What are you as much as this weekend? My mother is visiting and we’re going to a new pasta restaurant and seeing Cyrano de Bergerac, which I’m actually enthusiastic about. I haven’t been to a play in years! Hope you may have a good one, and listed below are a few hyperlinks from across the net…
Is the Dirty Shirley the drink of the summer? (NYTimes)
Jeopardy champ Mattea Roach, 23, brainstorms out loud in the course of the present and strikes her wrist forwards and backwards, which some individuals discover overly informal. “I bear in mind saying to a pal, ‘I’m not going to court docket. I’m not going to a job interview. I’m going to a sport present,” she stated. “I revered the establishment by enjoying the sport very well.” (NYMag)
English flowers, for those who’d wish to take a deep breath.
Discovered! The perfect summer pants. (Get 20% off your first order site-wide with code COJ20, good till Could thirty first.)
Parenting math problems. “In case your purse accommodates 5 M&Ms, two cough drops, and one sleeve of Ritz cracker crumbs, how a lot Cheerios mud is in your bra?”
Netflix’s ‘Old Enough’ as seen by a mom in Japan. “Kids in Japan are taught from a younger age that after wanting each methods earlier than crossing the road, they’re to boost their hand excessive within the air to make themselves extra seen to vehicles. As soon as the youngsters cross, they flip and respectfully bow in because of the drivers who waited for them.”
Additionally, Smitten Kitchen’s new cookbook!!!!!
The fears AAPI women are living with in the U.S. “I’ve turn out to be hyper-alert in public in a approach that I haven’t in a long time — possibly not even ever. Little luxuries like having the ability to learn on the subway, test your electronic mail — I don’t do any of that as a result of I’ve to have my head up, eyes peeled. I’ve to surveil. That takes a psychological toll.”
Plus, two reader feedback:
Says Ameika on four fun things: “Why has nobody talked about a dill pickle on the facet of the grilled cheese? My youngsters complain bitterly if we’re out of my home made pickles as a result of the grilled cheese will not be proper! Wanted to chop the richness.”
Says Jen on what if trying for a baby isn’t working: “Years into IVF, after many losses, I used to be so demoralized and lonely and stumbled throughout the infertility subreddit on Reddit. That subreddit was a lifeline to attach and study with out having to depart residence, which was fairly useful whenever you’re feeling like crap. The neighborhood is science minded, thoughtfully managed, and endlessly type. Please learn the foundations as a result of it’s carefully managed to permit individuals going by means of infertility to keep away from laborious matters – akin to success or loss – except they wish to learn them.”
(Picture by Pete Souza.)