What have you been up to, my dears? This past weekend my dear friend Adam came to town! We enjoyed delicious food, lounged by the pool, and spent a day at the beach. It was so nice to have him here, and it makes me wish we lived in the same city…or at least a little closer. I finished this book while we were at the beach. I’m feeling compelled to learn more about circus before the final Ringling shows draw to a close this year. But enough about going to the beach in February (!), here are some links from around the web…
The forgotten history of “The Oregon Trail,” as told by its creators.
“I remember watching 7th and 8th grade kids improve in reading. Their “lives” depended on it.”
My husband sent me this link and said, “You’re denying the reality.” #TeamRinse
Stop apologizing for the pop culture you love.
The hidden history of the laundry chute.
How racism harms pregnant women — and what can help.
“And so we come back to the path from discrimination to stress to poor health, and it begins to paint a picture that many people of color know to be true: racism is actually making us sick. Still sound like a stretch? Consider this: immigrants, particularly black and Latina immigrants, actually have better health when they first arrive in the United States. But the longer they stay in this country, the worse their health becomes.”
My favorite way to take my vitamins.
“Arthur said he was a 23-year-old Belgian orphan. He wasn’t, but he was a good companion.”
RuPaul’s Drag Empire is built on a foundation of humor.
Inside the case that could protect homeless people against unwarranted police searches.
Immigrant mother in Denver takes refuge as threat of deportation looms.
P.S. A few Finding Delight posts you may have missed — Recipe: Cheesy Cauliflower and Book Review: The Newlyweds by Nell Freudenberger.