What are you up to this weekend? We’re heading to Connecticut to see our lovely family friends. They have a trampoline And Teens, so my kids are always in heaven. Also, thank you for the great reply to our heart shirt. Next up: Cup of Joe tees! Hope you have a good link, here are some fun links from around the web…
A mom from Michigan on how teaching her son to cook brought them closer. “He eats so much, though, oh my gosh. My shopping bill is crazy right now.”
Jennifer Hudson’s voice is like a musical instrument. (The New York Times)
What Romantic Photo Booth!
I plan to Wear this comfy piece all fall.
surprise test: How many states can you locate on the map of the United States?
Nice article about sadness. Early on, the McIlvaines spoke to a therapist who warned them that each family member would grieve differently. Imagine you are all on top of a mountain, I told them, but you all have broken bones, so you can’t help each other. Both of you have to find his way down.”
Alex and I watched This movie laughed forever.
The Secret to Really Cleansing Skin.
Trailer for King Richard Looks great.
Whoa, isn’t it This guy is a soft dancer?
Plus three comments for readers:
Sarah says Toby and Anton in conversation: “My four-year-old says wild things. Last night, she came rushing to her room after a shower and yelled, “Look at my body THUNDER.” Another day, when I asked her what she was painting, she whispered, “Just wait for it.” One morning Very early on, after she had slept in our bed for half the night, I asked softly, ‘Do you want the good news? Or the bad news? I have no good news. I’m peeing in bed.’
Elisa says How walking changed my life: “Since March 2020, I’ve been using an app that matches my steps with the Appalachian Trail. So far I’ve walked over 1,400 miles from Georgia to Massachusetts. Some days it’s about two miles around my neighborhood, others. 10. He’s seen me Walking the trail (almost) through a divorce, a pandemic, a new job, a default second grade, the beginning and end of a new relationship, an audio file, and several pairs of shoes. When I’m finished, I plan on getting miles as my first tattoo.”
Michaela says 10 fun things: “I’m a low-knot team too! Oh my gosh, I love CoJ. Finding siblings in hairstyles is all I ever dreamed of being adult friendships.”
(Photo by Aretha Franklin. American baseball player and contestant via Kottke.)