Stuff We Like :: 7.19.19

homeschool links

It’s been a while! 

I don’t usually talk about my personal life (that’s not why you’re here!), but this has been a rough year for me, and I’ve been having a hard time keeping my depression — which has been pretty well controlled for the past several years — in check. I’m fine — I have a great therapist, tons of support, and I’m trying all kinds of different medications and techniques — but the whole Stuff We Like thing has felt a little hard to wrap my brain around some weeks. Which is long-winded way of saying, it’s not you, it’s me, and I hope I’ll be back in the rhythm of regularly liking stuff soon

what’s happening at home/school/life

links i liked

  • This story about politics and in-fighting at a fancy Brooklyn preschool should totally be turned into a television series.

  • I loved this piece about literary translations: “Translation, after all, is literary analysis mixed with sympathy, a matter for the brain as well as the heart.”

  • How horror movies kill off inquisitive women of color.

  • I found this really interesting: There’s a lot of anger and drama happening in the YA community around representation, and I appreciate this thoughtful unpacking.

things i didn’t know but now i do

books added to my tbr list

what’s making me happy