this was a good week
Here's what made this week fun:
• Thanks to Vivian Maier's inspiration, I'm suddenly taken with the concept of self-portraits in reflective surfaces (hers are so awesome). Not even posters in my home office are immune.
• Related: if the self-portrait is good enough for famous people, it's good enough for us. (Also related: what's the difference between "self-portraits" and "selfies"? -- a gallery of really interesting thoughts by some famous photographers.)
• Have you ever considered making your own ketchup? Because this is looking pretty good -- and it just might happen at our house this weekend.
• This isn't a photograph -- it's a pencil drawing. And get this: the artist is 16 years old. What??
• Eartha Kitt's comments on love and compromise make me want to grow up to be her. Her confidence is breathtaking.
• I think I want to try something new for 30 days. Not sure what it'll be yet, but I think it should be something fun. Any suggestions?
• Everyone knows that Amelia Earhart failed in her quest to be the first woman to fly solo around the world -- but anyone know who the first woman was to succeed? Now you do. (I love that she wasn't a famous aviator, but simply an Everywoman. And she's still alive -- residing in Quincy, Florida!)
• And finally, John Hamm explains emotions to Murray on Sesame Street. I've never seen a single episode of Mad Men, but on the basis of this video alone, I'm officially a Jon Hamm fan.
And on that amazing note, have a great weekend, friends. See you next week.