A heartbreaking news week, but routine-routine is good; soothes a soldier’s heart.
Reads I read this week that made me think.
- Carol: A Rare Movie That Escapes the Male GazeThe art of Danish hygge
- Alexis Fitts, When 911 Operators Can’t Find Their Callers
- Judy Berman, Carol: A Rare Movie That Escapes the Male Gaze
- Re-Evaluating Your Financial Priorities
- Olga Khazan, Plight of the Funny Female
- 7 Ways to Control Your Spending
- Laura Moser, Remember That 2- Year- Old Who Threw a Tantrum in front of the President?
- Rachel Fields, The Five Stages of Ghosting Grief
- Joanna Goddard, Dinner Party Tips from 15 Genius Hosts
- Leslie Stephens, 5 Unexpected Facts About Braising
- Joyce Cohen, A Realistic Renter in Central Harlem (This has long since been one of my favorite columns in the NYTimes.)
- “A huge asset for an apartment in New York is when there’s nothing awful about it.” (Nope. I’m too old for this kind of circus.) #barresohard
So exited about the holidays! Happy Holidays!
From Cup of Jo: “Get drinks in everyone’s hands as quickly as possible when they walk in the door. Sparkling things feel festive, and it’s always a celebration when we manage recreational adult human interaction, so cheers!” (This tip is also the rule of thumb in how I choose to dress myself, year round.)
Feature photo my own (Studio, Oct 2015).