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These Things No. 1

The Little Women (2019) trailer is here! The 1994 version with Winona Ryder is canon in my life but Greta Gerwig’s version looks exquisite. I’m in tears with every viewing of this trailer.

The man who found the Titanic is taking on the search for Amelia Earhart’s wreck based on a new clue.

Speaking of Amelia Earhart, have you seen this letter she wrote to her fiancé? “You must know again my reluctance to marry, my feeling that I shatter thereby chances in work which means most to me. I feel the move just now as foolish as anything I could do. I know there may be compensations but have no heart to look ahead.”

Have you heard the term “psychological safety?” A friend introduced the idea to me and this Twitter thread illustrates how it can function in a work environment. Now that I see the freedom and compassion it holds, I can’t imagine operating in spaces that don’t have it.

Another Twitter thread that explains Simone Biles’ recent feats for those of us who don’t know anything about gymnastics.

I love heritage houses and I can’t stop thinking about this one in Cubao.

All this rainy weather is making me want comfort food. I’m hankering for marinara sauce and Epicurious has this easy recipe that I’ve used several times already.

Hong Kong’s huge protests, explained

Trans rights are human rights. It’s been a harrowing week for the community in Manila.

I’m reading Jia Tolentino’s Trick Mirror right now. It’s a must if you’re looking to make sense of our relationship with the internet, politics, pop cultural phenomena, and what it means to exist in the 2010’s. Read this if you want an idea of what to expect from her book of essays.

Won’t You Be My Neighbor: An Anti-Hate Pop Culture Syllabus

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