It’s A Beautiful Day To Be Kind And Metaphorically Kick Butt At A Task Of Your Choosing.
Lovelies! I hope your week is going well, especially knowing it ends tomorrow and the sweet, sweet release of the weekend is so close. I’m taking suggestions for Delta-safe activities this weekend that extend beyond re-potting my plants and watching the finale of F-Boy Island (#sorrynotsorry) so please, let me know what kind of wholesome shenanigans I should get up to.
TO THE INTERNET!
omgomogmogmogmomgomogmgomg I love this article so damned much: Thinking about how dogs think (The Washington Post)
Y’all know I adore Anne Helen Petersen’s newsletter, specifically her meditations on social performances and hierarchies in online media, and y’allso* know I enjoy my pandemic-purchased Peloton, so of course her latest entry in her series on said bike cult is *chef’s kiss*. The Parameters of Peloton Celebrity (Culture Study)
This line is just so delectably crafted: “A Howard Beale for the Instagram era, he’s here lashing out on behalf of boomerish power lunchers who believe in a woman’s right to a safe abortion and oppose police brutality but are too scared to admit how enraged they are by a generation of absolutist woke whiners.” Keith McNally Stirs the Pot (The New York Times)
Love love love these shots: These Gorgeous Photos Prove That Sometimes The Best Camera Is Your Phone (BuzzFeed)
And finally, LOL/sigh: Variations Of The “Marco Polo” Pool Game Based On Other Explorers (McSweeney’s)
Toodles, darlings! Join me in promising yourself you’ll get outside for 30 min of your choosing (I’ll be walking to get coffee) and promise me you’ll drink some water, ok? Be kind to yourself.
*yes, I attempted to make a portmanteau of y’all and also, COME AT ME