Surfing Sunday 10.20

Last night my friend Jayme and I took Annie and Jayme’s daughter, Dylan, to a concert that benefitted cancer research. The lineup was pretty amazing – Jonas Brothers, Becky G, Halsey, Billie Eilish, Marshmello, Lizzo, Camila Cabello, and Taylor Swift. A teen (or in this case, tween) dream! Because of all the large lineup, each act had about 30 – 40 minutes to perform. That’s really only enough for a few big hits and maybe one or two lesser-known songs — except for Billie Eilish, who tore her way through TEN songs. Taylor Swift, as the last act of the night, was only able to play five songs before she had to stop because of the Hollywood Bowl’s curfew rule. But even with the shortened set, she was great. Also, Lizzo was AMAZING and left Jayme and me searching for tickets to her future concerts, but without the kids — I think this huge lineup should satisfy Annie’s concert itch for a while. (If you’re interested, I posted a bunch of clips of the performers to my Instagram Stories).

 

So many peace signs.

Around The ‘Net

~When Medical Debt Collectors Decide Who Gets Arrested

~One Night at Mount Sinai

~Trio wins economics Nobel for science-based poverty fight

~Facing unbearable heat, Qatar has begun to air-condition the outdoors

~Georgia’s Best Pre-K Teacher Shows Kids Success is More Than Sports

~The metaphorical power of NASA’s first all-women spacewalk

~The streaming wars are over. Viewers lost.

~Egypt uncovers 3,000-year-old mummies in the Valley of the Kings

~This small Pennsylvania school wants to be the Notre Dame of esports

~Net Positive

~California Ends School Lunch-Shaming by Guaranteeing All Students Will Get a Meal

~The Great American cannabis experiment

Fun Stuff

~If you have a Nintendo Switch, the “Untitled Goose Game” is weird and hilarious and strangely addicting. I was born to be an annoying goose.
~Oh heeeeeeey, have you pre-ordered our new book yet? A Whole Lotta Knock-Knock Jokes: Squeaky Clean Family Fun will be released on November 26th and will make a fantastic stocking stuffer and will entertain the kids’ table at all of your family functions!
~James told me he wants a Lite Brite for Christmas, so obviously I need to make sure he gets one so I can play with it, too.

Happy Sunday, everyone!

Surfing Sunday 10.12

Ooooohhhhweeeee what a few weeks we’ve hard around here. All good things, though! Lots of softball, a bachelorette party for one of my dearest friends, and we celebrated little Harper’s first birthday. Mike and I also have something fun to announce: we have another book coming out! A Whole Lotta Knock-Knock Jokes: Squeaky Clean Family…

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Surfing Sunday 09.22

My babies are so old now!!! It was school picture day on Friday and loooook at themmmmmm: Okay yes, I know that six and nine are not “old.” But they just look so old and where did my little babies go? You all told me time would go by fast but I didn’t think it…

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