It’s rainy here, so I’m looking forward to a day of reading and letter writing interrupted only by bouts of laundry.
Look: side hustles are sometimes necessary, but finding ways to cultivate interests that are just for you—that’s where the joy begins.
“This child has two parents. Please alternate calls. It’s his father’s turn.” The incredible perseverance of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
My friend Sameer had no idea what he was doing when he posted this story about panettone. What followed was an hours long rabbit hole of panettone recipes and videos.
After this video was over, I wanted to stand on my chair and clap.
“There is almost no building other than a library where everyone is free to sit down without need for money or an explanation. It’s comforting to be among other people without obligation.”
In Britain, the average sandwich takes 3.5 minutes to consume. In the US, I’d bet it’s less.
It takes me an hour each way to get to and from my podcast class, so I’m catching up on a lot of reading. I just finished Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth, and it was as good a book as I’ve ever read about class systems and feminism. I’ve had mixed feelings about The Hate U Give, Uncommon Type, and Little Fires Everywhere. What’s on your shelf this year?
The New York Times sat down with Tonya Harding.
The End of the F***ing World was a delight.
This recipe for Brussels sprouts—found in the comments of an Instagram post—were maybe the best I’ve ever had.
I grew up on Bisquick pancakes, but in our tiny kitchen, who has room for extra boxes? Turns out homemade pancake batter is better anyway.
David has invested in an Instapot and thus began “Instapot Fridays” in the Lusk-Allen house. Send us your best recipes (bonus points if they’re veg-friendly).