Linking up with Leigh Kramer to share what I’ve been into lately.
Real life has been bonkers. We’ve been sick, and we’ve been house hunting. We’ve had snow storms and 70-degree-and-sunny days–all in the same week.
I’ve also been working on a big project that I’m excited to tell you about this week!
What I’m reading
From instagram: “I could tell you I’m staging blog photos, but the truth is this scene looks dangerously close to our Unstaged Life.”
I just finished Parnassus on Wheels, which was completely charming, and skimmed my way through Judging a Book by its Lover (meh). I’m on chapter 5 of Wuthering Heights, which is one of the books I’ve been meaning to read for years. (Or probably more like decades.)
I watched more this month than I have in months, thanks to two movie date nights and a virus that wouldn’t quit.
In sickness, I indulged in some serious comfort watching: I finally saw Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South and Wives and Daughters, and re-watched the 2009 Emma. (Pro tip: all streamed free with Prime.) Then I re-watched You’ve Got Mail. (Loved it, even on the tenth viewing!)
Will and I saw The Giant Mechanical Man (with Jenna Fischer of The Office). It was quirky and enjoyable, except for one poorly written scene. And we watched Desk Set, with Hepburn and Tracy, and … maybe it was the fever, but I was just not getting it. Have you seen it? Can you recommend any classics that I might like a little more?
Also watching: March Madness. I’m still wishing I’d gone to bed Friday night instead of staying up till 2:00 a.m. watching my team lose.
And Frozen! I almost forgot. Sarah’s been obsessed for months; I finally watched it with her on Tuesday. It was genuinely good and I loved the ending.
Pop of orange.
Thinking about it for tomorrow.
Let’s go on an adventure.
It’s that time of year.
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Best of the web
You have to love the effort.
22 strong female characters in literature we all wanted to be. (Or at least #1, #6, #7, and #16.)
“Just take a book and hold it in front of your body.”
Lego street photography, Chicago style.
Look, Ma! I’m on Fast Company.
What you learn in your forties.
These are amazing.
On the blog
Going viral on Pinterest.
What’s your house really worth?
Easter basket gifts that aren’t cheap, disposable crap.
Managing your day-to-day.
What were you into in March?
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