What are you as much as this weekend? Tomorrow I’m flying house from Paris — trying ahead to sharing anecdotes this coming week — and I can’t wait to squeeze my babiesssss. Hope you’ve a great one, and listed below are a couple of hyperlinks from across the internet…
That is how my grandmother falls asleep! (NYTimes reward hyperlink)
Now THAT’s a restaurant overview. “What’s a life in New York… however a really lengthy Mad Libs? I left (a brand new restaurant) that evening, wandering down the (adjective) block, (existential state). I feel I noticed (movie star) on (avenue title). I’m certain I noticed a man (inappropriate verb) on the subway platform. Throwing open the door to my (sort of dwelling), I used to be greeted by my (most intimate relationship). I gave her (love language) and we watched (favourite present) collectively. I fell asleep with ideas of (two favourite eating places), (a former lover), (a favourite actor), and (a former acquaintance), of (a factor you can’t escape) and the (factor you can’t inhabit) colliding in my consciousness. God, I like New York… What makes the passage of time in any respect bearable is the sheer pleasure of correct nouns that come and go.”
Writer Celeste Ng’s guide suggestions.
One other scrumptious chickpea recipe.
We watched The Fugitive this week and it nonetheless slaps.
Plus, three reader feedback:
Says Awad on a love letter to grumps: “I like a grump, particularly if it’s one I can flip round. There’s a well-known outdated grump at my native bookstore. Someday he scowled at me about nothing specifically, and I seemed him lifeless within the eye and stated, ‘Will you please cease flirting with me? It’s getting embarrassing.’ Made him chuckle, and since then he’s been a gem — however nonetheless imply as piss to many others.”
Says Lisa on a listing of issues to NOT do when you’ve got preteens: “I keep in mind being MORTIFIED by my mom. She did the next issues:
– sang in public
– requested somebody’s son if he wished up to now me
– after we walked previous a pharmacy in our native mall, she waved and stated hi there to a cardboard cutout. Her excuse was ‘I believed it was simply somebody being pleasant!’”
Says Aya on a listing of issues to NOT do when you’ve got preteens: “This made me chuckle so laborious! I’m reminded of that publish, the place you, Joanna, wrote about doing just a little dance whereas selecting up Toby from kindergarten, and he acquired tremendous embarrassed and mouthed, ‘JUST STAND.’ Keep in mind that? That publish stayed with me as a result of who knew you change into embarrassing to your children as early as kindergarten age?! Haha.”
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