#9: Warmer days 🌷
This week, we're celebrating the warm weather while it's here. Also, a podcast I binge-listened, a discussion of "toxic" people, and an interesting article about why grapefruit is super weird.
It’s finally getting warm here in North Carolina after a snowy winter. We’re blessed with sunny days year-round, but the warmth from the sun is different in the spring. The air seems softer, like linen after months of itchy wool.
However, I’m skeptical of this turn toward warmth. The gusty spring chill is probably on its way. I’ll run right back into sweaters and fuzzy socks. This warmth won’t last.
But even though I know it’s going to go away, I also know that it will come back. After the rain comes the sun. I’ve seen it happen every year, and I know it will happen again.
Let’s choose to appreciate the sun today. Even if the weather turns frightful, we’ll be clothed in light again someday.
DO’S and DON’TS:
DO: go for a walk and explore a part of your city you haven’t seen before.
DON’T: wait to invest time in yourself.
DO: buy a good nail strengthener. I like this one from Olive & June.
DON’T: walk past an open bookstore without going in and exploring.
DO: start your spring playlist this weekend.
DON’T: be afraid to sit in silence. Sometimes, it’s nice to be alone with your thoughts.
Are we all going through an existential crisis right now? (Refinery29)
Check out NBA star Devin Booker’s sleek Arizona home (Architectural Digest)
How to take yourself on a date (Wit & Whimsy)
I’m not cutting out toxic people this year; here’s why (The Good Trade)
Grapefruit is actually a super weird fruit (Atlas Obscura)
This week’s aesthetic: picnicking
The heroine recommends: The Dropout
I’ve been on a white-collar crime kick since I started watching Inventing Anna on Netflix. This podcast about Elizabeth Holmes’ doomed company Theranos is a new favorite. I started listening to the podcast Wednesday afternoon and am almost done with the original episodes! It’s so engrossing.
Listen now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.
A parting thought:
Turn some of that light you share with others back on yourself.