What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the Internet. Yup, I was born before 1985. Were you? I definitely know what it was like to call landlines, living without a smartphone and not having the internet at the tip of my fingertips for everything. Those were simpler times. I wrote more letters and read more books.
No bake almond butter + strawberry jam breakfast bars. Oh these look so good!
Duh! No-brainer. Why do people not understand that? Paying people to stay home when they’re sick results in fewer people getting sick.
I’ve seen this happen over and over again: people will suffer through an awful lot of pain before they’re ready to change something about their situation. It’s almost counterintuitive, but I guess people are after all creatures of habit and change is hard and why we so often only start to make changes when the pain gets great enough.
When love isn’t as simple as standing by your man. I thought this was so well-written. Life can be so hard, so complicated, and it’s nobody’s fault.
Take the pressure off and add these four words to the end of your email (if applicable).
Scientists have figured out the ultimate US road trip. Oh, I wanna go? Who wants to come?
Kindness goes a long way.
In need of some desktop background zen?
The unexpectedly existential roots of adjective order – talk nerdy to me! I am a grammar nerd! “It pleases the ear to have adjectives placed like concentric circles, radiating out from the center of the noun.” “linguists unearth the structures underlying the way we speak. While it’s hard to articulate, there is logic there: Nouns and adjective are like friends — the ones who share the most in common can always be found close together.”