Before I get to the links, I want to make my first announcement regarding my online course, Rawness of Remembering: Restorative Journaling Through Difficult Times. This is my debut offering, and one I’m very proud of — so please go see the pre-registration page for more information, as well as a link to sign up for late August’s exclusive discount!
This has been a remarkably busy week for me — I’ll let you know more later, but unfortunately I seem to be bound (legally and otherwise) to keep my silly trap shut about most other bits! In the meantime, I hope you have a restorative and restful weekend, loves; here are some links to send you on your way. And don’t forget to visit the pre-registration page!
- George Saunders, noted writer, gave one of the most beautiful commencement speeches I’ve read in the last few years. Unsurprisingly, I’ve just heard that — much like David Foster Wallace’s This Is Water — it will be turned into a book. And, like DFW’s, it focuses on basic human kindness, which is a topic that I’m a sucker for.
- While I love Local Milk’s recipes and food posts, this particular post about risotto captured my attention because she writes about so much more than risotto. Example: “A whole life’s trajectory from sticky buns to electronic cigarettes in a three block span of space-time. Stories written on top of stories, tapes recorded over tapes. They bleed through. You can never really write over them.” Oh. My. Goodness.
- Laura Simms’s inspirational printables are now scattered throughout my Filofax.
- I’m sticking with my current layout because I adore it, but Nubby Twiglet’s “Tools of the Trade” post about her favorite WordPress theme sources makes my heart sing.
- Writer/author Dani Shapiro on shining a light and writing the book you want to read.
- Office supplies already make my chest pitter-patter, but these gold-handled scissors from Atomic Garden especially have me swooning.
- I received my new Moo Luxe business cards in the mail — and I’ve already gotten loads of compliments on them from folks who notice their lovely details, such as the incredibly paper quality and deep blue edging. If you’re in the market for business cards, I highly recommend them!
- Aaaand, one more time: check out Rawness of Remembering: Restorative Journaling Through Difficult Times!