mid-week round-up

What have you been up to friends? On Saturday, our friends from Kentucky passed through on their way home from The Keys and we had a lovely time visiting with them. I love having visitors from further north to remind us that it IS a darn delight to eat outdoors in January. πŸ™‚ Also, loving my little Internet community who chimed in on my posts about decluttering and mornings. Makes me feel like we’re all in this life thing together and everyone is doing their best to figure it out! In that same vein, check out this post from Danie and this one from Jasmin. Have a great rest of your day, and here’s some more reading material…

Is “RuPaul’s Drag Race” the most radical show on TV?

Related: 5 reasons I can’t get enough RuPaul.

Which color would you choose for February?

How Aly Raisman’s leadership reformed women’s gymnastics – and heralded Larry Nassar’s downfall.

Nine humanitarian activists face federal charges after leaving water for migrants in the Arizona desert.

How the app “Chat!” is making STD and contraception information into a game and helping Cambodian garment workers at the same time.

Where does great culture come from? How do you build and sustain it in your group, or strengthen a culture that needs fixing? This book has answers.

Kesha’s 2018 Grammys performance was even braver than you might realize.

12 excellent graphic novel recommendations.

Related: And one more for good measure.

The more we study dolphins, the brighter they turn out to be. (Old article but I thought it was interesting.)

A prize launched for thrillers that don’t involve violence against women.

The far out history of how hippie food spread across America.

Related: Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Long Hairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat by Jonathan Kauffman

“The Husband Stitch” isn’t just a horrifying childbirth myth.

P.S. If you liked these articles, consider following me on Facebook! I post interesting links throughout the week. πŸ™‚Β 

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11 thoughts on “mid-week round-up

  1. I’ve never eaten outside but that may have something to do with living in the North of England so don’t get a lot of nice weather. Also I think reds and pinks are most associated with February due to Valentines πŸ™‚

  2. Your book recommendations are always my favorites! But i am gonna check the posts from Jasmin and Danie as well. Have a great weekend dear!

  3. Heeeeeeeeey thank you so much for mentioning my post! I’m honoured πŸ™‚ wow you just made my day haha πŸ™‚
    I absolutely love RuPaul & his drag race, it’s one of my favourite TV shows πŸ˜€

  4. YES!!! Kesha rocked it and i could not even imagine how hard that must have been but also very rewarding at the same time!!
    And a “husband stitch?” OMG!!! I don’t even know what to say about that.

  5. Awww thanks for including me!!! I hope people like the post! I knew that I could not be the only one obsessed with RuPaul’s Drag Race! Oh and Kesha is amazing. That was the most heartfelt performance I saw in a long time.

  6. Thank you for the reminder to watch Kesha’s Grammy performance. I still haven’t watched it even though everyone has been talking about it!

  7. I’ve been stuck in bed with the flu for a week now.
    I loved reading this post and I love too eating outside. πŸ™‚
    Will check out some of these posts here since I have some extra time. πŸ™‚

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