What are you up to this weekend? We are taking it very easy and running errands, but we might also go see the Oscar-nominated animated shorts. (I sobbed through Bao!) Nothing like heading to the movies on a cold winter weekend. Hope you have a good one, and here are a few fun links from around the web…
I swear by this for smooth, glowing skin.
Does anyone really like holding hands?
These New Yorkers have had the same jobs for 50, 60, 70 years — and love it too much to stop. (NYT)
Do you name your plants?
The life-changing magic of the $15 minimum wage. “A $15 minimum wage is an antidepressant. It is a sleep aid. A diet. A stress reliever. It is a contraceptive, preventing teenage pregnancy. It prevents premature death.”
Fleabag season 2! Cannot wait.
“How Marie Kondo helped me sort out my gender.”
Plus, two reader comments:
Says Alison on tips for hosting a dinner party: “My friend hosts ‘Scrappy Happy Hour’ at her house for friends in her neighborhood. They all bring whatever scraps they’ve got around — half-eaten boxes of crackers, leftovers, a bottle of wine — and then the kids run amok while grownups socialize. She’ll talk about them and their text thread as ‘my scrappy moms,’ lol.”
Says Emily on the Proust Questionnaire: “I have a very common face, and people are constantly telling me that I look like someone they know. I always say, ‘Well, she sounds beautiful.'”