“What potent blood hath modest May.”
– Ralph W. Emerson
This Bank Holiday weekend completely snuck up on me, I actually blanked that it was happening until about Thursday. By which time it was, of course, too late to secure a last minute trip somewhere. Happily, it’s May and that means I’ve got another BH to scheme towards.
In related news, how the heck is it already May?! Where is this year going!
The BYU assault coverage continues, thank goodness for journalism.
Alas that I am allergic, I’d take a “Viking cat” in an instant.
I am loving the new Beyonce album, while being keenly aware that it was not made for me. It’s an album that specifically speaks to the black american female experience, personal and broad. So go read some incredibly smart writing about it from incredibly smart women.
Because we can always learn from smart ladies.
Style tips from the Queen of Quirk.
A memo on how French soliders were to treat American soldier of color in WWII. Ugh.
A fascinating question, “When precisely were these ‘good old days’ everyone keeps talking about?”
And finally, h/t to Grace over at Culture Life who dropped this link in response to my query about the term “work/life balance” last week. This seems a better way of thinking of it, but I’m still looking into the subject.