This Hot Vax Summer, We're Wearing Enough Sunscreen And Sitting In The Shade Whenever We Can, Mmmkay?
Happy Monday! If you’re in a part of North America that is enduring an insane heatwave right now, I hope you’re staying shaded and hydrated, and putting little booties on your pups when you take them out to go pee because asphalt is like liquid hot magma under their wee toe beans.
If you read one thing today, let it be Sara Benincasa’s beautiful remembrance of her grandmother and meditation on familial mental health, the quirky eating habits of the newly-sober, and how nostalgic dishes seemingly hold us together when stuff hits the fan: Nabisco Chocolate Wafers Are Not About Health, They’re About Love (Bustle)
Um, is this a joke? Are we being trolled? Because some of the “surprising” facts included in an Insider piece about the Midwest from a New Yorker’s perspective include more space and… weather-dependent no-parking signs… I'm a New Yorker who visited the Midwest for the first time. Here are 15 things that surprised me.
Omg, the truth is kinda sorta out there, we just don’t know what the eff is going on. UFO report: Government can't explain 143 of 144 mysterious flying objects, blames limited data (NBC News)
Cannot remember if we already talked about this, but even if so, I’m, sharing again, because it’s about freaking time and we take wins where we can get them: Court Suspends Giuliani’s Law License, Citing Trump Election Lies (NYT)
And finally, this InStyle photo shoot with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland is stunning and you must check it out.
We can do it, darlings. Drink some water, don’t forget to breath, and be kind to each other.