In my news-travels this week, I stumbled across an interesting mix of surprising and not-so-surprising stories happening around the world. Consider it your end-of-the-week sampler platter, in case you missed the following items:
Hey! It’s news! Obama had the worst week ever and a bunch of other bad things happened, but it’s Friday and we all get to sleep in tomorrow.
Even when you hate the news because it’s just the worst, it’s always worth a listen or a read or a slight rage stroke. To combat everything wrong in the world, may I suggest some sunbathing with a cocktail? That always makes things look a little brighter to me.
Kittens, it’s Wednesday. That means we have survived another few days, which is a damn miracle if you gauge it by how last week went. Lord, I’m surprised we made it this far. Continue reading
It’s been a rough week, so let’s talk food.
Welcome back you delicious, delectable intelligent beings, you makers of the known, you dreamers of dreams. Continue reading
Aaaahhh, Boston. Capital and largest city of Massachusetts. The Unofficial Capital of New England (I mean, really, what else is there? Hartford? please.). Place of beans, cream pies, blue collar Irish-Americans, and Sam Adams. Or so they would have you believe. Continue reading
It seems there’s a movement going on that is pushing people to take risks and prioritize for their own happiness. Folks are changing jobs, opening their own businesses, and moving to new places to start over and find joy. I don’t know if this is happening just to people in my circle or if it’s a larger trend, but the word has been that the slow economy has held people captive in jobs they don’t enjoy for long enough and they’re ready to take a risk and move on. I would like to join this movement.
Whenever I have an event to attend or a trip that I’m taking, I always feel a need to buy some new article of clothing before I go. Thinking about what I’ll wear for the event or the traveling, I find myself completely dissatisfied with the contents of my small, but full closet and have to add a new dress, a whole new outfit, or hell, even just a new pair of socks that realistically, I don’t need. I’ve heard from friends that I’m not alone in this, but I don’t understand it. Continue reading
Welcome to the first day of Persephone Magazine in the New Year! We’ve been working hard upgrading the site and we hope you like it. Let us know and register to become a commenter while you’re at it.
Today’s Daily Goodie is pictures of New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world. In my house, there’s a possibility that we were too engrossed in The Millionaire Matchmaker and didn’t look at the clock until 12:01. Oops. I made up for it by looking at all of these pictures on Boston.com. Here were a few of my favorites: Continue reading