Weekend Links

“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

I had this week off on holiday, which is good news because I start the new gig tomorrow. Having some time to rest and recalibrate has been enormously welcome. I spent a couple of days just catching up on sleep, housework, the September issues, news, and friends, then I hit the road and spent a couple of days taking meetings and catching up with fellow freelance types and friends because it’s back to the hustle, kids.

Here are your links, time to gear up for the week!

Source: Buzzfeed News
#girlboss              Source: Buzzfeed News

Oh, good grief

In better news, we all “got this.” I also have the gif saved for future reference.

I’ve been in a bit of a workaholic phase lately and I’m working now to recover from that mindset as I dive into a new job that I’m committed to, but trying to have a better, smarter life balance over all. Caitlin sent me some light reading on the topic.

Hilary Clinton’s merch is on point. I require this notebook, for one.

So, horses are X-Men?

Friend and fellow expat Caitlin (in China) wrote a great post about her shifting relationship with stuff.

These are amazing and I think I need to stock up immediately. Wouldn’t they make fabulous gifts?!

Spot of murder anyone?

I swear, there’s a decent argument that social media is killing the internet

So much want. (h/t Caitlin again)

More expat thoughts from another former expat chum.

One thought on “Weekend Links”

  1. Thanks much for the links and h/t’s!

    One of the things I find really depressing about Twitter is how deeply (and for very good reasons) it has scared smart, cool women off of it. I participate in several weekly Twitterchats (totally banal, on travel or on journalism, i.e. civil because there’s nothing much contentious discussed) and have noticed that men — in general — seem to dominate. (Imagine that.)

    WANT that Hillary Clinton notebook. 🙂

    I also think it’s cool you have multiple Caitlin’s in multiple time zones.

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