Happy Monday friends!
It’s August. It’s gorgeous. It’s open season on ice cream sandwiches. Huzzah! This weekend I popped over to Michigan for a mini-break to pick blueberries and watched the most intense heat lightening I have ever seen. I’m telling you, midwestern weather folks: don’t mess with it!
Some cool podcasts on creativity.
Five reasons I would be an accidentally offensive tourist in Japan.
15 Dollar store travel hacks to make your life easier.
If you are mad about Cecil the lion, you might want to think twice before your next sandwich from Jimmy Johns.
21 boozy ice cream cocktails to try before the summer is over.
Speaking of fun with beverages: What happens to your body an hour after drinking coke?
Random Holiday of the Week: Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbors Porch Day.
Word of the week: Semaphorism. n. A conversational hint that you have something personal to say on the subject but don’t go any further—an emphatic nod, a half-told anecdote, an enigmatic ‘I know the feeling’—which you place into conversations like those little flags that warn diggers of something buried underground: maybe a cable that secretly powers your house, maybe a fiberoptic link to some foreign country.
Everyone is talking about the documentary Tig. And for good reason -it’s incredible.