What are you up to this weekend? We are going to Coney Island! I can’t wait to see the water and eat gelato in a cone. Hope you have a good one, and here are a few links from around the web…

Cutest pajamas.

Hahahaha, busted.

My boys are LOVING this incredibly suspenseful, well-told story of the Hudson River emergency plane landing.

Anticipating a good time is half the fun.

How pretty is this Ikea mirror?

This poem made me clutch my heart. (New Yorker)

Alex and I are opposites in a major way: He doesn’t like potatoes. I want to change his mind with this recipe.

The two types of car commercials, haha.

Have you ever eaten a Pittsburgh salad? (New York Magazine)

I’m a person of color and suddenly everyone is interested in me.” (New Yorker)

Oooh, what gorgeous airbnbs.

Plus, two reader comments:

Says Lauren on what are you secretly good at: “My vibe calms geese. That doesn’t come up in most contexts, but I volunteer at a wildlife hospital and geese are chaotic neutrals at best, so it’s helpful that I can be like, ‘Hang loose, my goose,’ and they relax in my arms while we take care of them.”

Says Samantha on what are you secretly good at: “‘Hang loose, my goose’ should be everyone’s life motto. It is certainly mine now!”

(Photo by mignonettetakespictures.)

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