In other news, I tried something new this week. I slipped $10 Starbucks gift cards into envelopes with notes and left them in various public locations. I called them #luckydayenvelopes and I hope that the unexpected gifts brings a smile to someone's face. I have no idea who found them or what they thought, but I just wanted to do a nice little gesture for someone.
- Washingtonian, June 2017 - This is the annual Best of Issue. I like this one better than the past issues because it highlighted things that were outside the usual for me. I now have a short list of things I want to try and places I want to eat. In addition to the round-up, I liked the article on one woman's late term abortion. I know the subject is touchy, but it's an important piece because it details a personal experience without judging the other side. Finally, the story about the Breitbart reporter was rather interesting. I thought the subject's drive was impressive, but it does a better job of showing why we need strong reporting and even strong information literacy skills.
- Real Simple, July 2017 - I am determined to stay on top my
- I finished the last pages of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde on Monday. I always had this mental image of the story (thanks popular culture) but the book is quite different from what I thought it would be.
- Ah, nostalgia. This week, I picked up a childhood favorite, This Place Has No Atmosphere, and I've been transported back to my elementary school self. I LOVED this book as a kid and, so far, my reread has reminded me of why.
- Article club met this week and we read two related articles from Science about society and moral gods.