What are you up to this week? My mom is coming to visit on Friday!!! We’ll be showing her around our new town and hanging out in the backyard. Ah, Summer! Hope you have a great one, and here are some internet gems for your mid-week pleasure…
The difference between being broke and being poor.
How our body’s circadian clocks affect our health beyond sleep.
I was pretty crushed by the passing of Anthony Bourdain this past week. Here are a couple articles related –
Thank you, Anthony Bourdain.
Anthony Bourdain and the power of telling the truth.
Plus, this piece Bourdain wrote about his father in 2012 is worth revisiting.
Can’t stop watching these “Vocal Coach Reacts…” videos.
I recently got one of these minimalist wallets and I would highly recommend!
Why are Russians so good at ballet?
On time management – “People will come to you with their problems and imply that you’re the only one who can solve them. This is almost never true.”
Check out Serena Williams’ new fashion line.
Love a funky pair of yoga pants.
This community activist pushes the food justice movement beyond raised beds, food pantries, new supermarkets, and white leadership.
P.S. A few Finding Delight posts you may have missed — Empowerment Walking and 8 Tips for Settling Into a New Home.
Last night, as I cleaned up the kitchen and loaded the dishwasher, I did what I always do during chores these days. Popped in my earbuds and played a podcast. Do you do this? Ever since starting this ritual, I find myself looking forward to doing the dishes. *gasp* It’s almost like the doldrums of domesticity masquerading as pleasant self-care. Highly recommend!
Anyways! Here’s my current line-up, in case you’re curious:
And I just started Britney’s Instagram and Embedded (after finishing Dirty John).
What’s on YOUR subscription list? There are so many good podcasts out right now, I might have to start doing more daily chores! 😉
P.S. I asked 9 friends, “What’s your favorite podcast?” and here’s what they had to say.
I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July!!! Did you BBQ? Pop fireworks? Sing patriotic songs while you packed for upcoming travel?! *raises hand for that last one* I’m on my way to Kentucky today! I’ll be hanging out with my Mom for the next couple days and I can’t wait. (I have an embarrassingly long list of food you can only get in Lexington that I want to consume during my short visit.) Hope everyone’s day is peachy and here are a few links for your amusement…
Central Americans, scared of what’s happening in the U.S., stay put.
The U.S. already has a high quality, universal childcare program — in the military.
The problem with writing about Florida.
9 fun activities that also happen to be exercise.
Related: Ballin’ on a Budget — Ditch the Gym Membership
Monthly art projects sent to your door!
35 cheap recipes that will help you stick to your budget.
Related: How to Eat on a Shoestring Budget
Um, a 40 of ROSÉ? Yes, please!
Make the bread, buy the butter.
Ghostwriting for social media stars is the secret new Millennial It-career.
Long absent from discussions about employment, the retail workforce is taking matters into their own hands.
How to think about Bill Cosby and The Cosby Show.
Q&A: WTF is gut health?
P.S. A few Finding Delight posts you may have missed — My Top 4 Healthy Lifestyle Intentions and TV Recommendation: Westworld.
What’s new with y’all on this lovely Wednesday evening? Personally, I’m pretty excited that my dinner is cooking away in a crock-pot (#setit #forgetit) and that there are old seasons of Hell’s Kitchen on Hulu. If you’re in the mood, here are some links for you to EXPLORE!
Obamacare repeal threatens health benefit to Black Lung survivors.
So you want to be an ally? Check out Safety Pin Box.
Audiences of the final Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus shows are being treated to this quintessential circus song (which has been missing from the bands repertoire for years).
Related: 50 circus animals need new homes!
This lamp would make a cool, dramatic statement in a living room. I love the marble base!
Who killed Julian Pierce?
Quiz: What’s your email patronus?
Texas has highest maternal mortality rate in developed world.
Abducted at birth and found 18 years later.
The scam that fooled Arthur Conan Doyle.
How a grad student found spyware that could control anybody’s iPhone from anywhere in the world.
Alternatives to Resting Bitch Face.
Now this is an idea I FULLY endorse!
P.S. A few posts from yours truly — A Book Wish-List and Strike a (Power) Pose!