What are you up to this weekend? We are taking it very easy, and our big plans are to play card games and eat toast for dinner. Also, I’d love to wish a happy Islamic Hijri New Year to those who celebrate — kul aam wa anatom bekhayr. Have a good one, and here are a few links from around the web…
, and it was great and heart-pound-y.
Enticed by upside-down cakes.
Wouldn’t you love to drive?
(or similar versions).
. (Via )
to the airport? (Vogue)
On being asexual and happy: “People I explain asexuality to often struggle to think of sexual attraction and romantic attraction as wholly separate feelings… But for anyone who identifies as either asexual or aromantic, they’re more like separate bottles of shampoo and conditioner. They may work well together, and sometimes do, but having one doesn’t necessarily mean you have the other… Asexuality, I tell people, is not necessarily about a lack of desire for relationships. It’s not celibacy, and it’s not a choice. It’s simply a lack of sexual attraction.” (NYTimes gift link)
Plus, three reader comments:
Says Lauren on what was your first job: “When I was 15, I made fancy smoothies at a health-food store while wearing a necktie covered with tropical fruit. I learned that you shouldn’t let your coworkers experiment on you with herbal supplements until puberty’s been in the rearview mirror for a good long while, and that you can tell all kinds of things about people by how they treat the people serving them. Also, your green juice needs more cayenne. Trust me.”
Says Char on The Bear! Not sure if I ‘loved it,’ but I really, really appreciated it. I worked in kitchens for over a decade, and while not every kitchen was like the one in the show, most were. Hands down, this was the most accurate depiction of kitchen life I have ever seen on TV or movies.”: “Just finished
Says Katie on three new TV shows: “ is the most delicate, tender, eye-opening portrait of love and friendship that I’ve seen in a long time. It takes my breath away.”
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