72. 🧁 still consuming 🧁
thinking about "elderly disapproving Faces"
Hello, and happy Monday.
I hope that you all had a wonderful long weekend and holiday. Much of my time was spent resting and enjoying time spent with loved ones. I also managed to go to a thrift store on Friday and find this amazing piece of collage art:
Because last week was a bit shorter, I'm just going to leave you with some links from the past week or so, and I'll be back next week with the usual programming. 😄
🌀 Still consuming.
Can most definitely relate to the above.
I'm really intrigued by this new social media platform called Somewhere Good. It's definitely giving off 90s nostalgia vibes.
"But under Sittoo’s reign, the tyranny of time softened. If the arc of my mother’s days was an upward slope of accumulating tasks, my grandmother looped her hours around a loose collection of duties and diversions." A beautiful essay on the role of tea, time/productivity, and family in a Palestinian immigrant household.
I can't tell you how excited I am for the re-release of 1989.
If you've been reading tiny driver for a while, you know how much I love horror. This article from the New York Times on the importance of Black horror is well worth reading.
Been on a Franny Choi kick recently. Love her website for its thoughtful teaching tools.
I came across this collaborative google doc on decolonizing the design world, and I really want to dig into it later next month!
📖 Book club corner.
For November's book club (on Tuesday!!), we will be reading Hola Papi by John Paul Brammer! Thank you to everyone who voted, and feel free to purchase a copy of the book here! Details are below.
It’s a short, fun read, so do feel free to join us if you’re just starting on the book today!
Here’s the event info:
Date & Time: Tuesday, November 30 @ 5PM PST/8PM EST
Suggested Donation (for those able to donate): $3-10 through Paypal or Venmo (@idyalz)
🐶 A pup-date.
Big Girl looked extremely cute relaxing on the couch this weekend.
As always, thanks so much for reading through, and I'll see you in the next one!