective: How did influencers become our moral authority?
There’s been a lot being written about pandemic brain and before you blow it off, it’s a real thing that can impact your ability to focus.
This weekend’s project is putting up this wallpaper in Marin’s room. I volunteered because the last time I had Craig do wallpaper it almost ended our relationship (I made it easier on myself with the removable kind). Wish me luck.
After the year of no bras, things are looking up! (haha)
I love Playa’s salt scrub shampoo so I was really excited to try their supernatural conditioner and I am so impressed. They sent me a mini kit to test and I couldn’t believe how soft my hair was after the conditioner (and I didn’t have to use a ton of product). (J)
This is a cool concept.
What is intersectionality? Why feminism is still failing so many women.
For any recovering perfectionists out there. Here’s how to fail.
It’s that time of year again, daylight savings is back. Here’s how to prepare your body for the change.
If you’ve been watching WandaVision (which you should, it’s great) I loved getting this behind-the-scenes look from the creator. (C)
An incredibly thorough best of book list for 2020. Bonus, you can also see books from previous years.
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