Last week I attended UntitledTown, a book and author festival in Green Bay. I gleaned so much and am continually inspired by other writers. If you need a little inspiration this week, check out my favorite procrastination links from around the web…
To go gray like this?? Gorgeous!
I made this incredible recipe this week. It can stink up the house, but with warm days and cool nights, you can cook w/ the windows and doors open and still serve a hearty stew at night. Labor-intensive but worth it.
A short history of the Illinois prairie, aka Flatville.
A friend sent this captivating story to me last week. I can’t stop thinking about hobby horse dressage at the farm. (Thanks C!)
Please don’t buy books from Amazon if you can help it. Download the sample if you’re impatient to get reading and then order from an indie bookstore. Or go to your library. This browser extension will tell you if the book you’re considering on Amazon is available at your local library.
This post from Hoda Katebi is worth the click.
Antiques of the Week: I burned out on rockers (the furniture kind, not the Mick Jagger kind) back in the 90s, but this one, in a loft apartment? And these - oh la la! Also, if you need a birthday gift for someone born in 1960, this would be so cute!
And, some great reader comments on my blog post about the fabulous Instagram account Mothers Before:
Ellen H. said: “My daughter doesn't know anything about me before she was born, or that she saved me, made me slow down, and completely give myself to this tiny being. She raises her daughters very differently but honors me by letting me share my life with them. When they are older I hope they will share their lives with me.”
Brooke H. said: “What a great instagram account. Am now following! We all really were people with hopes and dreams before motherhood. So interesting to hear daughters speak of their mothers. Makes me wonder what mine would say...”
Photo by Peter Lewicki via Unsplash.