Hello friends! How has the week found you? Mine has resembled a Jackson Pollack masterpiece in the medium of half-digested broccoli. What are you up to this weekend? My boyfriend is staying at the hospital for a few days, so I’ll likely spend my waking hours reading The Immortalists and start packing for our upcoming trip to the Pacific Northwest. Woohoo!
Hope you have a good one! Here are a few links from around the web:
- Thought for the day: “Society is not some grand abstraction, my friends. It’s just us. It’s the words we use, which are the thoughts we have, which determine the actions we take.” – Umair Haque
- Defeated vs. inspired thinking
- How to do nothing.
An incomplete list of 30 things I learned in 30 years. My favorite is #13.
4 Ways INFJs Are Their Own Worst Enemy. I can relate.
Students Invent Bacteria That Eat Plastic From The Oceans And Turn It Into Water. Excited to see this practically applied.
- I visited my mom this week, only to find her deeply engrossed in The Dawn Wall, a documentary about two young men who tackle a nearly impossible climb up a smooth, 3,000 ft rock face in Yosemite. It was fascinating.
- From the archives: Privacy Fatigue & Ditching Facebook.
- Signs of healing.
- I recently saw Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal for the first time. I’m looking forward to the prequel, coming to Netflix on August 30th.