What I Love This Week – Andie Mitchell

This week we celebrated Daniel’s 35th birthday. We weren’t in a position to have a giant social gathering clearly, however Daniel was content material along with his Mickey Mouse birthday balloons and this meal I made. The actual enjoyable was seeing James benefit from the day, taking part in with the balloons, singing completely satisfied birthday (which he 100% thought was for him) and consuming cake. It was sooomewhat difficult cooking and getting all the things collectively whereas attempting to maintain James from pulling the cake off the counter and ensuring he wasn’t going to pop the balloons ha!, however I like seeing him having enjoyable. It jogged my memory of one thing I take into consideration on each vacation. Children make issues loads harder when attempting to determine logistics on birthdays and holidays, however seeing them expertise the enjoyment of “particular” days is so, so value it. It brings me again to once I was a baby and the way excited I used to be to rejoice particular days, particularly those that ended with cake 🙂

I hope everyone seems to be staying protected and funky this summer season. I’m 35 weeks now and looking out ahead to assembly my little man quickly (however not too quickly!).

That is an astonishing piece of journalism. Ed Yong’s “How the Pandemic Defeated America” is like a thorough autopsy explaining how things got this bad.

We’re nonetheless watching “I Could Destroy You” on HBO and I can’t suggest it sufficient. This piece from Emily VanDerWerff explains some of its brilliance.

Many workplaces could transition to extra distant work even after the pandemic. What will we lose with the end of office culture?

I drink plenty of seltzer, there is perhaps some well being points attributable to it (too acidic for enamel). But overall it seems fairly harmless.