Distance Disco

Distance Disco is a digital matchmaking dance party: find the person dancing to your song! I love this so much!

How To See in Four Minutes

How to See, in Four Minutes, by Wendy MacNaughton

(via Chris)

Giant Floating Ball

You are standing on a giant floating ball with a hot liquid core. Plan accordingly.

What We See When We Read

Love this animated trailer for Peter Mendelsund’s best selling book “What We See When We Read“, illustrated by Brian Rea.

Dog and Dolphin Playing Together

My heart needed this.

(I am morphing into a dog lover, aren’t I? Or maybe I need a dolphin.)

Summer 2020 Petticoat


Fashion that enforces Social Distancing. I am here for it.

I could just wear my “Prom Dress” that I wore for my undercover 40th birthday Prom party. Why Prom? I never had one, nor did many of my friends so I hosted one. It was fun.

Blow-Up Scooter

This portable and inflatable scooter made me giggle.

Maker’s Map

Love this Maker’s Map by Brad Montague. I have definitely been wading through the Fog of Fear. I am currently aiming hard for the unexplored territories.

OK Go | All Together Now

What a moving letter that came with this new OK Go song. Read it here.

A Hill You Are Willing To Die On

This thread made me laugh. And nod my head in agreement.

Nowhere and Everywhere at the Same Time, No. 2

This art installation looks delightful.

Hermann Hesse’s 100-Year-Old Love Letter to Trees

Wander: Natascha McElhone Reads Hermann Hesse’s 100-Year-Old Love Letter to Trees in a Virtual Mental Health Walk Through Kew Gardens

The Evolution of Dance

My daughter (14) and I enjoyed watching this evolution of dance.

Shout It in German

As a native German speaker, this made me laugh.

Pixel Rainbow

(Via Colossal)

The Missing Sounds of New York

OMG I love this so much: The NYPL has released an album of sound-based experiences that you might be missing right now as we all shelter at home: Missing Sounds of New York.

(via Kottke)

Public Punching Bag

Color Is A Beautiful Thing

(via The Curious Brain)

A Bit of Relief: I Forgive You, New York

This love letter to NYC deeply touched me.

Philip, The Last Sweet Potato

Philip, the Last Sweet Potato: A Non-Binary Quarantine Love Story from Beloved Children’s Book Author and Illustrator Sophie Blackall

Self-Inflating Airplane Slide

Watching an airplane recycling company employee having to activate a detached emergency slide was surprisingly amusing.

Here’s a video of an airplane slide inflating while still attached to a plane.

Would you call your kid Omelette?

This Twitter thread is giving me life.

Bodega Cats

This Twitter account collects photos of cats in small shops looking like they own the place. Love it.

(via)

Help Your Senior Neighbors

Umbrella coordinates grocery delivery and medication pick up for seniors. They are looking for volunteers (especially in NJ and NY) who are willing to shop for elderly neighbors. I love everything about this! Sign up to volunteer.