How was your week, friends? I took a quick trip Up North to see my mom on her birthday and help take out the dock. On Friday we went to a friend’s ‘Bad Movie Night’ party and saw this. So fun!
Links for you!
So proud of you, Minneapolis! An interview with Andrea Jenkins.
When Andrea Jenkins won her race for a seat on the Minneapolis City Council on November 7, she became the first openly transgender woman of color ever elected to public office in the United States.
Jenkins, an artist and longtime political fixture in Minneapolis who previously worked for two city council members, in many ways reflects the community she now officially serves: liberal, artistic, and committed to raising up her neighbors.
I’ve added this to my winter beauty routine and really like it! (And it’s hard to argue with that price)
Related: How to build a skincare routine.
To be filed under ‘dream home‘
I loved this: Whoopi Goldberg, Martha Stewart, Matthew Broderick, and Lauren Hutton revisit New York City apartments they once lived in. I can’t tell if Martha is doing a bit or if she’s really that passive aggressive!
Your yearly reminder that this will make winter 100% more bearable.
Related: 11 creative ways to make your house cozy. Woodwick candles FTW!
Nick Offerman (“Ron Swanson” of Parks And Rec fame) sums up what it means to be a “real man”
For Thanksgiving: How to make perfect Brussels sprouts in 10 minutes.
14 dating tips. I particularly like the tip about being ‘confused’!
Why do we pretend to know things we clearly don’t?
I really do believe that our attitudes are shaped much more by our social groups than they are by facts on the ground. We are not great reasoners. Most people don’t like to think at all, or like to think as little as possible. And by most, I mean roughly 70 percent of the population. Even the rest seem to devote a lot of their resources to justifying beliefs that they want to hold, as opposed to forming credible beliefs based only on fact.
Have you seen Sam Smith’s Carpool Karoke? It’s an absolute joy and I’m sure you’ll join me in wishing Sam was our collective BFF.