Click. Read. Love. 9.9.22

By Jess & Caylin
9 Sep 2022

Happy Friday. It started as a rainy week and honestly was really nice to have a few days to stay inside and get stuff done. It has been busy on the work front with a lot of projects finalizing soon. I had an annoying email situation this week with the company I use and ultimately had to scrub a lot of emails from my subscriber list. If you notice you aren’t getting emails from me you can sign back up here (my apologies in advance I had no other options). We are full speed ahead on house projects and I can’t wait to show you the one we are hopefully finishing today! Looking like a gorgeous weekend in Vermont and we’re planning to do some hiking and canoeing. Wishing you all a great weekend.

Here’s the best of the week…
Jess (J) & Caylin (C)

Click. Read. Love. 9.9.22

Want to be happy? A data scientist on what makes us truly happy.

A personal ask, my cousin’s grandfather who passed away suddenly from cancer last year, started the Block Island Walk to End Alzheimer’s in 2019 in honor of his wife. He was an avid philanthropist and fundraiser. If you feel compelled, you can donate to their walk fundraiser here to help fund care, research and support for Alzheimer’s. (Jess)

Barbara Ehrenreich passed last week, here’s a look at her important legacy.

The US could lose the right to vote.” If you want to get involved this election season and help protect democracy, check out this post from Emily about how to #InfluencetheMidterms.

Lake Street Dive’s New Album is out today!

Huge congrats to Alicia on the launch of her book From Harvest to Home. It is getting me so excited for fall and I loved seeing so many images of Woodstock. (Jess)

The Rose Maxi Dress from my ABLE collection was restocked in all sizes. Use code JAK15 for 15% off.

If you were an Ask Polly fan, you know how wonderful Heather Havrilesky’s writing is. Stop what you’re doing and read her essay on why self-care isn’t helping you overcome burnout.

I just discovered you can create customized Converse and I am totally doing it. I can’t decide if I want the platform or the 70 vintage style.

A must listen podcast episode on how Silicon Valley rewired our brains.

This pasta brand I found at our local grocery store is SO good.

It’s the closest thing I’ve found to fresh-tasting pasta and it’s 100% organic. So delicious. (Jess)

Big Amy Schumer fan and loved reading this feature about her, the controversy that follows her brand, and how her comedy is evolving now that she is a mom.

Now that I’m reading Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin, I was so excited to see the trailer for one of her other books, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry. (Caylin)

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest reigning monarch, dies at 96.

Ever wonder what your cheating dream means?

My mother had me despite misgivings, and I’m still feeling the reverberations today.”

This Jennifer Lawrence cover story from Vogue was an enjoyable read.

This Toni Morrison piece, The Work You Do, the Person You Are is a must-read.

For any Foo Fighters fans, you have to watch the video of the late Taylor Hawkins’ son, Shane playing drums during his tribute concert.

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2 Comments

  1. Jillian wrote:

    AJ Fikry was one of my favorite audio books. Just recommended it to my husband yesterday. The trailer looks great!

    9.9.22 | Reply
  2. Lynn wrote:

    The Dreams Article was very interesting. I gave the same recurring dreams . They aren’t too hard to figure out because those things truly happened to me, but I guess the trauma remains . Is I am trying to get home and I can’t find my familiar house . My house, a farm in the Berkshires went up to Auction thanks to my husband leaving me and the kids and not paying the back taxes and the fire insurance . Yes it was for a younger model . The second dream is I am trying to find my two former lives in my life in long term relationships with me and when I find them , they are with someone else. So these dreams come from hurtful losses and have been shared with a therapist . They still occur though.

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