I know too much time has passed between these posts when my notes are literally bulging at the seams. I diligently file away interesting articles all the time, but when my links start to bleed into several pages, it’s time to get them off my computer and out into the world.
Today I come to you from Indiana. Yes, we’re back, in my childhood home, preparing (for real this time!) for our move to China. We are wading through the mounds of paperwork required to gain residency to China. I have to keep reminding myself that people do this all the time, we’ll figure it out, slowly and surely win the race, and all that.
Meanwhile, we are spending the day today at the Indiana Secretary of State office, getting a criminal background check authenticated. As you do.
Let’s get right to it, shall we?
The best of the Internet, from me to you!
Adulting school. It’s an actual thing.
Life-changing habits to cultivate. I’m working on five simultaneously.
What does 10 minutes of mindfulness per day actually give you? About 1 second between you and your reactions.
10 things to do when it feels like you’re failing.
‘Ignoring red flags is one of my superpowers.‘ … and other life lessons.
How to use the word ‘Hitchcockian‘ at your next dinner party.
Apparently, hating mayo and loving olives means I’m 31-36. Nailed it.
I keep hearing about this book.
Is it a surprise to anyone that Ruth Bader Ginsburg does an insane workout?
Did you hear we’re moving to China?
It’s food. It’s art. It’s Jell-O.
Online shopping fails.
10 things saving my life right now.
I’ve been reading a ton of long journalism lately. Mostly at 4am. Some highlights:
- How the World’s Heaviest Man Lost it All
- What Writers Really Do When They Write
- Two Sisters, One House and a Mystery
- Buried Alive: Stories of Solitary Confinement
- The Misunderstood Genius of Russell Westbrook
- Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds
- The Secret Plans for the Days After the Queen’s Death
We’ve finally wrapped up our writing about St. Kitts & Nevis, where we spent two weeks last month. If you’re on your way somewhere warm, check out our thoughts about how to rent a car in St. Kitts, preservation versus progress and how a plumbing emergency led to a fantastic Nevis adventure.
Have a fantastic weekend wherever you are.