It's a windy, chilly weekend in DC and after a week of travel, living out of suit cases and terrible sleep, I'm going to cozy up at home and dig into my Christmas cards. I see a nap or two in my future...
If you haven't heard of, or just don't know all the ABSOLUTELY RIDICULOUS details of, Pizzagate, Reply All did a whole episode on it. That's how nuts the world has become folks.
Stephen Colbert telling the story of how he met his wife is the sweetest thing you'll hear all week! (Also, poor Anne!)
I am currently falling (back) in love with Adidas Superstars - the original three stripe sneaker we all know and love. You can customize a pair for some super Christmas fun! I'm seriously considering making this pair.
Embracing a sense of awe could change how you make decisions and your approach to life. "The brain can either be a navel-gazer—thinking mainly about ourselves—or a star-gazer, considering our connectedness to the wider world."
"I find it hard to understand in my mind what it means to love you after you are dead - but I still want to comfort and take care of you — and I want you to love me and care for me. I want to have problems to discuss with you — I want to do little projects with you." A physicist's letter to his wife after her death.
This New Yorker piece on solitude and loneliness comes with many strong recommendations from my friends. I can't wait to dive into it with a cup of coffee this weekend.
Stay warm, dears!