“Alexa, tell a knock-knock joke.”
”Figs your doorbell. It’s broken.”
Alexa — excellent for playing the radio, listening to music, getting weather forecasts and even knock-knock jokes … and maybe spying on you.
STUFF I WROTE THIS WEEK
Back at the desk — I sit down and start writing, trying to unclog my brain.
THIS WEEK’S BLAST FROM THE PAST
Scratching my Montreal itch — Why would it be disappointing to visit a wonderful city for the second time?
STUFF I READ THIS WEEK
More responses to “Thirty Questions,” some from people I challenged, others not.
Don’t Tell Me to Eat a Hamburger: What Everyone Should Know about Eating Disorders (Buffalo Sauce Everywhere) — A really good read from Renata and her dietician, Kelsey.
Other people’s ideas (Smelly Socks and Garden Peas) — It’s amazing how little people who think they know you actually do know.
Foods I’ve Never Had (The Captain’s Speech) — I am a notoriously picky eater, and I’m with him on a lot of these, but some of them … wow.
My Favorite Quotes (Strikeouts + Sprinkles) — Some really good ones in here.
Our best date day yet (Sunshine with Savannah) — Sometimes Plan B works out for the best.
On self-imposed expectations and being a doubtful, anxious journalist (Inching Forwards) — Telling stories, what ones you tell, how you tell them and a fear that’s not really unusual.
Don’t get your hopes up. Doooooon’t get your hopes up. (Millennial Life Crisis) — Vee doesn’t dare jinx it, so her followers will have to hope on her behalf.
How I Accidentally Stopped Having Fun (Rosie Culture) — Funny how that happens.
525,600 Minutes (The Dee Word) — One year, one very big year.
Bad Days Are Good for You (Jessica Wildfire) — Lots of advice, approximately none of which I take.
TWEETS I LIKED
It’s a whole thread, but especially this one.
Do not let him go … ever.
All good advice will be considered.
I usually eat them with syrup, but a good sausage gravy is a treat.
Rage until it passes, which is probably not the most-healthy thing in the world.