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Somewhat Related Links for an End-of-Winter-Day

Posted by on March 7, 2014

Yesterday I pushed the apartment door open to see our living room flooded with warm, glowing sunshine. I glanced at my watch: 6 p.m.! Finally, the days are getting longer and the sun is feeling a little bit brighter.

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No filter here, folks!

Here’s a collection of links that are only mildly related–actually, I think all that they have in common is that I picked them:

Recommended by my cousin, an adoption book for children,: Hand Picked. If you’ve read this, I’d love to hear your thoughts.

If you’re looking for the inside scoop on why a family would choose to foster, The Heartbreak of Foster Care is the blog post for you.

Crazy Story!

This 4 year old is unbelievably creative and way more fashionable than I am!

Head bobs are a source of confusion to non-South Asians, and this video attempts to clarify.…get ready for some ridiculousness.

To be honest, I find my gut-reaction to her body size disturbing. When I saw this sample doll, I thought, “That doll looks fat”. While I only had a few Barbie’s as a child, clearly her shape is the norm in my head. Why are Barbie’s body proportions normal to me?

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But really, why are we ok with this?

One of the things I’m looking forward to after graduating is having more brain-space to read. This blog and list has inspired me to read through the world!

This list about South Asian weddings made me giggle. In my limited experience, some of these ring true! What do you think?

Fudgy, peanut butter, chocolate-chip brownies. ‘Nuff said.

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Playing with baby K at a friend’s baby shower

Happy Friday, friends!

One Response to Somewhat Related Links for an End-of-Winter-Day

  1. Julie

    My gut reaction was that the doll looked fat too… :o(

    p.s. I miss your posts! ;o)

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