What are you as much as this weekend? My sister despatched me this birthday current at present — we flip 44 on Tuesday! — and I’ve by no means felt so seen, haha. Tonight a couple of household buddies are coming by for lasagna and sprinkle cake. Hope you will have an excellent one, and listed here are a couple of enjoyable hyperlinks from across the internet…
The trailer for Succession season 4! Can’t wait.
The one appropriate exercise to do on a primary date.
The blue kitchen makes this 500-square-foot residence.
How fairly is this nail polish colour?
The Monterey Park I keep in mind: “In Monterey Park’s bustling Chinese language group, my mother and father and I discovered a confidence we lacked in predominantly white areas. My mother reworked right into a swish, elegant girl holding her personal as she haggled over mahogany chairs, a far cry from the nervous girl I went buying with in Outdated City Pasadena. My father would order for us at eating places in Cantonese and Taiwanese, a stark distinction to how he stuttered via easy English phrases at Denny’s. And after we visited throughout Lunar New Yr, I felt downright invincible as I appeared on the purple lanterns hanging from each storefront, the festive spirit of town washing over me. I didn’t understand it then, however Monterey Park’s refusal to assimilate into America’s racial binary helped me proudly embrace my Asian American identification in highschool and school.” (NYMag)
The minimalist pictures awards. (Holy murmurations!)
Goddamn, I really like poetry a lot. Toby learn this poem after my mother’s husband died, and it felt so redolent.
Michael Imperioli’s NYC residence is giving severe White Lotus vibes.
Six phrases to say when a cherished one is having a foul day.
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Plus, three reader feedback:
Says Gwyneth on cooking blunders: “In my twenties, I used to be touring in Slovakia with a pal. We determined to do a picnic lunch and went to the grocery to get paté and bread. The paté container had a drawing of a fowl, however we couldn’t learn the label as a result of it was in Slovakian, after all. On the checkout, it occurred to us that this may be cat meals, not paté? So, we pointed on the can and meowed on the checkout woman. She frowned and shook her head, so we figured we had been good to go. Lunch was fairly good, however later I puzzled if the checkout woman thought we had been asking if the meat was FOR cats or MADE of cats. I’m nonetheless undecided if we did or didn’t eat cat meals and baguette for lunch that day.”
Says Cheryl on 14 reader feedback on reader feedback: “I instructed my husband, who sometimes teases me about how regularly I reference CoJ, about Larry. Sooner or later, it began pouring whereas we frantically tossed groceries and a cranky toddler into the automobile. He grabbed the cart, stood and appeared on the retailer midway throughout the lot, and sprinted towards it muttering ‘&@%! it, Larry.’ I’ve by no means been so proud.”
Says Lauren O. on what denims are you sporting lately: “I’m a corgi of a lady – impossibly lengthy torso, itty bitty legs, English individuals instinctively cherish me – and when I discovered denims that *labored* (black excessive rise skinnies), reader, I married them. I really like experimenting with clothes, however it seems that treating these optimum denims as a constructing block FOREVER has made it method simpler to combine with confidence relating to sneakers, tops, coats, what have you ever. I’m at peace.”
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