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Weekend Links

Tom Krol, Mild Horses, 2016

Vancouver, a city of loneliness

Young people are rejecting milk

Good news for older mothers

4 new books from restaurant chefs

Get ready for extreme vetting

France's next first lady, or gentleman

Making a living with Airbnb

How to write a NYT headline

Russia raises prospect of war

Le Cinq, Paris: restaurant review

The trouble between Beijing and Donald Trump

Social entrepreneurship with a little help from the homeless

A vaccine for acne?

What we can learn about marriage from the French

On becoming a chef

50 best restaurants

At the Dallas Art Fair

Best Spring cookbooks



Fresh Photography Is Not Easy To Find

With everyone using Instagram it's becoming harder and harder to appreciate good photography. Everyone's a star now. The art form has become so diluted that it really takes a striking image to capture your attention. I found that to be especially true when going through the latest images at The Photography Show presented by AIPAD.  Somehow, these images stood out for me more than others, but let's see if you agree.

1.  Vik Muniz Orphan Girl at the Cemetery after Delacroix from Gordian Puzzles, 2008


Weekend Links

Christiane Spangsberg
Will Dropping the LSAT Requirement Create More Miserable Lawyers?

Paris marks Rodin centenary

An All-Gray Apartment that's not Blah

How to make the most of your workday

Norway, the happiest place to be?

People aren't spending

The everyday trauma of childbirth made me stop at one child

Lisbon as a culinary destination

The best vitamins for fertility

Do DHA Supplements Make Babies Smarter?

What's happening to Lululemon?


Finding the Right Look for Spring

A trench coat may be a timeless classic but when everyone starts wearing one I begin to crave something different. That's where Smythe comes in. With their silhouette hugging jackets they seem like a perfect addition to your Spring wardrobe. I find them stylish and extremely flattering especially since they cinch in your waistline just where you need it most. Their latest season has several to choose from along with a few other pieces that I thought I'd add into the mix. If you don't want to pay full price, and I don't blame you, you may be able to find something similar at designer resale sites such as Tradesy where there are more and more options to choose from. It certainly never hurts to look.