It is my personal dream to one day own a dipped painting by Oliver Jeffers.
Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success.
If there is one thing I want to teach my children, besides being kind, it’s the importance of GRIT!
Loving this abstract print by Kristina Sostarko. It would look mighty fine on my living room walls.
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I hosted a ladies dinner last night and my friend Hayley brought this homemade Lemon Tart. It completely rocked my world. I firmly believe this is the *perfect* dessert: refreshingly lemon-y with a hint of rosemary and of course, a little sweet! I AM IN LOVE WITH THIS TART!
Prompt is an experimental email-based community project.
The premise is simple: every day, you get a prompt in your inbox. You get 18 hours to write back with anything you want. The next day, you get a new prompt, but you also get to see what everybody else on the list wrote back.
Not that I want one more extra email in my inbox, but I do find the idea charming.
The images of this weekend house in the woods outside of Stockholm took my breath away. Stunning.
11 years ago today I started this blog, not knowing it would become the catalyst for so much good in my life. Here’s my first post ever. All the feels. Happy my 11th blog-iversary to you! And, thank you for reading!
FLYTE is a levitating light which hovers by magnetic levitation and is powered through the air. OMG! This is stunning!
“Whatever you choose, however many roads you travel, I hope that you choose not be a lady. I hope you will find some way to break the rules and make a little trouble out there. And I also hope that you will choose to make some of that trouble on behalf of women.”
– Nora Ephron
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The Mover Kit is an intuitive way for kids ages 8 and over to learn the fundamentals of electronics, programming and solve problems creatively. I think my kids would totally love this.
“Quality is not an act, it’s a habit.”
High school dropout turned Harvard faculty talks about how a simple new way of thinking helps nurture individual potential.
Really enjoyed this mini documentary on stop motion costume designer Deborah Cook in which she takes viewers inside her creative process. Fascinating.