Have a Enjoyable Weekend. | Cup of Jo

What are you as much as this weekend? My sister despatched me this birthday present right now — we flip 44 on Tuesday! — and I’ve by no means felt so seen, haha. Tonight a number of household associates are coming by for lasagna and sprinkle cake. Hope you will have a great one, and listed here are a number of enjoyable hyperlinks from across the internet…

The trailer for Succession season 4! Can’t wait.

The only correct activity to do on a primary date.

The blue kitchen makes this 500-square-foot apartment.

How fairly is this nail polish color?

The Monterey Park I remember: “In Monterey Park’s bustling Chinese language neighborhood, my mother and father and I discovered a confidence we lacked in predominantly white areas. My mother reworked right into a swish, elegant lady holding her personal as she haggled over mahogany chairs, a far cry from the nervous lady I went buying with in Outdated City Pasadena. My father would order for us at eating places in Cantonese and Taiwanese, a stark distinction to how he stuttered via easy English phrases at Denny’s. And once we visited throughout Lunar New Yr, I felt downright invincible as I regarded on the purple lanterns hanging from each storefront, the festive spirit of town washing over me. I didn’t understand it then, however Monterey Park’s refusal to assimilate into America’s racial binary helped me proudly embrace my Asian American id in highschool and school.” (NYMag)

The minimalist photography awards. (Holy murmurations!)

Goddamn, I like poetry a lot. Toby learn this poem after my mother’s husband died, and it felt so redolent.

Michael Imperioli’s NYC apartment is giving severe White Lotus vibes.

Tomato and sausage risotto.

Six words to say when a beloved one is having a foul day.

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