Some old articles, paired with some new articles. Here’s the offering for the week:
If I were gonna write anything longer than a song, I would write about fear. People get stuck in situations and they want to do something else but they’re afraid. And there’s no way not to be afraid. But to me, courage is not not being afraid; it’s, what do you do in spite of being afraid. – Bill Withers from How to be a Man with Bill Withers on the Death Sex Money podcast.
I’m currently sitting here wishing someone would write a follow-up article on these nannies, interviewed at the start of quarantine last March, working during the Coronavirus. Read 5 Nannies on Working During the Coronavirus from The Cut.
I’d forgotten about Larry David until quarantine. Truth be told I don’t watch much tv. My parents watch Seinfeld, so at least he was a familiar face. Here is what the world’s leading expert on the art of doing nothing has to say about quarantine: Larry David, Master of His Quarantine from the New York Times.
If anyone is looking for a cardigan to curl up in as we move into what may be a second round of quarantining: Olivia Textured Cardigan from Anthropologie
If anyone is wondering how parents are fairing with kids at home, the answer is, no, no The Parents Are Not All Right (Gen Medium).
And last but not least, here is a king cake recipe from a much-beloved baker-blogger, Joy. Pull-Apart Mardi Gras King Cake on Joy the Baker.