We took a little break from the farm this past weekend. While the momentary reprieve from manual labor felt good, we’re looking forward to everything fall will bring at the farm (minus the mice, of course). If you need a little break this week, check out my favorite procrastination links from around the web…
Elizabeth Gilbert’s writing school. Thank you Lisa!
A kitchen for those of you who, like me, prefer to live in a black and white world.
This essay from a sixty-something woman: "I may be post-men, I think, possibly. I just can’t deal with the *me* I become when I’m with one."
Why do we go to Europe? To see sights like these.
Who’s hungry for a baby Nutella sandwich?! Me!
Speaking of food, my sister attends the Iowa State Fair every summer. This fun story references the gizmo sandwich, the beef sundaes, the ribbon fries, and the mint squares. My sis says the chocolate chip cookies in a bucket are incredible.
A feel good story for the week: This young woman strutting down the catwalk will wow you in ways you didn’t expect.
Have you seen Prince Harry's ex's new engagement ring?
My hometown library just did something really cool! Thanks for the story, Mom!
This 55-year-old SI model’s pic got quadruple the number of likes of her fellow younger models.
Do you follow this bookworm's Instagram account?
If you are a storyteller, or a fan of Serial or This American Life, you’ll enjoy this interview with Ira Glass.
The next time the Bettys go on a picnic, we are definitely doing this.
Antique of the Week: I tried to buy this dreamy Art Deco piece (thank you Marjorie!) but the nice French woman would not ship to the U.S. If you are in France, I will pay you handsomely to bring this home for me!
Photo by Akshay Nanavati via Unsplash.