Random Bits and Bobs
Can this quiz guess where you’re from by your vocabulary? This has been around a while, but my family is obsessed with this NYT Quiz. My three most significant cities were Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky, and Little Rock, Arkansas. The Kentucky part is dead-on for me. Don’t know where the Little Rock comes in.
Everyone else I know discovered Yoga With Adriane before I did. Love her gentle instructions. Here’s how I sometimes start my morning.
Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knieval was a big deal when I was growing up. Now he has a museum in his name. That makes me feel old.
Text messages help lower glucose numbers in diabetics. Another reminder that mindfulness makes a difference.
Long read: Generations of the poor are reliant on the disability benefits system. Heartbreaking.
Books and Film
UNSUB is the brand new thriller by my Edgar-winning friend, Meg Gardiner. It publishes at the end of this month (you’re going to want to pre-order). The other big news is that it’s being developed as a series by CBS!
Father’s Day is coming right up, and my go-to book maven, Anne Bogel, has a great list of Dad-friendly titles up at Modern Mrs. Darcy. Chain of Title and Field of Battle are already on order for one of the dads in my life.
June 9th Words
Journal: 0 words
Long fiction: 1300
Short fiction: 0 words
Non-fiction: 0 words
Blogging: 270 words
Exercise: 20 minutes yoga.