I have been sick for the past week, which is why I missed posting last week’s links.
Speaking of libraries, these bookstores look really amazing.
For your consideration:
What I want you to know about being a widow | Rage Against the Mini Van
I want you to know that I will never get remarried. When I said ‘I do‘ at 18 to the most amazing man I could ever have known, let alone marry, I was in it for my life, not just his. And I know he would feel the same if he had to live this nightmare.
I want you to know that I grieve the loss of my husband while also grieving the loss of everything that would have been. I won’t be pregnant again or have an opportunity to use all of the baby names that we picked out. I won’t get to hear another first cry or hold and nurse a new baby. I won’t complete our travel list or build the house of our dreams or enjoy our family traditions that were twelve years in the making. I won’t get to watch him dance with our baby girl at her wedding or sit next to him as our littles win spelling bees or basketball games. I won’t get to see him grow old or enjoy retirement or our 50th wedding anniversary.
Escape from the Matrix | Aeon Magazine
I’ve been busy pinning & ordering hats this summer.
This summer I’m embracing the tankini. Is it just me or are they looking more stylish and less matronly these days? What type of bathing suits do you like to wear in the summer?