We’re in for a major dump of rain. Rain makes things grow. And it’s your excuse to…
Throw a party. Invite a new friend.
Get feverish about tulips.
Or go for drive to see all the spring blossoms around the city before all this rain brings them down.
Two thoughtful longreads:
Ann-Marie MacDonald’s short story, The Claim, part of the Globe’s 150 series of stories celebrating the country’s history in fiction.
Brad Pitt on becoming a better man, listening to Frank Ocean, and starting therapy in this month’s GQ. Favourite quote?
I wish I could just change my name
Photo credit: Ryan McKinley
Make yummy things
All things mango
Baked Maple French toast
Clean out your crib and donate it all.
Here’s one place to donate.
Dance to your spring jam
I grew up surrounded by classical music in this house. These days, unless I’m driving, I find classical music to be a balm when my soul is weary. Here’s a great list of summer concerts where you can drown in classical music.
Dream up some fun summer plans that require wearing a big hat.