I spent this week eating in sunny, corner diners, bruising my knees and shouting with joy at The City Museum
, speaking to a media class at the U of MN, and watching Sally give a reading from her book
. I’m currently doing that thing you do after a trip where you revel in routine and laundry-doing. It is awesome.Also! Today is the very last day (the last one!) you can book a cheap-o mini Solution Session with me. $150 for a big ol’ list of suggested improvements to your site! $300 for a 3-month blogging plan! $150 for a Twitter + Facebook plan.
Tomorrow it’s back to $1,000 intensive workshops.
Enough. Links for you!
I’ve been looking for a ‘summer purse’ (my black studded leather number doesn’t pair well with humidity and 90+ degrees). I love this colorful bag
The comments for this recipe for ice = awesome.
A tour of Bill Nye The Science Guy’s house!
A reminder that just about about anyone can move abroad – on your own, knowing no one there, not speaking the language – and make it work.
My name is Vanessa Larson, and I recently made a life-changing decision to quit my job, move to Paris, and go back to school for my MBA. I arrived in Paris on January 2nd with a one-way ticket, an apartment booked for the first month, and plans to immediately stuff myself with as much cheese and bread as possible. As I left the United States, I felt excited, thrilled and terrified all at once. I found myself on this path after a year spent soul-searching, dreaming, and planning.
And excellent infographic on never giving up.
A song I’ve been loving. Few things beat clever cultural commentary wrapped in a dance-y, hip hop package.
Please sir, may we have another portion? / We’re children of the beast that dodged the abortion / Neck placed firm ‘tween the floor and the Florsheim / We’ll shut your shit down, don’t call it extortion
I will never stop loving tiny houses. Here are 13!
If you’re currently in school and majoring in anything liberal arts-y, I’m sure you’re plagued with the ‘What are you going to do with that?” question. A response:
By “do” I don’t mean a job, and by “that” I don’t mean your major. We are more than our jobs, and education is more than a major. Education is more than college, more even than the totality of your formal schooling, from kindergarten through graduate school. By “What are you going to do,” I mean, what kind of life are you going to lead? And by “that,” I mean everything in your training, formal and info60 tiny love stories
Amazing and brave: Corinna’s goal was to get rejected 100 times in 100 days – and get over her fear of rejection.
Things I want to cook/bake/eat: mango cashew sunshine bites, eggs poached in olive oil, spinach soup.
I need the children in my life to get bigger faster so I can buy this for them.
I’d love to be in India for Holi. Here’s a great DIY project inspired by the holiday’s colors.
A great tip on saying something tough to someone you love.
A few Yes and Yes posts you might have missed: In which we talk about uncomfortable things, This post is just photos of animals in buckets, Mini Travel Guide: Nigeria.
And if you appreciate my taste in links may I suggest that you follow me on Twitter? Every evening I tweet a link to my favorite read of the day – in the event that you needed even more ways to procrastinate on the internet.
Hope you had a great week!