mid-week round-up

What have you been up to lately, lovelies? I’m counting down the days because…I’m flying to Los Angeles one week from today!!! I’ll be celebrating and exploring with my dear friend Adam (it will be his birthday while we’re there!) and hopefully seeing some other West Coast loves. I can’t wait! But I’m almost done with the book I’m reading so I need to pick a new one for the plane. Any suggestions? I’m flying direct so I’m gonna need a page-turner to pass the time! If you have fun plans forthcoming, I hope the days fly by (I know that’s what I’m wishing for!), but until then…

David Hogg, Florida school shooting survivor: “I’m not a crisis actor.”

This disease kills half the people it infects. Why isn’t more being done to prevent it?

The pub that banned swearing.

27 things you’re really thinking when you watch figure skating.

Would you use aloe vera on your hair?

I never knew what an interesting character founder of Ikea, Ingvar Kamprad, was until his death.

Michael Kosinski used artificial intelligence to detect sexual orientation.

When Barbie went to war with Bratz.

At Saudi Arabian camel beauty pageants botox is a big no-no.

Related: A lady-adventurer who crossed the Australian desert with 4 camels.

50 truly doable ways to make any day better.

Despite their different colors, science says ALL Skittles are the same flavor!

Obviously I do, but a lot of times…I don’t.

P.S. A few Finding Delight posts you may have missed — My New Journal Approach and Tea Party Faves.


12 thoughts on “mid-week round-up

  1. Oh you’re going to have so much fun in LA! I’m jealous.
    And honestly, I’m so sick of the “crisis actor” bullshit that pops up every time there’s a huge tragedy. What is wrong with people?

      1. Yayyy! I hope you found something helpful! PS, just found out how to see replies to WP comments.

  2. A pub that banned swearing? Interesting 😀 I haven’t been up to much this week, been writing an essay for my school application, 4th time is the charm right?

  3. I haven’t really been reading much lately, don’t know why because I love it so I can’t think of any great recommendations.. have you read Donna Tartt? I love her books. I just need to get back to it and then it flows.

  4. Oh, I can’t read any of these suggestions today, sorry Beth! I am going with you in L.A. now, I so loved my trip there, many years ago! Enjoy your holidays dear!

  5. I haven’t read books much. If I would have extra time I would probably shop an e-book about blogging and making living online. Or if there’s wi-fi you can just read blogs you like. 🙂

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