A Bouquet of Newly Sharpened Pencils






“Don’t you like New York in fall? It makes me need to purchase college provides. I’d purchase you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils, if I knew your identify and handle. Then again, this not understanding has its charms.”
– You’ve Bought Mail

I’m deciding it’s fall. I’m over this summer time and I’m declaring it fall, which implies it’s time to look at You’ve Bought Mail and Gilmore Women. Get away your cozy sweaters, order Chinese language take out, and brew a number of cups of tea which can be too scorching to drink (and also you overlook it then it’s too chilly). what I feel? August is the center little one of the yr. All the pieces in August is by itself phrases, doing its personal factor – the month by no means goes the best way I plan it. Anyway, all that to say, I’m taking it gradual these August Sunday’s, and I hope you get to, too.

I don’t care how previous I get, if it’s August I’m shopping for college provides. Should you want any pointers, Crew Pleasure the Baker’s favorites for back-to-school is an effective reference, or Amy’s submit a pair weeks in the past has principally all my favourite writing utensils ever. (Pleasure the Baker)

Possibly back-to-school buying shouldn’t be within the works, however a minimum of make Everyone’s After College Cookies. Be sure to have a big glass of no matter dairy or non-dairy beverage you like readily available! (Pleasure the Baker)

Pals, thanks a lot for the guide suggestions! I’m selecting up The Fifth Season by N. Okay. Jemisin, and I’m (checks the Libby app) 8,473rd in line for Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros on the library. Fingers crossed I learn it earlier than 2029! (Bookshop.org)

Bless all of it, cardigans are again in model! My school days had been spent in cardigans, gaucho pants, and flats – that outfit *actually* held the non-denominational Christian church and refused to let go. Now, I like this total outfit, it feels very 2012 to me with out the enduring lengthy accent scarf. And, oddly sufficient, Abercrombie has made a comeback with completely stellar denim. Their sizing goes to as much as 24 and ranges from additional quick to additional lengthy. A miracle. These denims are subsequent on my to-buy checklist. (J.Crew)

Have you ever ever danced to the Cha-Cha Slide at, I don’t know, any public occasion ever? You possibly can thank DJ Casper and the Southside of Chicago for that. I’ll pour one out for him the subsequent time I hear it. (NPR)

• Should you’re alive and have ears you’ve most likely heard concerning the lawsuit in opposition to Lizzo and her manufacturing group. What do you concentrate on it? It’s sort of overwhelming, isn’t it? It seems like lots of people genuinely disliked Lizzo for being a vocal fats Black lady, and jumped on the hate bandwagon due to it. It’s arduous to elucidate the vitriol spewed when you find yourself not solely a Black lady, however a fats Black lady (and don’t be queer or trans cuz that spike in hate is DRASTIC). It’s like persons are offended you exist, to place it within the easiest phrases. So with this lawsuit I needed to do analysis, and share it. I’m uncertain the place I stand, however I at all times default to believing survivors. (Vulture)

• Sinead O’Connor was forward of her time, which I really feel just like the world’s method of claiming she wasn’t understood by many. Each recount of her persona (together with this piece) has been that she was an unbelievable individual, and particularly beloved by her dwelling nation of Eire. Might her reminiscence without end be a blessing. (NYT Reward Hyperlink)

I’m modeling my search for Beyoncé after this iconic serve. (Instagram)

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