Fiat in Rome

Fiat in Rome

What are you up to this weekend? Any fun plans? We are going to check out our friend’s new treehouse. Their eight-year-old son built the ladder himself, including measuring the boards and nailing the wood! Hope you have a good one, and here are a few great links from around the web…

Want to learn something quickly? Read children’s books, says a Jeopardy champ.

Making these spinach and artichoke melts tonight.

My daughter’s genetic disorder is reshaping my family,” writes Julie Kim. “I now had two children, but was only just beginning to understand what it means to be a parent.”

A cartoon about systemic racism.

The secret pigeon service!

Moon quilts.

If you want to smile from ear to ear, watch this little girl try to jump off the diving board at Barton Springs.

Love these work shoes.

A bowl of cut fruit is how Asian moms say, ‘I love you.'”

Targeted ads based on my innermost thoughts, haha. (New Yorker)

Dr. Ruth says, Make time for sex. (NYTimes)

Beautiful poem.

Plus, two reader comments:

Says Lula on 8 style hacks to steal from movies: “Last night I watched Shrill, all in one night, and Aidy Bryant’s wardrobe is just amazing. Her promo wardrobe for the show is also amazing. Not a plus size sack in sight!”

Says Liza on how to help a friend facing infertility: “As a result of infertility on my part, we’re now expecting our first child via surrogacy in September. I haven’t wanted to talk about it much at all, which is so hard because it IS exciting! Sending love to all the members of the CoJ community who are struggling with infertility.” (Ed. note: Huge congratulations on your wonderful baby news, Liza!!!! Very happy and excited for you and your partner — and your lucky baby.)

(Photo of a Fiat in Rome.)