“Every person needs to take one day away. A day in which one consciously separates the past from the future. Jobs, family, employers, and friends can exist one day without any one of us, and if our egos permit us to confess, they could exist eternally in our absence. Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for. Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us.”
― Maya Angelou, Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now
It’s Friday, and a long bank holiday weekend so I’m on vacation. Adios, kids!
Because I am still fascinated by the whole arc of this story.
And while we’re on the subject of British royalty, a number of succession laws have been updated including the sexist ones.
My inner Grumpy Cat says good. My inner Grumpy Cat, as it happens, hates soda.
Tom and Lorenzo have a podcast now! Get thee to an iTunes subscription!
Speaking of, since she’s the first guest on the aforementioned podcast and since there’s a lot of hoopla about the winding down of Mad Men, here’s an interview with costume designer Janie Bryant.
Weird and wonderful photos of animals in utero.
It’s been a while since we’ve had vintage photos with colour on the blog, let’s amend that!
I have very little patience for people who bang on about how much more horrible things are these days than [insert time period here]. Sure, we’ve definitely got some issues as a species, but as a collective, we’re doing demonstrably better than we ever have.
Any post that begins by quoting Euripides has my heart.
In this week’s lady news… (h/t Jeff who keeps an eye on all things sports in the SDS household)