“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.”
― Herbert Bayard Swope
Another weekend, another batch of links for you, darlings, but I’m happy to report that distinct progress is being made in the relaxation department. Jeff and I went out for burgers before having a wander through Parsons Green (one of my favorite village-y areas of London) and spent time in the sun. Much needed. It was another busy week with a bit of hard work and heartache but ending on a high note, which makes up for a multitude of sins. Events were thrown in townhouses, penthouses were shown, really clever ways to preserve heritage buildings were debated. Naps are now required.
Everything about this story is bizarre.
Language and crude comments warning, as this is a link to The Oatmeal, but I think this take on creativity is pretty accurate and I can relate to the need to “breathe in.”
The Great and Good Roxane Gay and I apparently shared a childhood literary crush! (PS, her recent NYT piece is pretty good good…)
Meanwhile, The Everygirl has some good ideas about things we should break up w
Dear home nation, please, please get it together and have some real political discourse about the challenge the country faces in this election season. People are quite literally dying…