Web Time Wasters

How was your week, friends? I just started on my ‘be a mentor’ goal (!), attended another awesome book club/dinner party (this time we read A Tree Grows In Brooklyn and I brought peppermint ice cream patties in honor of Francie’s candy choices.)  I did my first of many Clever Sessions, drank cocktails on St.Paul’s best patio with three of my favorite high-powered ladies, and spoke at Alex’s Write Yourself Into Motion workshop!

Anyway.  Enough of my shenanigans.  Links for you!
What would famous historical figures look like if they lived in 2013?
Marie Antionette would conceal her unusually high forehead with a trendy fringe. Known for her crooked teeth in her youth she has been given a full modern-day orthodontic treatment. Teased for her small breasts as a teenager, she has been given breast implants.

Helpful!  A simple timed checklist.

What do the voices of Disney look like in real life?  The woman who voiced Pocahontas served as the model for her face as well – soooooo beautiful!

Should you post that on Facebook?

Because I’m both lazy and thrifty, I’ve been enjoying No Brew New Orleans style coffee.  It’s really high quality, really strong pre-brewed cold coffee.  One 34.5 oz bottle makes 13 iced coffees!

Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d type: I want this mesh shirt.

Love it. 14 Life Lessons From Kanye’s Crazy Interview
2. On independence:
Why do you want to control me? Like, I want the world to be better! All I want is positive! All I want is dopeness! Why would you want to control that?
Kanye to Non-ye translation: In a world of grasping capitalist artifice, dopeness is the last pure thing we have. And if all you — YOU PERSONALLY, probable woman reading this — are in the pursuit of dopeness, don’t let anyone tell you what to do. Not your boss. Not your roommate. Not that guy you went out on two OK Cupid dates with. Like Shakespeare said, if dopeness be your pursuit, f*** all the haters, forsooth.

I love this home tour!  Why does that bed on the floor look so appealing?

Things to cook/eat/drink: crispy tofu strips with mustard dipping sauce, carrot and beet microwave chips, crispy smashed potatoes.

15 awesome wedding tattoo ideas!  So sweet!

I would buy this dress in three colors.

Related: literary tattoos.

I looooved this. This Wedding Season, Say ‘Yes’ To Strangers: What I Learned From My Craigslist Date
On July 8, 2008, I posted the following ad to Craigslist:

“seeking awful date for awful wedding (w4m)”
i’m a bridesmaid in a terrible wedding. i need a date to ruin it with, preferably one that is either ridiculously unkempt or too hot to be able to enjoy with a straight face. i’ll buy you however many shots you might need to make it through this endeavor. you send me 25 words or less on why it should be you and a picture. 
I got 57 responses. 

I love these this selection of dressy flats – perfect for dancing at weddings!

I’m intrigued by Snag Films – a curated selection of indie movies, classics, and documentaries. For free!

A reminder about the reality of photoshopping and magazine covers.

What makes me currently makes me happy? Socializing, eating, being outside, traveling.  But I’m sure that will change.  An interesting article on how happiness changes as we get older.

Were you aware that Zach Galifinakis is The Sweetest?

Some Yes and Yes posts you might have missed: I secretly enjoy life, 10 truths I wish I’d known sooner, The optimist songbook.

Hope you had a great week!


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