In case you need it (and we all do sometimes), a permission slip from Susannah Conway.
So, so beautiful. Err on the side of kindness.
I’m sad to hear that Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe are leaving Parks and Rec (although I somehow thought that show was being canceled?). But that article links to an even better article on the Ann Perkins blandness crisis.
Book titles with one letter missing. Hilarious.
Martha Stewart’s Best Lesson: Don’t Give a Damn. Awesome. “Martha’s attitude provides a refreshingly clear path to success: work hard, know your value, and have enough confidence in your work and value to keep pressing forward whether or not people seem to like you.”
Alex Franzen always makes it so easy to promote yourself.
One of my favorite compliments I’ve ever received was when my 12th grade English teacher told me I was “an Athenian among Visigoths.” So I loved reading this commencement speech from Neil Postman.