What are you up to this weekend? I have Covid for the second time (*shakes fist*) so I’m going to watch Emily in Paris and Spam texting friends. I’m also trying to regain my sense of smell. I can’t even smell cinnamon! Hope you have a good link – stay good – here are some interesting links from around the web…
Wow, Ethany Lee Newsletter Jamil: “I sometimes think about what would have happened if I continued to get pregnant when I was 23. What kind of mother would I be? I’ve been thinking a lot about motherhood lately. I’ve been thinking a lot about who will remember me when I’m no longer in this world and a part of me is selfishly grieving.” No one will care to remember me and what I looked like when I was little and no one will look in the mirror and feel proud that we have similar widow’s peaks or remember how I maintain my hair with just one wand… For years, I told myself I didn’t want a baby anymore but the truth is: I still I dream that I wonder. I wonder and wonder and wonder.”
15 winter makeup trends. (I like #1.)
Talking about, This blush is glowing and gorgeous.
“I tried four popular tomato soup recipes And I found my favorite forever family.”
Ha-ha-hait’s the truth.
A five-step method for modifying your closet. Try this weekend!
How is jaw dropping This bedroom ceiling??????
Me and the kids loved it This children’s bookWritten by a father and his son.
Plus three comments for readers:
Jenny says What pants do you wear to work?: “I work in family medicine in Seattle, and the gamut of acceptable work attire is wide. I want my patients in my clinic to know that I’m a little nerdy and friendly but also to uphold the physical strength when I’m with old-school doctors who don’t show me respect. I love the Topo designs black coats With a silk scarf tied at the neck, power clogsA beaded deerskin clip that my mother made shows patients that I am Aboriginal. I also get compliments on my very wide legs Black Eileen Fisher pants. “
Kaf says What pants do you wear to work?Before buying new clothes, I used to ask myself: NPR question: Will I wear this 30 times? For work pants, the answer is often yes, but the question is a specific way to check in myself when I feel like filling up my cart, click click. “
says Lisa My parents exchange hands“When my mother had Alzheimer’s, I loved her more than ever. Now that she’s been gone for four years, I miss her mom—the smell of her hair, the feel of her cheek, the bones of her hands. And it made me realize the value I have for my adult children, a value that I Her sake has already done my job. As mothers, our bodies are our love for our children, and even if we do nothing but sit close to them, they will feel the love.”
(Photo by Boris Yovanovitch/Stocksy. Editing via Closet Haley Nachman.)