Have Never Been More Grateful For A Grounding Weekend Away As I Am Right Now, Staring At My Inbox In Horror
Liebchens! Happy Monday - may your day include the proper balance of meetings, deep thinking and breaks outside if you are able.
I think we all deeply relate to the concept of “revenge bedtime procrastinating” i.e., when you really should be going to sleep at a decent hour so you feel better the next morning, but for some reason you must spend SO MUCH TIME reading about country music songwriting tips at 11 pm on a Sunday night. Per usual, Anne Helen Petersen just gets the reality of overworked white collar workers in 2021: Revenge Bedtime Procrastination (Culture Study)
The premise of this article resonates, especially considering I just read ‘The Cult Of We’ and I, like Ellen Pao quoted in the article, am wondering how the WeWork story differs from Theranos enough that the former WeWork CEO hasn’t also been charged: The Elizabeth Holmes Trial Sparks A Silicon Valley Debate: Why Not Other Tech CEOs? (NPR)
ICYMI, the GOP audit of the Arizona election led by a company called Cyber Ninjas delivered their final report… and found “99 additional votes for President Biden and 261 fewer votes for Mr. Trump in Maricopa County” while still making baseless claims of voter fraud. Sigh: Republican Review of Arizona Vote Fails to Show Stolen Election (NYT)
God bless Memeorandum for finding and including a story this morning with this this absolutely bonkers headline, with a photo to match: Photographer, social media star Matt Mathews: Opossum taken by the state was his ‘baby’ (AL.com)
And finally, in 2021 we are all the various stages of retiring German chancellor Angela Merkel holding a bunch of birds: These Pics Of Angela Merkel Covered In Birds Are Now A Meme And It's Sehr Gut (BuzzFeed)
You’re fabulous. Fill up your water bottle, take a 10 minute meditation, and be kind to yourself.