What are you as much as this weekend? My sister despatched me this birthday present immediately — we flip 44 on Tuesday! — and I’ve by no means felt so seen, haha. Tonight a number of household associates are coming by for lasagna and sprinkle cake. Hope you have got one, and listed below are a number of enjoyable hyperlinks from across the net…
The trailer for Succession season 4! Can’t wait.
The only correct activity to do on a primary date.
The blue kitchen makes this 500-square-foot apartment.
How fairly is this nail polish color?
The Monterey Park I remember: “In Monterey Park’s bustling Chinese language neighborhood, my mother and father and I discovered a confidence we lacked in predominantly white areas. My mother reworked right into a swish, elegant girl holding her personal as she haggled over mahogany chairs, a far cry from the nervous girl I went procuring with in Outdated City Pasadena. My father would order for us at eating places in Cantonese and Taiwanese, a stark distinction to how he stuttered by way of easy English phrases at Denny’s. And after we visited throughout Lunar New 12 months, I felt downright invincible as I regarded on the crimson lanterns hanging from each storefront, the festive spirit of town washing over me. I didn’t understand it then, however Monterey Park’s refusal to assimilate into America’s racial binary helped me proudly embrace my Asian American identification in highschool and faculty.” (NYMag)
The minimalist photography awards. (Holy murmurations!)
Goddamn, I like poetry a lot. Toby learn this poem after my mother’s husband died, and it felt so redolent.
Michael Imperioli’s NYC apartment is giving severe White Lotus vibes.
Six words to say when a cherished one is having a nasty day.
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Plus, three reader feedback:
Says Gwyneth on cooking blunders: “In my twenties, I used to be touring in Slovakia with a pal. We determined to do a picnic lunch and went to the grocery to get paté and bread. The paté container had a drawing of a fowl, however we couldn’t learn the label as a result of it was in Slovakian, in fact. On the checkout, it occurred to us that this may be cat meals, not paté? So, we pointed on the can and meowed on the checkout woman. She frowned and shook her head, so we figured we have been good to go. Lunch was fairly good, however later I questioned if the checkout woman thought we have been asking if the meat was FOR cats or MADE of cats. I’m nonetheless undecided if we did or didn’t eat cat meals and baguette for lunch that day.”
Says Cheryl on 14 reader comments on reader comments: “I advised my husband, who often teases me about how ceaselessly I reference CoJ, about Larry. At some point, it began pouring whereas we frantically tossed groceries and a cranky toddler into the automobile. He grabbed the cart, stood and regarded on the retailer midway throughout the lot, and sprinted towards it muttering ‘&@%! it, Larry.’ I’ve by no means been so proud.”
Says Lauren O. on what jeans are you wearing these days: “I’m a corgi of a girl – impossibly lengthy torso, itty bitty legs, English folks instinctively cherish me – and when I discovered denims that *labored* (black excessive rise skinnies), reader, I married them. I like experimenting with clothes, however it seems that treating these optimum denims as a constructing block FOREVER has made it approach simpler to combine with confidence in the case of sneakers, tops, coats, what have you ever. I’m at peace.”
(Photograph by Tanya Yatsenko/Stocksy.)