What are you doing? We are visiting my sister in California and jump from the dunes and eat fish tacos and have brotherly arguments and all that stuff! Hope you are well and here are a few fun links from around the web…
Great Britain’s Coastal Grandmothers react to become TikTok style icons. “I have a basic wardrobe of all my favorite pieces that I just slip on… I don’t want to look hideous, but I also don’t want to look like mutton dressed as lamb.”
Thinking of going grey? LOVED this woman’s 20 month photo blog of doing just that.
Three delicious dinners with mushrooms.
This dress has the most beautiful back!
Why I decided not to marry my wife in a church: “All my childhood fantasies about marriage involved a church. I was raised in a tongue-talking, foot-stomping, choir-singing, tambourine-playing black church where my grandparents—on both sides of my family—were pastors. I loved being a church girl… But my real wedding in 2021 was nothing like what I imagined.” (Elle)
How Sharon Horgan Created a Monstrous Brother-in-Law for her amazing TV series Bad sisters. (New York Times)
Plus three reader comments:
Says JAK further a living room fakeover: “A deceptively simple ‘fakeover’ is to change the kitchen cloth. Right now I have a cheerful 70s floral print; for fall I switch to a subtle stripe. One thing I’ve learned is don’t save your tablecloths for special occasions – use them all the time. They are not meant to be stuck in a linen closet!”
Alison continues a living room fakeover: “My grandmother rotated the framed pictures she had of her grandchildren by season. Snow pictures for winter, Easter pictures for spring, beach pictures for summer, and school pictures for fall. I always thought it was so funny as a kid.”
Louisa continues 9 readers share their favorite books: “Overstory fans, you need to listen up Richard Powers interviewed on Ezra Klein’s podcast. Life changes – really.”
(Photo by Anton from Cup of Jo’s Instagram.)