Embrace the blank page. Roll around in it. Fill up the lines and margins with effort; with trial and error; with excitement and joy some days and fear and disgust the next. Just don’t leave it blank. Be glad for blank pages. They mean there is still more good work to be done.
Kate Parrish, “Filling Blank Pages,” Brevity’s Nonfiction Blog
- I like this bitch’s life: The New York magazine series takes girl-crushes in a different direction. I started with this one about a florist’s Instagram posts.
I want it, I want these flowers, and I don’t even know what that means. I want them in my home? Burned into my brain? Occurring artfully on an end table in the cabin where I spend my summers on the coast?
- When you bring reusable grocery bags to the store, you reward yourself with a cookie. Literally.
- If you (like me) enjoy purchasing clothing that celebrates fair labor practices, pricing transparency, and androgynous styles, consider Everlane. But if all that sounds outside of your normal shopping patterns, you can at least read about the company.
Chef Jacques Lamerde on Instagram, who creates artfully plated dishes of low-brow foods.
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