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mid-week round-up

It is finally (officially) Fall! YAY!!! What are you up to this week? Yesterday I worked from the library on FIU’s campus and Chet treated me to lunch at the University’s faculty club. There was legit a piano player and gold rimmed tea cups with saucers. Not too shabby for a Tuesday afternoon. Hope you have a great rest of your week, and here are some links I’ve found interesting lately…

Ask a mortician explains the frozen bodies of Mt. Everest and Titanic’s dead.

Related: On the rooftop of the world.

NPR names Lost Bayou Rambler’s Kalenda a song they love.

Photos from a battered Puerto Rico.

Elaine Welteroth, editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, has reinvented the magazine.

Mark Zuckerberg’s American Tour.

37 unique scare movies every horror fan must see.

These would be perfect to have on hand this Fall to sweeten a cup of tea and soothe a sore throat.

Related: Hot Toddy Recipe

In 13 states, parents can force teen moms to give birth without an epidural.

How do families around the world spend their vacation?
(All of these vacays look really nice but the photos from the water park in China give me so much anxiety. TOO. MANY. PEOPLE!)

100 lunch ideas when you’re not sure what the heck to pack for work.

How cute is this pillow?

A secret history of the pissing figure in art.

P.S. A few Finding Delight posts you may have missed — An Afternoon of Art – Frost Art Museum and Must-Haves For Sleeping in the Heat.

What I got for Valentine’s Day.

This Valentine’s Day, Chet surprised me by having a package sent to my doorstep. We waited until the night of the 14th to open our gifts to each other, as my Louisiana-love had a Mardi Gras parade to attend (of which he sent me lots of videos and pictures so I could feel like I was there, too). I sent him a little care package complete with loose tea, Sharpie pens and other bits and bobs. While I was the recipient of this adorable bento box!






The dividers inside each box can be moved around to create a number of different configurations or completely removed, so it’s quite customizable, and the whole kit and caboodle packs up in to this matching drawstring bag. Wouldn’t it make even a simple packed lunch feel fancy?

If you’d like to learn more about bento, watch the BEGIN Japanology episode on the subject here. Then, search “bento box lunches” in Pinterest and say goodbye to the next 30 minutes or so!

I hope you all had a lovely Valentine’s Day! How did you celebrate the day? Did you exchange gifts with your sweetheart?