This week wasn’t bad per se, but I’m very glad to be at the end of it. My mind and body are tired and I’m ready to park myself on the couch for the weekend and not lift a finger (which, of course, won’t happen but were it to…I’d be READY).
SO! Let’s get to the links so I can get to my to-do list so that we can call this week a wrap!
- How Kate broke her eyeliner addiction and learned to love her face.
- 24 things that women over 30 should wear. Love.
- The 10 Most Boring Things in the World.
- Our Instagram culture is making us all feel inadequate.
- I LOVE this initiative and having met Angie I can absolutely see how such a thoughtful and meaningful idea came from such a lovely person. Stoked for it and what it means for the communities it will help.
- An American Entrepreneur in London. Also, this quote isn’t really the point of this article but I LOL’ed and must go share it with Ryan to see if he agrees:
It makes one’s like infinitely more interesting to have an American around, because you meet EVERYONE. It’s like permanently going through life with a puppy, or the latest iPhone.
- This week saw #nationalfreelancersday. So it seems a good time to ask, “Is it worth it?”
- Rape culture begins as early as middle school.
- Who knew that Sprint’s got jokes?
- The ENTIRE Brock Turner case makes me want to go live on another planet. Here’s a letter to Turner’s father from another father.
- Related and heartbreaking.
- The most powerful women of 2016 – blissfully celebrity-free!
- Behind the photos that changed how America saw domestic violence.
- The families that cannot afford summer. (NYTimes)
- I hate it when people say “SLAY!!!!” but… “SLAY!!!!!!!”
- This is so delightful.
- Kind of related.
The Best of the Rest
- HOW did I not know about THIS?! We live so close to this! I’m ashamed of myself and will be heading over to check this out in person myself. Sob.
- Does anyone actually want a sequel to Room? I don’t. But, check out 18 other books that people want to get a follow-up!
- I had a horrifying and illuminating and hilarious conversation about dating apps at my girlfriend’s recent wedding that I walked away from feeling as though if for some reason I ever end up single again I’m just…going to stay that way. Forever. I don’t want to say that this is funny to me, but…it kind of is, isn’t it? Why not just split the check in the moment? Why be (I think) passive aggressive about it? Kids these days!
- This feels like peak internet to me.
- “The Trump campaign is directly opposed to the freedoms of our employees in the United States and around the world and in some cases, such as his proposed ban on international travel for Muslims, would make it impossible for our employees to do their jobs.” – Jonah Peretti, BuzzFeed CEO