It’s another Friday, and you know what that means! Why yes, it does mean “day of Frige,” but it also means it’s time for Friday Favorites!!!
Joce, you’re gonna get a kick out of this one…
My favorite things this Friday are peonies! I buy one every Saturday at the market and let it bloom and get huge and gorgeous all week, until it dies and I have to get another one. They are full and bright and beautiful and I love them.
Runner up this week (actually I’ll go with “tied for first”) is my friend’s gorgeous jewelry business. She makes all of her beautiful stuff by hand herself and does it all with total love, for she is a giant loveball. I get to sell her pretty things at the weekend market a bunch this Summer and I am pumped.
Lori: Well, based on a malfunction (most likely my own human error…) my post from last week about Basquiat never published. And so, I share with you my Friday Favorite: Netflix Watch Instantly. If you have a subscription to Netflix, you can watch tons of video straight to your computer. I recently have enjoyed a few choice movies:
1. Basquiat (what I originally tried to share): a movie about the rise of Jean-Michel Basquiat, an American artist in the 80′s.
2. Dear Zachary: a documentary about a murder case between lovers, and the baby that resulted.
3. We Live in Public: a documentary about the internet pioneer Josh Harris, and the truth of our Facebook obsessed lives.
Joceline: Emily, I DO love peonies, and I also love crepe myrtles, which are exuberantly in bloom right now and perfume my one-minute walk to work.
But that’s not my favorite thing this week. It’s my new old road bike that I got from Craigslist for $35 (Emily, you’ll get a kick out of that)! I was extremely excited to find one small enough for me AND functional AND at a student-friendly price. It’s a lavender Schwinn Prelude, and as far as I can tell by the serial number I found under the bracket, it was made in October 1966. I thought that was with all my noisemaking about being a treehugger, I should probably take my foot off the gas and start acting like one!
Denise: Thanks for the recommendations, Lori. Speaking of Netflix, next time you’re bored and browsing titles, use this guide from The Hairpin: “Netflix Instant for Every Situation.“
Lately all of my “favorites” have been of the digital variety, so I thought I’d venture back into the real world and share this little gem with you: