Here are a few of my recent favorite things. Enjoy, and happy Friday!
For anyone who loves a turn of phrase . . .
How can you narrow a list of beautiful literary sentences down to 51? Even so, here’s a start. One of my favorites: “In our village, folks say God crumbles up the old moon into stars.” 51 of the Most Beautiful Sentences in Literature
For anyone who needs another excuse to get swallowed up in a book . . .
The surprising lesson novels teach about empathy: Science Shows Something Surprising about People Who Love Reading Fiction
For anyone who was an English major . . .
These classic scenes from literature have been recreated with Legos. Hilarious! Favorite Scenes from Classic Literature, Lego Style
For anyone who’s trying to hold it all together . . .
Lisa-Jo Baker’s response to people who ask her how she does it all: “Here’s the obvious truth: I don’t. And what I do manage—I don’t always do very well.” How I Do It All
For anyone who’s experienced an awkward introduction at a party . . .
I really appreciated this simple yet profound insight about how we introduce our friends . . . and how we define ourselves. I want to start trying this right away. A Better Way to Introduce Your Friends