The week in review

February 17, 2015

Aside from flying to Houston and celebrating my first wedding anniversary, here are the rest of the highlights from last week…

Paper rose

Writing

These Women Recreated Iconic Photos From Black History

This Wedding Dress Has Been Worn By Three Generations Of Brides

Impress Anyone With This Oversized Paper Rose

 

Reading

Finally, an Answer to the “What Are You?” Ethnicity Question, Glamour (I read this in the magazine and was sort of unable to contain myself; it was so good and I related to it so much.)

The 12 Commandments of Marriage, A Practical Wedding

13 “Fifty Shades Of Grey” Quotes That Need To Be In The Movie, BuzzFeed

How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life, The New York Times

What I Imagine My Boyfriend’s Ex-Girlfriends Are Doing Right Now, The New Yorker

11 Facts That Will Change The Way You Think About Jails In America, BuzzFeed

If Disney Couples Starred in “Fifty Shades of Grey”, Cosmopolitan.com

The Husband Did It, The Awl

Federal Prison Is Nothing Compared to the Inhumanity of Rikers, xoJane

The NYT wrote about lynching by white people without using the word “white”, Vox

7 cultural concepts we don’t have in the U.S., Mother Nature Network (Hygge!!!)

The Love Story Behind Alabama’s First Legally Married Same-Sex Couple, BuzzFeed

Anita Florence Hemmings: Passing For White At Vassar, HubPages

Radical Farmers Use Fresh Food to Fight Racial Injustice and the New Jim Crow, Yes Magazine

‘Nothing Short of Attempted Murder’: A Brief History of Anti-Vaxxers, Jezebel

In Defense Of Kanye’s Vanity: The Politics Of Black Self-Love, BuzzFeed

So. You Wanna Lose Weight. Seinberg Health

This gorgeous Valentine’s Day boudoir shoot (NSFW)

And People Style Watch and Glamour. Plus more of Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women.

The week ahead…

Just more packing.

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