Just Good Shit: 04.28.19
Hi, all! Here’s what I had going on this week…
The best $16 I ever spent: Old Navy pajamas after my husband left on Vox / The Goods.
On the blog
This week, I started reading The Overstory by Richard Powers. Also:
The Company That Sells Love to America Had a Dark Secret, The New York Times.
This is a long, completely worthwhile read.
‘For five years we dreaded every meal’: my infant son’s struggle with food, The Guardian.
“At times I was sad to my very marrow, a kind of sadness I have never quite shed, as if a small grain of darkness was planted in me for ever, blooming quietly in my bones even as my child was released from the hospital and sent out into the world to do the things that babies go on to do.”
It Was Never Like Crack, Eater.
Ask Polly: ‘Will Grief Destroy My New Marriage?’, The Cut.
“If you’re going to save yourself, you need to start melting out in the open. Right now you are tidying. Stop it. This is no time to seem fine. This is no time to be good.”
Her ‘Prince Charming’ Turned Out to Be a Crazed Hit Man on the Run, The New York Times.
No, You Don’t Have to Stop Apologizing, The New York Times.
The Chic Octogenarian Behind Barbie’s Best Looks, The New York Times.
I Booked a $1,000 Hotel Room With 25,000 Credit Card Points. Should I Charge My Boyfriend for His Share?, Wirecutter.
This is such a good/interesting question!
Against “ME!”, The Ringer.
“‘Hey kids!’ he shouts. ‘Spelling is fun!’ she shouts back. This is how the bridge starts. The bridge, in what is growing to be a pop-era Swift trademark, is a problem.”
Why Grown-Ups Keep Talking Like Little Kids, The Atlantic.
I’m Baby, The Cut.
“‘It’s a way for us to express a feeling of general helplessness and uselessness in a ‘funny/cute’ way,’ my friend Marian Bull, who is indisputably baby, told me.”
Have a great Sunday! 🌱